| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:55 AM
With Chicago Opera Theater now focusing on contemporary music theater works, the responsibility for introducing Chicago audiences to seldom-performed stage works from the 17th and 18th centuries rests on the Haymarket Opera Company. Since its debut in...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:07 PM
Jewel-Osco's parent company said that it is buying five additional Dominick's locations and named the president of its Boston-area division as the new president of Jewel-Osco.
The five former Dominick's stores that Jewel-Osco plans to remodel and reopen...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Following a federal court ruling, the Cook County clerk's office has issued more than 250 marriage licenses to same-sex couples wishing to wed under the Illinois' Marriage Equality law, officials said this morning.
According to a news release from...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Bill Plante's journey from his Rogers Park upbringing to his current and longstanding post as CBS News White House correspondent has been, in many senses, a conventional one for reporters of a certain age. Plante, now 76, got into radio young — at...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 4:30 AM
A 3-year-old girl died in a Rogers Park apartment fire after the girl apparently set fire to a mattress in her family’s apartment while playing with a lighter, family members said.
LeAndrea White was found dead in the three-story apartment...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Umami Burger, the popular California-based hamburger chain, will open its first Chicago location later this year.
The restaurant will be a 90-seater at 1480 N. Milwaukee Ave., next to the now-shuttered Covo Gyro Market in Wicker Park. The chain said...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 1:45 PM
The less I say about the premise of “Bad Johnson,” the better.
The last time I filed a story on the independent comedy starring Cam Gigandet and Jamie Chung – which filmed in Chicago for 20 days in 2012 – I received a brief crash...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Days before the 2012 NATO summit, Chicago authorities made national headlines when they announced the arrests of three "domestic terrorists" who had plotted attacks against Mayor Rahm Emanuel's home, President Barack Obama's re-election headquarters and...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Shootings in the West Rogers Park and Heart of Chicago neighborhoods left a woman and man seriously hurt early this morning, police said.
About 3:45 a.m., 38-year-old man was shot in the 1600 block of West 21st Place, police said. The man sustained...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 4:29 AM
Sunday’s police standoff that prompted the second emergency shutdown of North Lake Shore Drive in three years has raised serious concerns about public safety and tested the patience of drivers, some of whom were stranded for hours without an...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 6:32 PM
For the second time in less than a month, predictions of dangerous subzero temperatures have closed many Chicago-area schools Monday, invited transportation delays and added to a general fatigue over the unrelenting chill and unusually high snowfall....