| Mar 16, 2012
Dorene Wiese isn't afraid of going against tradition — even though tradition means everything to her.
She was one of seven American Indians in the state of Minnesota to ever graduate high school in 1967. She went on to get her bachelor's degree and...
| Mar 25, 2012
| 7:12 PM
A 25-year-old Chicago man faces a litany of charges arising out of an alleged attack Saturday night when, according to prosecutors, he repeatedly crashed his 2000 Ford Explorer into another vehicle on the city's Northwest Side.
Michael Bambouyani, 25, of...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 12:06 PM
Three young men were shot and wounded, one fatally, in separate late night shootings occurring across the city.
The most serious shooting involved a 26-year-old man discovered with a gunshot wound to the head at about 12:50 a.m. this morning in the...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Brighton Park saw two homicides in two days last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 13-year-old boy was shot to death Saturday in the 4600 block of South Spaulding Avenue, police said. One day earlier, a 28-year-old woman was...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 7:32 AM
Eleven people were displaced early this morning by a fire that spread to three residential buildings in the Portage Park neighborhood on the West Side, fire officials said.
The Fire Department asked for city aid for nine adults and two children. But no...
| Dec 30, 2011
In "Sullivan's Travels," an ambitious, conscience-stricken member of Hollywood's leisure class decides he has had it with fluff. He can't stomach making another movie of zero social significance, a movie with a title like "Ants in Your Pants of 1939"...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:11 PM
The live Christmas tree that gave so much delight over the holidays can keep giving to gardens and landscaping next year if it is mulched into ground cover as part of the city recycling program.
From Jan. 7 until Jan. 20 Chicago residents can drop off...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 8:22 AM
A man who may have suffed a heart attack or other sudden medical emergency died after his car hit a light pole in the Portage Park neighborhood early today, authorities said.
Kadyr Aliyev, 60, of the 6500 block of North Sacramento Avenue, was driving...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 12:03 PM
Chicago police are conducting a death investigation after a body was found today in a vehicle in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, officials said.
The body was found inside a vehicle on the 3600 block of North Menard Avenue at 10:12 a....
| May 16, 2012
| 1:08 PM
New City and Woodlawn each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Saturday in Woodlawn, a man was shot to death in the 6200 block of South Rhodes Avenue and a 28-year-old woman was fatally shot in the...
| May 21, 2012
| 6:36 PM
Update: Victor Lao was reunited with his family today and is safe at home, police said.
Police are searching today for a 12-year-old boy who went missing Saturday afternoon from the city's Portage Park neighborhood.
Victor Lao was last seen about 2 p.m....