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  • Terry Callier dies at 67; vocalist, musician

    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. Callier...
  • Former Blackhawks player Martin Lapointe lists Hinsdale mansion for $3.5M

    Former Chicago Blackhawks right wing Martin Lapointe has listed his seven-bedroom mansion in Hinsdale for $3.5 million. Lapointe, 39, played for the Blackhawks from 2005 to 2008. Afterward, he became a Blackhawks scout and is an executive for the...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • From the 'Never Thought I'd See The Day' file

     
    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......
  • City announces proposed food truck stand locations

    City announces proposed food truck stand locations
    Food trucks may soon find special parking spots near City Hall, NBC Tower, Harold Washington College, Buckingham Fountain and Lincoln Park Zoo, among other high-traffic locations in Chicago. Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday presented the City Council with...
  • Dozens gather to remember bicyclist killed on North Side

    Dozens gather to remember bicyclist killed on North Side
    More than 50 people gathered at a vigil Friday night to share stories and pay homage to Neill Townsend, a bicyclist who was killed earlier in the day by a truck after he swerved his bike to avoid a car door. Under a street light just off of Wells and Oak...
  • First food truck locations nearly set

    First food truck locations nearly set
    A City Council committee today signed off on 21 locations where food trucks will be able to park on a regular basis, but two others didn’t make the cut. The ordinance making food trucks legal requires that at least 30 “food truck stands&...
  • Surveillance photos released in knifing of Guardian Angels

    Surveillance photos released in knifing of Guardian Angels
    Police have released surveillance photos of two suspects in the stabbing of four Guardian Angels at a Red Line station on the Near North Side. The four suffered minor cuts during the confrontation around 11:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Clark and Division stop,...
  • City completes reconstruction of two Halsted bridges

    City completes reconstruction of two Halsted bridges
    Reconstruction projects were declared finished today on two Halsted Street bridges between Division Street and Chicago Avenue on the Near North Side. The “tied-arch” bridge in the 1100 block of North Halsted Street replaced an aging bascule...
  • Cops: 2 dozen young people arrested in Near North disturbances

    Cops: 2 dozen young people arrested in Near North disturbances
    Two dozen young people were arrested after causing disturbances near and on the Magnificent Mile Saturday afternoon, Chicago police said this morning. Of those arrested, 20 were juveniles and four were adults after the incidents Saturday evening,...