| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Police say a robber tried to hold up an electronics store in West Rogers Park with a fake gun but was foiled when the clerk pulled a real gun from a safe and opened fire.
Lawrence Bradley, 25, and of the 15200 block of Evers Street in Dolton, was...
| Nov 7, 2013
Illinois' gay marriage bill that awaits the governor's signature doesn't force religious clergy to officiate at same-sex weddings or compel churches to open their doors for ceremonies. But similar safeguards aren't spelled out for pastry chefs, florists,...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:11 AM
There have been many voices — millions of them — pouring into the air during the long and zany, smart and silly, enlightening and brain-numbing history of radio, and a few weeks ago one of the relatively newer ones told me, "Radio gives me a...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:29 PM
For many, faith does not allow room for doubt. For others, doubt can serve as a meaningful signpost on a spiritual journey. Two Chicago-based authors, Amy Andrews and Karen Beattie, will share their stories as part of "The Way of Doubt: Telling Stories,...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:36 PM
A Rogers Park man charged with his infant son's death had dropped him on the floor, shook him, then covered his nose and mouth until he died, prosecutors said in court today.
Rahsaan Condiff, 25, was charged with murder this week after a yearlong...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 11:16 PM
A 16-year-old boy was shot in the Rogers Park neighborhood this evening, authorities said.
The boy was shot in both legs in the 6500 block of North Bosworth Avenue about 7:50 p.m., said Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer.
| Oct 27, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Haymarket Opera Company's first foray into the German baroque repertory, Georg Philipp Telemann's comic opera "Pimpinone," presented in three performances over the weekend at Mayne Stage, was a happy excursion into a largely forgotten niche of operatic...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:45 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• Two men finishing work at a Lakeview restaurant were robbed while they cleared snow off their car, police said. The pair, ages 20 and 48, had just left Machu Picchu Peruvian Cuisine and...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 9:16 AM
Firefighters this morning were still putting out rekindled hot spots after an extra-alarm fire gutted a strip mall in the North Side's Peterson Park neighborhood Friday afternoon, according to fire officials.
Parts of the building rekindled several...
| Nov 20, 2013
Do not go west, young Frenchman.
And the South Side south of 59th Street? Non, non, non.
If you read my colleague Katherine Skiba's story in the Tribune on Tuesday, you know what I'm talking about. The French government has been advising visitors to...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Betty Brewer is a petite woman with a warm smile, but last summer the grandmother stood tall against a man who allegedly tried to abduct a 12-year-old girl from a grocery in Rogers Park.
“Oh, you’re trying to take the little girl home are...