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  • 10 things you might not know about Rahm Emanuel

    10 things you might not know about Rahm Emanuel
    White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel said last week that he aspires to become Chicago mayor after Richard M. Daley retires. Some thought Emanuel was being presumptuous by claiming dibs as the successor to Daley, who has signaled no plans to retire....
  • Movie Review: Black Dynamite

    A righteous brother in pimp-daddy suits karate chops and .357-Magnum pops "The Man" in his many guises in Black Dynamite. The deliriously spot-on send-up of 1970s "blaxploitation" thrillers of the Shaft-Super Fly school plays tonight and Saturday at the...
  • 10 things you might not know about Chicago elections

    10 things you might not know about Chicago elections
    Chicagoans will vote for a new mayor and aldermen Tuesday. Other than the mayoral front-runner being kicked off the ballot temporarily and another candidate accusing an opponent of smoking crack, it's been a rather calm campaign. In Chicago history,...
  • Budget-friendly destinations for the holidays

    Budget-friendly destinations for the holidays
    Tired of the same holiday traditions? Is the neighbor's decoration aesthetic too Barnum & Bailey? Had it with the drunken Dec. 31 frat scene on the Las Vegas Strip? We took a gander across the West and came away with some dollar-wise travel that packs...
  • J. Paul Getty III dies at 54; scion of oil dynasty

    J. Paul Getty III dies at 54; scion of oil dynasty
    J. Paul Getty III, a scion of the Getty oil dynasty whose tragedies — mutilation by kidnappers in the early 1970s and an incapacitating, drug-induced stroke in the 1980s — brought into high relief the dysfunctional relations that beset his...
  • Dining with the mob

     
    Urban legend had it when I first moved to Baltimore that Little Italy was so safe because the Mafia wouldn't let any petty criminals hurt the restaurant business there. I figured this was a rumor started by the restaurants......
  • Sophisticated schemes used to smuggle drugs into L.A. County jails

     
    The case of L.A. County sheriff's deputy Peter Felix, who was sentenced for smuggling drugs into a jail, underscores the Sheriff's Department's struggles in keeping drugs out of the nation's largest county jail system. Deputies confiscate drugs from...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Mariah Carey: The Adventures of Mimi Tour' on VH1

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 8 - 14 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here DIVA ON DUTY: The concert special “Mariah Carey: The Adventures of......
  • Former Facebook rainmaker Owen Van Natta joins Zynga

     
    Zynga taps former Facebook rainmaker Owen Van Natta to be executive vice president....
  • Ernie Borgnine–the next Betty White?

     
    He's got a funny supporting role in the all-star spy actioner RED, opening in Oct. He's slated to be in Orlando for the FXShow convention in mid October, too. And in January, Ernest Borgnine, Oscar winner, will be honored by the Screen Actor's Guild at...
  • Verizon makes play for PC gaming with subscription service

     
    Next time you call your phone company, the sales rep may offer you, in addition to a new cable TV package and a text-messaging plan, a subscription to download computer games. Telecom giant Verizon Communications leapt further into the heating PC gaming...