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  • Karyn Kupcinet 1963 death still unsolved

    On Thanksgiving Day 1963, as the nation still was reeling from the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, a 22-year-old woman was killed in Hollywood. Her naked body wasn't discovered by neighbors for three days. Though still a struggling, little-...
  • Sun-Times may rehire some photographers under new union contract

    Sun-Times may rehire some photographers under new union contract
    Sun-Times Media Group, publisher of the Chicago Sun-Times, has reached a tentative agreement with the Chicago Newspaper Guild on a new three-year contract, ending 15 months of negotiations. The deal, announced Monday, includes new benefits for nearly...
  • 'Banana' George Blair dies at 98; water skier with a thing for yellow

    "Banana" George Blair loved yellow. When he water-skied barefoot, which he did into his 80s in theme park shows, he wore a yellow wetsuit and was towed by a yellow boat. But it didn't stop there. "Banana" George, who drove a yellow Lincoln and lived...
  • Special prosecutor opposes release of Koschman report until after trial

    Special prosecutor opposes release of Koschman report until after trial
    The special prosecutor probing the 2004 death of David Koschman said in a court filing today that his potentially explosive report detailing the conduct of Chicago police and Cook County prosecutors in the case should remain sealed until after the...
  • Gordon Chambliss, 1919-2014

    Gordon Chambliss, 1919-2014
    Gordon Delmar Chambliss, an engineer with Shell Oil for 33 years, sat on the board of the Wheaton Mosquito Abatement District and also served with the Wheaton Environmental Improvement Commission. Mr. Chambliss, 94, died Sunday, Feb. 23, at Central...
  • A View From History

    A View From History
    As part of our 250th celebration, I'll be posting selected historical cartoons from The Courant's files every Thursday. Today's is a 1955 syndicated cartoon by Pulitzer Prize-winner Jacob Burck of the Chicago Sun-Times. Henry McNulty, who is our...
  • Nephew of former Mayor Daley begins serving jail time

    Nephew of former Mayor Daley begins serving jail time
    A nephew of former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley today began serving his 60 day sentence after pleading guilty to one count of involuntary manslaughter, officials said. Richard Vanecko, 39, turned himself into McHenry County officials where he began serving...
  • Special prosecutor: Daley, family did not try to influence Koschman case

    Special prosecutor: Daley, family did not try to influence Koschman case
    Over the course of a 17-month investigation, after nearly 150 interviews and a review of more than 300,000 pages of records, special prosecutor Dan Webb found no evidence that former Mayor Richard Daley exerted political pressure to shield one of his...
  • Daley nephew Vanecko pleads guilty in Koschman death

    Daley nephew Vanecko pleads guilty in Koschman death
    Nanci Koschman had spent almost a decade waiting for this moment. After a sleepless night, she sat in a Rolling Meadows courtroom Friday fighting back tears as Richard “R.J.” Vanecko, a nephew of former Mayor Richard Daley, turned to face...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman Loved Stage as Much as Film

    Despite his critical success in films like "Boogie Nights" and "Capote," Philip Seymour Hoffman said he never really dreamed of leaving the stage. "I just thought I'd ride my bike to the theater. That's what was romantic to me," the NYU Tisch School of...
  • Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......