| Nov 19, 2013
| 7:06 PM
Abdullah "Alex" Alkhatib knew something was wrong when one of his workers showed up with a burn shaped like a knife blade on his face.
The manager of a South Side carryout spot called Wingz It Iz confronted the worker but was assured the burns were...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:32 AM
A police dog helped uncover 3.5 pounds of crystal methamphetamine hidden in the engine compartment of a BMW pulled over for speeding on Interstate 65 in Lake County, Ind., according to police.
Two Lake County police officers and their K-9 partner were...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• An 18-year-old man was killed in the South Chicago neighborhood Saturday night during an eight-hour stretch in which at least eight people were shot on the South Side, authorities said....
| Nov 24, 2013
| 2:15 PM
A South Chicago teen was ordered held in lieu of $90,000 bail Sunday after she allegedly maced a CTA bus driver Friday.
Brianna K. Emery, 17, of the 7900 block of South Colfax Avenue, faces a felony aggravated battery to a transit employee charge in...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 2:22 AM
Two men were wounded in a possible "exchange of gunfire" in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side early Monday morning and a third person was shot a half hour later on the South Side.
Police said two men were shot near Sacramento...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:23 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•Officers responded to Carson Pirie Scott for a retail theft by a 61-year-old Chicago woman who took three blouses worth $160.
•A woman said that she believes one of her...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:37 PM
A 19-year-old man was injured in a shooting in the South Chicago neighborhood Thursday night, police said.
About 9:30 p.m., the man was walking in the 8300 block of South Marquette Avenue when someone fired shots from inside a light-colored minivan,...
| Oct 14, 2013
The South Lake Shore Drive extension, Chicago's newest roadway, is less than two weeks away from opening along a part of the city that for more than 100 years most people have seen only from a distance.
It has been 21 years since the blast furnaces at...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 6:24 PM
A teenage boy was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound in a stairwell in the Englewood neighborhood Sunday afternoon, officials said.
Police were called to the 6500 block of South Bishop Street for a report of an unconscious man at 3:07 p.m.,...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 6:17 AM
A 76-year-old woman died early this morning following a fire on the South Side.
Janice Harley, of the 8200 block of South Oglesby Avenue, was pronounced dead at 12:27 a.m. at South Shore Hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Two Republicans and three Democrats have thrown their hat in the ring to run for Will County sheriff next year.
Candidate filing for the March 18 primary ended Monday for various Will County posts including sheriff and County Board.