| Jan 1, 2012
| 6:57 PM
New Year's Eve is a time for drama, but chef Charlie Trotter outdid himself Sunday.
Shortly after midnight, in front of some 100 guests in his eponymous restaurant, Trotter dropped a bomb: At the end of August, after the acclaimed restaurant celebrates...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 5:30 AM
• FoxSports.com's Greg Couch believes the Ravens squandered the final opportunity to win a Super Bowl for aging defenders Ed Reed and Ray Lewis.
Joe Flacco should be a star quarterback now. The defense of Ray Lewis and Ed Reed should be in the Super...
| Jan 26, 2012
The May summits of world leaders in Chicago are an unmatched opportunity to build the city's global image and to attract more foreign visitors, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his supporters said Wednesday in a pitch for cooperation that stayed away from potential...
| Feb 10, 2012
Candy company executive Nello Ferrara liked to say that he came up with the idea for Lemonheads in 1962 because his newborn son's head was shaped like the yellow fruit.
Ferrara, whose firm also brought the world such popular candies as Atomic Fire Balls,...
| Feb 11, 2012
Jeffrey Zaslow, a Wall Street Journal reporter with a flair for inspirational stories who produced three nonfiction bestsellers, beginning with the 2008 book "The Last Lecture" about life lessons from a dying man, was killed in a car crash Friday. He...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 7:37 PM
Author Jeffrey Zaslow, a former Orlando Sentinel journalist, was killed in a car accident Friday morning, Detroit's WJBK-TV has reported. Zaslow's wife, Sherry Margolis, is a newswoman at the station.
Zaslow was the co-author, with Randy Pausch, of the...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 5:01 PM
The Chicago Sun-Times reports: A Cook County Judge ordered a man charged with killing an Indian Head Park teenager in her home to be evaluated to see if he’s fit to stand trial.
Read more at Suntimes.com
| Oct 13, 2011
| 8:55 PM
Hedy Weiss, the longtime and indefatigable theater and dance critic at the Chicago Sun-Times, is to receive a special Joseph Jefferson Award in November in recognition of her years of coverage of Chicago theater.
The special award will be presented to...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 4:01 PM
The Chicago Sun-Times reports: A Will County jury convicted a Shorewood man Thursday for offering to pay an inmate at a juvenile detention center to give him oral sex when he was an employee there.
George E. Sabie, 54, was found guilty of criminal sexual...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 9:32 AM
Sportswriting is one of those professions that looks easy – all you do is watch a game and sling an opinion, right? – but is actually quite difficult precisely because of that apparent ease. Opinions are a dime a dozen. Being able to...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 8:35 PM
Director Penny Metropulos' stirring take on Alan Bennett's "The Madness of George III" and Mary Zimmerman's revisionist production of "Candide" at the Goodman Theatre shared top honors for large theaters at the 2011 Joseph Jefferson Awards, with the...