| Jan 30, 2015
The annual Profiles in Excellence will be held at 3 p.m. Feb. 1 at Greenbelt Cultural Center, 1215 Green Bay Road, North Chicago. Enjoy an inspiring afternoon in honor of Black History Month and look at the tremendous role that African...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 10:05 AM
AMERICAN SNIPER 3 stars. Bradley Cooper delivers a powerful turn as Chris Kyle, the real-life Navy SEAL credited with the most kills of any sniper in U.S. military history. Clint Eastwood directs this taut Iraq War-era drama, although the sequences with...
| Jan 17, 2015
There is such a thing as being too old to host "The Tonight Show," Jay Leno concedes.
"You know, when you're 40 and you're talking to a 25-year-old supermodel, it's sexy. When you're 64 and you're talking to the supermodel, you're the creepy old guy,"...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 9:55 AM
A Schiller Park woman faces attempted murder charges for allegedly poisoning her children with drug-laced apple juice, Cook County authorities said.
Krystle El Khatib, 29, crushed up benzodiazepine pills, an anti-anxiety drug, placed the powder into the...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 2:30 AM
"LOTS has been said about Amal Clooney's decision to wear white arm's length gloves to the Golden Globes this year. Maybe it wasn't the best choice, but she still looked great. The human rights lawyer also added a 'Je Suis Charlie' pin on her purse,"...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 9:00 PM
As we approach the end of 2014, we begin contemplating what many of us, here and abroad, learned about Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementias.
Crucial scientific investigations have kept the public intrigued, and, on their toes. On a human...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 7:06 AM
As 2014 comes to an end, the Lake Forester looks back at the biggest stories we reported on this year.
Proposal to make Metra station safer stalls without funding
A city report specifying exactly how much money would be required to upgrade the West Lake...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Prom season is long gone, but with Ben Stiller and the late Robin Williams involved in this invitation, the sentiment is kind of timeless.
Williams and Stiller did a solid for "A Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb" costar Skyler Gisondo during...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Hordes of moviegoers journeyed to Middle-earth to see the final installment of the "Hobbit" franchise.
"The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" has raked in $90.6 million in ticket sales since its release on Wednesday, according to studio estimates....
| Jan 9, 2015
| 7:19 AM
Pluto and the several other companies reimagining the experience of watching videos made for the Web are unlikely to unseat YouTube any time soon. But the competition is welcome news to the fast-growing online video community.
"YouTube has blown the door...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:49 AM
Lewis Black says he is astonished by the scandal swirling around fellow comedian Bill Cosby.
“I didn’t think he had the kind of energy. Seriously,” Black says. “He’s sitting on a stool. Who would think he could get off a...