| Dec 23, 2011
Dozens of Chicago area soldiers are back home, just in time for the holidays.
More than 75 reservists from the 822nd Military Police Company returned from an 11-month tour in Afghanistan. They were welcomed back to the Army Reserve Center in Arlington...
| Jul 23, 2011
Think about it, fellas. How many times are you stopped on the street by a complete stranger who tells you you're looking great.
Never, you say?
Put on a distinctive hat this summer and I guarantee you'll acquire an instant fashion fan club.
| Jan 19, 2012
| 10:13 AM
The parents of a Chicago teenager who police said was killed after another Chicago teen punched him at an Indiana beach on July 4th filed a wrongful death lawsuit Wednesday against the teen accused of throwing the punch, his sister and his mother.
| Jan 17, 2012
| 8:45 PM
Since retiring from Trinity United Church of Christ in 2008, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr., 70, has kept a relatively low profile. He has declined most interview requests, including one for this story.
Wright has since moved from his historic home in...
| Mar 26, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Fisker took a major step toward its goal of putting the Karma, its 100-mpg plug-in electric hybrid, onto 40 dealership lots by the end of June. The green automaker has named 32 North American retailers that will sell and service......
| Jan 9, 2009
Inside the Top Notch Beefburgers diner on 95th Street, things haven't changed much for decades. Owner Diran "Speedy" Soulian no longer flips hamburgers with the verve that earned him his nickname, but at age 80 he still runs the show. He still makes the...
| Mar 10, 2010
| 8:05 AM
When Hal Olofsson awoke in the middle of the night with piercing chest pains, he thought the discomfort would go away quickly. But as soon as he started vomiting a few moments later, Olofsson wasted little time and asked his wife to drive him three...
| Mar 19, 2010
| 10:32 AM
Some call her a visionary. Others call her a mentor, a teacher and a friend.
"She brings a vision," Helen Eaton, President Executive Director of the Chicago Children's Choir said, "An incredible vision shes one of the most creative intelligent and...
| Feb 14, 2010
The sweet potato, sometimes mistakenly referred to as the yam, may have a lovely name but it is not an object that inspires immediate ardor. It is a homely, even ugly, food item, lacking the robust color of tomatoes or the sculpted beauty of broccoli....