| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:28 PM
A long planned connector road between Providence Drive and Northern Lights Boulevard picked up speed in April when the Alaska Legislature allotted $20 million in capital funds during the waning days of the legislative session to pay for the project....
| Apr 21, 2013
Nadine Warner was hunkered down in a St. Louis hotel room, absorbing that singular type of heat that radiates from a feverish kid on your lap, in this case her 3-year-old son, Gabe, while the rest of the family was outside exploring the city.
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:18 AM
Is there any other way to think of the Comedy Central special that comedian Kristen Schaal delivered last spring? It appeared on April Fool's Day at midnight, a dead giveaway of its intentions (and probably the lamest thing about it)....
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:10 AM
Police have released photos of a maroon SUV they believe struck and killed an 83-year-old man in a hit-and-run accident in West Rogers Park on the North Side this week.
The photos show the SUV making a turn at an intersection apparently after hitting...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:40 PM
A serial rapist who was paroled in 2009 only to attack three women in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood within weeks of his release has been sentenced to 75 years in prison.
Cook County prosecutors wanted Julius Anderson committed as a sexually violent...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 6:07 PM
Daquan Boyd’s relatives spent most of their Sunday morning on the front porch of their West Side home, still in disbelief over what had happened overnight.
Boyd, 18, was fatally shot late Saturday night while coming home after a popular...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:28 PM
A Steppenwolf Theatre Company ensemble member returning to Chicago to appear in a show at Steppenwolf is not typically big news. Why else have an ensemble? But the case of Joan Allen is different.
Previews began Thursday for "The Wheel," a play by the...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:44 AM
A 16-year-old boy shot during a West Englewood robbery was one of at least 7 people shot Tuesday evening into this morning, according to police.
About 7:53 p.m., several male assailants approached the 16-year-old as he rode his bike down the 1800...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:21 PM
A Dolton man was fatally stabbed on the far North Side this morning and a man who was shot last month died from his injuries, officials said.
Anthony Price, 35, of the 200 block of East 140th Street in Dolton was pronounced dead at 3:10 p.m. at St....
| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:12 PM
An 18-year-old woman charged with fatally stabbing a Dolton man on Thursday in what police called a domestic-related incident was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bail today.
Dezarai Gardner of the 2000 block of West Jarvis Avenue is charged with...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Betty Brewer had just made a stop for cigarettes at her Rogers Park grocery when she noticed a frightened 12-year-old girl talking to the cashier.
"Can I stay here for a little while?" the girl asked after buying a freeze pop Sunday afternoon,...