| Aug 18, 2013
| 10:48 AM
A 22-year-old man was hospitalized in serious condition after a car hit him as he was crossing a Near North Side street early this morning in the Streeterville neighborhood.
The victim was walking west across Water Street when he was struck by a 1988...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Five people have been charged after three separate iPhone robberies Saturday, two of which occurred at Oak Street Beach during the Air and Water Show, police said.
One robbery, which was thwarted by a Chicago Park District lifeguard, happened about 4:25...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:32 PM
By Jessica Reynolds From today's Tribune story by Kim Geiger: A Chicago man who objects to having to submit to drug testing as a condition of living in an apartment that he rents from the Chicago Housing Authority filed a......
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:04 AM
A Chicago man who objects to having to submit to drug testing as a condition of living in an apartment that he rents from the Chicago Housing Authority filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging the policy in federal court.
Joseph Peery, 58, has lived in the...
| Aug 9, 2013
Such a peaceful summer field.
Yellow butterflies. White poppies. Purple wildflowers. Clumps of Queen Anne's lace.
And up in the blue sky, just beyond the green grass, a giant red bull's-eye.
Coming soon. Another Target superstore.
What used to...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Without personally saying goodbye, the longtime leader of one of Chicago’s most prominent Reform Jewish synagogues has stepped down, abruptly announcing his retirement in a letter to the congregation that was mailed the day after he quit.
| Aug 4, 2013
| 6:58 PM
From the back seat of their Toyota SUV, Tracy Scott's children spotted the woman.
She was standing near a highway entrance ramp on the North Side, apparently homeless, and the Scott kids wanted to say hello.
But they were in the wrong lane. So Scott...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 7:24 PM
No one was injured in a small fire at a Chicago Housing Authority senior living building on the Near North Side this evening, authorities said.
Firefighters were called to the building, 116 W. Elm St., about 8:30 p.m., and were able to put out the...
| Jul 29, 2013
You could miss it walking by. A small red circle with a line crossing over an image of a gun and a knife, printed on white paper and posted just east of the entrance: "NO WEAPONS."
But the makeshift sign outside Keefer's Restaurant on Chicago's Near...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Can you put a numeric value on a neighborhood's crime?
No, you can't, says Walk Score, a Seattle-based tech company that rates communities based on their walkability, transit options and bikeability. But because the company's mission is to help people...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Nine of the 14 homicide victims killed in Chicago in the last week were in their 20s, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police and autopsy information.
The victims were killed by gunshot wounds in Austin, Chatham, Englewood, Humboldt Park,...