| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:46 AM
A 24-year-old man was killed in the Roseland neighborhood and at least four other people have been shot since Sunday morning on the South and Northwest sides, authorities said.
The fatal shooting happened about 6:30 p.m. Sunday in the 11100 block of...
| Nov 17, 2013
After giving birth by cesarean section — a major abdominal surgery — Kristine Coogan felt like she wasn't the ideal person to care for her infant that first night.
But to her surprise, Coogan said, the nurses declined to take her newborn...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Celebrated chef Charlie Trotter died of a stroke earlier this month, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.
Test results after an autopsy determined that Trotter "died of a cerebrovascular accident (a stroke) as a consequence of...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:50 PM
A report on last year's Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., released Monday said that gunman Adam Lanza had "significant mental health issues," an "obsession with mass murderers" and acted alone when he opened fire in the...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 7:17 AM
A 34-year-old man was fatally shot near a bus shelter on the Far South Side in one of four shootings in Chicago early this morning, police said.
Jeffery Whiters, of the 1200 block of West 74th Place, was shot in the right thigh and the left side of...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 6:26 AM
An 18-year-old man was killed in the South Chicago neighborhood Saturday night during an eight-hour stretch in which at least eight people were shot on the South Side, authorities said.
Police said the fatal shooting happened about 11:05 p.m., in a...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 9:11 AM
A 22-year-old parolee is being questioned in connection with the slaying earlier this month of a boxer remembered as a "charismatic guy" on the city's South Side, police said.
The suspect, of the South Side, is still being interviewed late this...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:22 PM
Before there was “Top Chef,” “MasterChef” or “Iron Chef,” before chefs were multimedia celebrities who could monetize their volcanic personalities, before “farm-to-table” and “American cuisine”...
| Nov 18, 2013
Nancy Hough Brennan helped make Chicago a better place through her work with many of the city's charitable and cultural organizations, including what is now United Way of Metropolitan Chicago and the Art Institute of Chicago, where she was a longtime...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 7:10 AM
At least 15 people were shot across the city during a roughly seven-hour stretch starting Saturday night, including 11 shot within three hours early Sunday morning, according to police.
Three of the injured were shot about 1:15 a.m. as they walked...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Follow up on yesterday's item concerning the Chicago restaurateur who tracked down and kicked the snot out of a suspected iPhone thief: Again from the Sun-Times: Chan, 47, first found something swollen on his neck in early 2012, but he......