| Feb 28, 2011
| 5:27 PM
Two men arrested after a shootout with police on the North Side are believed responsible for at least three mass killings last year, all of them linked to drug dealing, law enforcement sources say.
Augustin Toscano, 29, and Raul Segura-Rodriguez, 36,...
| Nov 4, 2010
A judge in California temporarily blocked the enforcement of a legal restriction on how close sex offenders can live to parks and schools in Los Angeles County.
Superior Court Judge Peter Espinoza's ruling says sex offense parolees are forced to become...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 5:44 PM
Chicago police issued a community alert tonight warning people in the McKinley Park neighborhood for a man wanted for an attempted child abduction there last week.
The incident happened on July 7 at about 3:30 p.m. as a group of children were walking...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 7:31 PM
Streets in downtown and midtown Sacramento were surprisingly clear of large branches and downed trees after this weekend’s gale force windstorm. One reason may be the preventative maintenance being done in the self-proclaimed “City of Trees.&...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 10:28 PM
A 23-year-old man was shot to death Wednesday night in an alley in the McKinley Park neighborhood on the city's South Side.
Fernando Pineda, of the 2600 blockof South Homan Avenue. was pronounced dead at 10:32 p.m. at Stroger Hospital.
| Nov 17, 2011
While violence erupted in New York City on the anniversary of the Occupy movement, protests were more reserved in Sacramento, at least during daylight hours.
Several hundred protestors gathered at Ceasar Chavez Park two months ago to protest...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 1:45 PM
A man who was found dead outside of his McKinley Park home early Friday died of cirrhosis of the liver, an autopsy revealed.
Don Mankunas, 59, of the 3700 block of South Hermitage Avenue, was found lying face down by a female tenant outside of the...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 3:38 PM
McKinley Park saw a double homicide Saturday, police said.
Two men, ages 17 and 20, were killed in an auto crash when one vehicle rammed another vehicle near the intersection of Western and Archer Avenues, police said. The Cook County Medical Examiner&...
| Jan 22, 2012
Fifty-five years ago, a grisly scene was destined not only to be engraved on Chicagoans' memories but to alter our city's image.
The Tribune's headline screamed "FIND 2 LOST GIRLS SLAIN!" Actually, that was never proved. The saga of the Grimes sisters,...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 9:04 AM
Six people were shot on the South Side on Saturday night and Sunday morning, according to police.
One man, who appeared to be in his 20s, was killed on the 600 block of East 90th Place in the Burnside neighborhood, police said. He was found in the street...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:11 PM
The live Christmas tree that gave so much delight over the holidays can keep giving to gardens and landscaping next year if it is mulched into ground cover as part of the city recycling program.
From Jan. 7 until Jan. 20 Chicago residents can drop off...