| Jul 14, 2014
| 5:48 AM
Four Chicago police officers were injured and a squad car was damaged when a fight broke out among a large crowd that had gathered for a concert near Montrose Beach, officials said.
At least 10 people were arrested as police worked for 90 minutes...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:43 AM
This week marked one of those transitions it's always important to reflect on – for the first time in a decade, the City Council sat down without Joseph Whitaker on the dais, giving voice to the concerns of the people of the South District....
| Jun 26, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The historic Craftsman, found in the Jefferson Park neighborhood of West Adams Terrace, charms with its intimate living spaces and original details. Among its preserved features, the home counts Mahogany beams and built-ins, original chandeliers and...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:24 PM
The painter Ed Paschke often said he wanted his vibrantly chromatic paintings to penetrate the nervous systems of the people who look at them. Viewers "either love it or hate it," he said of reactions to his surreal verging-on-psychedelic imagery, "but...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Two brothers from Utah were arrested after one of them made "lewd and offensive" remarks to the flight crew aboard a plane at O'Hare International Airport, sparking a drunken fracas that continued after police arrived.
Randy F. Lindsey, 48, of Salt Lake...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:23 AM
A 77-year-old man died after he was hit by a car in Jefferson Park overnight, according to authorities.
A 45-year-old woman driving her car hit him about 12:50 a.m. in the 5900 block of North Elston Avenue. She was cited with driving without insurance...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Your last-minute chance to pick up an artsy gift for dad, The Threadless Headquarters is hosting the Threadless Art Market on Saturday, which, in addition to discounted Threadless gear, showcases work from Chicago arists. Eriewood Collective will be on-...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 1:57 PM
A man who was reported missing after being last seen in a Norridge cemetery a week ago was found dead Friday in a vehicle in the Jefferson Park neighborhood, authorities said.
Donald Ritt, 63, had been last seen June 1 at Acacia Cemetery, 7800 W. Irving...
| May 6, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"IT'S NOT hard to understand why so many (TV) series are based in the nation's capital. Political terrain is familiar: Washington, like show business, is everybody's business ... most of all everybody hates politicians, so much so that contempt for...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 10:27 AM
When it rains, it pours. The dining gods, in their infinite wisdom, broke open the clouds these last six months to deluge Chicago with a number of burger-centric restaurants. I notice three trends with this go-round of openings: 1) The price point for...
| May 11, 2014
| 10:58 PM
New state standardized exams, given for the first time on computers this spring, really have been a test. But not always a test of math and English.
Students had trouble logging on; then many were logged off, sometimes for inactivity while they read...