Chicago Crime Stoppers along with the friends and family of a 25-year-old woman who was fatally wounded on Feb. 5 are asking for any information leading to the conviction of the shooter.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the intellectual cornerstone of the court's modern conservative wing, whose elegant and acidic opinions inspired a movement of legal thinkers and ignited liberal critics, died Feb.
A 58-year-old Chicago man died Saturday morning in a skydiving accident in Puerto Rico that occurred when he apparently had problems controlling his parachute after it opened, authorities said. Police say that Gaby Ferraca died Saturday morning at the 14th annual skydiving festival at the island's...
Growing up in the 1950s, William Bell had to enter Birmingham's segregated Lyric Theatre though a side entrance, marked "COLORED," that was walled-off from the elegant lobby. He climbed a dimly lit stairwell to watch movies from the steep balcony where black patrons had to sit for generations.
A year after Taliban militants tried to kill her, Malala Yousafzai met President Barack Obama, the first lady and their daughter Malia at the White House. The young Pakistani education activist was 15 when gunmen boarded her school bus, asked which girl was Malala, and opened fire.
As the city of Flint, Michigan, prepared to begin drawing its drinking water from the Flint River, an official with the municipal water plant said his superiors were prodding him to move too quickly, an email released by the governor's office Friday shows.
The same day four final holdouts ended the armed occupation of a remote wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon, a new occupation was just getting underway. According to two decades' worth of federal data, Feb.
Seven men have been wounded in separate shootings since Friday evening on the city's South, Southwest and West sides, police said. Most recently, a 24-year-old man was wounded around 2:10 a.m.
The homicide files sat untouched for years in the dingy basement at a South Side police station, thousands of aging manila folders locked away in cabinets cataloging seven decades of long-forgotten killings.
Authorities say a 17-year-old had his arm torn off after a man he was allegedly trying to steal sneakers from hit him with a sport utility vehicle, pinning him against a fence in Brooklyn.
A Republican presidential field that shrank this week to six candidates will debate on Saturday night in South Carolina, with front-runner Donald Trump under a torrent of attacks from his rivals.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the fiery conservative who used a sharp intellect, barbed wit and a zeal for verbal combat to fight against the tide of modern liberalism, has died.
A deadly pileup involving dozens of vehicles on a Pennsylvania interstate sent more than 40 people to hospitals and more than 70 others to an emergency shelter set up to keep them out of the cold, authorities said Saturday.
An important deadline for Illinois voters is a few days away. Online voter registration for the 2016 general primary will close Tuesday at 11:59 p.m. The Illinois primary election is March 15.
Scores of Cubans crossed the border bridge here from Mexico on a recent week day, pregnant women in fluorescent rhinestone-studded T-shirts, men in tight jeans towing suitcases – all in search of Alejandro Ruiz.
O.J. Simpson is too small. I knew O.J. Simpson, and Cuba Gooding is no O.J. Simpson. And isn't that the guy who used to mope after Jennifer Aniston on TV?
"Rehab Addict." "Property Brothers." "Fixer Upper." HGTV's cup runneth over with home renovation shows, but can home improvement really be as glamorous as it appears on the small screen? Allyson Case, CEO and founder of Chicago-based contracting company Integro Rehab, found out when HGTV chose...
A woman was seriously hurt during a car crash early Saturday morning on Lake Shore Dive on the South Side. About 12:22 a.m., four cars crashed in the southbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive near 47th Street, said Officer Ron Gaines, a Chicago police spokesman.
Matt Forte stopped talking to me almost four years ago. He had his reasons and I always respected them. In May 2012, with Forte in the midst of a contract dispute, the Tribune reported one reason the Bears were hedging on an extension.
Saturday starts with dangerous wind chills — 15 to 25 degrees. The center of Arctic-source high pressure approaches northeastern Illinois during the early morning hours, producing bitterly cold weather and single-digit, near-zero temperatures and gusty northwest winds 12 to 22 mph.
Ceronda Burton repeatedly tried to slip her 5-month-old son’s right foot into a brand-new red and yellow snow boot Saturday at an Uptown neighborhood homeless shelter. Once the boot was snug, baby Charles looked up at his mother, gave her a sloppy wet smile, and kicked the boot off again.She laughed....
Surrounded by a crush of reporters, alternating between introspection and playfulness, Kobe Bryant revealed plans for his first day of retirement. "I'll probably wake up and have some coffee and go back to sleep," Bryant said.
Pope Francis issued a tough-love message to Mexico's political and church elites Saturday, telling them they have a duty to provide their people with security, justice and courageous pastoral care to confront the drug-inspired violence and corruption that are tormenting the country.
Russia's prime minister accused the West on Saturday of rekindling the Cold War, telling a meeting of top defense officials, diplomats and national leaders that sanctions imposed after the annexation of Crimea and new moves by the NATO alliance "only aggravate" tensions.
I don't often post letters in this column. That's done mostly on Facebook, where we go back and forth with every column I write. But today I'm doing something different.
Police said they were called to the residence of "affluenza teen" Ethan Couch's father on Friday to investigate claims that Fred Couch attacked his girlfriend, but she wouldn't cooperate and no charges were filed.
Dine to Bollywood films Pub Royale celebrates Valentine's Day weekend with what they're calling Bollywood and Chill? - during dinner service, watch Bollywood films and enjoy mini naan doughnuts on the house.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is trying to resurrect Chicago's long-elusive plan for an express train from downtown to O'Hare International Airport by hiring an engineering firm to look at possible routes and costs.
The 2016 campaign has bewildered and captivated George W. Bush. At home in Dallas, the 43rd president rises before dawn and reads political news online. He fires off emails to his old advisers to check on the latest campaign-trail gossip.
Prosecutors face a tough road in their case against a former priest accused this week in the killing of a young Texas teacher and beauty queen nearly 56 years ago, according to legal experts.