| Jun 21, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Austin saw three homicides in two days this week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Tuesday, two men, ages 22 and 25, were shot to death in the 1200 block of North Mason Avenue, police said. Two days earlier, a 35-year-old man was...
| Jul 25, 2012
On Wednesday, the City Council passed a Chicago ordinance that would allow cooks to prepare fresh meals from food trucks, but also restrict the areas in which they're allowed to park and serve. The ordinance was passed with a 45-1 vote, with Ald....
| Jan 20, 2012
| 10:57 AM
While our Chicago Live! team is busy finalizing appearances by the likes of Jonathon Brandmeier, Rick Bayless, Homaru Cantu and J.C. Brooks and the Uptown Sound (Guest details here), I want to tell you about our new home.
| Feb 3, 2012
Lisa Nigro is busy creating the next chapter in her extraordinary life.
The first few chapters? Mom and dad divorce when Nigro is a toddler. She shuttles between their homes, dreams of becoming a veterinarian but studies social work. After laboring in...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 3:15 PM
Ten minutes to showtime.
And there was no showman.
"Where is he?" asked Ben Taylor, bassist of the Chicago soul revue JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound, pacing beside a golf cart ready to whisk him and his band mates to the stage. JC Brooks, their...
| Sep 21, 2012
At age 18 and with the blessing of her family, Sajina Tamang left her home in Nepal to work as a housekeeper in Lebanon. Finding work abroad was her ticket to self-sufficiency, one of the few career paths open to a rural girl in one of the world's most...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 5:42 AM
Someone fatally shot a 17-year-old boy in the head Friday night in the Pill Hill neighborhood on the Far South Side, authorities said, and a 33-year-old man was killed later in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
Six others were...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 1:45 PM
A three-story building caught fire about 7 a.m. this morning in the Uptown neighborhood, critically injuring one resident and slightly injuring a firefighter, officials said.
Each floor of the building on the 1200 block of West Lawrence Avenue caught...
| Feb 20, 2012
5 - 6 a.m. The Satursday Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong
5:05 a.m. Max Armstrong recaps his experience at the New York Farm Show in Syracuse.
6 - 9 a.m. Mr. Fix-It with Lou Manfredini
7:10 a.m. The broom has been around...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 4:28 AM
Day 2 is done at Lollapalooza in Grant Park, and what a day Saturday was: It was sandwiched by much-anticipated sets by Chief Keef and Frank Ocean, and in between came the first evacuation in the festival’s Chicago history. Here’s how it...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 2:11 PM
A church van and a car crashed this afternoon on Lake Shore Drive in the North Side's Uptown neighborhood, injuring a half a dozen people including a child.
The vehicles collided about 2:55 p.m. in the 4500 block of North Lake Shore Drive, according to...