Chicago Pride History Makers: Art Johnston And Pepe Peña, Founders Of Sidetrack Bar And Advocates For JusticeArt Johnston and José “Pepe” Peña were just two guys who met at a bar and fell in love. The problem was that society had a problem with them. They were gay, and it was shortly before gay men started dying of a strange disease.
MISSING: James Ford, 87, Last Seen In Back Of The YardsPolice were asking for help from the public Sunday night in finding an 87-year-old man who has not been seen since Saturday in Back of the Yards.
Some Say Proposed University Village Cul-De-Sac At 14th And Union Will Discourage Unsafe Driving, Others Say It Will Make Traffic WorseSpeed bumps and cul-de-sacs usually add up to one thing in Chicago – controversy. A case in point right now is a proposed cul-de-sac in University Village.
SWAT Team Dispatched After Man Barricades Himself In Home On Halsted Street In Lincoln ParkA SWAT team was sent out in Lincoln Park Sunday night after a man barricaded himself into a residence.
Local Expressway Shootings At Crisis Level With 59 So Far This Year; Man Suffered Life-Threatening Injuries In I-57 Shooting On ThursdayA man was left with life-threatening injuries Thursday after being shot on Interstate 57. So far this year, there have already been 59 shootings on Chicago area expressways.
Chicago Police Sergeant Shot, Wounded Outside Gresham District Police StationThere were questions late Sunday after a Chicago Police sergeant was shot and wounded in broad daylight outside the Gresham District police station.
68-Year-Old Man Dies After Being Struck In Head By Bullet While In Car In BridgeportA 68-year-old man was shot in the head wounded while driving in his car in Bridgeport Tuesday evening, and he later died.
Shot Fired Through Church Window During Fight In Line For Funeral In EnglewoodA shot was fired Wednesday when a fight broke out as people lined up for a funeral service outside a church in Englewood.
Police Warn Of Spree Of Carjackings, Armed Robberies, Shootings Around CityPolice late Wednesday issued a community alert about a spree of carjackings and armed robberies that have been happening around the city in recent days – including one that occurred right downtown early Wednesday morning.
Boy, 14, Charged In Carjacking And Robbery In EnglewoodA 14-year-old boy was arrested Thursday and charged in connection with a robbery and a carjacking in Englewood.
20-Year-Old Man Dead, 81-Year-Old Woman Wounded In Brainerd Amid Shooting Spree From South Side To EvanstonA 20-year-old man is dead and an 81-year-old woman was wounded in a shooting in a Brainerd neighborhood business on Saturday.