| Feb 7, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Like many great mysteries, this one begins with the extraordinary claims of a strange man.
"Every record store like this (Record Dugout) has a character like Joe Lopez," says Numero Group's Ken Shipley. Shipley, along with Rob Sevier, one of his two...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 3:04 PM
A man who authorities said was second in command of one of the country's largest street gangs has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for organizing a violent criminal enterprise that plagued neighborhoods in Chicago and beyond, prosecutors said....
| Feb 12, 2013
| 6:16 AM
A 16-year-old boy stumbled into a Walgreens for help after he was shot and critically wounded in the East Side neighborhood, authorities said.
The boy was shot in the lower back in the 3600 block of East 106th Street about 5 p.m. Monday and walked to...
| Feb 17, 2013
During the reign of Pope Benedict XVI, Roman Catholics in the Chicago area confronted many of the shifting tides that will face the man chosen to serve as the next pontiff.
As the church leaps into a simmering public square on such issues as abortion...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Two men were shot and critically injured in separate attacks Sunday in the Little Village neighborhood. In the latest incident, someone shot a 30-year-old man in the head at 4:28 p.m. at 30th Street and Kedvale Avenue, said Police News Affairs Officer...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 1:44 AM
Shootings on the South and Southwest sides late Sunday left two people injured, police said.
About 11:20 p.m., a 37-year-old man was shot in the 2800 block of South Christiana Avenue in the Southwest Side's Little Village neighborhood, police said....
| Feb 4, 2013
| 6:58 PM
A 31-year-old man died this afternoon after being shot in the head by an attacker who jumped out of a minivan and opened fire on him Sunday afternoon, authorities said.
Salvador Ponce, of the 2700 block of South Komensky Avenue, was declared dead at 1:...
| May 6, 2013
The Chicago Transit Authority's next big project and its impact on riders were the focus of conversation Friday afternoon at Carter's Barbershop in the city's North Lawndale neighborhood.
Bert Downing, the owner of the shop at 3622 W. Cermak Road in...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 4:37 PM
A Berwyn man is behind bars facing murder charges following the April 1 shooting of a 41-year-old man in the Little Village neighborhood, authorities said. …...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:34 PM
A half dozen pet owners have filed a lawsuit alleging a chain of Chicago-area pet stores sells puppies from what the suit alleges are “some …...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Midwest Generation’s six coal-fired power plants in Illinois, including plants in Joliet and Romeoville, will be ready to comply with a new federal environmental rule …...