“Everyone else is focusing on whiskeys, vodkas, gins; and so we’re really sticking with our roots with what we know how to make best,” said Jenny Solberg, owner of Rhine Hall Distillery.
Reginald Green, 29, was charged with two counts of misdemeanor DUI and one count of failure to reduce speed.
About 1:30 a.m., a car was heading east in the 1500 block of West Chicago Avenue “at a high rate of speed,” when it rear-ended another car, and caused a domino-effect crash, damaging two more cars.
While conducting the traffic stop, the officer became involved in a physical altercation with a male about 3 a.m. in the 900 block of North Willard Court.
Emmanuel Dominguez, 30, of Chicago, who had been reported missing by his family, was discovered Nov. 4 in the trunk of a car that had been abandoned and set on fire before someone left his body there, police said.
A man was shot multiple times while driving in the West Town neighborhood early Saturday.
Chocolate production is under way again at the Blommer Chocolate Company on Wednesday morning after a fire broke out at the West Town factory early Tuesday.
Keith Carnes, 61, was charged with violation of the sex offender registration act.
A man was seriously injured when he was struck with a two-by-four and robbed Sunday afternoon in the West Town neighborhood on the North Side.
Police were warning women in a trendy North Side neighborhood to take extra precautions, after a woman was brutally attacked while waiting for a bus.
A man dubbed the “Mummy Bandit” by the FBI, because his head and face are covered, robbed a West Town bank Tuesday, marking at least four such crime committed while carrying various items such as stuffed toys and a bucket.
The crash occurred about 3:30 a.m. in the 400 block of North Union Avenue.
Three people have been killed and five others wounded in Chicago gun violence since Friday afternoon, authorities said. Many of the shooting victims, including two of the people killed, are teenagers.
A man died Saturday after being shot in the West Town neighborhood on the North Side.
A West Town neighborhood man became the city’s first homicide victim of the New Year, which so far has seen at least ten other people wounded in separate shootings, authorities said.
A 25-year-old man died after he accidentally shot himself in the face in his West Town home late Friday.
It has been a terrifying and deadly weekend in Chicago, with at least seven people dead and at least 24 more wounded in shootings since Friday afternoon.
Witnesses in the West Town neighborhood helped detain a parolee who smashed the window of a parked car to steal a woman’s purse Thursday afternoon, while she and her young daughter sat in the vehicle.
Police have released a surveillance photo showing the gunman who shot and killed an employee at a West Town Subway restaurant.
A man from the Far South Side has been charged with DUI and other traffic offenses following a crash in the West Town neighborhood that sent four people — two of them in serious to critical condition — to hospitals early Saturday.