A man was killed and at least five other people were wounded--three of them critically--in shootings across Chicago on Tuesday. Tyrone Johnson, 30, was shot in the 3300 block of West Congress about 1:40 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner's office.
My FOX Chicago, Wed, Dec 17 2014 @ 06:48 AM
All the burglars use the same audacious tactics: A vehicle crashes through a storefront in the wee hours and up to six people in dark clothing and ski masks pour out, grabbing whatever they can with the speed of a NASCAR pit crew. Since September, at least a dozen "crash-and-grab" burglaries have been reported at retail businesses in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.
Carlsbad Current-Argus, Mon, Dec 15 2014 @ 06:08 PM
Vincent Baran and Alicen Keaskowski grew up in the Lake County area and consider the Winter Wonderland Holiday Light Show in Vernon Hills a tradition for both their families. The memory of those formative years has taken on another dimension as Baran decided the annual drive-through light show would be the perfect place for a big surprise.
Daily Herald, Wed, Dec 17 2014 @ 02:33 PM
In response to the CIA torture report, President Obama stated that torture was "contrary to who we are." But Obama didn't comment on how odd it is for a Chicago politician like him to claim that torture is somehow separate from the American experience.
The Atlantic, Wed, Dec 17 2014 @ 11:59 AM
The skyscraper would stand at about 1,148-feet, with plans to include a 89-story riverfront residential and hotel tower on Wacker Drive east of Columbus drive. According to designs from the developer, the profile of the skyscraper will be architecturally unique, interlocking 3 high rises that will zig zag around each other.
WGN-TV Chicago, Wed, Dec 17 2014 @ 09:44 AM
Through 2/8: Tue-Fri 7:30 PM, Sat 3 and 7:30 PM, Sun 3 PM Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 N. Halsted 312-335-1650 steppenwolf.org $20-$86 In the contemporary New Orleans of Lisa D'Amour's new drama Airline Highway , given an alternately stagnant and rousing Steppenwolf world premiere, only two types of people exist: the authentics and the inauthentics. Here, as in so many American plays over the past several decades, the authentics are the downtrodden, the unconventional, the penniless, the permanently marginalized.
Chicago Reader, Wed, Dec 17 2014 @ 05:05 AM
The Del Bergeson Orchestra and vocalist Sandi Haynes will provide the music for a "Snowflake Ballroom Dance" from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18 , at the Timbers of Shorewood retirement community, 1100 N. River Road, Shorewood. The public is warmly welcome to the free event.
Patch.com, Tue, Dec 16 2014 @ 10:31 PM
Police say 26-year-old Cris Beltran Monroy is missing from the area near Midway Airport and the area near 3700 block of W Fullerton. Her family said she was staying in both places and frequented both areas.
WGN-TV Chicago, Tue, Dec 16 2014 @ 08:38 PM