| 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...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 11:51 AM
At least one person was in custody in connection with an armed robbery following a pursuit by Chicago that began in one Northwest Side police district and ended in another Tuesday evening.
The pursuit began after a robbery in the 6300 block of West...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 1:07 PM
A woman is in FBI custody after police used a GPS device to track her down following a Dunning neighborhood bank robbery, authorities said today.
The woman was arrested in connection with the Tuesday robbery of the Popular Community Bank, 7181 W. Irving...
| May 25, 2012
Your real estate agent wants to be your friend. Not your bowling or bridge partner, or a confidante to phone after a particularly tough day, but your social media buddy, a person who will keep you up-to-speed with newsy updates and insider information...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 9:26 AM
At a breakfast event Thursday attended by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Goodman Theatre said that it had raised $10 million towards the $15-million goal of its new endowment campaign, dubbed "Endowing Excellence: The Campaign for Goodman Theatre."
| Mar 24, 2011
A foodie rite of passage here in Los Angeles is to walk the pupusa mile: that stretch of Beverly Boulevard where Koreatown's northeastern fringe pans to a scramble of auto services, a hostess club or two, and Central American restaurants and bakeries....
| Jul 8, 2011
| 8:58 AM
Jonathan Berry, one of the Chicago theater's most promising young directors, has scored a Gotham gig.
Berry, whose superb production of “Festen” finally closes this weekend at the Steep Theatre, will direct Andrew Hinderaker's “Suicide,...
| Dec 15, 2010
Jeffrey Jewitt's red Nissan Altima slid through the side streets of Chicago's Northwest Side until he spotted his quarry: 11-year-old Crystal Landa walking home alone from St. Constance elementary school.
The tree-lined street was empty. Her pink...
| May 27, 2011
| 2:41 PM
Late on a Friday afternoon, the worst time of the week for a book signing, cartoonist Ivan Brunetti sat behind the counter at Chicago Comics in Lakeview and waited for fans. He waited and sighed. A line would form, fade away, form, fade. Some customers...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 3:53 PM
Polonia Bookstore, America's largest Polish-American bookstore, according to its website, is in Chicago's Jefferson Park neighborhood. In 1986 Polonia relocated to its 10,000-square-foot space with the intention of being a cultural touchstone for the...
| Nov 21, 2010
| 4:16 PM
As fans left Wrigley Field after a late-season Cubs loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, they were greeted by clouds of noxious diesel exhaust from charter buses idling outside the ballpark, some for nearly an hour.
On another fall afternoon, three tour...