| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Former Chicago Ald. Ambrosio Medrano was convicted of corruption Tuesday for a third time and could face more than a decade in prison after pleading guilty in a 2010 bribery scheme to influence a bandage contract at Stroger Hospital.
| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:59 AM
Preservationists exhaled Thursday after an Illinois appeals court turned back a challenge to Chicago's landmarks ordinance that had significance for efforts to save historic buildings nationwide.
The ruling sided with a lower court in rejecting an...
| Sep 26, 2013
As fall's cool days swiftly start to outnumber those warm ones on the tail end of summer, mojitos and margaritas are replaced by warm cider and pumpkin spice lattes. But for those with a sweet tooth, the wonders of Mexican neverias (ice cream shops) are...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:34 AM
Police shot and seriously wounded a woman who they say pointed a gun toward them in a Pilsen alley.
A group of people called 911 after the woman aimed a gun at them in the 1000 block of West Cullerton Street about 10:30 p.m. Thursday, police said.
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• Police shot and seriously wounded a woman who they say pointed a gun toward them in a Pilsen alley. A group of people called 911 after the woman aimed a gun at them in the 1000 block of...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Wedding season is upon us, so we’re in the throws of RSVPing for all those lovely bashes, we’re hitting the gym so we can fit into our sparkling dresses – and we’re going shopping to pick out fabulous wedding gifts.
| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:14 AM
No one was injured when part of the facade of a century-old Pilsen building collapsed overnight, authorities said.
About 1:50 a.m., a front wall with an air conditioner slid from a 2-1/2-story building, according to Chicago Fire Department spokesman...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Attacks across Chicago left a man dead and at least 14 others wounded, according to authorities.
Three men were shot, one fatally, about 4:35 p.m. Saturday in the 8600 block of South Kingston Avenue in the South Chicago neighborhood on the South Side,...
| Apr 22, 2013
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| Jun 7, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Goi Artetxe and Elise Renwick moved to Pilsen two months ago and already they've made their mark on Chicago.
The husband-and-wife team placed second in a contest by the Chicago Architectural Club and Chicago Architecture Foundation to design shelters...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:59 AM
A 33-year-old man was shot while parking his vehicle in the Pilsen neighborhood this morning, authorities said.
The shooting happened about 2:30 a.m. in the 900 block of West 19th Street, Police News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada said.
Someone in a...