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  • Standoff with murder suspect snarled Lake Shore Drive for more than 8 hours

    Standoff with murder suspect snarled Lake Shore Drive for more than 8 hours
    Lake Shore Drive completely reopened around 4:20 a.m. this morning, according to Chicago police, hours after a standoff lasting more than 8 hours closed lanes in both directions. Police late Sunday took into custody a Chicago-area man wanted in...
  • 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...
  • Police: Cops opened fire two separate times during Lake Shore Drive chase, standoff

    Police: Cops opened fire two separate times during Lake Shore Drive chase, standoff
    Police fired two separate times at a murder suspect during a chase on Lake Shore Drive, but they did not hit him and eventually used a flash-bang grenade to subdue him and end a nearly nine-hour standoff near the Fullerton exit, officials said. Joseph...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bensenville cops seek better photos, lab results, leads in food shop slaying

    Bensenville cops seek better photos, lab results, leads in food shop slaying
    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,"...
  • O'Hare Blue Line to stay open during 4-year renovation

    O'Hare Blue Line to stay open during 4-year renovation
    The city unveiled plans Thursday for the largest modernization of the CTA Blue Line since the O’Hare branch was built 30 years ago, a four-year overhaul that officials say will shave 10 minutes off travel between downtown and the nation’s...