| 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,...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 6:19 PM
The hot weather is here, and Sacramento runners like Liz Johnson are feeling the burn. "Definitely (run) a little slower, find myself out of breath faster,” she said about the hot conditions, “Sweatier and less stamina."
| Jun 30, 2011
| 2:08 PM
A 40-year-old man has been charged in connection with a robbery at a Fifth Third Bank on the Southwest Side in the city's McKinley Park neighborhood, officials said today.
Bryan Mason, whose last known address was on the 1600 block of West 38th Street,...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 9:38 AM
This story originally appeared in the Chicago Tribune on July 6, 2006.
Like a furry rocket, Max the border collie streaked across Foster Avenue Beach on Wednesday, a blur to the dozen or so beachgoers and a threat to the nearest flock of sea gulls.
| Jul 3, 2011
| 5:29 AM
Chicago Police are looking for a suicidal teen girl who was last seen Saturday.
Maday Martinez, 18, is described as Hispanic, 5 feet 5 inches tall, weighing 120 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes and a medium brown complexion, according to a missing...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 19, 2012
The shuttering of the Union Stock Yard and Transit Co. on July 30, 1971, didn't mark the end of Chicago's role as "hog butcher for the world." That came a year earlier, when "hog alley" closed, a victim of the stockyards' long descent from years of...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 6:20 PM
Police are warning residents of the Deering District about recent attacks on teenage boys by members of a graffiti gang in the McKinley Park neighborhood.
A group of young men or boys who apparently are part of the “Three Five” graffiti...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 3:47 PM
Three people were arrested Monday afternoon after a fight in Tacoma's McKinley Park ended with shots fired. Police said a group of teenage girls were fighting just before 2 p.m. when a vehicle drove past and one of the passengers fired a gun.
It is not...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 4:36 AM
A 23-year-old man was shot and killed near Western Avenue and Grenshaw Street just before 3 a.m. Sunday on the Near West Side, according to police.
Circumstances surrounding the shooting weren't immediately available from police.
The Cook County medical...