| Jul 31, 2014
For several weeks in the early 1960s, Genevieve Keilman kept a daily vigil at the hospital bedside of her son John after he was hit by a car and seriously injured.
Looking for a way to give back after her son's recovery, Mrs. Keilman became a...
| Mar 26, 2014
Health care navigator Barb Silnes has been warning consumers that they will pay a tax penalty if they don't sign up for insurance very soon.
Some reply that they'll swallow the penalty — and maybe get coverage later this year.
But in most...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 10:09 AM
As far as biking battle scars go, Melissa Bisch's couldn't be more Chicago.
The 28-year-old Ravenswood resident said she was biking home from work on State Street Wednesday -- during Bike Week no less -- when she misjudged the height of a section of...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:23 PM
A social media craze that sends residents on a treasure hunt for hidden envelopes of cash has hit Chicago.
The Hidden Cash Twitter frenzy was first reported in San Francisco and Los Angeles when an anonymous donor began leaving envelopes of cash...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Get ready for TV's spinoff invasion. Over half a dozen of next season's newcomers will hit the airwaves with a presold connection to proven ratings performers. From "Breaking Bad" prequel "Better Call Saul" to fresh takes on the durable "CSI" and "NCIS"...
| May 7, 2014
| 3:51 PM
It's a Sidewalk Chalk Party at One Strange Bird this Saturday. The boutique and art shop will have tons of art activities, facepainting, tattoos and balloons. Elmo might even make an appearance. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. only, get 15 percent off all store...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Sales at the five new Mariano’s grocery stores opened so far in 2014 have been "very good," the company’s top executive said on Thursday.
The chain, which is part of Milwaukee-based Roundy’s Inc., still plans to open 16 stores by the...
| Jan 8, 2014
It was only a matter of time. Chicago's love of cider is well-documented and even birthed the city's first-ever Cider Summit last year. This spring, Ravenswood will become home to Chicago's first bar devoted primarily to cider, with more than 100...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 2:37 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A 19-year-old Harvey man was charged with misdemeanor cannabis possession after 8.9 grams of cannabis was discovered during a Feb. 23 seatbelt-related traffic stop on the 15100...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Police didn't have to look far to find a motorist from Chicago who ran five lights in front of an on-duty police officer following him early Thursday in west suburban Riverside, police said.
Michael Velazquez, 21, of the city's Ravenswood neighborhood,...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Chicago police were searching for a man and woman who tried to rob a 22-year-old woman of her purse and threw a caustic substance in her face in the Ravenswood neighorhood Saturday afternoon.
The incident happened at about 3:30 p.m. on the 4400 block of...