| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:01 PM
A north suburban man has been charged with sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman on a CTA Red Line platform Sunday, police said.
Barry A. Marquez, 28, of the 2300 block of Bradley Place in Evanston, has been charged with criminal sexual abuse/force...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Four of the five members of last year's Tribune All-State first team were not seniors, and their teams occupied the top four spots in the Tribune's preseason Top 20.
They're still there.
What promised to be an exciting season has already brought us...
| 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 10, 2014
| 5:52 PM
Police are trying to piece together why a 19-year-old man was lying in the road before he was hit by at least two vehicles this morning in north suburban Lincolnwood.
The man later died at Presence St. Francis Hospital in Evanston following the incident...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 1:25 PM
A middle school in Evanston, Ill., has issued a new dress code barring girls from wearing shorts, leggings and yoga pants to school, on the grounds that the leg-displaying garments are “distracting” to boys.
Well, yeah. Google “...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
New Year's Eve is just six days away. Do you have your dinner reservations yet?
If not, I've got a few extras. More than 130, actually.
As I've done for the last 13 years (and 18 of the last 20), I've made reservations, in my name, at restaurants...
| Dec 12, 2013
For centuries, the defining role of the library has been as a repository of books. Now, in the 21st century, the library faces perhaps its most momentous challenge: Americans are moving away increasingly from the printed page to digital screens for...
| 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/...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Chicago Restaurant Week is back — bigger and extended.
Running a full 14 days (Friday through Feb. 6), this seventh annual rendition is officially the longest ever. In practice, though, the promotion, in which participating restaurants offer...
| 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...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Lincoln Park Zoo Ice Skating Rink
The city’s newest rink opens November 29 in Lincoln Park Zoo’s Farm-in-the-Zoo. Take skating breaks and visit the animals while you're here. 2001 N. Clark St. (312-742-2000). Through Mar. 2. $5;...