| Jun 27, 2013
| 3:23 PM
A South Side man has been charged in last month's slaying of a Fernwood man outside of his home, authorities said.
Devonta Williams, 19, has been charged with murder in the slaying of Michael Kizer, 34, of the first block of West 107th Street, on May...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 1:06 PM
At least three people were fatally shot, including a mother and her 5-year-old son, another person stabbed to death and at lest four other people shot in attacks from Thursday to this morning in Chicago, authorities said.
Chavonne Brown, 31, and her son...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 2:41 PM
A van filled with special needs students collided with another van this morning on the Far South Side, sending nine students and two adults to area hospitals.
About 8:42 a.m., a van from St. Colette School carrying the special needs children had "a...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 4:56 AM
Culinary travel and foodie trails are huge drivers of visitors in cities across America.
Including South Bend.
The third annual Summer Restaurant Week starts Monday. Twelve locally owned downtown restaurants are participating in the event that is...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 6:25 AM
A 19-year-old man was shot on the Far South Side early this morning in the Rosemoor neighborhood.
The man was walking on a sidewalk in the 10400 block of South Rhodes Avenue when someone shot him about 12:45 a.m., according to Chicago Police...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 3:36 AM
Idle thoughts while taking my NCAA basketball tournament bracket sheet and methodically tearing it into tiny little pieces:
- Hadn’t some of us already mowed our yards twice by this time last year?
- When do you think the NBA starts looking...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 6:26 AM
Blanche Louise Wakerley-Carlson, formerly of Royal Oak, passed away March 23, 2013, at Bay Bluffs medical care facility in Harbor Springs.
Interment will take place at the Roseland Park Cemetery in Berkley, Mich.
Arrangements are in the care of the...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Hours before the Chicago Teachers Union was set to lead a protest in the Loop, Mayor Rahm Emanuel today said the time for negotiations is over and he's moving forward on a plan to close 54 schools.
The plan unveiled last week to shut down 53 elementary...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 1:05 AM
I've been looking high and low for this hombre with no luck. The little dickens should be around here somewhere, but do you think I can find the culprit. I've even uncovered a few cleverly hidden clues that he has left behind, but can I locate the rascal?...
| Mar 18, 2013
The Friday morning Bible study meeting opened with testimony, and in his, Lloyd McNeal reported that he had done something remarkable: He had called the police with information about street activity.
Back when he was engaged in street activity himself,...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 1:48 AM
An autopsy performed Tuesday determined that hypothermia and coronary atherosclerosis caused the death of a 56-year-old man found unresponsive on a South Side street Monday, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
About 9:20 a.m....