| Apr 21, 2013
| 7:42 PM
Three people were shot overnight and another four wounded Saturday afternoon, according to police.
The most recent shooting happened across the street from Wrigley Field about 3:20 a.m. Sunday. A man, age 25, was shot in the upper back outside the 7-...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Authorities are questioning a parolee in connection with a shooting in the Wrigleyville neighborhood over the weekend, police said.
No charges have been filed as of Monday afternoon, police said, but authorities are questioning a 26-year-old man who...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 12:03 PM
A parolee shot another man in the back across the street from Wrigley Field when the man tried to interfere with a robbery, authorities say.
Marcus E. Harris, 26, of the 1400 block of South Canal Street, is charged with aggravated battery, obstructing...
| Jun 21, 2013
My friends, you have before you the ancient scrolls that contain the Kassopedia, Vol. V, a compendium of the world's knowledge.
But first, remember what Sherlock Holmes once said.
The famous fictional detective noted that the human brain is like an...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Add DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin to the list of suburban politicians angling to lure the Chicago Cubs to his turf if there’s an unlikely collapse of the city-sanctioned framework plan to renovate Wrigley Field.
Citing what he...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Starting Sunday, people parking cars in Chicago’s metered spaces will have to mind the signs lest they pay when they don’t have to or get a ticket for not feeding the meters long enough.
Drivers won't need to feed meters at all on Sunday in...
| Apr 26, 2013
The no-diapers movement is reportedly gathering great force in New York, where a cadre of hipster moms in SoHo and Brooklyn are trying to save the environment and let their little ones go free.
I call it the "Go Mowgli" movement, after the little boy...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 7:32 AM
Ever since the Velvet Lounge closed in 2010 and HotHouse in 2007, Chicago has sorely lacked a major venue that could serve as a nexus for experimental jazz.
Many other important rooms– such as Elastic, the Hideout and the Hungry Brain – have...
| Apr 12, 2013
Chicago Tribune readers read recently about Jackie Kennedy-Harris, a former crack-addict and prostitute who turned her life around. It was a classic story of redemption. A narrative about a woman whose life was nearly destroyed by addiction, who...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 11:07 AM
It's the kind of story you might see on a "Real Housewives" reality show.
Rich Guy isn't satisfied with his wife anymore. She's aging naturally and the wrinkles are setting in. Sure, she's popular and most people love her just the way she is, warts...
| Apr 15, 2013
And then, suddenly, there was a Wrigley Field deal. To readers wondering how this would affect their visits (or life) in Wrigleyville, the parameters of the deal were a draw in Monday's Chicago Tribune.
So were the statements Monday of the deal's...