Chinatown news

1 dead, 1 seriously injured in crash on Dan Ryan Expressway

A 26-year-old man died in a single-car crash on outbound Interstate 94 near 47th Street about 11:05 p.m., according to Illinois State Police. more

over 3 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

81-month sentence to leader of Chinatown fake-ID scheme

A federal judge imposed a nearly seven-year sentence Wednesday on the main player in a fake-ID ring based in Chinatown. more

over 3 years ago | Sun-Times | Permalink

William Stead, Chicago's man on the Titanic

When big news happens, Chicago is no different from any other small town: it wants to hear about its own. When the movie Titanic came out in 1997, Chicago’s skin in the game was Billy Zane , playing young Caledon "Cal" Hockley ,... more

over 3 years ago | Chicago Reader | Permalink

Extra Extra: Freeze Warning Issued For Chicago Area

We hope you didn't put your winter coat in storage yet. A freeze warning has been issued, meaning it's highly likely we will see sub-freezing temperatures that will kill crops and sensitive vegetation. ... more

over 3 years ago | Chicagoist | Permalink

Zoom in: Little Village

A look at the site of a once-great soccer stadium by Kelsey Gee Chicago is a city of immigrants. You can see it in the Senegalese restaurants along 79th Street, the characters marking the Chinatown Citibank, the suburban transplants in Wrigleyville.… [ Read more ... more

over 3 years ago | Chicago Reader | Permalink

City To Challenge Award To Family Of Trucker Who Slammed Into ‘L’ Escalator

City of Chicago attorneys say they plan to challenge a jury’s decision in connection with a deadly accident four years ago. more

over 3 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

Truck Driver's Family Awarded $1M

A federal jury has awarded more than $1 million to the family of a truck driver who crashed his semi-trailer into a CTA station, killing two people. more

over 3 years ago | Fox Chicago | Permalink

Slow zone repair work coming soon for north and south ends of CTA's Red Line

On the Dan Ryan branch of the CTA Red Line, 30 percent of the track requires slow zones for safe operations, according to the March slow zone map . There are more than 101,000 linear track feet of slows zones on the Dan Ryan branch, accounting for 22 percent... more

over 3 years ago | Chicago Now | Permalink

Blu-ray Review: Fantastic Release for Timeless Classic ‘Chinatown’

CHICAGO – There are a few movies that I absolutely adore — the ones that come to mind when people ask me what I think are the best films ever made. More often than not, they are the films that first shaped the way I look at cinema when... more

over 3 years ago | Hollywood Chicago | Permalink

TV News: Legendary Reporter Mike Wallace of ‘60 Minutes’ Passes Away at 93

CHICAGO – TV news icons don’t come much bigger than Mike Wallace, the legendary CBS News reporter and fixture for decades on the network’s hit “60 Minutes.” CBS just reported on their morning news program on April 8, 2012 that he has passed away at the... more

over 3 years ago | Hollywood Chicago | Permalink

Man Held By Police After 2 Others Are Stabbed In Chinatown

A man was in police custody Friday morning, after two people were stabbed in a fight in a Chinatown apartment. more

over 3 years ago | CBS 2 | Permalink

CTA's Claypool shows off a trainload of construction, repair and rehab projects

The Tribune's Getting Around column Monday noted that "the perennially cash-starved CTA is displaying a subtle change in attitude: Doomsday talk is out, replaced by a glass that, although leaky, is half full." CTA President Forrest Claypool actually is being even more positive, as shown in a presentation ... more

over 3 years ago | Chicago Now | Permalink

Salsa, dancers add flair to Chicago Marathon

The city's neighborhoods turned on the charm and the water Sunday in support of the 35,000 Chicago Marathon runners who ran by on their way to the finish line.

7 years ago | Mary Brophy