| Feb 6, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Leroy Collins never says anything about it. He never tells his neighbors he was once a movie star — once.
Collins is 89 and lives by himself in the Montgomery Place retirement community in Hyde Park. Scientists who worked on the Manhattan...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 11:00 PM
A Chicago attorney was found guilty Tuesday night of fatally shooting a former girlfriend of ex-Chicago Bulls player Eddy Curry and their infant daughter.
Frederick Goings, 40, was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder by a Cook County jury...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 1:05 PM
An off-duty Chicago police officer died late Sunday night after collapsing in an apartment hallway, apparently of natural causes, authorities said.
The 54-year-old officer, identified by police as Detective Patrick Finucane, was discovered...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 5:59 AM
Chicago police caught an armed robbery suspect carrying an automatic pistol in the South Loop just before midnight.
Officers responding to a call at a convenience store near 16th and Michigan spotted the suspect.
He fled and was caught in an alley...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 4:01 AM
A 38-year-old man was killed early Sunday morning when the vehicle he was driving crashed in the South Loop neighborhood, authorities said.
About 3:20 a.m., a black BMW struck a light pole in the 1600 block of South Clark Street in the South Loop...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 10:45 AM
A man who jumped off a bridge in the Chicago River this morning in the South Loop neighborhood died after being taken to hospital in critical condition, officials said.
It happened at 9:20 a.m. at Roosevelt Road and Lumber Street when the man jumped off...
| May 12, 2013
| 8:23 PM
3.5 stars (out of 4)
Chance the Rapper opens “Acid Rap,” his second, self-released mix tape, with a boast: “Even better than I was the last time, baby.” It’s hard to argue with him.
As a teen MC, Chancellor Bennett turned...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 1:35 PM
A possible suspect is in custody in the shooting of a man in the South Loop this afternoon, police said.
The man, 30, was shot in the chest and leg in the 2100 block of South Michigan Avenue about 1:18 p.m., said Chicago Police Department News Affairs...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 9:17 PM
One person sustained minor injuries Saturday evening when a small truck struck a CTA bus and rolled over in the South Loop neighborhood, authorities said.
The crash happened about 9:25 p.m. at the intersection of East Congress Parkway and South Michigan...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Windows of about 20 cars were smashed overnight in the South Loop, according to police.
Police were called to the 1300 block of South Wabash Avenue around 8 a.m., said Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada. Driver and passenger...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 1:52 PM
A man in a motorized scooter was struck by a charter bus and seriously injured this afternoon in the South Loop, authorities said.
The man was in the 1300 block of South Wabash Avenue when he was struck about 1:50 p.m., police said.
The victim was taken...