| Jun 23, 2013
It’s finally camping season. But before you pack up your car and head to the campgrounds, there are a few things you need to know to make sure this trip goes off without a hitch.
The first rule of camping is to leave all your technology behind,...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Someone shot six people who were standing outside J.J. Peppers Food Store Friday night in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side, police said.
Four others were shot, one fatally, since then.
A man was killed in the West Pullman neighborhood on...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Nersa "Nena" Alvarez Maceo Mitchell passed away peacefully on June 17, 2013 at the age of 83. She was born on November 20, 1929 in Puerto Padre, Cuba. She leaves behind her beloved family including husband Joseph Mitchell and 5 children: Thomas, Joseph...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 5:11 AM
A 26-year-old man was stabbed to death Monday evening during an apparent dispute between roommates, police said.
Following the stabbing, which happened in the Northwest Side's Albany Park neighborhood, police took the man's roommate into custody in...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 2:21 PM
A man who may have been drunk fell down the stairs of a Far North Side "L" station, hit his head and died early Tuesday, police said.
The man, believed to be in his 40s, had not been identified this morning after hitting his head at the Howard Red...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:10 PM
It's like stuffing a car full of clowns ... A carload of TV stars with Chicago ties are among the 765 artists set to make funny April 1-7 at the 16th annual Chicago Improv Festival.
"I'm thrilled that Craig and I will finally get to make stuff up for...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 2:47 PM
To keep pace in a changing world, Chicago's graduate business schools are beefing up their MBA course offerings with more technology, student participation and global exposure.
Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management has opened the door...
| Jun 9, 2013
Corrie Wallace has helped immigrant parents — from the Philippines, Mexico, Malawi, Russia, Poland, Pakistan and elsewhere — navigate the sometimes puzzling American public school system, giving them tools, as she says, to "help parents help...
| May 14, 2013
| 9:44 PM
CHICAGO — After its creation was announced via nationwide broadcast, people lined up to buy the very first versions. It’s lightweight, has been the subject of fierce patent battles and is so addictive you can’t put it down, even when...
| May 16, 2013
| 5:12 PM
A man working at a construction site on the Northwestern University campus in Evanston who died after he was struck by a beam that fell from six stories up this morning has been identified.
The beam was knocked loose by a construction crane and struck...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Ray and Jan Meyer of Bliss are announcing the engagement of their son, Travis Meyer of Evanston, Ill., to Dena Oaklander of Chicago. She is the daughter of Dr. Elliot and Anne Oaklander of Boca Raton, Fla. Travis is the grandson of Leo and Rose Bemben...