| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:08 PM
An effort to crackdown on drunken driving continues this weekend in Chicago, where police will be focusing on the Albany Park neighborhood.
Officers will be be stationed at and around the corner of Irving Park Road and Springfield Avenue from 7 p.m....
| Jul 4, 2014
| 9:44 AM
A concrete patio in the West Town neighborhood collapsed overnight, spilling furniture and an air conditioner down a 10-foot hole, authorities said.
No one was on the patio when it collapsed into the basement below around 1 a.m. in the 1400 block of West...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 7:20 PM
A Chicago man was accused of threatening two security guards with a gun outside the Funky Buddha Lounge early Sunday morning, county prosecutors said.
Robert Rhames, 41, of South Shore, got into a verbal altercation with two men working as security...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:41 AM
The loud slurping noises were coming from a room toward the back of the coffeehouse as Miro Lomeli lifted cup after cup of brown liquid to his lips.
"I'm aerating the coffee as it goes in," he explained, taking another slurp from one of five cups...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 3:41 AM
A construction worker fell to his death this morning while working on the roof of a building in the city's West Town neighborhood, authorities said.
The man was part of a roofing company working on a building in the 400 block of North Morgan Street when...
| Jun 22, 2014
Gentrification is good for almost any business. But for funeral homes, it can be a death knell.
Consider Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood, where the Herdegen-Brieske Funeral Home is closing Sept. 15, partly because older people have moved away.
| Jun 12, 2014
| 8:08 AM
Calling all cooks – and I mean all cooks: ABC’s “The Taste” is inviting restaurateurs, executive chefs, sous chefs, line cooks, culinary students or home cooks to audition for the Anthony Bourdain-hosted reality show.
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Hope you like beer, breakfast and bike mechanics, Chicago.
This year's Chicago Bike Week, which runs Friday, June 13, through Friday, June 20, will sport free food, drinks and tune-ups all over the city.
Chicago Bike Week celebrates the city's cycling...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Chicago police are asking for the public's help in finding a missing man who may be in need of medical attention and was last seen in the West Town neighborhood.
Mark Pristop, 52, was last seen Monday in the area of 2200 W. Huron Street, according to an...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Humboldt Park has logged two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
On Wednesday, a man was fatally shot in the 3300 block of West Division Street, police said. Four days earlier, a 42-year-old man was shot to...
| May 14, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Two Chicago community areas -- Calumet Heights and Morgan Park -- logged their first homicide of 2014 last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found.
In Calumet Heights, a 22-year-old man was shot to death Friday in the 9300 block of...