| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:16 AM
If you browsed one of the city's crime lists online Friday morning, you would think Chicago was in the middle of a record breaking year with only 11 homicides in 2014.
Chicago Police said Friday they are experiencing a "temporary technology glitch" that...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 9:04 PM
In 2012, Grace Sweeney did the impossible. She found a studio in Lincoln Park for $745 a month -- just within the budget she kept as an unpaid intern out of college.
It was steps from Fullerton Avenue and Clark Street, had a walk-in closet and...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:44 PM
Tuesday morning wasn't the first time that Hector Forastieri had to clean up blood from a sidewalk in Rogers Park.
A maintenance man at an apartment building at Ashland Avenue and Jonquil Terrace, Forastieri this time poured bleach and hot water on...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Chicago Lawn last week recorded its second homicide of the month and sixth homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
A 17-year-old boy was shot Wednesday in the 6300 block of South Mozart Street, police said. He died...
| 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...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:18 PM
Richard J. Elrod, the son of a West Side Democratic committeeman, was seriously injured during an altercation with a protester during a 1969 Days of Rage demonstration downtown but went on to four terms as Cook County sheriff and more than 25 years as a...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 4:49 PM
A 59-year-old man died after getting into a fight in Rogers Park on Wednesday afternoon.
Michael Tingling, of the 7100 block of North Ridge Avenue, was pronounced dead about 2:45 p.m. at Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston.
Police said the man had been...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 9:56 AM
Then-Chicago Ald. Bernard Stone was in his North Side ward office one night in 2007 when he opened a large envelope addressed to him and white powder came flying out, covering his arm and that of an aide as well.
"I jumped up and said to call 911,"...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:21 PM
Police say a 59-year-old man made repeated racial comments as he assaulted a man of the same age in the Rogers Park neighborhood Wednesday shortly before the latter man collapsed and died.
Authorities have charged the alleged attacker in the beating,...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 2:30 PM
WE ASKED YOU: How often do you update your resume?
Your job changes, your situation changes, the industry's terminology changes - all of these are reasons to work on your resume, but do you continually update that all-important document or do you wait...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:41 PM
Every weekday, Masharah Tingling says her dad would walk her to her school and be waiting for her when classes finished up.
But on Wednesday afternoon, their ritual went terribly wrong when the two were confronted by a man with a lengthy criminal record...