| May 21, 2013
| 9:55 AM
A couple of years ago Ensemble Dal Niente trumpeted its mission as presenting "the fiercest music of recent decades." The Chicago-based group of super-musicians still focuses on championing, commissioning and performing some of the most uncompromising...
| May 21, 2013
| 9:42 AM
The Chicago Water Taxi will open a new North Avenue stop on May 28 to take commuters to train stations downtown, the company announced Tuesday.
Wendella boats will shuttle riders between the new North Avenue dock, on the south end of the Cherry Street...
| May 7, 2013
| 10:29 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s push to shut 53 city elementary schools ran into an unexpected buzz saw of criticism Tuesday from hearing officers hired to vet the process, with several raising doubts about the wisdom of the proposals and recommending...
| May 14, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Row, row, row your boat,
Gently down the shore,
If you see a lion there,
Don't forget to roar.
This unconventional take on a very familiar song is what parents and their children (grandparents too) heard as they strolled into the lobby of the Ruth...
| May 4, 2013
| 5:39 PM
A 19-year-old man was pronounced dead today after he apparently jumped into the Chicago River on the Near North Side weighted down with bricks tied around his waist, officials said.
The man was seen by someone on the bridge on the 1100 block of West...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 5:45 PM
A woman crossing a West Loop street was struck and fatally injured by a tanker truck this morning, authorities said.
The victim was identified as Catherine Cong Ye, 24, whose last confirmed address was in the 1200 block of Northampton Street in State...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 11:22 AM
The CTA finally got the message that its cell service is spotty, and the agency last week announced it is seeking information on how to improve its mobile network in the subways. Though the change likely will garner a happy reception from many, I'm not...
| Apr 11, 2013
Former Chicago Blackhawks right wing Martin Lapointe has listed his seven-bedroom mansion in Hinsdale for $3.5 million.
Lapointe, 39, played for the Blackhawks from 2005 to 2008. Afterward, he became a Blackhawks scout and is an executive for the...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Daley nephew indicted in '04 death of David Koschman A special Cook County grand jury indicted former Mayor Richard Daley's nephew on a charge of involuntary manslaughter in the death of David Koschman in a drunken confrontation on the city’s......
| Mar 21, 2012
| 7:35 PM
Rats, cats, raccoons and bats made the list of animal bites the city's Commission on Animal Care and Control logged during 2011. But the most commonly reported cases of animal bites goes to the dogs.
In fact, canines accounted for about 98 percent of...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 12:29 PM
A brace on her right foot and a cane in her right hand, Jennifer Anton, 26, walked slowly to the front of a Cook County courtroom today to describe the pain she's endured since a former City of Chicago employee who was drunk and on-duty crashed a city...