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  • 18 treated, 2 hospitalized after hazardous spill at SW chemical plant

    18 treated, 2 hospitalized after hazardous spill at SW chemical plant
    Eighteen workers were sicked by fumes after a chemical spill at a plant in southwest suburban Elwood this morning, officials said. Two were taken to hospitals while 16 declined to go to a hospital. At about 9:30 am there was a release of a heat...
  • Ukraine's threat from within

    Ukraine's threat from within
    It's become popular to dismiss Russian President Vladimir Putin as paranoid and out of touch with reality. But his denunciation of "neofascist extremists" within the movement that toppled the old Ukrainian government, and in the ranks of the new one, is...
  • Vera Chytilova, Key Czech Director of the 1960s New Wave, Dies at 85

    Czech film director Vera Chytilova, one of the leading filmmakers of the new wave of Czechoslovak cinema in the 1960s, has died. She was 85. Czech public radio and television, citing relatives, say Chytilova, often called the "first lady of Czech cinema,...
  • Grant Park Music Festival lineup revealed

    Grant Park Music Festival lineup revealed
    Although it feels as if Chicago will be trapped under a polar icecap at least until the Bears head off to summer training camp, the promise that this, too, shall pass is underscored by the season announcements of the area’s two major summer music...
  • Ukraine justice minister threatens to impose state of emergency

    Ukraine justice minister threatens to impose state of emergency
    KIEV, Ukraine -- Ukraine's justice minister threatened retaliation Monday as protesters continued to occupy one of the ministry's buildings in central Kiev in a bid to shut down the government of President Viktor Yanukovich. “If, within half an...
  • Hometown Secrets: The famous Michiana campaign stop by Senator Bobby Kennedy

    Hometown Secrets: The famous Michiana campaign stop by Senator Bobby Kennedy
    We are at the end of the election season, and so far our area hasn't received a visit from any of the presidential candidates. But over the last 130 years we have seen our share of campaign stops. According to the Center for History, one of the...
  • Emmett/Furla Films Turns 15

    Randall Emmett and George Furla have come a long way since they met rather inauspiciously 15 years ago. Emmett (above, right) had worked for Jerry Bruckheimer, ICM and Mark Wahlberg. At that point he was on his own, looking to get financing for "Speedway...
  • Emmett/Furla Films Enters Tentpole Fray With Hasbro

    In an ironic way, toymaker Hasbro is helping Randall Emmett and George Furla grow up. As film financiers, the producers have built a reputation for making mid-range-budgeted action films such as "2 Guns," "Righteous Kill" and the reboots of "Conan the...
  • Toronto: Emmett/Furla/Oasis Receives $125 Million, Covering 2 Martin Scorsese Films

    Belgian financier Corsan NV will invest $125 million in a slate of films with financier/producer Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films -- including Martin Scorsese's "Silence" and "The Irishman." The coin will also be used to finance Bruce Willis actioner...
  • Police: Woman stepped out between two parked cars when fatally struck

    An 88-year-old Glendale woman was struck and fatally injured by a car Saturday on Doran Street near Glendale Avenue, police said. The woman, who police identified as Balasan Mirzabegianliwasgan, was pronounced dead that evening at Glendale Adventist...
  • Czechs Send 'Burning Bush' to Oscars

    The Czech Film and Television Academy has selected the theatrical version of HBO Europe's "Burning Bush" as its Oscar entry in the foreign-language category. Agnieszka Holland's drama centers on Czech student Jan Palach, who set fire to himself in...