| Dec 28, 2013
| 6:34 PM
Shootings early Saturday morning have left a 23-year-old man dead and at least four other people injured, according to police, and at least three others were injured by gunshots Friday night.
The fatal shooting happened about 4:10 a.m. Saturday in the...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 3:20 PM
A man shot during a drug deal gone bad was able to call 911 and give authorities a description of the getaway car before he died, authorities said Wednesday.
Daquon E. Renfro, 19, and Antonio Cox, 20, were charged with murder and attempted robbery after...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:45 PM
Police issued robbery warnings for the South and Southwest sides tonight after 5 robberies in those areas the last few days.
On the Southwest Side, police warned of three robberies between Oct. 31 and Nov. 2.
The robber is “generally described&...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 7:34 AM
A second person has been charged in the death of a Marquette Park man who was shot after he chased two robbers from his home and continued following them in his car, striking one of them.
Damien Thomas, 21, of the 2300 block of West 65th Street, was...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:47 PM
The list of Hollywood actors who have flirted with playing in bands is a long and dubious one, from Don Johnson and Bruce Willis to Juliette Lewis and Russell Crowe. It’s difficult to see any of these “musical” endeavors as anything...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s new speed cameras will begin issuing their first warning tickets to Chicago motorists this month near four city parks, with at least eight more locations set to go operational in September, the mayor’s office announced...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Chicago’s first operational speed cameras are going to start issuing warning tickets Monday near Gompers Park on the North Side, with fines kicking in after the first 30 days, city officials announced Friday.
Two cameras will keep tabs on...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:59 AM
Just as most Chicagoans were heading into the holiday weekend and tuning out the news, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the full list of 50 locations where the city will put up ticket-issuing speed cameras near parks and schools by the end of the year....
| Aug 9, 2013
| 9:49 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's new speed cameras will start spitting out warning tickets to disobedient motorists near four city parks next week, with at least eight more locations to be added in September.
A reminder of the rules: Owners of vehicles going from 6...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:09 AM
As Mayor Rahm Emanuel rolls out his long-delayed speed camera plan, new numbers his office released suggest that drivers who speed in Chicago could rack up way more in fines than a cash-starved City Hall initially projected.
The mayor had hoped to bring...
| Mar 3, 2013
Mike Biscan and Patty Ryan recently returned to their home in Lincoln Park from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico — it's a trip they take every year for Valentine's Day, and they did what they have done every time they visit: After checking into their hotel,...