| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:57 AM
Three men were killed and a fourth was wounded in attacks across Chicago overnight, according to police.
Shortly after midnight, Elvis Canfield, 51, was stabbed several times during a fight in the 3900 block of West Division Street, according to...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Englewood recorded two homicides in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
A 51-year-old man was found beaten to death Monday in the 700 block of West 61st Street, officials said. Five days earlier, a 22-year-old man...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 7:25 AM
A Northwest Side man has been charged with stabbing his father to death during an argument, police said.
Brandon Haarman, 27, of the 3900 block of North Long Avenue, has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his 53-year-old father...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:31 AM
A man had to be revived by Chicago Fire Department paramedics following a fire at his Portage Park home this morning, a department spokesman said.
Fire crews were called to the bungalow in the 5900 block of West Grace Street about midnight, and...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 3:07 PM
A quick primer on Devin Velez, in nine items:
1. He is one of nine remaining finalists on Season 12 of "American Idol," the Fox network singing competition, and the only contestant left from the Chicago area.
2. The 18-year-old lives in the Portage...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 10:05 PM
An Evanston man was ordered held in lieu of $100,000 bail Sunday after he allegedly sold a stolen car, stole it back from the buyer and then tried to sell it again to undercover police officers, all in the space of a few days.
Eddie Simmons, 22, also...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 5:24 AM
A man in his 20s was stabbed repeatedly about 12:30 a.m. Sunday on the Northwest Side, police said.
Police said they found him in shock and bleeding profusely and weren’t able to find out from him what happened. He was in critical condition when...
| Jun 1, 2013
One of the best films I saw at Cannes earlier this month lasts all of 21 minutes and was shot last summer in Chicago by an Iranian writer-director of quiet but enormous talent.
Anahita Ghazvinizadeh's "Needle" concerns a 6th-grader, played by Florence...
| May 25, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Jim Christopulous and his son Luke, 5, were geared up Saturday for the Universal Monster Classics film festival at the Portage Theater, a vintage movie house that has been regaling Chicago cinema buffs since it opened in 1920.
With Luke dressed in a T-...
| May 7, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Five people were injured, including two children, in a collision involving five vehicles in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side this morning.
The accident happened shortly before 8 a.m. in the 5100 block of West Addison Street. Police...
| Apr 11, 2013
One of the first things Tricia Klebba did when she moved into her new Portage Park apartment Feb. 15 was call ComEd to put the electric bill in her name.
The ComEd representative then transferred her to Peoples Gas so she could set up her gas service....