Man Struck, Killed By Red Line Train In ChinatownA southbound train hit a person at the Cermak-Chinatown station about 2:30 a.m., a CTA spokesman said.
City Building $8.5 Million Boathouse In BridgeportThe boathouse, designed by award-winning Chicago architect Jeanne Gang, is the fourth boathouse along the Chicago River, in addition to facilities in Chinatown, Roscoe Village, and Ravenswood.
Eyeglass Program For Chicago School Kids Hits Major MilestoneMayor Rahm Emanuel pledged $5 million for 100,000 eye exams for CPS students. Part of the money comes from raising the city cigarette tax.
Feds Raid Celebrity Chef Tony Hu's Restaurants In Tax Fraud ProbeFirst, federal agents dined at several of celebrity chef Tony Hu’s Chinatown restaurants. Then they returned in October with a warrant — hoping to feast on evidence of tax fraud, according to court records.
Forest Park Man Charged With Chinatown RapeLatayuss Curry, 21, was charged with single counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault with a weapon, home invasion and kidnapping by force or threat of force, police announced Tuesday night.
Two Hurt In Chinatown CrashTwo people were hurt in a crash early Sunday in the Chinatown neighborhood on the South Side.
FBI Raids Restaurants In ChinatownFederal agents raided several locations in Chinatown on Friday, the FBI confirmed.
South Side Hardware Store Closing After Nearly 130 YearsA mom-and-pop hardware store that's been around since the 1880s will soon be closing for good.
Field Museum Examining Shark Fin Seized From Chinatown RestaurantThe Field Museum is now examining a 40-pound shark fin that was seized from a Chinatown restaurant last year - as scientists try to determine what species of shark was in the possession - illegally - of restaurant owners.
Reward Increased To Find Imperial Lions Vandaln the early morning hours of March 2, a man trudged through the snow in front of the Chinese American Museum in Chinatown and used a hammer to bust out the teeth of the hand carved lions perched outside the museum on 23rd street.
Former Daley Aide Pleads Guilty To Embezzling From CharityGene Lee — a 65-year-old Chinatown community leader who for years was an aide to former Mayor Richard M. Daley — admitted in court Tuesday that he cashed more than 150 large charity checks at a Chinatown restaurant then kept part of the money for himself.
Vandal Knocks Out Teeth Of Lion Statues At Chinatown MuseumOfficials at the Chinese-American Museum of Chicago were outraged this week when they discovered a vandal had defaced the two lion statues that grace the museum entrance in Chinatown.