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  • Cops: Well-dressed man stealing from downtown office buildings

    Cops: Well-dressed man stealing from downtown office buildings
    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...
  • Parolee charged in sex assault at Near North Side store

    Parolee charged in sex assault at Near North Side store
    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...
  • Blue Line riders used to promises of slow zone fixes

    Blue Line riders used to promises of slow zone fixes
    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...
  • Lawyer: Chicago to pay $2.4 million to man injured by drunk city worker

    A man injured when a drunk Chicago municipal worker plowed a city-owned truck into a group of pedestrians two years ago will receive more than $2.4 million from the city, one of his lawyers said Monday. Stephen Dewart, then 27, was passing out fliers...
  • Lake Shore Drive overnight closures begin tonight

    Lake Shore Drive overnight closures begin tonight
    Overnight lane closures on Lake Shore Drive could complicate travel this autumn for those who use the road between North Avenue and Balbo Drive. Starting Monday, a resurfacing project will result in lane closures four nights a week between about 8 p.m....
  • Man hurt in Near North Side shooting

    Man hurt in Near North Side shooting
    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,...
  • Deliberately designed: A couple's approach to creating their Near North Side townhouse

    Deliberately designed: A couple's approach to creating their Near North Side townhouse
    Some homes come together in a snap. Others require a little more thought. And then, there are those that are weighed, debated ... pondered. Which was the approach a Chicago couple utilized — time and time again — while buying, renovating and...
  • WBBM anchor sells Hinsdale home

    WBBM-Ch. 2 weekday news anchor Rob Johnson has sold his six-bedroom house in Hinsdale for $1.08 million. The co-anchor of Channel 2's 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts, Johnson, 45, had owned the 3,440-square-foot brick-and-stone home since buying it through...
  • Pope's words strike a chord in Chicago

     Pope's words strike a chord in Chicago
    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...
  • Terry Callier dies at 67; vocalist, musician

    Terry Callier, a singer-songwriter who captivated a cult following with his quietly hypnotic baritone voice and hard-to-classify music that combined elements of folk, blues and jazz, died of cancer Oct. 27 at a hospital in Chicago. He was 67. Callier...
  • From the 'Never Thought I'd See The Day' file

     
    Daley nephew indicted in '04 death of David Koschman A special Cook County grand jury indicted former Mayor Richard Daley's nephew on a charge of involuntary manslaughter in the death of David Koschman in a drunken confrontation on the city’s......