| Apr 26, 2014
| 10:32 AM
A woman fell about 12 feet down an elevator shaft this morning in the Uptown neighborhood, officials said.
The woman was not seriously injured, according to Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford; she was taken to Weiss Memorial Hospital in...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 7:32 AM
The first wave of bands to play this year's installment of the Do-Division Street Fest & Sidewalk sale have been announced.
The festival, taking place May 30-June 1 in the West Town neighborhood will feature two stages curated by the folks at the...
| May 3, 2014
| 3:43 PM
A Chicago Fire Department paramedic was ready to treat a patient Friday but ended up needing medical care himself after the man lashed out violently, police said.
The medic had loaded Reyfius C. Purches, 46, into a CFD ambulance on the North Side just...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 11:18 AM
A recent lawsuit and a new video documentary raise allegations of sexual abuse in decades past in a cloistered, evangelical commune in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood.
Heather Kool, 38, who now lives in Georgia, alleges in the lawsuit that she...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Following a federal court ruling, the Cook County clerk's office has issued more than 250 marriage licenses to same-sex couples wishing to wed under the Illinois' Marriage Equality law, officials said this morning.
According to a news release from...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:51 PM
Two Chicago men were arrested Saturday after they were caught selling parking spaces at an Uptown church for patrons attending an event at the nearby Aragon Ballroom, according to police and prosecutors.
A concerned citizen first alerted Chicago...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 2:39 PM
Jessica Payne received a call this morning that her husband had been shot in a parking lot on his way to fetch coffee.
"At first I thought it was an April Fools' joke so I cursed his co-worker out and hung up on him," said Payne, the wife of Brion...
| 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 passé. Likewise, in an era when Chicago's public education crisis seems to be at an apex, with...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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...