| May 16, 2009
| 5:16 PM
(WGN-AM) - The mother of a 4-year-old boy found wandering on a South Side street was charged with endangering the life and health of a child, police said.
Sharon Robertson, 35, of the 9100 block of South Drexel Boulevard was charged with the...
| May 29, 2008
| 11:47 AM
| Dec 18, 2007
| 8:59 AM
Chicago's merchant prince, Potter Palmer, did the unthinkable on this date: He crossed north of the Chicago River and bought part of a filled-in frog pond on what would become Lake Shore Drive, forever changing the fashionable address for chic Chicago....
| Dec 19, 2007
| 6:58 AM
On the 133rd anniversary of the nation's birth, Daniel H. Burnham issued his "Plan of Chicago" as a declaration of independence from the ugliness and confusion that characterized the city after more than a half century of explosive--yet haphazard--...
| Dec 19, 2007
| 11:51 AM
It required Chicagoans of fearless spirit to become pioneer tenants at Sandburg Village. So it was fitting that Anthony Yasillo, a lion keeper at Lincoln Park Zoo, was among the first 10 occupants to move in on this date. The giant project, which...
| Jul 18, 2009
| 7:09 AM
(WGN-AM)- Two people were wounded in a shooting this evening near St. Sabina Church in the South Side's Auburn Gresham community, authorities said.
The shooting happened near West 78th Street and South Racine Avenue, outside the church's elementary...
| Nov 25, 2007
Christian evangelists can be forgiven for feeling under siege these days. Amid charges of runaway personal spending, Richard Roberts resigned as president of Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, and six tax-exempt ministries were recently asked by Sen....