| Feb 2, 2013
| 9:03 AM
Three shootings in the city since Friday night have left a 21-year-old man dead and three people hurt, Chicago police said.
The fatal shooting happened about 8:30 p.m., Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.
Officers found the...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Albany Park and Portage Park last week both recorded their first homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Albany Park, a 35-year-old woman died from wounds sustained from a fire Jan. 16 in the 4800 block of North...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 11:40 AM
It's a problem every self-styled Clark Griswold is going to face at some point when stringing up lights during the holiday season.
"You have a light set of 100 and half of the set's out," said 22-year-old Glenview resident Brian Gusak. "A lot of people...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 2:52 PM
NANGALE, Tanzania — Only about half the dogs Anna Czupryna is studying in Tanzania have names. Dogs are different here. They are foragers and night watchmen who are treated more like livestock than pets.
But when the dogs of north-central Tanzania...
| 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....
| Apr 16, 2013
"Do you remember when it was 80 degrees in March last year?"
Yup, that might be the most common complaint muttered by coat-clad Chicagoans this spring.
Sure, summer didn't come early this year as it did last, but that hasn't stopped dozens of...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 9:52 AM
Julio Cesar Castillo, 21, has been singing mariachi his entire life, so it only made sense for him to pull those roots when he auditioned ofor NBC's "The Voice." In doing so, he became the first performer ever to sing entirely in Spanish on the show,...
| Apr 4, 2013
Burger review: Leadbelly
5739 W. Irving Park Road 773-283-7880
Rating: !!!! (out of 4)
As I look back on all of my burger-eating adventures, one sentiment has continued to hold true: A good burger is worth the journey.
So when I heard the delightfully...
| Jul 23, 2010
| 4:32 PM
"The Freshman" (1925). Of all the American silent film comics, Harold Lloyd — wide eyes framed by black horn-rims — captures most vividly the exuberance of John Held, Jr.’s magazine covers, the ones depicting flappers and swells and...
| 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...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The Undiscovered Street Photography of Vivian Maier...