| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:18 PM
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...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 6:12 AM
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
| Jul 22, 2013
| 5:17 AM
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...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Dennis Farina, the former Chicago cop who went on to star in "Law & Order," "Luck" and numerous films, has died. He was 69.
Farina died Monday morning in Scottsdale, Ariz., after suffering a blood clot in his lung, his publicist Lori De Waal said Monday....
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:29 AM
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,...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 7:24 PM
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...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 6:58 PM
From the back seat of their Toyota SUV, Tracy Scott's children spotted the woman.
She was standing near a highway entrance ramp on the North Side, apparently homeless, and the Scott kids wanted to say hello.
But they were in the wrong lane. So Scott...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Without personally saying goodbye, the longtime leader of one of Chicago’s most prominent Reform Jewish synagogues has stepped down, abruptly announcing his retirement in a letter to the congregation that was mailed the day after he quit.
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:04 AM
A Chicago man who objects to having to submit to drug testing as a condition of living in an apartment that he rents from the Chicago Housing Authority filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging the policy in federal court.
Joseph Peery, 58, has lived in the...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:32 PM
By Jessica Reynolds From today's Tribune story by Kim Geiger: A Chicago man who objects to having to submit to drug testing as a condition of living in an apartment that he rents from the Chicago Housing Authority filed a......
| Aug 18, 2013
| 10:48 AM
A 22-year-old man was hospitalized in serious condition after a car hit him as he was crossing a Near North Side street early this morning in the Streeterville neighborhood.
The victim was walking west across Water Street when he was struck by a 1988...