chicagotribune — A 35-year-old man was killed when someone fired into a home after a party in the West Englewood neighborhood late Saturday night, police said.
chicagotribune — A 31-year-old Calumet Park woman has been charged with murder in connection with a police chase early Friday morning that killed an off-duty Chicago police officer, authorities said.
chicagoist — Ridiculous, in this case, can be interpreted as, 'what drink has the most meat and shit in it?' [ more › ]
chicagoist — Former Alderman Robert Shaw announced he is running for mayor. [ more › ]
chicagoist — Chicago's Kenwood Academy made a video of its teachers, students, and even mascots, getting down to the ubiquitous hit 'Happy' by Pharrell Williams. [ more › ]
chicagotribune — A Streamwood High School student was charged as a juvenile after police found a handgun near the campus of the northwest suburban school, police said today in a press release.
chicagoist — A Chicago cop, who hit a female cyclist near the intersection of California and Wabansia Avenues while he was reportedly drunk driving, was acquitted Wednesday of the more serious charges leveled against him. [ more › ]
chicagoist — Julius Peppers, cut by the Bears on Tuesday, opted to take his spice across the cheddar curtain. ESPN reports defensive end Peppers signed a three-year deal worth up to $30 million with the Green Bay Packers Saturday. [ more › ]
chicagotribune — With the primary election a few days away, Republican governor candidates fanned out across Illinois to shake voters' hands and attempt to score some last-minute support.
chicagoist — Chicago's Baconfest usually sells out within days, or even hours. This year, though, there are still some general admission tickets left. Is this a sign that bacon mania is over? Not so fast. But fried chicken is becoming increasingly popular with consumers and restaurateurs alike. [ more › ]
chicagotribune — The springlike weather Friday will revert to something more like January today and Sunday, with temperatures expected to drop into the teens and with some snow on the horizon.
chicagoist — A decade after forming, the Philadelphia indie rock band The War On Drugs, helmed by Adam Granduciel, continues to deliver an intricately textured, hazy take on Americana. We talked to Granduciel about the creative process behind the band's stellar third release, Lost in the Dream, which comes out March 18....
abclocal.go — Thousands of people were in place for one of the city's great traditions, the dyeing of the Chicago River in celebration of the St. Patrick's Day Parade downtown.
chicagoist — We've said in the past that you should start refreshing your browsers now that you know this information. Three Floyds has a better suggestion. [ more › ]
abclocal.go — Former Bucktown resident Jeff Altman bought the footage of Chicago in the 1940s for less than $40 at an estate sale.
abclocal.go — Saturday is the last chance to vote early for next week's primary races and you can vote in person at any of the 51 early voting sites.
abclocal.go — A Chicago police officer who was driving home from work was struck and killed by a van involved in a Calumet Park police chase.
abclocal.go — The Malaysian jetliner missing for more than a week had its communications deliberately disabled and its last signal came about 7 1/2 hours after takeoff, meaning it could have ended up as far as Kazakhstan or into the southern reaches of the Indian Ocean, Malaysia's leader said Saturday.
abclocal.go — After becoming disabled when he was struck by an intoxicated driver 48 years ago, Kevin McGuire's life has been devoted to making the world accessible for people with disabilities.
abclocal.go — Police have arrested two people and are searching for more suspects in a burglary at a south suburban home that was the scene of a murder.
abclocal.go — Speed cameras in some Chicago neighborhoods will start issuing tickets instead of a warning this weekend.
chicagoist — The green beer you'll be drinking today will only give you the feeling you're keeping warm for so long. [ more › ]
chicagotribune — Shootings in the West Rogers Park and Heart of Chicago neighborhoods left a woman and man seriously hurt early this morning, police said.
abclocal.go — The reversible lanes on the Kennedy Expressway are closed until 5:30 Saturday night.