| Jan 20, 2014
| 3:48 PM
After riding the No. 22 Clark bus last month, TJ Holly of Rogers Park noticed his pocket was a little lighter. Thankfully, his wallet was still there—but his Ventra card was gone.
He logged onto ventrachicago.com Dec. 15 to report his card missing...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 7:32 PM
A downed power line in the Near North Side neighborhood lead to several thousand customers being out of power this afternoon, officials said.
At about 4:05 p.m., a ComEd power line reportedly was down near Burton Place and North LaSalle Boulevard,...
| Jan 16, 2014
It's another piece of the puzzle needed to complete a recovery of the housing market, and there are signs that it's falling into place.
Foreclosure activity last year in the Chicago area fell to its lowest level since 2008, when the housing crisis began...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:30 PM
One North Side neighborhood is one of the nation’s most in-demand spots to live, according to Realtor.com.
Old Town was named the real estate site’s most searched for ZIP code when combining data for those looking to rent or own a home....
| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Call it deja Blue.
In what's being billed as the largest Blue Line investment in 30 years, CTA officials announced last week the agency will embark on a four-year, $492 million project to rid parts of the O'Hare branch of slow zones and upgrade 12...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:01 PM
On the day of the last concert of his life, Chicago singer-guitarist Frank D'Rone didn't know whether he should go to the emergency room or the concert hall.
A long and difficult battle with cancer had taken its toll, yet D'Rone fervently wanted to make...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Old Town and Lincoln Park businesses and homes have experienced more burglaries this month, according to two Chicago Police Department alerts released Wednesday afternoon.
Several businesses reported to the police that uknown burglars pried open their...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:41 AM
A 29-year-old man was shot early this morning as he drove in the Fulton River District neighborhood, police said.
About 4:15 a.m., the man was driving in the 500 block of West Grand Avenue when a second vehicle pulled alongside and someone opened fire,...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:47 AM
A man has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman at a store on the Near North Side, just blocks from where he stole three cell phones two years earlier, authorities said.
Michael Roberson, 30, has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 5:29 AM
Surveillance photos have been released of a “nicely dressed’’ man who is suspected of making off with office equipment during two thefts from West Loop businesses.
The man was captured on security video entering businesses during...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:11 PM
Chris Pett said the Roman Catholic Church became a safer place for gay people like him Thursday after Pope Francis warned that church leaders have become too focused on issues such as homosexuality and abortion at the expense of the church's broader...