| Dec 2, 2013
| 8:42 PM
When the CTA contacted Jeremy Capp late last month to ask why he had not yet transitioned to Ventra, the Bucktown resident told the CTA he was not planning to activate his Ventra card until the “last possible second.”
Capp said he has had...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Elizabeth McGovern was born in Evanston, Ill., on this day in 1961. This birthday gal currently stars as Cora, Countess of Grantham, on the popular PBS series "Downtown Abbey." She's also appeared in such films as "Clash of the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Thanksgiving is as late as it can be, and Hanukkah is earlier than usual this year, but the holiday shows always arrive right on schedule. From warmhearted theatrical classics to spicy newcomers, ballet to tap, traditional music to pop, we have enough...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:33 AM
American Chamber Opera: Bizet's ever-popular "Carmen" is updated to a modern Chicago setting. Opens 7 p.m. Friday, International House, University of Chicago, 1414 E. 59th St.; and continues through Nov. 24, Chicago Temple, 77 W. Washington St.; $30-$50,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:04 PM
A day after she was found in her Evanston home, the manner and cause of Sharon Eckersall’s death remain a mystery.
Eckersall, who served three terms as Evanston Township assessor and had been elected to return to the office in January, was...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:47 PM
An 18-year-old man has been charged in the shooting death last week of a man outside his home about a block from the campus of Evanston Township High School, police said.
Matthew A. Dubose has been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying about 11...
| Sep 22, 2013
According to Beyoncé's song “Me, Myself & I,” this is how the pop star deals with a breakup: “I realized I got/ Me, myself and I/ That's all I got in the end/ That's what I found out/ Ain't no need to cry/ I took a vow that from now on/...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:19 AM
The following items were taken from police reports.
•Someone damaged a door and door hardware of a building by forcing entry into the storage/electric room of a building in the 1000 block of Gage Street. Repair costs were estimated at...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Glenbard South and Rich Central are two of the state's six undefeated Class 5A teams, but they're also the most untested. Both will face their toughest opponents by far this weekend when Rich Central hosts defending Class 6A champion Crete-...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Chicago Whovians, you have the chance to the see "Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor" in theaters in 3D on Nov. 23.
BBC America today announced the locations for theatrical screenings of Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary special, which airs on the network...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Nicole Basil was 8-years-old six years ago, and one day stood in her garage with her brother and dad, wondering what to do with the two bikes she had outgrown. They couldn't find a charity that would take them.
"My parents taught me that we never really...