| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Two west suburban women were killed overnight when a minivan going the wrong way crashed into their car on the Eisenhower Expressway near Harlem Avenue in Oak Park, authorities said.
The women were 19 and 20 years old and were both pronounced dead about...
| 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....
| Aug 31, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Belleville East 35, Hubbard 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
CICS/Longwood 14, Marine 8
Clinton (Wis.) 19, North Boone 8
DeKalb 25, Vernon Hills 10
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Evanston 39, Proviso...
| Jul 1, 2013
In the 1940s, Kenneth Hill was growing up in a one-bedroom apartment in the Altgeld Gardens public housing project. His mother and older sister slept in the bedroom. He slept on the sofa in the tiny living room amid a sprawl of Erector Set parts.
| Jun 15, 2013
| 8:24 AM
At least 13 people were shot -- one fatally -- on the South and West sides since Friday afternoon, according to authorities.
One of the men shot, a 24-year-old, died at 11:34 p.m. Loyola University Medical Center in west suburban Maywood, according to...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 12:46 PM
A 17-year-old boy with a semiautomatic pistol walked up to an 18-year-old man Friday night in the Little Village neighborhood, pointed the weapon toward his face and squeezed the trigger, police said.
Within minutes, someone else who had seen the...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:04 PM
A 28-year-old Florida man who fatally shot his estranged wife and their 5-year-old daughter in his wife's Little Village home before turning the gun on himself has died, authorities said.
Juan Eguez-Medrano, 28, was pronounced dead at 11:07 a.m. this...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 11:14 AM
A 28-year-old Florida man fatally shot his estranged wife and their 5-year-old daughter this morning in his wife's Little Village home before turning the gun on himself, authorities and relatives said.
The gunman, who according to records lives in...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Eight people were wounded in separate shootings across the South and West sides overnight, according to Chicago police.
Four of the shootings happened between 2:15 a.m. and 3:30 a.m., and none happened north of Interstate 290, the Eisenhower Expressway....
| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:43 AM
A Little Village man was denied bail Sunday after he was accused of shooting a man six times as the victim tried to put his toddler in a car seat.
Esteban Sotelo, 19, of the 2100 block of South Fairfield Avenue, faces charges of attempted first-degree...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 10:44 AM
A 42-year-old man is in custody, accused of critically injuring a 47-year-old man by pushing him down a flight of stairs during an argument early this morning in the Little Village neighborhood.
No charges have been filed as of early this afternoon but...