| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:18 AM
Two young teens who ran away from their Michigan homes because their parents wanted them to spend less time together lived in an SUV in the parking lot of a Lakeview gas station, taking strolls by the lake and hanging out at a nearby Starbucks,...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Part of an occasional series Commenter ID: JakeH Age: 34 Occupation: Attorney -- commercial litigation Family: Just me Resides: Lakeview Philosophies/inclinations: I'm basically a romantic, humanistic idealist with tendencies toward cynicism and...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Chicago police have issued an alert to warn people of several armed robberies on the North Side.
Both robberies happened on Aug. 21 several minutes apart from each other, police said.
Three people robbed the victims at gun point and made off with cell...
| Sep 25, 2013
Due to interstate moves, familial allegiances or just plain preference, not every Chicagoan is a Bears fan. Full disclosure: While I like to see the Bears do well, I'm a bleed-blue N.Y. Giants fan. (And yes, I appreciate your condolences on our 0-3 start....
| Jul 25, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Even after the City Council unanimously signed off Wednesday on the Cubs' $500 million remake of Wrigley Field and the neighboring area, the exact scope and starting day of the project remained uncertain.
That's because Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts issued...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:32 PM
By Jessica Reynolds This tweet from Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey caught my eye as I skimmed through my Twitter feed Friday afternoon. The juxtaposition of those two concerns implies the North Side one pales in comparison, but his message......
| Sep 3, 2013
Part of Chicago's enthusiasm for craft beer comes from a "drink local" ethos. There's a special satisfaction to hoisting a pint brewed mere miles from where you're drinking, and this fall, Chicagoans will welcome some new hometown heroes to their taps....
| Jun 30, 2013
| 7:03 PM
As Chicago's annual Pride Parade wound its way through the North Side on Sunday, onlookers said there was something sweetly historic about this year's celebration of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:27 PM
Chicago Fire Department officials evacuated part of an apartment building on the North Side in the city's Lakeview neighborhood tonight because of high carbon monoxide levels.
As of 9:30 p.m., firefighters evecuated the third floor of an apartment...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 4:29 PM
A man was found with a stab wound to the back of his head early this morning on the North Side in the city's Lakeview neighborhood.
About 2:15 a.m., police were called to the 700 block of West Sheridan Road after receiving a report of a man lying on the...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Here's a funny thing about arts festivals: You know they're really cooking not so much by what acts are part of the official lineup but by what's tagging along.
Exhibit A is the Edinburgh Festival. If that annual entertainment conflab in Scotland were...