| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:24 AM
A Cook County corrections officer was ordered held in lieu of $50,000 bail Sunday, charged with forcibly detaining and sexually abusing a 17-year-old girl he met online.
Daniel A. Robinson, 39, of the 400 block of Dunleer Drive in northwest suburban...
| Mar 24, 2007
ON FEB.1, the oil giant BP announced that it had chosen UC Berkeley, in partnership with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, to lead the largest academic-industrial research alliance in U.S....
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:12 AM
John Legend, the nine-time Grammy winner and piano-playing pal of Kanye West, will perform at The Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News on June 7, concert promoters announced today. Tickets go on sale to the general public 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:08 AM
Mikhail Baryshnikov will be continuing his role in the stage adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s "Man in a Case," which had its world premiered at Hartford Stage last season, with a national tour of the mixed media show.
The 2013-2014 national tour...
| Aug 21, 2009
Illinois suffers from the fourth-highest level of childhood obesity in the nation, with Chicago kids checking in heavier than the rest of the state. Yet, while many school districts are phasing out sweet treats, Chicago Public Schools officials continue...
| Oct 7, 2011
A new resume search claims more than 42,000 job hunters in Chicago.
Indeed.com launched its open resume search Sept. 14, but the site has been taking resume uploads since February, including imported LinkedIn profiles.
For now, the search at indeed.com/...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 10:05 PM
There isn't a day that goes by that Dave Perkins doesn't think about Matt Colby.
Perkins sees him every day. In his living room, there's a photo of his former high school football player. Colby played for Perkins at Estancia and Costa Mesa.
| May 23, 2011
| 6:27 PM
A Berkeley woman died this afternoon after her car hit another vehicle and then ran into a tree in Westchester, police said.
The crash happened at about 2:40 p.m. near the intersection of Cermak Road and Portsmouth Avenue, said Sgt. Jeff Mersch.
| May 31, 2011
Q: Please give me a recipe for veggie soup stock.
—Guadalupe Pacetti, Berkeley, Ill.
A: Here's a simple recipe from "French Classics Made Easy" by Richard Grausman. He encourages readers to try other vegetables when making this recipe but...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 6:44 AM
California rockers Slightly Stoopid have covered a lot of stylistic ground since they, as high schoolers, were first signed to Sublime leader Brad Nowell's Skunk record label. The band has previously mixed skatepunk, off-kilter pop and hip-hop sounds....
| May 6, 2012
| 11:20 PM
Five people were wounded in four shootings across the city late Sunday, including a man who was shot in the face in the city's North Kenwood neighborhood.
In the latest shooting, the unidentified man was wounded in the face at about 11:50 p.m. in the...