| Dec 12, 2012
| 6:38 PM
All inbound and outbound Metra Union Pacific/North line trains were stopped for nearly two hours during the evening rush today after a train fatally struck a pedestrian near the Rogers Park station, Metra officials said.
Officials warned that delays...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 5:49 AM
A vehicle struck two pedestrians in the Ravenswood neighborhood Friday night, killing one and leaving the other in critical condition, police said.
In a separate collision in the Archer Heights neighborhood, a 61-year-man died after being struck by a...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 9:59 AM
The message itself was simple: "I was so alone and then I got your package," it read. "Thank you so much. I love the books. Thank you and God bless." Yet there was something about the handwriting, a delicate and elegant script, that moved Megan Bernard to...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 12:54 PM
Several good friends of mine work as Chicago Public School teachers, and as the strike continues this week, I can’t help but point out it seems like Chicago’s great at coughing up money for Olympic bids, NATO summits, and TIFF slush funds, but...
| May 22, 2012
| 7:45 PM
Lawyers for three out-of-state men accused of plotting to firebomb police stations and other political targets during the NATO summit in Chicago complained Tuesday that their clients have been held in solitary confinement in Cook County Jail, calling...
| Aug 18, 2010
| 8:51 AM
Pairing beer with food:
1. Refreshing light lagers, kolsch and wheat beers are good with fish, chicken and citrus, and won't overpower them. 2. Malt forward styles such as amber ales, brown ales, bocks & stouts go well with caramelized onions, roasted...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 9:40 AM
Elmwood Park’s Jeff Mauro, the self-styled “Sandwich King” was crowned the next “Food Network Star” during the series finale Sunday night. His new show, also titled “Sandwich King” premieres Sunday, Aug. 21 at 10:...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 12:33 PM
Tom Lashinski was walking his mother's small dog in the North Center neighborhood early Sunday when he noticed two people scuffling in an alley.
"It was like something out of Batman ... with Batman jumping into someone and people rolling around and...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 9:43 AM
North Side residents will get a close look tonight at Metra's plans to rebuild 22 bridges along the UP North Line.
The commuter rail line, the Union Pacific Railroad and Chicago officials will hold a public forum to review plans for streetscape, station...
| Jul 16, 2011
A federal judge set bond at $450,000 for ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich and ordered him to post his North Side house and Washington condo as collateral even though the former governor's lawyers said the Chicago residence is for sale.
"I have no intention of...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:27 AM
4th Annual Metamorphosis Party
Friday April 29
7:00 p.m. - midnight
4325 N. Ravenswood
To receive a discount on tickets, use the code WGN.
Lincoln Park Community Shelter (LPCS) is hosting the 4th annual...