| Nov 3, 2012
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.
| May 31, 2013
| 5:31 PM
A Park Ridge man has been charged with reckless homcide and aggravated drunken driving in the death of Robert "Bobby" Cann as he rode his bicycle Wednesday in Old Town, as the biking community is set to memorialize Cann in the monthly Critical Mass bike...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 7:47 AM
If there was any sort of competition between the year’s most anticipated superhero films, “Iron Man 3” and “Man of Steel” — which opened at the U.S. box office six weeks apart — “Iron Man” actress...
| Feb 13, 2013
In the aftermath of the E2 nightclub disaster that killed 21 people in 2003, the city of Chicago vowed to step up weekend inspections of clubs.
Ten years later, city data released to the Tribune, as well as interviews with club owners and others,...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 7:37 AM
The FBI has released a detailed photograph of a distinctive devil tattoo on the right shoulder of escaped bank robber Kenneth Conley, but has no new leads on his whereabouts since his escape with his cellmate from the Metropolitan Correctional Center...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 4:32 PM
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......
| Jul 7, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Two men are accused of robbing people of iPhones during separate incidents on the Near North Side during the night of the July 4th fireworks, police said.
Quejuan Henley, 18, and Harold William Cherry, 25, were both charged with felony robbery, police...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 9:10 AM
A 38-year-old man was shot three times inside his car early Sunday morning on the Southeast Side and died in his front seat, according to police.
Police responded to a shots-fired call about 3 a.m. and found the man in his car with the window down in the...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:15 PM
A former exotic dancer testified Tuesday that Christopher Vaughn visited her several times at a club in the weeks before his wife and three children were shot to death, saying he planned to leave his wife and that she "wasn't going to see it coming."...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Streets on the Near North Side were blocked for about an hour this morning after a construction crew hit a gas line, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
Construction crews hit the line near Illinois and Dearborn streets a little before 9 a.m.,...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 4:09 PM
A 26-year-old woman was charged with first-degree murder and ordered held in lieu of $600,000 bail today in connection with a fatal stabbing in the city’s Old Town neighborhood on the Near North Side.
Lakeshia Wilson of the 1400 block of North...