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Tribune reporterA suspected Auschwitz concentration camp guard and former Chicago resident was arrested Monday in Germany, according to a Nazi-hunting group. Prosecutors in Stuttgart did not name the 93-year-old man, but said he was arrested on "strong suspicion" of...
Tags: Germany, Migration, War Crimes, John Demjanjuk, Munich (Germany)
The 15 employees of the Southwest Organizing Project, a nonprofit community group on Chicago's Southwest Side, are housed in a small, shared office space when they aren't out in the community. They are out a lot in the neighborhoods, ones particularly...
Tribune reporterNearly seven decades after he flew combat missions over Europe during World War II, Robert C. Buckley stood in his dress blue Air Force uniform on Wacker Drive Saturday morning, soaking up the respect and gratitude offered by hundreds of people who...
Chicago Police are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a woman Friday night in the Ashburn area. The woman, age 52, was walking in the 7900 block of South Western Avenue, on the border between the Wrightwood and Beverly View neighborhoods, when...
Tags: Abusive Behavior, Sex Crimes
Tribune reporterOne man died and eight others were wounded in separate shooting attacks across the city Friday night and Saturday morning, police said. A 26-year-old man was shot on the 1300 block of West Washburne Avenue in the University Village / Little Italy...
Tribune reporterA 15-year-old boy was wounded Wednesday night in a shooting on the Southwest Side, Chicago police said this morning. A gunman opened fire on the teen in the 3300 block of West 83rd Street in the Ashburn neighborhood just before 9 p.m. Wednesday, police...
Tags: Roseland, Hospitals and Clinics, Health, Shootings
Jack A. Lawrence, whose career as a cryptographer spanned nearly four decades, died Dec. 19 of pulmonary fibrosis at Riderwood Village, a Silver Spring retirement community. The longtime Columbia resident was 85. He was born and raised in Chicago, where...
Tribune reporterA Chicago high school student was ordered held Monday on $250,000 bail in a Christmas Day shooting in the Ashburn neighborhood. Avante Temple is accused of opening fire on another teen on the city’s Southwest Side about 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Temple,...
Tags: Health, Central Park, Trials, Prosecution, Christmas
Change of SubjectThe prompt for this year's "Songs of Good Cheer" reader contest was simple: "Write a short essay about a memorable moment involving a holiday song." My co-host for the "Songs..." concerts, Mary Schmich, writes about the results in her Wednesday......
The U.S. Postal Service plans to hold eight community meetings to solicit public opinion about the proposed closure of 14 Chicago-area post offices, the agency said. The first meeting is scheduled for tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Pui Tak Center,...
Two 18-year-old men were wounded in a shooting in the Ashburn neighborhood on the Southwest Side this afternoon, authorities said. The two were on the street in the 7800 block of South Homan Avenue about 2 p.m. when they were shot, said Chicago Police...
An 18-year-old man died this morning after he and another man were shot on the street in the Ashburn neighborhood on the city's Southwest Side Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. Dante Smallwood, of the 3400 block of West 76th Place, was declared dead...
Tags: Oak Lawn, Social Issues, Assault, Chicago, Hospitals and Clinics
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