| Dec 5, 2013
| 7:10 PM
Personal grocery delivery service Instacart said Thursday it has added Jewel-Osco to its roster of stores that Chicagoans can choose from.
The San Francisco company, which allows customers to pick groceries from a combination of stores and get same-...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:59 AM
Just as most Chicagoans were heading into the holiday weekend and tuning out the news, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the full list of 50 locations where the city will put up ticket-issuing speed cameras near parks and schools by the end of the year....
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Two employees of a Portage Park Skechers store were arrested Tuesday on charges of theft after they allegedly separately stole a total of more than $10,500 from the store over half a year.
Mario Lekovic, 23, of the 6400 block of West Belle Plaine, and...
| Nov 17, 2013
Suburbs in the city
Any intelligent plan for retaining the young college graduates who flock to the neighborhoods near downtown must factor in who these people are and where they were raised.
Author Edward McClelland, quoted in the Tribune's Nov. 10...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Two men were arrested outside a Portage Park Dunkin' Donuts on Sunday evening after they allegedly stole two quarts of ice cream from the store.
Ryan Schmidt, 24, of La Grange, Ill., and Fabian Ayala, 24, of the 3800 block of North Oketo Avenue, were...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 5:08 AM
Shootings have left three teens and two adults wounded Chicago since Thursday afternoon.
A 47-year-old man was shot in the foot during a robbery as he gambled near an Austin neighborhood laundromat in the 5300 block of West Madison Street around 3:10 p....
| Oct 3, 2013
If Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago aldermen want to do something productive they need to address bicycle riders who blatantly ignore rules of the road.
They run lights and stop signs and ignore right-of-way laws.
In the past month I have...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Like some Chicago Catholics, Aidan Gillespie of Pilsen performed the Stations of the Cross last week to prepare for Easter—except he did it using CTA stations.
Gillespie, 24, said he traveled the length of the CTA rail system to visit 10 churches...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 3:08 PM
One day after 13 people were shot and wounded in a Chicago park, a rash of separate shootings erupted across the city overnight Friday and into Saturday morning leaving five dead and at least six injured, police said.
The latest shooting involved a 51-...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:55 PM
A 14-year-old boy was shot in the Park Manor neighborhood, one of at least two people shot in the city Friday afternoon, police said.
The slain boy was identified as Tommy McNeal, 14, of the 7200 block of South Rhodes Avenue, according to the Cook...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:22 PM
Ex-Chicago Bear Brandon Lloyd might be a free agent, but his fantasy football profile was updated with a very different kind of stat this week.
ESPN and fantasy football blogs alike were abuzz Tuesday after word got around that Lloyd is set to appear in...