| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:07 AM
The estate of a North Side businessman who died of cyanide poisoning after winning a $1 million lottery jackpot was divided among his two surviving heirs Wednesday in a deal that bars both sides from pursuing a wrongful-death lawsuit unless a criminal...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 7:13 PM
A man was found dead with gunshot wounds to his face and chest in the Rogers Park neighborhood overnight Wednesday.
The man was found near an alley in the 7500 block of North Greenview Avenue about 2:50 a.m., according to authorities.
| Dec 2, 2013
HOLIDAY SHOPPING BREAK
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Rejuvenate your Monday with a lounge-only special featuring a bowl of soup—choices include minestrone, sweet pea, mussels or pumpkin—plus focaccia bread for dipping and a...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 2:44 PM
East Garfield Park and Roseland each have recorded two homicides in the last two weeks, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Roseland, a 19-year-old man was shot to death Monday in the 11300 block of South Edbrooke Avenue, police said....
| Dec 2, 2013
Twins Lina and Danya Jeroudi excitedly put on their pink leotards, flowing tutus and patterned leg warmers Sunday morning after learning they'd be getting the chance to dance with real ballerinas.
A few hours later, the 3-year-old girls anxiously waited...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 6:36 AM
Four people were stabbed during two attacks in the Austin and Rogers Park neighborhoods this morning.
Paramedics were called to the 7400 block of North Ridge Avenue in Rogers Park about 7:30 a.m. for three men who were stabbed, Chicago Fire Department...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 10:16 AM
"Chicago is the drain into which the brains of the Middle West disappear. Moving there is not even an aspiration for ambitious Michiganders. It's the accepted endpoint of one's educational progression: grade school, middle school, high school, college,...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:45 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• Two men finishing work at a Lakeview restaurant were robbed while they cleared snow off their car, police said. The pair, ages 20 and 48, had just left Machu Picchu Peruvian Cuisine and...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:11 AM
There have been many voices — millions of them — pouring into the air during the long and zany, smart and silly, enlightening and brain-numbing history of radio, and a few weeks ago one of the relatively newer ones told me, "Radio gives me a...
| Nov 7, 2013
Illinois' gay marriage bill that awaits the governor's signature doesn't force religious clergy to officiate at same-sex weddings or compel churches to open their doors for ceremonies. But similar safeguards aren't spelled out for pastry chefs, florists,...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Betty Brewer is a petite woman with a warm smile, but last summer the grandmother stood tall against a man who allegedly tried to abduct a 12-year-old girl from a grocery in Rogers Park.
“Oh, you’re trying to take the little girl home are...