| May 20, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Upset that there is no trauma center that serves adults on the South Side, demonstrators are pressing again this week for the University of Chicago to reopen the unit it closed in 1988. The protesters, some of them clergy members, say it's incongruous for...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:07 PM
A real estate lawyer arrested on charges he sexually assaulted a 24-year-old woman in her upscale Near North Side hotel room smeared his hands with lip balm as he was being booked by police in an attempt to thwart the 2012 investigation, prosecutors...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 6:36 PM
A man suspected in six bank robberies was arrested in the Near North Side this afternoon not long after robbing a bank in the Loop, authorities said.
The man, believed to be the Benchwarmer Bandit, was arrested near Chicago and Wabash Avenues, not...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 1:07 PM
A man suspected in six bank robberies has been charged in a Loop bank robbery after he was tracked via GPS and arrested on the Near North Side Tuesday, authorities said.
Jamal Genson, 28, of Chicago, is only charged in the 3 p.m. Tuesday robbery of a...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 5:33 PM
A 72-year-old Riverside man died after he was hit by a truck near the intersection of North Avenue with Interstate 94 on the Near North Side early Saturday morning.
The crash happened at 6:42 a.m. on the 1500 block of North Avenue, Chicago Police...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 1:25 PM
A roofer was injured this afternoon while working at a water filtration plant on the city's Near North Side, officials said.
About 12:30 p.m., the man, believed to be in his 20s or 30s, became pinned between a garbage dumpster and another object at...