| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Two CTA electrical workers have been fired and two other employees suspended as a result of a collision in September between a "ghost train'' that traveled on its own for almost a mile after leaving a West Side rail yard and struck a Blue Line train...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:23 PM
If you missed the chance to audition for "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" Tuesday at Sands Bethlehem, you might want to take a road trip to the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs near Wilkes-Barre for a casting call for......
| Sep 14, 2013
| 9:48 PM
Ahh, a festival. Just the name inspires a sense of adventure and light-heartedness.
The Shindig — held Sept. 14 at Carroll Park and produced by 24-7 Entertainment — delivered on all fronts.
Featuring heavy-hitters like the Mighty Mighty...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Don't call "Unvarnished," Joan Jett's first new album in seven years, a comeback: The queen of noise has been here for years. For an artist whose first band was laughed off as a novelty act and whose first solo album was rejected by a couple dozen labels,...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Tom Sherak, the city of Los Angeles' new "film czar," said that he will gather a group of about 15 industry executives and workers to help create a strategic plan to address runaway production.
Sherak, speaking at an event on Friday at Raleigh Studios...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Portuguese prosecutors on Thursday ordered police to reopen their investigation of the 2007 disappearance of Madeleine McCann, the 3-year-old British girl who went missing from a resort in the Algarve, local and British media reported.
| Oct 23, 2013
| 7:09 AM
Florida has a rich aviation and space history. From historic aircraft to NASA rockets, Florida's aviation and space museums and attractions provide numerous educational and entertaining experiences for visitors and residents. Photos and Information on...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 9:19 AM
Arguably, it's the most wonderful time of the year to take a cruise: the holiday season. Ships are decorated to the nines (so you don’t have to struggle with tangled up knots of Christmas lights), festive feasts are prepared and served (so you can...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:54 PM
Authorities are searching for a 69-year-old man who disappeared last week after arriving at O'Hare International Airport on a flight from London.
Thomas Richardson was scheduled to board a flight to California but did not. Chicago police said in an...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Chicago police have located an 87-year-old man who went missing from his home.
Bud Cole was last seen on Friday when he went missing from the 2600 block of West 63rd Street, police said.
He was described as black, with a medium complexion, 6-feet tall,...
| Oct 11, 2013
When the news came Thursday that Alice Munro had won the Nobel Prize in literature, only the 13th woman to earn that honor, a lot of her admirers reacted like football fans whose small-town team had freakishly, though deservedly, won the Super Bowl....