A house recently put up for sale in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood looks like any other red, brick-built structure you’ll see across the city, but this 2-flat is special — it belonged to Al Capone.
A north suburban resort once frequented by Al Capone has not yet found a buyer, after nearly four years of efforts to sell the 130-year-old building, and that has preservationists concerned about the historic hotel’s fate.
In history books and televised documentaries, we see Abraham Lincoln as a blurred, distant figure in black and white.
A suburban resort once frequented by Al Capone is up for sale on eBay.
With all that’s happening in Chicago, like the NATO summit and Mayor Rahm Emanuel running the city, it’s hard sometimes to keep up on the suburbs; like Cicero, and news there about money under the table, and clout beyond belief.
A local author says you can blame gangster Al Capone for a lot of things, but not for the infamous Valentine’s Day Massacre in 1929.
Valentine’s Day might be all about heart-shaped boxes and red roses to some, but in Chicago, it’s not complete until a Tommy gun is fired.
A Democratic congressman is comparing the NCAA to the Mafia over how it controls the lives of student athletes.
Filmmaker Ken Burns was in Chicago Tuesday night, previewing his latest documentary in front of a crowd at the Chicago History Museum.
A handgun once owned by gangster Al Capone has sold for almost $110,000 at an auction in London.
An infamous gun belonging to Al Capone goes on the auction block this week at Christie’s in London.
Most of Al Capone’s old haunts have vanished. Chicago’s elected leaders have taken care to wash away most of the evidence connecting the city to the man known as Scarface, history’s most notorious gangster. But if you know where to look, you can still catch a glimpse of Capone and the members of his outfit.
This is the 82nd the anniversary of the infamous St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, still one of the city’s most sensational and infamous crimes.