| Mar 10, 2013
| 5:18 PM
A woman died and three other people were displaced following a house fire in the Oakland neighborhood this morning, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
Vershonda Marshall, 41, of the 8700 block of South Burley Avenue, was pronounced dead on the...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Dr. William J. Weiner, a professor and chairman of the department of neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine who was nationally known for his work with Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, died Dec. 29 of multiple myeloma...
| 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...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Winning designs from Threadless' College! T-shirt Design Challenge, including mascot makeovers for USC and UCLA, are now available, with 10% of sales going to the respective universities....
| 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 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 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 9, 2011
| 4:36 PM
The first Rivals 100 list for the class of 2012 was released on Monday, and Florida had one commitment on the list. Boynton Beach OL Jessamen Dunker came in at 49th. That shouldn't cause too much concern for Gators fans in May. Will Muschamp and his staff...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Have hundreds of millions of dollars in grants from major oil companies compromised the ethics of energy research at such institutions as UC Berkeley, UC Davis and Stanford? That's what Jennifer Washburn, a longtime critic of academic conflicts of...