| Mar 13, 2014
Relatives tried to discourage Chicago native George Sajewych from joining the protests at the Maidan in Ukraine, the homeland his parents fled after World War II.
Their fears were realized Feb. 18 when Sajewych was beaten by police near the parliament...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 6:19 PM
There were times when Robert Udrow appeared to be in control of the addictions and mental health issues that plagued his family.
But after each sign of progress – a job or a completed college class – those old demons would return.
| Feb 24, 2014
The four-year overhaul of the CTA Blue Line O'Hare branch will be getting underway a few months early, the transit agency will announce Monday, with sections closing over 10 weekends between late March and August.
CTA officials are asking riders to...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
WE ASKED YOU: What's the toughest job interview question you've heard?
The interview process can be grueling. Recruiters can ask questions that really test the job candidate's nerves. We wanted to her about some of the toughest interview questions you've...
| Feb 14, 2014
A series of spring home seminars sponsored by the Historic Chicago Bungalow Association will provide expert guidance on topics ranging from flood control to appealing property taxes.
Registration is required to reserve a space. Go to chicagobungalow.org...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:05 AM
By fall 2011, months after taking office, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he had fulfilled a campaign pledge to move some 1,000 cops to beat patrols to beef up the Police Department's front lines in the fight on crime.
But in the more than two years since then,...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:55 AM
A man shot to death when an off-duty police officer interrupted him during a robbery attempt at a Jefferson Park Walgreens store lived just blocks away, authorities said.
The man has been identified as Mark Garcia, 56, of the 5800 block of North...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:24 PM
An off-duty Chicago police officer fatally shot a 56-year-old robbery suspect at a Walgreens store in the Jefferson Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, according to authorities.
The officer walked into the store in the 5200 block of North...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 2:12 PM
A man suspected of fatally stabbing a 35-year-old man turned himself in for the Dec. 20 killing late last week, police said.Michael Allen McGilvery, 44, was arrested Friday after he walked into the Los Angeles Police Department’s 77th Street...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 1:08 PM
A man accused of fatally stabbing a 19-year-old at a birthday party in Sylmar in 2012 pleaded not guilty Tuesday to one count of murder.
David Gage Silva, 21, was at the party with two male cousins, one of whom was friends with Adrian Rosas Morales, who...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Police are investigating whether the same men bound two women and ransacked their Northwest Side homes.
One of the incidents happened around 7:30 p.m. Monday and the other around 11:30 p.m. Friday, according to police. The home are three miles apart....