| Feb 23, 2014
| 7:55 AM
The man believed to be the getaway driver in the January shooting death of a Bensenville store clerk appeared in bond court Sunday, and a prosecutor said police are "on the trail" of the alleged triggerman.
DuPage County Judge Brian McKillip set bail at...
| May 13, 2014
| 3:53 PM
A man arrested after tellers recognized him as a customer of the bank he robbed Friday told investigators he committed the holdup because he “didn’t want to be homeless,” according to court documents.
Robert Alan Bennett, 52, was...
| Mar 26, 2014
Health care navigator Barb Silnes has been warning consumers that they will pay a tax penalty if they don't sign up for insurance very soon.
Some reply that they'll swallow the penalty — and maybe get coverage later this year.
But in most...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:00 PM
>>Read up on the 10 hottest coming-soon rooftops and patios in Chicago for summer 2014 and see these new patios mapped by neighborhood.
Green Street Smoked Meats
112 N. Green St. 312-754-0431
Upon arrival at this West Loop barbecue bar, send a...
| May 8, 2014
| 11:12 AM
It seems like you can't walk a block in Chicago without stumbling into 10 bars dedicated to different Big Ten teams.
If you're an English Premier League fan in Chicago, however, finding your team's bar is more difficult. Don't worry—we've got...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 10:19 AM
A number of Chicago-area schools use Rosetta Stone to help teach foreign languages, but La Grange Elementary School District 102 officials are taking a step back from the technology to assess whether it's worth the cost.
The District 102 Board is set to...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 8:44 AM
Lovers of gumbos, jambalayas and po' boys rejoice: Local restaurants are celebrating Mardi Gras with Cajun and Creole-inspired food specials. Here's a roundup of what chefs are cooking up.
Big Jones: James Beard Foundation Award semifinalist Paul...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 5:44 PM
One person was killed and two others injured in a two-vehicle crash in Schaumburg this morning, authorities said.
The crash occurred about 10:40 a.m. at Irving Park Road and Mitchell Boulevard, killing a 78-year-old woman passenger in a Chevy Malibu...
| May 21, 2014
| 5:11 AM
Metra has apologized to customers for two locomotive breakdowns that caused hundreds of passengers on the UP Northwest line to be stuck on board trains for up to three hours.
The disruption Monday night stemmed from two separate mechanical issues, one...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:06 PM
It was to be my small, lofted Shangri-La. My Fortress of Urban Solitude. After weeks of scouring the hellish depths of Craigslist's real estate section and nearly every apartment-hunting website known to man, I'd finally unearthed my dream bachelor pad. I...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 7:28 AM
A second man has been charged in the shooting death of a Bensenville tobacco store clerk, DuPage County authorities said Saturday.
Tremayne Davis, 23, is due in bond court Sunday on charges of first-degree murder, attempted armed robbery and obstructing...