| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:00 PM
It's worth noting when a school building reaches 50 years of educating students, but it's a point of pride when many graduates go on to become famous athletes, performers or successful businesspeople.
A celebratory picnic after school on Friday paid...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:10 AM
When it came time to decide where to watch the Wisconsin-Kentucky men’s basketball semi-final Saturday, “Chicago Fire” cast members opted for a bar they were very familiar with.
Jesse Spencer, David Eigenberg and Monica Raymund watched...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:18 AM
The folks at Firehouse 51 will be fighting more than fires on Season 2 of NBC's "Chicago Fire."
"There's an outside threat to the firehouse—more than one actually. One is physical and one is mental," executive producer Derek Haas said during a...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:21 AM
Figuring out Chicago isn't always easy for new residents, but cast members of "Chicago Fire" are here to help.
Six TV shows currently are filming full-time in Chicago and one part-time. Besides "Fire," its NBC spin-off, "Chicago PD," is shooting around...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 4:32 PM
We think it’s safe to say that Chicago is officially back on the film and television map. The city’s always been an attractive place to shoot — rich in history and architecture, and possessing an abundance of patina. But until the tax...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 12:33 PM
It's a good thing Jennifer Hudson was already in the Christmas spirit Tuesday at her "A Hudson Holiday" party at the House of Blues, because the Oscar-winning actress and Grammy-winning singer will need it for the next few months.
Hudson was recently...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 9:44 AM
Barack Obama once again seemed to have a firm grip on the Hollywood vote during this year's election, so it's no surprise that stars came out to support the president Tuesday at his election night rally at McCormick Place. And because, to them, there...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 8:40 PM
In "Chicago Fire," the men and women of Firehouse 51 save lives, mourn lost colleagues, and, in the cases of Taylor Kinney and Jesse Spencer, spend a some time shirtless or in tank tops.
Nothing wrong with that.
"Law & Order" mastermind Dick Wolf doesn'...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 1:56 PM
NBC has renewed the Chicago-set and filmed "Chicago Fire" along with four other dramas, the network announced Friday.
"Chicago Fire" has done OK in the ratings, but more importantly it has boosted NBC's 9 p.m. Wednesday ratings by 24 percent year-over-...
| May 15, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Wednesday’s Highlights: 'Nature' on KOCE...
| May 9, 2012
| 4:37 PM
NBC has renewed its long-running drama "Law & Order: SVU" and is getting even cozier with Dick Wolf, picking up his pilot "Chicago Fire" for the 2012-13 season....
| Sep 23, 2010
| 1:14 PM
It's usually great to see the four ladies together, but this second movie sequel to the HBO series simply doesn't spend enough time in "the city," proving just how pivotal a character New York also is in this franchise.
The foursome heads off to Abu...