| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:23 PM
On Sunday night, as he prepared to lock up the Bensenville convenience store where he worked, Hussein Saghir may have been anticipating the family dinner planned that evening to celebrate his wife’s birthday.
But as he and his brother walked out...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Sax Fifth Avenue opened two new levels catering to the "modern man" with everything from suits, ties and shoes galore to denim, outerwear, accessories and luggage. The Fifth Avenue Man, located on the sixth and seventh floors of the Michigan Avenue store,...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Sure, you survived the Polar Vortex, but that doesn't make leaving the warm cocoon of your apartment any easier. Lucky for you, dozens of restaurants have launched delivery service within the last year, which means you can feast on a chef-made meal...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 10:45 AM
A Chicago police officer rescued a 72-year-old woman by throwing her over his back and carrying her down the stairs during an extra-alarm fire in the Portage Park neighborhood Sunday night, police said.
The blaze left the building destroyed after...
| Jan 27, 2014
Chicago arterial resurfacing projects for this year
West 76th Street, from South Vincennes Ave. to South Damen Ave.
Cicero Avenue, from West Division Stree to I-290 (Eisenhower Expressway)
West 115th Street, from South Vincennes Ave., to South...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:18 AM
A 38-year-old man died overnight after he was stabbed earlier this week in the Hermosa neighborhood on the city's Northwest Side.
Danny Melendez, of the 5000 block of West Irving Park Road, was pronounced dead at 1:20 a.m. Thursday, a spokeswoman for...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 1:14 AM
The use of a stolen credit card in Milwaukee helped U.S. marshals nab a north suburban man who police say went on a weekend carjacking spree in Chicago and caused a crash that killed an 11-year-old boy.
Rockie Douglas, 34, was waiting for food at a...
| Jan 22, 2014
Police are seeking better-quality photos from a graphic surveillance video that captured an armed robbery and fatal shooting outside a Bensenville food shop, authorities said Tuesday.
"We are also waiting for forensic results from the lab,"...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 12:44 AM
Three police officers were injured when an SUV collided with their squad car in the Northwest Side's Old Irving Park neighborhood, authorities said.
About 11 p.m., the southbound SUV was making a left turn in the 3800 block of North Pulaski Road when it...
| Jan 7, 2014
Worth the trip: Brisket at Smoque BBQ
3800 N. Pulaski Road 773-545-7427
You could say that Smoque, an Irving Park barbecue restaurant that's one of Chicago's best, all started with a very large Texan.
Ten years or so before Smoque was even a dream...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Fashion designer and stylist Sararose Krenger has opened a new boutique, SARAROSE, on Oak Street geared toward styling, beauty and wellness services. The designer previously owned Stix and Roses in Irving Park but has set up shop with a new concept—...