| 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...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 12 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.
Seven neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Brentwood...
| 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 10, 2013
| 7:58 AM
A Northwest Side man has been found guilty of reckless homicide in a crash that killed a mother and her teenage son and injured three other children.
Richard Strum, 36, was found guilty Thursday of reckless homicide and aggravated driving under the...
| May 11, 2013
| 9:20 AM
The Los Angeles Fire Department will open all its fire stations to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in celebration of "Fire Service Recognition Day" in Los Angeles.
The department hosts this annual open house to increase community awareness,...
| 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...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 7:37 PM
A homeowner suffered serious burns in a fire at a Jefferson Park home this afternoon that also left at least one dog dead and nine dogs injured, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
The victim, a man believed to be in his 50s, had much of his...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 9:50 AM
With its debut Monday of the "Jeffery Jump" route between downtown and the South Side, the CTA has taken a hop—but not a leap—toward rapid bus service.
The new J14 route along Jeffery Boulevard, which replaces the No. 14 Jeffery Express,...