| Jun 7, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Three people were killed and at least 19 wounded in shootings across Chicago between Friday afternoon and early Saturday morning, including two officers wounded in a Far South Side shootout.
The shootout was one of two officer-involved shootings...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:22 AM
At least five people were killed and another 11 were wounded in overnight gun violence in Chicago, bringing to more than 50 the number of people shot in the city over the holiday weekend so far, according to police.
Five of the people were shot by police...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 3:33 PM
One of Old Navy's new T-shirts celebrates Chicago with a map of its neighborhoods. But don't set aside the GPS anytime soon.
A conversation is bubbling on Twitter and elsewhere online about the shirt's loose commitment to geographic accuracy....
| Jun 10, 2014
| 1:58 PM
In the span of five minutes Monday morning, a man attacked two mothers pushing their babies in strollers near their Far North Side homes, knocking one of them to the ground and trying to rape her, prosecutors said today.
Hassan Flowers, 25 was subdued...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Four women were shot to death in three separate incidents in Chicago in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Monday, two women ages 23 and 37 were fatally shot in the 3500 block of West 79th Street in Ashburn, police...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:00 PM
There’s a changing of the guard in Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s communications office, with chief spokeswoman Sarah Hamilton being replaced by Kelley Quinn, who moves over from a similar job in the city Finance Department.
| Mar 14, 2014
| 1:45 PM
The less I say about the premise of “Bad Johnson,” the better.
The last time I filed a story on the independent comedy starring Cam Gigandet and Jamie Chung – which filmed in Chicago for 20 days in 2012 – I received a brief crash...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Umami Burger, the popular California-based hamburger chain, will open its first Chicago location later this year.
The restaurant will be a 90-seater at 1480 N. Milwaukee Ave., next to the now-shuttered Covo Gyro Market in Wicker Park. The chain said...
| May 13, 2014
| 6:08 AM
Chicago billionaire Jennifer Pritzker, who has amassed an extensive collection of some 35 Chicago-area properties for which she has paid more than $75 million, now can add another one to her portfolio: a landmark, six-bedroom row home on the Gold Coast...
| Apr 18, 2014
In "You Feel So Mortal: Essays on the Body," Peggy Shinner's smart, witty, bittersweet book of writings about her own body and those of others, the author examines the journey of life inside that most imperfect of vessels. Beginning with acute, often...
| May 15, 2014
| 12:44 AM
A man tried to lure a girl into his car in the Rogers Park neighborhood Monday afternoon, according to police.
The department made the announcement early Thursday morning. The police department's Office of News Affairs wasn't able to provide the age...