| 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...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 8:21 PM
A man on parole in a series of armed robberies a decade ago has been charged in eight robberies North and West Side dating to last month after a Chicago Police sergeant interrupted him and another as they robbed a West Side store over the weekend,...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 9:51 AM
— Divorce records on file in Stamford Superior Court show the parents of suspected Sandy Hook school shooter Adam Lanza had joint custody of their son and that Lanza's father paid alimony that kept him and his mother financially comfortable.
| Jul 28, 2012
| 2:57 PM
When the Mayo Clinic distributed a statement that Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was being treated at the Minnesota healthcare facility for “depression and gastrointestinal issues,” it marked the first independently verifiable word on the congressman&...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 7:17 PM
Five hundred Chicago Public Schools students at five high schools will receive free CTA rides to school, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today.
Clemente, Richards, Sullivan, TEAM Englewood and Wells will participate in the program during the first...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Michael Clarke Duncan, the tall and massively built actor with the shaved head and deep voice who received an Academy Award nomination for his moving portrayal of a gentle death row inmate in the 1999 prison drama "The Green Mile," died Monday. He was 54....
| May 23, 2012
| 10:50 AM
ROD BLAGOJEVICH: The first impeachment of a governor in Illinois history occurred in 2009 after Blagojevich was charged with attempting to sell the Senate seat once held by President Barack Obama. At Blagojevich's first trial, he was...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 11:35 AM
In 1860, this newspaper made the case for Abraham Lincoln's election to the presidency, extolling him for "ability that no man can question, firmness that nothing can overbear, honesty that has never been impeached, and patriotism that never despairs."...