| Jun 22, 2013
| 7:24 AM
A CTA bus driver was seriously injured when a passenger at the Jefferson Park bus terminal threw hot coffee in the driver's face after accusing the driver of failing to pick him up earlier, authorities said.
The driver was injured at the Jefferson...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:59 AM
A Chicago man faces felony battery charges after he allegedly threw hot coffee in a CTA driver's face and assaulted him Friday after missing the bus.
Quintin M. Jackson, 32, is charged with aggravated battery to a transit employee and aggravated battery...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 10:03 PM
Law enforcement officials were investigating several killings in Los Angeles County on Saturday, including those of two men slain in separate shootings in South L.A. and a woman stabbed to death in West Hills.
The stabbing took place in the 7100 block...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:32 AM
Police in the Jefferson Park neighborhood shot a teenage boy Friday morning after he swung a board at one of them, according to authorities.
The boy, either 16 or 17 years old, was shot twice and taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center with...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:24 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
- At least seven people were shot on the South Side overnight. Among the most seriously injured was a 15-year-old boy shot in the Park Manor neighborhood. Read more.
- A 41-year-old man was found...
| Feb 11, 2013
Stop in to one of the eight Mariano's Fresh Markets in the Chicago area and you could spot founder Bob Mariano pushing carts, rewrapping meat or helping clean up spills.
The eponymous, upmarket grocery stores, tended with his exacting sense of detail,...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 9:33 AM
A possible murder suspect was arrested early Wednesday morning after a seven-hour rooftop standoff, police said....
| Jan 22, 2013
| 5:12 AM
Blue Line trains have resumed their normal schedules this morning after emergency repairs overnight caused delays for several hours.
A northbound train experienced problems with the track shortly after 11:30 p.m. Monday, CTA spokesman Steve Mayberry...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 5:30 PM
A woman was found dead inside a burning Jefferson Park home early Thursday morning, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
Firefighters were called to the house, in the 5000 block of North Mobile Avenue, about 5:50 a.m. They found the 59-year-old...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Train riders are supposed to benefit from the CTA service changes that start Sunday. Six of the eight train routes are supposed to see more trains during rush hour. Going Public compares the new train schedules to the current train schedules and finds...
| May 1, 2013
| 8:30 AM
I attended high school in Chicago's upper-class Lincoln Park neighborhood, surrounded by brownstone mansions and designer boutiques.
Though I was no stranger to the concept of violence-- we went through metal detectors and had police officers on staff at...