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  • Reward, new details in Bensenville store clerk's slaying

    Reward, new details in Bensenville store clerk's slaying
    Bensenville police offered a cash reward and some additional details Thursday in hopes of spurring new leads in the shooting death of a convenience store clerk. Police Chief Frank Kosman said the village board has authorized a $10,000 reward for...
  • 1 charged in Bensenville store clerk slaying, gunman still at large

    1 charged in Bensenville store clerk slaying, gunman still at large
    A parolee has been charged in the shooting death of a clerk at a Bensenville store as police search for the gunman in the slaying. Kenneth Bardlett, 20, of Bellwood accompanied the man who fatally shot Hussein Saghir during an attempted holdup Jan. 19,...
  • Dishes for two on Valentine's Day

    Dishes for two on Valentine's Day
    I don't know when "shareable" became attached to "small" in the dining realm, but waiter patter has included the phrase "small, shareable plates" — spoken without a trace of irony — for some years now. And even though it makes no sense...
  • Singer Auguscik rebuilds after a tragic loss

    Singer Auguscik rebuilds after a tragic loss
    Last March, the superb Chicago jazz singer Grazyna Auguscik was rehearsing for one of the biggest concerts of her career, in her native Poland, when she received the worst news of her life. Her partner of more than 20 years, Marek Bajson, had been...
  • $2.5 million bond for 2nd man charged in Bensenville slaying

    $2.5 million bond for 2nd man charged in Bensenville slaying
    A second man has been charged in the shooting death of a Bensenville tobacco store clerk, DuPage County authorities said Saturday. Tremayne Davis, 23, is due in bond court Sunday on charges of first-degree murder, attempted armed robbery and obstructing...
  • Second man charged in Bensenville killing; Police 'on trail' of gunman

    Second man charged in Bensenville killing; Police 'on trail' of gunman
    The man believed to be the getaway driver in the January shooting death of a Bensenville store clerk appeared in bond court Sunday, and a prosecutor said police are "on the trail" of the alleged triggerman. DuPage County Judge Brian McKillip set bail at...
  • Overturned truck snarls Northwest Side traffic

    Overturned truck snarls Northwest Side traffic
    Traffic on the Northwest Side was tied up for hours this afternoon and evening after a trailer truck became lodged under the Irving Park Road viaduct for the Kennedy Expressway and turned over. The accident happened about 4 p.m., and polic e diverted...
  • Louisiana comes to Chicago for Mardi Gras week

    Louisiana comes to Chicago for Mardi Gras week
    Lovers of gumbos, jambalayas and po' boys rejoice: Local restaurants are celebrating Mardi Gras with Cajun and Creole-inspired food specials. Here's a roundup of what chefs are cooking up. Big Jones: James Beard Foundation Award semifinalist Paul...
  • Oysters for all: Tips for rookies and long-time fans

    Oysters for all: Tips for rookies and long-time fans
    I once ate a goat eyeball. It was in a taco at the Maxwell Street Market. It was gross. But, I didn't know it would be so terrible until I tried it. And the reason I tried it is because foods that seem challenging at first often turn out to be delicious....
  • FBI looks for man in Northwest Side bank robbery

    FBI looks for man in Northwest Side bank robbery
    The FBI is looking for the man who robbed a bank on the Northwest Side Friday night. It happened about 6:40 p.m. at the Chase Bank branch at 3204 W. Irving Park Rd. in the city's Albany Park neighborhood, according to the FBI. The robber, a white...
  • Crews battle extra-alarm fire in Irving Park

    Crews battle extra-alarm fire in Irving Park
    Chicago firefighters battled a stubborn extra-alarm fire that started in an auto repair shop this morning and spread to two other building in the Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. The fire started not long after 3 a.m. and firefighters...