| Sep 16, 2012
| 3:19 PM
If nothing else, "The Mob Doctor" will not run afoul of any truth-in-advertising laws.
The new Fox drama chronicles the hectic life of — wait for it — a doctor who is also working for the mob. And we do not mean "flash mob" because, really,...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 11:38 AM
Powerful thunderstorms raked the Chicago area this morning, downing trees and power lines and knocking out power to about 300,000 Commonwealth Edison customers at the peak of outages.
Delays were reported on Pink and Green line trains this morning...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 3:46 PM
The CTA took an “incremental step’’ today toward restoring bus service that was eliminated 15 years ago along 31st Street on the Southwest Side due to dwindling ridership.
But members of multiple Chicago communities where the population...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 7:10 PM
President Barack Obama arrived in Chicago this afternoon and is spending the night at home before a schedule of fundraising events set for Sunday.
Air Force One landed at O'Hare a little after 2:15 p.m. and by about 2:35 p.m. the president was being...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 7:25 AM
An unflattering statue of Sarah Palin that doubles as a functioning stove -- yes, the cooking kind -- has found a home in Chicago. The work of public art, created by a Chicago artist named J. Taylor Wallace, will take up residence at the Bridgeport Art...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 9:04 AM
Ina Chadwick, whose MouseMuse Productions presents storytelling shows throughout Fairfield County, and who, as a storyteller herself, just took part in the inaugural episode of the new “Get to the Point!” storytelling series at New Haven&...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Officials are trying to identity of a body that was pulled from the Chicago River in an industrial area near the Bridgeport neighborhood.
The body of the male was found floating in the river around at 3:55 p.m. in the 2500 block of South Corbett Street,...
| Oct 26, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Posted by Rick Pearson at 8:55 p.m. President Barack Obama and fellow Democrats are hoping for an attention-grabbing, get-out-the-vote rally Saturday evening in Obama's old stomping grounds of Hyde Park. The Democratic National Committee today announced...
| Jan 29, 2011
| 4:32 AM
Bank of America has announced the 14th season of its national “Museums on Us” program, which now includes 150 of the nationâs finest arts, cultural and educational institutions. Designed to increase access to the arts across the nation, the....
| Mar 21, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Local artist captures mostly cityscapes and Chicago scenes, including a brightly colored snapshot of Milwaukee Avenue, called "I Ride the 56 Bus."...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 4:34 PM
One is described as the “soul of the black community” in Evanston; the other has helped countless residents to look their best. The respective contributions …...