| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:15 PM
A federal lawsuit on Thursday accused five police officers from Chicago and Glenview of conspiring to lie under oath at a court hearing late last month, only to be caught by a judge after a video taken from a squad car contradicted their testimony....
| May 10, 2014
| 2:52 PM
A Chicago native who said he was injured while protesting at the Maidan in Kiev in mid-February has returned to Chicago and will be speaking about the conflict at 6 p.m. Saturday night at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art.
George Sajewych, 68,...
| May 28, 2014
| 7:55 AM
Chicago police are seeking two men after three violent purse snatchings in the West Town community this month.
The first occurred around 9:40 p.m. on May 12 in the 1100 block of North Wood Street, the second around 12:25 a.m. on May 22 in the 1700 block...
| May 28, 2014
| 11:00 AM
West Town is facing an uptick in purse-snatchers this month, according to a Chicago Police Department alert.
The alert said one or two men have been approaching women in the Near West Side community area, attacking them and stealing their purses. The...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Columbia University in New York City will make a bid to build the Obama presidential library on its Manhattanville campus in West Harlem, where the structure would be a cornerstone of the university’s $6.3 billion expansion into the economically...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:22 AM
At least 15 people were shot, one fatally, across the city between mid-day Friday and early Saturday morning, police said.
The most recent incident at about 2:55 a.m. Saturday left four people wounded in Humboldt Park. The four walked into Norwegian...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Charges have been filed after an ongoing fight between two Chicago men escalated Friday in Waukegan during a stabbing that left one of them dead, police said.
Terrance Hendrix, 35, of the 100 block of South Campbell Avenue on the city’s Near...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:52 PM
As the dance music community mourned the loss of an international icon Tuesday, it also looked back to remember his legacy.
Frankie Knuckles (known as "the Godfather of House Music" for his pioneering work in the 1980s creating the genre now known as...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:08 PM
Project manager Ryan Keiser has a passion for building big, so he was thrilled eight years ago when he joined a suburban firm that partnered with clout-heavy McHugh Construction on major projects like bridges, highways and rapid transit infrastructure....
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Chicago police have issued a community alert for the Wicker Park neighborhood after a man tried to lure a 10-year-old boy into his car while the child was walking to school this morning.
According to a release from the Chicago Police Department Office...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Local Stormtroopers are falling into line behind Chicago’s bid to become the site of a museum devoted to the work of “Star Wars” filmmaker George Lucas.
Chicago-area members of the 501st Legion — a 6,600-member international...