| 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 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 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...
| 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 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....
| Aug 21, 2013
They say it's a bad corner.
Pastor Michael Allen hadn't thought of it that way.
In his eight years as pastor of Uptown Baptist Church, Allen has known that the corner of Wilson Avenue and Sheridan Road in Chicago was at the border of rival gang...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:36 PM
It's down to a goat, some chickens and a few ducks, but it's still a zoo. For now, at least.
Residents of Chicago's West Rogers Park neighborhood plan to host a series of meetings beginning Thursday to discuss what will happen to the small zoo at Indian...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:47 AM
Police are searching for the driver of an SUV who struck and killed an 83-year-old man as he crossed a street near his family's video store in the West Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side.
Norman Esho was hit by a red or maroon SUV around 6:20 p....
| Jul 29, 2013
A long-planned transformation of North Lake Shore Drive is entering a new phase, as city and state planners look to cull ideas from the public on how best to serve the tens of thousands who use the crucial roadway every day.
Overhauling the 7-mile...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:14 PM
A man has been ordered held in lieu of $500,000 bail after being charged with sexually assaulting a 20-year-old woman near the Loyola University campus in Rogers Park, police said.
Michael L. Dixon, 37, of the 1300 block of West Estes Avenue, is charged...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Two men were killed and another eight people wounded in shootings all over the city Friday night and Saturday morning.
One of the dead men, 21, was shot just east of the intersection of 79th Streets and Yates Boulevard in the South Chicago neighborhood....