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  • Many of week's homicide victims in their 20s

    Nine of the 14 homicide victims killed in Chicago in the last week were in their 20s, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police and autopsy information. The victims were killed by gunshot wounds in Austin, Chatham, Englewood, Humboldt Park,...
  • Concealed carry: Illinois businesses face a loaded issue over concealed carry law

     Concealed carry: Illinois businesses face a loaded issue over concealed carry law
    You could miss it walking by. A small red circle with a line crossing over an image of a gun and a knife, printed on white paper and posted just east of the entrance: "NO WEAPONS." But the makeshift sign outside Keefer's Restaurant on Chicago's Near...
  • No injuries in downtown high-rise fire

    No injuries in downtown high-rise fire
    No one was injured in a small fire at a Chicago Housing Authority senior living building on the Near North Side this evening, authorities said. Firefighters were called to the building, 116 W. Elm St., about 8:30 p.m., and were able to put out the...
  • Interview: 'Iron Man' vs. 'Man of Steel'? Gwyneth Paltrow shows mettle

    Interview: 'Iron Man' vs. 'Man of Steel'? Gwyneth Paltrow shows mettle
    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...
  • 10 years after E2 nightclub deaths, a mixed record on exit safety

    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,...
  • Cops: Man sent hearses to intimidate executive's family

    Cops: Man sent hearses to intimidate executive's family
    A Chicago man extorted tens of thousands of dollars from a married Loop real estate executive by threatening to expose their romantic relationship, authorities alleged Friday. John Holliman, who has previously been arrested in Ohio for posing as doctor...
  • Chicago Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • Police are investigating whether a driver intentionally struck a 38-year-old man this morning before fleeing the scene as he lay critically injured, authorities said. Read more • A...
  • Man dead after being struck by Red Line subway train

    Man dead after being struck by Red Line subway train
    A 24-year-old man was hit by a southbound CTA Red Line subway train on the Near North Side Sunday evening, forcing the closing of the southbound subway for three hours as fire officials responded. The man was found on the tracks near the Grand Avenue...
  • FBI releases detailed photo of escaped bank robber's tattoo

    FBI releases detailed photo of escaped bank robber's tattoo
    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...
  • Driver charged, Critical Mass ride memorializes bicyclist

    Driver charged, Critical Mass ride memorializes bicyclist
    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...
  • Authorities: 2 held in July 4th Near North robberies

    Authorities: 2 held in July 4th Near North robberies
    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...