Monthly Archives: June 2014
An American Eagle bank branch in the Logan Square neighborhood was robbed Monday afternoon. At 4:47 p.m., a man entered the branch at 2255 N. Western Ave. and gave a note to the teller asking for money and implying he had a firearm, police and the FBI said. The man left the branch with an
An 18-year-old man has been charged in connection with the fatal armed robbery of a South Side college student last January. William Paschal, 18, of the 7200 block of South Artesian Avenue was charged with one count of first-degree murder and two counts of armed robbery with a firearm, according to a release from Chicago
The official release date for “Life Itself,” the documentary about the life and work of film critic Roger Ebert, is this Friday, Independence Day, a fitting match given Ebert’s knack for championing independent art-house films and exposing them to a mainstream audience.
Even after meeting with American League Home Run Derby captain Jose Bautista over the weekend in Toronto, Jose Abreu isn’t thinking about participating in the competition. He made that very clear Monday. “After the conversation we had, to be honest with you that’s not what I’m thinking about right now,” Abreu said through a translator.
A man was shot in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side Monday evening. The 18-year-old was in the 5300 block of West Chicago Avenue about 5:52 p.m. when he was shot in the right ankle, police said. He was taken to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, where he was listed in “stable”
After its premieres on both coasts last week, “Life Itself” headed to Chicago Monday night. The documentary about the Chicago Sun-Times’ prolific film critic Roger Ebert opens Friday in 22 cities, including showings at the Landmark Century Theatre. It also will be available on video on demand. — RELATED: ‘Life Itself’: Roger Ebert remembered by
The Better Government Association is suing Cook County after it allegedly claimed that logs detailing potentially illegal county employment inquiries were exempt under the Freedom of Information Act. In the suit filed Monday in Cook County Circuit Court, the BGA alleges that the county refused to produce “non-exempt logs” that could detail potentially illegal employment
Former White Sox pitcher Hector Santiago, now with the Los Angeles Angels, is back in town for a three-game series. It is unknown if Santiago will get to start in this series, but he said that it’s weird to be back in Chicago. “It was weird walking in here,” Santiago said. “Usually, you go to