| 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...
| 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...
| May 7, 2014
| 6:39 PM
A small group of food cart vendors and others who want to help expand their ability to do business noshed on hot tamales and cut fruit, items that are illegal for them to sell on the street in Chicago, during a gathering Wednesday night at a Rogers Park...
| 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,"...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 3:34 PM
April showers often bring May rent hikes in Chicago, as many renters look into renewing their leases.
How much can a landlord legally raise the rent in Chicago from one year to the next? There are no state rent control laws, so the answer is: however...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:21 AM
Frank Lloyd Wright's house designs famously include a "path of discovery" that take visitors through a few turns before they find themselves inside — often through a front door that is itself partially hidden by an archway or another architectural...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Like marathon trainers on the lakeshore path and free music in Millennium Park, Chicago’s street festivals are a sure sign that summer is coming. From Rogers Park to Hyde Park, neighborhoods north, south and west all claim their own parties on the...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:23 AM
Six people were shot between Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, according to police.
A man was wounded in a shooting on the Southwest Side in the city's Little Village neighborhood. The shooting happened about 2:40 p.m. on the 4100 block of West...
| May 5, 2014
| 4:30 PM
As it is embattled with a growing list of prominent organizations dropping out of events, the Beverly Hills Hotel on Monday faced the public spectacle of a protest across the street as entertainment figures and political leaders rallied against a harsh...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Whether they have an aching stomach or an aching heart, Jewish visitors to Lurie Children’s Hospital can turn to a kosher closet that opened Thursday.
Religious leaders and family members said Yaakov’s Kosher Pantry — stocked with...