| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Nicole Steeves doesn't want her daughter to feel like an outcast when classmates share their experiences from church and talk about learning to live like Jesus.
The 37-year-old librarian and her husband have gone to great lengths to teach their...
| Oct 9, 2013
Mollie Katzen believes "vegetarian" should be used as an adjective rather than a noun.
"I like to avoid the labels that keep people in different camps," says the Berkeley, Calif.-based cookbook author, whose 1977 "Moosewood Cookbook" served as a Rosetta...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 5:10 AM
The following incidents were taken from police reports.
A cell phone and currency valued at $323 were taken from two vehicles March 11 in the 100 block of Ridgewood Court.
A purse was stolen from an unlocked vehicle March 11 in the 300...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:19 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced five different approaches in the past two months aimed at smoothing over the scourge of potholes that pock Chicago streets.
There's good reason the data-driven Emanuel has been fixated on crumbling pavement: City Hall...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:21 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 47-year-old Orland Park woman was charged with retail theft for taking merchandise retailing for $106.58 from Michael's Arts and Crafts, 15102 LaGrange Road, on Jan. 19.
| Dec 6, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration announced the addition of two new speed cameras Friday, bringing the city’s total number to 33 cameras operating at 18 different parks and schools.
The new cameras are near Challenger Park in Lakeview...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:39 PM
Thinking of heading out with the whole gang to take advantage of Chicago Restaurant Week? More than 300 area dining establishments are participating in the popular event, which runs through February 6th, with prix fixe menu deals of $22 for lunch and $33-...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 5:56 AM
A 31-year-old woman was rescued by firefighters this morning from the frigid waters of Lake Michigan on the North Side.
It was not known how she got in the water but firefighters from an engine company were able to pluck her out about 7 a.m. in the 3700...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Red Tape Theatre, a 10-year home of experimental theater in Chicago, said last week that it has lost the lease to its longtime theater inside the St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Lakeview. The Church is going in a different direction, apparently. That's...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:52 PM
Chicago has always been considered the candy capital of the world, says Amy Hansen, owner of Amy’s Candy Bar in the Lincoln Square/Ravenswood neighborhood.
After all, she said, it had been home to some of the biggest candy companies: Wrigley,...
| Dec 26, 2013
New Chicago Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde has paid $625,000 for a four-bedroom, 4,500-square-foot house in Evanston.
Hyde, 40, spent this past season in the Cubs' front office, as director of player development. He was named bench coach Nov. 22 and will...