| May 4, 2011
| 5:49 PM
Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday announced his cultural affairs team and said he plans to have Mayor Richard Daley's daughter help revive a long-dormant advisory panel.
Nora Daley Conroy will chair the Chicago Cultural Affairs Advisory Committee....
| May 10, 2011
| 2:34 PM
Three Chicago and two north suburban teachers were surprised today with Golden Apple awards, one of the Chicago region’s top teaching honors.
This year’s winners, all of whom teach fourth through eighth grade, were selected from a pool of...
| Jan 8, 2011
| 5:00 PM
A 24-year-old Chicago man is charged with shooting a woman in the arm during an alleged spree of seven armed robberies at cell phone stores across the southern portion of the city.
Terrell Washington, a restaurant worker from the 7100 block of South...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 7:33 PM
A 44-year-old woman was shot and wounded in both legs tonight as she stood near a bus stop in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side, Chicago police said.
The woman was struck by gunfire at about 8:23 p.m. in the 6100 block of South Cottage Grove...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 9:57 PM
Chicago's central core grew increasingly vibrant during the past decade, as young professionals filled new condominiums in the Loop and surrounding neighborhoods, taking advantage of trendy restaurants and nightspots.
But vast swaths of the city didn't...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 11:07 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today he's not focusing on the size of Ald. Edward Burke's bodyguard detail, which he suggested during the mayoral campaign would need to be cut in the spirit of shared sacrifice.
Emanuel said he's concentrating on getting large...
| Mar 12, 2011
| 7:24 PM
A 14-year-old boy has been hospitalized after sustaining a gunshot wound to his left foot, Chicago police said tonight.
The boy was a passenger in a car when he heard gunshots but did not realize he had been shot until he was dropped off at the...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 9:06 AM
One of the biggest criticisms of the local food movement is that its produce costs too much, putting it out of reach to those who may need it most.
With more Americans relying on food stamps (called LINK in Illinois) today than at any other time in our...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 4:18 PM
A blind man was robbed of his wallet this afternoon in the South Side’s Woodlawn neighborhood but passersby came to his rescue, authorities said, grabbing hold of the culprit until Chicago police arrived.
The suspect approached the 61-year-old...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 7:52 PM
A man was seriously injured in a shooting in the West Woodlawn neighborhood this evening, authorties said.
The man, believed to be about 18, was shot in the back in the 6100 block of South Eberhart Avenue about 8:07 p.m., said Chicago Police News Affairs...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 12:33 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is targeting nine hard-hit neighborhoods in Chicago's latest effort to stem the tide of home foreclosures and, as with many recent announcements, the mayor is counting on private investment to make his plans work.