| May 25, 2012
| 12:15 PM
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...
| 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.
| Aug 26, 2012
| 9:29 AM
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,...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 12:14 PM
A black cat got lucky when firefighters rescued him from a fire in a high-rise apartment on the Near North Side this afternoon.
“He took a beating -- it was nasty in there,’’ Fire Department spokesman Kevin MacGregor said. “If...
| 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."...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:54 AM
The Chicago Children's Theatre is to stage its entire 2012-13 season at the Ruth Page Theatre on Chicago's Near North Side, the company announced Wednesday morning.
Shows slated for the new residency include a new musical version of the much-beloved...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 9:18 PM
Children's MemorialHospitalis moving out of Lincoln Park, and into its new location on the Near North Side this weekend.
Saturday morning, the hospital staff will begin moving the nearly 200 young patients to the new Lurie Children's Hospital in...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 7:53 AM
A man slammed into and broke a glass door at a Near North Side police station in an escape attempt after shoplifting expensive jeans at Water Tower Place this week, police said.
Patrick L. Simms, 18, is charged with attempted escape from a peace officer,...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 4:20 AM
A 16-year-old girl and four other people were killed and at least 20 others wounded Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning across the city, from the Near North Side west to the Austin neighborhood and as far south as 107th Street.
From Friday evening...
| Jun 22, 2012
You've seen the Healthy Bites challenge on LHC, now it's time to make it yourself! Can you do it for less than $20? Prove it!
1 bunch of Green Onions
1 Small Cucumber
hand full of flat leaf parsley
8 basil leaves
2T good quality...