| 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...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 3:58 PM
Chicago police issued a community alert after a man attempted to lure two children into his vehicle in the McKinley Park neighborhood Sunday morning.
The incident happened at about 10:29 a.m. at the intersection of 37th Street and South Paulina Street,...
| Jun 20, 2012
On a recent steamy holiday weekend, customers at a discount grocery store in Evanston loaded their carts with bags of chips, boxes of cookies, 2-liter soda bottles and jugs of fruit punch, among other items, then paid for it all with food stamp credit....
| 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...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 5:26 PM
The McKinley Library in the Clunie Center has already lost about 20 hours a week due to budget cuts and with the way the budget looks this year, the building could close altogether.
Librarians have told the community that if the Clunie Center’s...