| Mar 20, 2014
| 9:29 AM
When you encounter a movie titled "Love & Air Sex" (this week at Facets) the obvious question is what is air sex?
"It started in Japan," said director Bryan Poyser, who comes to town for post-show Q&A's Friday and Saturday.
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:10 AM
The witness appeared to be in a panic minutes before he was to provide critical grand jury testimony against the alleged shooter in the high-profile slaying of an off-duty Chicago police detective and his companion.
Would the defendant be there? he...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 9:18 AM
A 43-year-old man was dead on the scene when he was struck by a vehicle on the city's West Side Friday evening.
The man was identified as Martin Davis, of the 1000 block of North Lockwood Avenue, according to a spokesman for the Cook County medical...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:00 PM
** (out of four)
Competitive air sex would seem to have infinite dramatic possibilities. After all, it's less like air guitar and more like mimes decided they're tired of being trapped in boxes and elected to tell the dirtiest X-rated stories imaginable....
| Mar 25, 2014
| 4:11 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 29-year-old Dolton man was charged with domestic battery, disorderly conduct and criminal damage to property for attempting to get back into his girlfriend's apartment on the 0-100 block...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw (seven nominations), and Keith Urban (six nominations) lead the pack of nominees at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards. The following is a complete list of nominees:
ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cultural Affairs Commissioner Michelle Boone double-teamed the city of Austin on Tuesday in what was essentially a daylong info-mercial for Chicago as a musical and cultural force.
There was an agenda, of course: Cater to the...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:36 AM
AUSTIN, TEXAS -- It didn't go exactly as planned, but in a way Chance the Rapper's truncated set in the early hours of Wednesday morning affirmed the message that a legion of Chicago heavy hitters tried to impart at the South by Southwest Interactive...
| Mar 30, 2014
During his career as a philosophy professor at the University of Chicago, Ted Cohen took an expansive view of his field, which he felt covered relationships as well as how and why everything from art to fiction to even jokes appealed to people.
| Apr 1, 2014
| 12:43 PM
This has been a year Ari Taymor will probably never forget. First, Alma, the downtown Los Angeles restaurant he runs with his partner Ashleigh Parsons, was named the best new restaurant of the year by Bon Appetit magazine. And now Tuesday, he was named...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 7:10 PM
KILLEEN, Texas - Four people were dead, including a gunman, and at least 11 others were wounded in a shooting at Ft. Hood, officials said Wednesday. The base was locked down for about four hours, until a siren sounded shortly before 9 p.m. to end the...