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  • 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...
  • Chicago cop-turned-actor Dennis Farina dies at 69

    Chicago cop-turned-actor Dennis Farina dies at 69
    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....
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • At church, a growing emphasis on charity beyond passing the plate

    At church, a growing emphasis on charity beyond passing the plate
    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...
  • Prominent city rabbi abruptly steps down

    Prominent city rabbi abruptly steps down
    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. Rabbi...
  • Lawsuit challenges CHA's drug testing policy

    Lawsuit challenges CHA's drug testing policy
    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...
  • Should CHA require drug tests for residents?

     
    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......
  • Streeterville wreck leaves pedestrian seriously hurt

    Streeterville wreck leaves pedestrian seriously hurt
    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...