| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:02 PM
A young man who went home after a shooting instead of immediately seeking medical attention has died, one of two young men were wounded in separate North and West side shootings Monday night.
Alex Anderson, 19, was declared dead at 4:42 a.m. at Advocate...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Two tied up and stabbed a 17-year-old girl and her 20-year-old boyfriend during a Monday robbery on the Northwest Side after inviting the couple to stay the night at a home where one cousin lives, prosecutors said.
David D. Cross, 36, and Jeffery Cross,...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Police are questioning two suspects in connection with a stabbing that injured two people this morning in the Portage Park neighborhood.
They are suspected of cutting a 17-year-old girl and a 20-year-old man inside an apartment in the 3700 block of...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Worth a trip: Gyros at The Parthenon
314 S. Halsted St. 312-726-2407
The Parthenon may never have been born if it weren't for some delinquent car payments. In the '50s, fresh from serving in the army during the Korean War, The Parthenon's owner Chris...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 1:55 PM
A 55-year-old Chicago man is out on bond after being charged with stealing a charity collection container from Golf Mill Shopping Center in November, Niles police said.
James J. Pedro, of the 4100 block of North Leamington Avenue in the city's Portage...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Two Walgreens staffers are being credited with stopping a man armed with a loaded gun who was trying to rob the store late Friday in the West Town community, according to police.
Police said the suspect, Benjamin H. Strong, 21, of the 3700 block of...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:02 PM
The authors of the editors’ note that begins Volume 17/2014 of “Chicago Quarterly Review: The Chicago Issue” are justifiably thrilled that the publication has reached its 20th birthday: “We are amazed and humbled to look back at...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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-...