| 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...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:11 PM
Chicago has been involved in filmmaking since the technology's very beginnings in the early 1900s, when some of the world's first movie studios operated here. From those early days, when neighborhood kids would sneak onto the Selig Polyscope Co. lot at...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Part of an occasional series Commenter ID: AReader Real name: Andrew Gender: Male Age: 36 Occupation: IP attorney, assuming I pass the Bar this summer. Former writer and sociology Ph.D. student. Family info: Never married (yet), but very much in......
| Feb 5, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Here is an archive, in reverse chronological order, of the Tribune's coverage of the Daniel Taylor case: News story: Criminal justice: Jail alibi doesn't outweigh confession -- Records show Daniel Taylor in jail when double murder occurred, but...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 8:00 AM
While she completed her residency in emergency medicine, Sarah Ahmed lived in a spacious two-bedroom, two-bath town home in Quincy, Ill. When she accepted her first job as a physician, in Aurora, she moved to a smaller Woodridge rental.
Then she had...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 9:01 AM
As you begin to read this story about Fred Burkhart, Fred Burkhart may be dead.
That's a shock, I know, but it is what it is. In August, Burkhart was told that the prostate cancer he has been living with and fighting for more than three years had...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 3:35 PM
Ike Barinholtz finds no downtime working as a writer for and costar of Fox's "The Mindy Project," but the Chicago native wouldn't trade the job for anything.
"It's long hours and I don't look good anymore and my blood pressure is higher and my weight...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Half-submerged Buddha head sculptures started popping up in five Chicago neighborhoods in the fall, and in 2013, the next phrase of the public art installation is set to turn even more communities on its head.
Ten Thousand Ripples—a...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:43 PM
Howard Brown is searching for a new CEO after former chief Jamal Edwards announced earlier this year he would leave the LGBT health center.
In a statement to the media Tuesday, Howard Brown said a search firm, Kittleman, was hired to look for a new CEO,...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:37 PM
Errant followers of this blog may recall that this summer I went with a couple of friends to Iceland where we gallivanted around, interviewed the mayor of Reykjavik, and stayed in the band Of Monsters and Men’s old apartment.
My friend Trin went...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 9:55 PM
Officials are investigating the shooting of a miniature bull terrier in the Uptown neighborhood by a Chicago police officer who said the dog was unleashed and running toward him.
The officer shot the dog, named Colonel, around 3 p.m. Saturday while...