| Jun 1, 2013
| 11:05 AM
A Park Ridge man was ordered held on $100,000 bail today for reckless homicide and aggravated drunken driving charges in the death of Robert "Bobby" Cann as he rode his bicycle this week in Old Town. Cann, 26, who worked at Groupon Inc. on the Near...
| Jun 2, 2013
What if, to turn the screws on the private parking meter company that has Chicago in a vise of its own, the city imposed an exorbitant, crippling tax on parking meter revenues?
It was an idea submitted by one of my readers, and I put it to the city's...
| May 29, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Chicago Lawn saw a double homicide last week, Chicago's first double homicide in three months, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
Two men, ages 30 and 22, were discovered fatally shot in the 7100 block of South Oakley Avenue, police...
| May 31, 2013
| 4:00 AM
A transplant from New Hampshire, Robert “Bobby” Cann was an ambassador for Chicago biking, taking the time to answer new riders' questions — even taking them on test rides to familiarize them with city streets.
Cann, who worked at...
| May 25, 2013
| 12:06 PM
A man and woman have been charged in a series of burglaries committed in the last month on the Near North Side, according to police and court records.
Lamont Gordon, 46, and Stacy Yearby, who turned 42 on Friday, both face burglary charges in the break-...
| May 26, 2013
| 11:56 AM
Three men were shot to death overnight in separate Near North Side and South Side shootings, police said, and three other people survived attacks.
The manager of a South Side gentleman's club was killed and another person wounded in a shooting that...
| May 26, 2013
| 2:44 PM
David Schwimmer apparently has more dance moves than just the ones he demonstrated by the water fountain in the famous intro for NBC's "Friends."
The 46-year-old actor and director told Interview magazine last year that he was a "pretty good dancer"...
| May 17, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Composer Orbert Davis has drawn inspiration for movements of “The Chicago River,” his new jazz symphony, from particular images in “The Lost Panoramas” by Richard Cahan and Michael Williams. Here is a guide to the five movements of...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:18 PM
West Garfield Park has recorded two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 24-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 4000 block of West Wilcox Street, police said. A 33-year-old man was stabbed to...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 11:17 AM
A group of three or four young men has been operating a cell phone theft scam at restaurants in the Loop and Near North Side, police said today in a business alert.
Three of the thefts took place in less than three hours on Wednesday.
| Dec 24, 2012
| 6:29 AM
An off-duty Chicago police officer fired on a SUV Saturday night after it sped toward him following a minor traffic crash, police said.
The driver was not injured and fled his vehicle on foot following the incident, which happened shortly before 10 p....