| Jan 24, 2013
| 1:04 PM
It's one of the most iconic movies in American cinema history, despite its running time of less than one minute.
In the film, four animated concession items — a candy bar, some popcorn, a box of candy and a soft drink — march up a movie...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:13 PM
The U.S. Senate today voted to confirm Chicago lawyer and former federal prosecutor Thomas M. Durkin to a vacant judgeship on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
Currently a business litigator, Durkin, 58, becomes the sixth...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:08 PM
The Illinois Tollway’s proposed 2013 budget will be the subject of two public meetings next week and is available on-line for review and comment, the agency has announced.
The tentative spending plan covers annual maintenance and operations on...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 8:50 PM
Ask Jody Williams about Howlin' Wolf's legacy, and he'll rattle off remarkable numbers about the old Chicago bluesman.
Not chart statistics. Measurements.
"Well, he was a pretty big man," said Williams, 78, who played guitar for Wolf (a.k.a. Chester...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 5:08 PM
A woman with a history of theft – including using tape and a weighted string to fish cash out of a lock box-- was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday for stealing more than $500,000 from a Downers Grove law firm where she worked as a secretary....
| Oct 18, 2012
| 7:10 PM
Week 9 – Oct. 15-21
All games 7:30 unless noted.
TUESDAY, OCT. 16
CHICAGO INTER-CITY 2
Bronzeville vs. Gage Park, 6 at Gately
Hirsch vs. Dyett, 4 at Eckersall
Urban Prep-West vs. Juarez, 6 at Hanson
CHICAGO INTER-CITY 4
Johnson vs. Hawkins,...
| May 23, 2012
Eugene Polley, inventor of the first wireless channel changer, a precursor to the remote control that surfers use to navigate the 500-plus channels offered by modern television, has died. He was 96.
Polley died of natural causes Sunday at a hospital in...
| Oct 7, 2011
A new resume search claims more than 42,000 job hunters in Chicago.
Indeed.com launched its open resume search Sept. 14, but the site has been taking resume uploads since February, including imported LinkedIn profiles.
For now, the search at indeed.com/...
| May 7, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Joyce Wellhoefer, 53, Morton Grove
My biggest concern about retiring is will I be able to do the things that I want to do? Will I have the health and finances to support what I want to do? I want to stay active in church and community. Also, I want to be...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:12 AM
If you're looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own backyard. Don't see a farmers market near your town listed below?
Check out the Illinois Department of...
| Nov 18, 2011
Jan Ziegler can spot the veterans by their measuring tapes. "The first year, people pick a tree that's too tall," said Ziegler, who owns Ziegler Christmas Tree Farm in Elgin. "They look smaller in the field. So the next year, they measure."