| Jun 2, 2014
| 12:32 PM
A “distinctive” neck tattoo led police to the man charged with killing a Gold Coast business owner, prosecutors said today as a judge ordered the alleged killer held without bail.
Tyneil Washington, 29, has the name “Pam”...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 10:30 AM
By Marcella Kreiter
As a pre-med student at the University of North Dakota, audiologist Marie Vetter was flipping through a course catalog when she came across the section on Communication Sciences and Disorders.
She spotted an introductory course on...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:32 AM
Police are asking for the public's help locating a 15-year-old girl who went missing about a week ago from the city's South Shore neighborhood.
Diamond Jackson was last seen April 30 in the area of the 7500 block of South Coles Avenue and the 7900 block...
| Dec 15, 2013
The Cook County probation department has lost track of hundreds of convicts and overlooked curfew violations and new crimes committed by offenders, some of whom went on to rape or kill while under the court's watch, a Tribune investigation found.
| Mar 19, 2014
The following items were taken from police reports:
A catalytic converter was cut out of a car parked in the 1600 block of E. Roosevelt Road sometime between 5 p.m. on March 14 and 11:21 a.m. on March 16.
A catalytic converter was cut out of...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 5:36 AM
Tired of the frigid weather and constant criticism of Chicago Public Schools, Kenwood Academy High School students recently decided to show the world how truly “happy” they are.
And, as it turns out, their happiness is contagious.
A video of...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 7:32 PM
No one was injured in an extra-alarm fire at a high-rise in the North Kenwood neighborhood this evening, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
The fire started in a 15th-floor apartment at the 17-story building in the 900 block of East 47th Street,...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:43 AM
The North Kenwood house that once belonged to legendary Blues musician Muddy Waters is one step closer to becoming the tribute fans have long envisioned.
A prospective owner who hopes to turn the home into a museum is expected to close on the...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:28 PM
The Rev. Henry W. Korinth, a retired United Church of Christ minister, died Sept. 24 of a massive heart attack at York Hospital in York, Pa. He was 83.
The son of a General Motors Corp. millwright and a homemaker, Henry William Korinth was born on...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:35 PM
A 26-year-old man has died and two other men were injured after they were shot this afternoon in the North Kenwood neighborhood, police said.
The shooting was reported at 4:57 p.m. on the 4500 block of South Woodlawn Avenue, said Chicago Police News...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 8:57 AM
The sixth-grader can barely keep from smiling, self-conscious in front of the camera as she delivers a very serious message.
"Hi, my name is Hadiya. This commercial is informational for you and your future children," she begins. "So many children out...