| Oct 29, 2012
WASHINGTON — With Hurricane Sandy threatening the East Coast, first lady Michelle Obama planned to spend Sunday night in her native Chicago, campaign Monday in Iowa and return to her hometown Monday night, an aide said.
The details of her plans...
| May 9, 2012
| 3:48 PM
Two women and a man were stabbed to death in separate incidents in the last week in Chicago, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Tuesday, a 23-year-old woman was stabbed to death in the 4600 block of South Lake Park Avenue in Kenwood,...
| May 26, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Three people were killed and five others wounded in shootings across the city Friday night, according to authorities.
Two people were found dead inside a Woodlawn home in the 6500 block of South Kenwood Avenue after police were called to the scene...
| May 27, 2012
| 11:13 AM
A 52-year-old Chicago man has been ordered held without bail after being charged with killing his two roommates Friday on the South Side, police said today.
Michael Myrieckes, of the 6500 block of South Kenwood avenue,was charged with two counts of first...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 8:41 AM
Election Day has arrived, and President Barack Obama has returned to Chicago for what he hopes will be a victory celebration tonight.
After watching the results come in, the president is expected to address supporters tonight at a McCormick Place rally....
| Nov 7, 2012
| 5:53 PM
President Obama's supporters are savoring his re-election Wednesday.
The president won another four years at the White House after he defeated Mitt Romney on Tuesday. Obama won at least 303 Electoral College votes; 33 more than was needed
| Nov 8, 2012
The elections did little to wipe away the deep challenges and frictions facing the nation, and if there was a morning-after metaphor that crystallized that reality it might have been this:
Chicago awoke Wednesday to a pair of economic jolts, one...
| Nov 8, 2012
For many in Chicago's Hyde Park and Kenwood neighborhoods, Wednesday was a day to celebrate.
There would be another time to worry about the fragile economy, the loss of jobs and the escalating violence in neighborhoods farther south.
Many had stayed...
| Aug 24, 2012
With Tropical Storm Isaac threatening to turn into a hurricane and menace the Republican National Convention in Tampa early next week, Republicans must make a decision.
They could just get sloshed on rum, margaritas and whiskey and ride out the storm...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 2:55 PM
The walkout staged by Chicago Public Schools teachers this week had a ripple effect on thousands of children throughout the city. Among them are the high school students who work for The Mash, the Chicago Tribune’s teen publication and journalism...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:10 PM
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, who recently lamented that he couldn’t sleep in his own bed during the NATO summit in Chicago, will have the chance Friday when he returns for three fundraisers.
The first event is a 5 p.m. reception at...