| Sep 10, 2012
The irony that the head of corporate responsibility for a Big Four accounting firm works out of the original Playboy mansion is not lost on Shannon Schuyler.
Before settling in to talk about her role as corporate responsibility leader and senior...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 1:04 PM
President Barack Hussein Obama came to Chicago last Friday to give a speech at Hyde Park Academy on the South Side, and I went to write about it.
Technically, this was my third time seeing the president speak live after making it to election night...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Last week, in a valiant effort and one that deserves to be applauded, the mayor and NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas took the point in an effort to raise money to expand the at-risk youth basketball program known as Windy City Hoops.
“For me, as a...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Chicago police detectives and the Cook County medical examiner's office were investigating the death of a newborn baby found in a toilet at a Roseland neighborhood home this evening.
The full-term girl, believed born this evening, was dead on the...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 4:51 AM
A 32-year-old man was fatally shot Saturday evening on the West Side, and three shootings on the South Side left four people injured overnight, authorities said.
About 5:45 p.m. in the South Austin neighborhood, a male gunman shot the 32-year-old...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 3:53 PM
A 20-year-old Chicago man was ordered held in lieu of $300,000 bail today, accused of sexually assaulting and threatening to shoot a 14-year-old girl last summer inside a laundry room at a housing project on the Far South Side, prosecutors said....
| Feb 9, 2013
| 2:15 AM
Four people were shot Saturday morning and Friday night, according to Chicago police.
A male whose age wasn't available was wounded in the most recent incident, in the 5800 block of South May Street in the Englewood neighborhood. He was taken to John H....
| Feb 11, 2013
President Barack Obama will visit Chicago on Friday, when he will discuss gun violence as he focuses on his economic message from Tuesday's State of the Union address, according to the White House.
Obama will "talk about the gun violence that has...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 11:44 AM
President Barack Obama will come to Chicago on Friday and talk about guns, heeding the calls from crime-ridden communities to make the city a priority in his national anti-violence agenda.
But young African-American men, those most likely to be hit by...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 7:03 AM
A 20-year-old Chicago man died and his passenger was injured after the vehicle he was driving split in half after crashing head-on into a light pole early Sunday morning on the Far South Side, police said.
The man, identified by the Cook County...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Despite warnings from two Chicago police officers that they should return to class, more than three dozen teenagers marched Monday morning from Hadiya Pendleton's school to the park where the 15-year-old girl was slain.
The teenagers, who were mostly...