| 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...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 7:12 PM
A team of three robbers are believed to be responsible for nearly a dozen armed robberies on the city's Northwest Side dating back to last month, Chicago police said tonight in a community alert.
In each case -- the first occurring Sept. 23 and the...
| May 16, 2011
| 7:55 PM
Rahm Emanuel took control of City Hall on Monday, calling for change and challenging Chicagoans to share in the work — and the pain — that lies ahead.
On a crisp morning in picturesque Millennium Park, a landmark achievement of Richard M....
| Feb 5, 2011
| 2:20 PM
At Rattlesnake Middle School in Missoula, Mont., Baird Harper was the cool sixth-grade special education teaching assistant, but he was also thinking, and listening, like a writer.
One idea, scribbled on the back of a hall pass six years ago, morphed...
| Oct 20, 2010
| 12:14 PM
With October upon us, most Halloween horror shows recall plastic masks, strobe lights, and spinning tunnels. But this season, three Chicago theatre companies are taking a more subtle tack and bringing horror back to its gothic roots.
| Mar 17, 2011
| 2:26 PM
Cartographically speaking, Chicago is pretty neat. There exists a grid of streets occasionally bisected by diagonals to create six-cornered intersections -- the proverbial root of the Chicago "hard left" versus the "soft left." There are abandoned...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 12:09 PM
Metra officials said today that Union Pacific North line riders should not expect any schedule changes when work begins this spring on a project to replace century-old bridges on Chicago's North Side.
The project was originally planned to begin last...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Transportation costs per household in the Chicago region are among the lowest in the U.S., but those expenses increase dramatically for families who live in the outer suburbs, according to a new study released today.
Overall, the Chicago region,...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 11:05 AM
This is the scene outside former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's home in Chicago's Ravenswood Manor neighborhood, the day before he is scheduled to report for his federal prison sentence on corruption charges: It's already a complete circus.
| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Former governor Rod Blagojevich arrived early Thursday afternoon at the Federal Correctional Institution in Englewood to begin serving a 14-year prison sentence.
With two of his lawyers beside him, Blagojevich arrived at the entrance to the low-security...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 10:07 PM
— After a goodbye tour that stretched from Chicago's Ravenswood Manor neighborhood to the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Rod Blagojevich turned, waved and disappeared Thursday behind a darkened doorway of a federal prison.