| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:06 PM
A woman was found stabbed to death this morning at a home in the Little Village neighborhood on the West Side, police said.
Officers responded to a call of an unresponsive woman at a house on the 2200 block of South Sacramento Avenue around 10 a.m.,...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 1:10 PM
A 19-year-old man has been charged in the stabbing death of a woman Wednesday in the Little Village neighborhood, police said.
Aaron Mejia, 19, of the 2200 block of South Sacramento Avenue on the Southwest Side, was charged with murder, according to...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Jorge Garcia was walking into work Sunday afternoon when a family member sent him a link to a news article.
Garcia read in disbelief that a man had been charged in his mother's death, more than a year after 64-year-old Anita Garcia was fatally struck by...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:01 PM
A 50-year-old man who died on Saturday in the Little Village neighborhood is the second person to succumb to cold temperatures in Cook County this season, officials said today.
Daniel Badillo, whose home address was not available, was found Saturday on...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 11:01 PM
Someone tried to kidnap a 14-year-old girl in the Little Village neighborhood Tuesday night.
The girl was walking toward a store in the 3500 block of West Cermak Road about 5:30 p.m. when someone tried to talk to her.
When she tried to walk away the...
| Nov 17, 2013
Suburbs in the city
Any intelligent plan for retaining the young college graduates who flock to the neighborhoods near downtown must factor in who these people are and where they were raised.
Author Edward McClelland, quoted in the Tribune's Nov. 10...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:20 AM
A 16-year-old boy shot in the Little Village neighborhood this week died late Wednesday, officials said.
Christopher Ramirez was shot in the 2600 block of South Trumbull Avenue, about two blocks north of his home, around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, police said...
| Dec 17, 2013
Asked whether or not she likes “Pretty Woman,” Alice Eve answers with an enthusiastic, “Of course!” The English actress defends the “classic film of my childhood” as a fairy tale and quotes in a New York accent, “...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:59 PM
After a disastrous 2012 that saw Chicago garner national attention for its violence, homicides and shootings declined by double digits in 2013, the best numbers in half a century, according to the police department.
On Thursday, in the waning days of...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:57 AM
In recent years, mail carriers have had fewer and fewer letters to deliver. Demand has dropped so much that the U.S. Postal Service, which lost $5 billion in the 2013 fiscal year, tried to get Congress' approval to stop Saturday letter deliveries.
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:46 AM
There are few things more important to me than credibility. So when Pete Wentz told me Fall Out Boy wasn’t getting back together, only for Fall Out Boy to announce it was reuniting the same day my story ran in the Tribune and RedEye, I was furious....