| 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....
| Sep 17, 2008
Encapsulated beet-juice spheres under verjuice ice and lemon thyme froth. TorchonTorchon of monkfish liver cooked sous vide in an immersion circulator at 64 degrees Celsius. Jamón ibérico consommé.
Ah, fall, the season of college football, PTA meetings...
| 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...
| Feb 11, 2010
Behind the tall counter at Il Dolce, a new Costa Mesa pizzeria and restaurant, silver-haired owner Roberto Bigne stretches pizza dough over the backs of his hands in a sure, practiced gesture. The pizza oven behind him glows a fiery orange. Bags of almond...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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....