| Nov 18, 2013
| 9:21 AM
A man who held up a bank Sunday morning in the Jefferson Park neighborhood was nabbed shortly afterward with the help of a GPS chip placed in the bundles of cash, police said.
The FBI had no information about charges this morning but said the man...
| Sep 22, 2013
“I like to think I have been a writer my whole life,” says Samantha Hoffman.
She had written through childhood in Toledo, while working in the sales business and as a personal assistant for the last five years (one of her clients was the...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:55 PM
A 14-year-old boy was shot in the Park Manor neighborhood, one of at least two people shot in the city Friday afternoon, police said.
The slain boy was identified as Tommy McNeal, 14, of the 7200 block of South Rhodes Avenue, according to the Cook...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 11 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of Los Angeles Police Department data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.
Two neighborhoods reported a significant increase in...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:31 AM
Chicago motorists and some residents looking out their front windows soon can expect to see the towering digital billboards favored by Mayor Rahm Emanuel going up on city-owned property near area expressways.
The Illinois Department of Transportation...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 6:10 AM
Three men were shot and a fourth stabbed in four attacks early this morning and late last night on the West, Northwest, and South Sides.
About 2 a.m. in the 300 block of North Central Avenue in the city’s Austin neighborhood, a 21-year-old man who...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:20 PM
A Jefferson Park tow truck driver was arrested Wednesday for an Oct. 29 altercation in which he allegedly threatened to assault a firefighter at the scene of an accident before driving off in his truck at nearly 90 miles per hour.
Dimetris Frayzier, 27,...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:44 PM
East Garfield Park and Roseland each have recorded two homicides in the last two weeks, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Roseland, a 19-year-old man was shot to death Monday in the 11300 block of South Edbrooke Avenue, police said....
| Dec 5, 2013
| 4:10 AM
Blue Line riders would be able to use their phones in the subway as part of a $492 million project the CTA announced Thursday.
The CTA said it will cost $27 million to upgrade the Blue Line's wireless infrastructure to 4G. The agency said the current...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Call it deja Blue.
In what's being billed as the largest Blue Line investment in 30 years, CTA officials announced last week the agency will embark on a four-year, $492 million project to rid parts of the O'Hare branch of slow zones and upgrade 12...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 12:00 PM
A vigil took place on Christmas Eve at the site in South Los Angeles where a 35-year-old man was stabbed to death in an attack that has left police searching for the killer and a motive.
William Jennings died about 10:30 p.m. Friday after a...