| May 22, 2014
| 4:04 PM
A group of doctors and medical students donning white lab coats prodded the University of Chicago on Thursday to provide trauma care to adults, the latest in a series of events this week criticizing the college and drawing attention to the lack of a full-...
| May 23, 2014
| 6:06 PM
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:44 PM
A taxicab driver was ticketed after he ran a red light and got into an accident before striking and seriously injuring a 66-year-old woman this afternoon on the Near North Side, officials said.
The woman was taken from the accident at Clark Street and...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Ethan Cutkosky stood in front of a large microphone at a Near North Side recording studio recently wearing the teenage-boy uniform of a baggy hoodie, jeans and sneakers while the screen in front of him played back a scene from Showtime's "Shameless." On...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 6:03 PM
Part of the Near North Side was without power this afternoon after a minor explosion in an electrical vault and possibly other causes, officials said.
About 1,000 customers -- which a fire official said included several high-rises -- were without...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The city aldermen who proposed allowing greater levels of nudity at Chicago strip clubs now opposes his own measure, saying it would make more changes than he wanted.
“It’s different than I originally intended,” said Ald. Scott...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 2:41 PM
A dispute about parking at a Near North Side nightclub early Friday ended with security guards detaining a man who they said threatened them with a gun.
The guards told police that they asked Van M. Johnson, 30, to move his Chevrolet Camaro out of the...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:58 AM
A 24-year-old man was shot during an argument inside a Goose Island nightclub early Tuesday morning, police said.
An argument that involved several men broke out about 3:15 a.m. in a hallway near the exit to the Hearts nightclub, which is in the 1100...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Jerry, an American bulldog mix, arrived at Chicago's Anti-Cruelty Society on Wednesday about the same time aldermen adopted a measure that will tilt the options for pet buyers in the city toward homeless animals like him.
Beginning next March, Chicago...
| 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,...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Wednesday's print column Is there still political life in the anti-gay marriage movement? Are union forces strong enough to win a battle with the Democratic establishment over pension reform? These questions are central to two of the most interesting...