| Feb 17, 2013
| 4:41 AM
Shootings on the West and South sides left a 17-year-old boy dead and two other teenagers wounded Saturday evening, authorities said.
The fatal shooting happened about 6 p.m., as the 17-year-old and an 18-year-old were sitting in a car in the 2400 block...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 11:17 PM
Thousands of teachers from Chicago and beyond rallied at a Near West Side park Saturday as lawyers labored into the night at a Loop office to turn a framework for a new contract into finer points that can become a deal.
Parents can expect to wait until...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 10:50 AM
The last time crooks broke into Jay Han's beauty supply store on the Near West Side, they made off with cash.
Early Easter morning, some enterprising thieves made off with more valuable loot: Nearly $80,000 worth of human hair.
The break-in occurred...
| May 11, 2011
| 5:51 PM
A section of street near Oprah Winfrey's Near West Side studio will be named after her, Mayor Richard Daley announced today.
"It makes me very, very proud to have your name appear on one of Chicago's city streets," Daley said outside Harpo Studios,...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 7:50 PM
First lady Michelle Obama returned home Tuesday for two personal causes: improving the nation’s nutrition and helping feed her husband’s re-election campaign fund.
Speaking at a fundraising event at Plumbers Hall on the Near West Side,...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday offered a preview of the theme of his speech at the Democratic National Convention next month: his insider’s view of the moves President Barack Obama made after taking office.
“I'm going to testify to what I...
| Nov 30, 2011
A visitor would expect to see the latest weapons in the battle against heart disease or cancer at the new Rush University Medical Center.
But the hospital — which will give the public a sneak preview Dec. 10 — is also stocked with an...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 2:58 PM
Somewhere in the Christmas box of many families, especially Christian families, lies "The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey," a sumptuously illustrated children's book about a woodcarver who, bereft after the loss of his wife and son, turns into such a...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:10 PM
No one knows better than Jeremy Dubin that now is a great time to buy a house.
And yet Dubin, an @Properties real estate broker, sold his Roscoe Village townhouse in the spring and moved into his new place—a luxury apartment in Goose Island.
| May 12, 2011
| 4:32 PM
It is really just a full-circle miracle story that a little colored girl born in Kosciusko, Miss., on a red dirt road ends up with my name on a street in the greatest city in the world...Oprah Winfrey, speaking about......
| Aug 1, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen has paid $1.95 million to buy a 6,163-square-foot, newly built contemporary-style house....