| Jul 4, 2013
Those attempting to define Chicago barbecue as one specific style will have no such luck — at the least, there are three distinct approaches found within city limits. The interesting thing is if you plot out these restaurants on a map, the...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 6:09 AM
A 13-year-old boy and two others were wounded in shootings on the North and South sides Thursday.
The teen was shot in the 8200 block of South Drexel Avenue in the East Chatham neighborhood around 8:25 p.m., police said. He was taken to Comer Children's...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 10:43 AM
A man was wounded when shots were fired from a black Mercedes SUV at a white Cadillac Escalade in the Jefferson Park neighborhood this morning, in what police are calling an apparent case of road rage.
The Escalade had pulled up to a home in the 4400...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 6:03 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A man was wounded when shots were fired from one car at another in the Jefferson Park neighborhood in what police are calling a case of road rage. The shooting occurred around 5:40 a.m....
| Mar 24, 2013
| 11:44 AM
A Los Angeles woman with Alzheimer's disease visiting a friend in the Logan Square neighborhood disappeared Saturday, police said.
Carmen "Chela" Garza, 74, has been visiting and staying with a friend near Armitage Avenue and Rockwell Street and...
| Mar 17, 2013
Getting paid to be funny is great work if you can get it. And comedian Patti Vasquez knows she's fortunate to be busy.
"I'm in Iowa next week and then South Carolina after that," Vasquez said recently. "I mean, it took us two weeks just to coordinate...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 12:02 AM
A car stolen in Burbank and spotted in downtown Chicago twice fled police before crashing into a tree in Niles, according to authorities.
The owner of the car contacted OnStar Thursday night and a representative told her the car was in downtown Chicago,...