| Jan 6, 2014
CTA bus and train riders still coming to grips with Ventra could be paying fares in the not-too-distant future using smartphones and other mobile devices, at least those that can "tap" to transfer information, the transit agency has told Getting Around....
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:09 AM
Thought for more than 30 years to be lost or destroyed, artist Alfonso Iannelli's Immaculata Madonna statue has returned to the Park Ridge studio where the piece was designed and sculpted.
More than nine decades after the statue was placed in its post...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:27 PM
"Best Ink" hits close to home for Chicagoans in its third season; the city can boast about contestant Amy Zager, an Uptown tattoo artist, and Pete Wentz, the show's host.
Fall Out Boy bassist Wentz is back for a second season of the show, currently...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:22 AM
Two men were fatally shot and six other people were injured in attacks across the city Monday, authorities said.
The first attack occurred around 10:35 a.m. Monday when two men were shot on the Far North Side, according to Police News Affairs Officer...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:56 AM
A 20-year-old gang member with an AK-47 tattooed between his eyes was ordered held on $1 million bail for a shooting in August near an Uptown church that killed one and injured four others.
Kelsky Patterson, who Cook County prosecutors said has been...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Nine people were taken to area hospitals in good condition following the crash of a CTA bus on North Lake Shore Drive in Uptown this afternoon, officials said.
The crash happened about 2:30 p.m. when the driver of a No. 147/Outer Drive Express bus...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:38 PM
A teenager riding a bike was injured when someone jumped out of a car in the Uptown neighborhood near Harry S. Truman College and shot him, police said.
Police were called to the scene in the 1100 block of West Wilson Avenue about 7:15 p.m. and found...
| Oct 17, 2013
In a perfect world, Colleen Przybyla would get married in December using money from her 2012 federal income tax refund.
But the world is not perfect, and neither is her tax preparer.
So the Uptown resident's wedding plans are on hold while she tries...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:58 AM
This is going to be one of your last opportunities to watch “Transformers: Age of Extinction” film in Chicago.
The robotos-in-disguise sequel starring Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci and Kelsey Grammer will be shooting around the 111 S....
| Sep 15, 2013
Conventional digital age wisdom says that the chestnut about the might of pens, i.e. swords, should be amended to specify keyboard strokes, as paper is now passť. Likewise, in an era when Chicago's public education crisis seems to be at an apex, with...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A 14-year-old boy and his 13-year-old girlfriend who ran away together last month from Michigan have been found safe in the Uptown neighborhood in Chicago. Read more
• A Chicago...