| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Dysheka Bibbs sees the Rogers Park neighborhood as a "heaven" for gang members, but a temptation her 17-year-old brother resisted.
That only sharpened the loss after her brother, Markeyo Carr, was shot dead when a masked gunman opened fire in the parking...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:43 AM
Markeyo Carr had grabbed a few bucks from his mother and headed to the McDonald's in Rogers Park for something to eat. Minutes later, the 17-year-old lay dead in a driveway near the restaurant, shot by a masked gunman who wounded three other teens....
| Jan 13, 2014
| 8:11 PM
Plunging temperatures and piles of snow don't deter a dedicated group of cyclists who ride through the Chicago winter.
Bicyclists, it's cold outside.
But the plunging temperatures and piles of snow aren't about to deter a dedicated group of city...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:54 PM
While Chicago’s Board of Education on Wednesday approved just seven of 17 proposals for new charter schools, the growth of privately run schools in the city remains on a pace sought by advocates.
Five of the seven schools that got the go-ahead are...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Lawyers for the so-called NATO 3 got their first crack at cross-examining the first of two undercover Chicago police officers Thursday after Cook County prosecutors finished playing more than 50 undercover recordings that form the backbone of their case....
| Jan 25, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Days before the 2012 NATO summit, Chicago authorities made national headlines when they announced the arrests of three "domestic terrorists" who had plotted attacks against Mayor Rahm Emanuel's home, President Barack Obama's re-election headquarters and...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 6:32 PM
For the second time in less than a month, predictions of dangerous subzero temperatures have closed many Chicago-area schools Monday, invited transportation delays and added to a general fatigue over the unrelenting chill and unusually high snowfall....
| Jan 26, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Lake Michigan appeared frozen solid along the North Shore in the winter of 1899. The lake's frozen appearance masked the fact that ice thickness ranged from as deep as three feet to razor thin. The lake's waves pulsed under those who ventured on the ice...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:59 PM
The former manager of a Bridgeport gas station testified Tuesday that Brian Church, one of the NATO 3, came to his station trying to fill an empty milk jug with gasoline the day before Church and two others were arrested on terrorism charges in 2012....
| Jan 16, 2014
| 10:06 PM
Police are searching for a man believed to have forced a 14-year-old girl into a North Side gangway during an attempted sexual assault.
About 8:45 p.m. Monday, a man in a dark-colored sedan offered the girl as a ride as she walked in the 2500 block of...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Two people were shot late last night and this morning including a man was shot in the arm while shoveling snow in the Stony Island Park neighborhood, police said.
The second attack happened late last night in the West Rogers Park neighborhood.