A teenage boy was shot Monday night in the South Shore neighborhood. The 17-year-old said he was in the 7400 block of South Colfax Avenue about 11:50 p.m. Monday when he passed someone who began shooting at him, according to police. The boy took himself to Provident Hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg
Entering play Sunday, the White Sox are 9.5 games out of first place behind the Cleveland Indians, the Detroit Tigers, and the first place Kansas City Royals. Since baseball is one of the most unpredictable sports, you never know when a team will maintain a hot streak while their rivals are in a slump. Unfortunately,
When Pierce Jones belted three home runs and a triple for Jackie Robinson West in their opening-game victory of the Little League World Series on Thursday, he turned in one of the greatest performances in the 67-year history of the event. Time will tell if the Chicago all-star goes on to bigger things, but the
Practice makes perfect, and viewers were not disappointed along Chicago’s lakefront as they get a sneak peek of this weekend’s 55th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show with a finale by the Blue Angels. | Photos by Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times The Blue Angels draw the attention of North Avenue Beach viewers. Janet Nehera of Vancover
Earlier this week, during a rousing encore for American Blues Theatre’s heartbreaking, funny, musically splendid revival of its earlier hit, “Hank Williams: Lost Highway,” actor Matthew Brumlow, who is reprising his remarkable portrayal of the country music star, stood at the microphone and said simply: “This song is for another Williams we lost.” He was,
Talk about your vicious circles. A man with a drug habit, police say, traded more than 40 guns for crack cocaine. Then the man who traded for the guns, police say, sold them to a drug dealer, a fellow member of a street gang. Completing the circle, the drug dealer no doubt paid for the
A man has been sentenced to five consecutive life sentences plus an additional 20 years in prison in connection with the execution-style murders of five people during a robbery on the South Side six years ago. Torolan Williams, 28, was convicted of five counts of first-degree murder and armed robbery and sentenced Friday to the
After thousands of fans petitioned the developers of the online role-playing video game “World of Warcraft” to memorialize Williams, the game’s lead designer said Thursday that Blizzard Entertainment planned to create a character inspired by the late actor.
A teenage boy was shot Wednesday night in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side. The 15-year-old was in the 11800 block of South Princeton about 7:45 p.m. when a vehicle drove by and someone inside fired shots, police News Affairs Officer Bari Lemmon said.The boy was shot in the arm and abdomen.
(PARK RIDGE) A 90-year-old woman was fatally struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning while crossing a street in northwest suburban Park Ridge. The accident happened at 10:16 a.m., according to Park Ridge police, who responded to a 911 call for a pedestrian struck near Devon and Fairview. Katherine Larson, of the 900 block of South