| Feb 3, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Two Chicago men armed with a baseball bat are accused of trying to rob two 15-year-old girls during an attack on Friday night that was foiled by two off duty police officers, police said.
Judge Israel Desierto ordered Carlos Alvizo and Elias Martinez,...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 1:16 PM
A search of a South Side home Friday revealed about $10 million worth of cocaine and more than $500,000 cash, leading to the arrest of the 21-year-old man who lived there. Two others also face felony charges in the case.
Jose Pelayo-Aguilar, of the 3600...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Santa Claus arrived early for about 30 lucky children who got to go on a shopping spree Saturday morning with Chicago police officers at a Target retail store on the South Side.
The "SHOP WITH A COP" event was hosted by the Chicago Police Department and...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 7:17 PM
A Markham man previously convicted of sex assault has been charged with trying to rob three women at a salon, then holding a woman hostage Friday night in a South Side salon, police said.
Byron K. Moore, 49, faces charges of aggravated kidnapping,...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s controversial speed cameras will get their first test next month in four locations as the city tries to determine whether the technology to catch speeding cars works.
No tickets will be issued to drivers caught going above...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 2:10 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel had a message Monday for CTA riders upset about upcoming fare hikes: they’re not really fare increases, public transit remains a bargain and commuters can “make that choice” about whether to drive or take buses and...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 4:54 AM
Even as Chicago prepares to test speed cameras next week, problems in Baltimore's 3-year-old camera program are raising questions about one of the bidders for Mayor Rahm Emanuel's controversial proposal that could target speeders in school and park...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 4:22 PM
RedEye asked peeps in Wrigleyville whether they think this weekend's Cubs-sponsored "Block Party" will have a negative or a positive impact on the neighborhood....
| Feb 19, 2011
| 4:32 PM
UPDATED at 5 p.m. with Braun and Chico church stops; Posted by David Heinzmann, John Byrne and Rick Pearson at 4 p.m. The candidates for Chicago mayor implored people to vote and touted their own credentials today as they kicked......
| Jan 24, 2011
| 4:32 PM
More background from the Tribune archives on the mayor's race. Click here for the full series Law firm loses 2 partners --Chico not discouraged as friend goes solo, partner joins rival November 1, 2002 by Ameet Sachdev, Tribune staff reporter......
| Jan 17, 2011
| 9:32 PM
Posted by Kristen Mack at 7:03 p.m. Chicago high school students who worry about being bullied found a sympathetic ear Monday among top mayoral candidates. Fielding questions that centered on safety at a public forum taped for TV, three of......