| Dec 8, 2012
| 12:43 PM
Police Maj. James "Brad" Carney's job perks allowed him to take one of every four work days off. Yet he was rarely in Davie for a full day when he did work.
The major — who was paid $120,061 a year — left the town after putting in less...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 10:54 AM
The Lollapalooza Music Festival kicks off Friday in Chicago, and the Tribune will have full coverage. If you aren't sure which bands to see on the festival's first day, allow Tribune music critic Greg Kot to offer up some picks for must-see acts:...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Here’s the rundown for Friday, Day 1 of Lollapalooza in Grant Park, as brought to you by yours truly (GK) and my colleague Bob Gendron (BG):
11:45 a.m.: Are they expecting the Normandy invasion? Lollapalooza officials say that security has been...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 8:35 PM
We are headed for August sizzle as the thermometer begins its climb upward. However, that is not the only thing sizzling — the Tony Award-winning musical “Memphis” is setting the Pantages Theatre on fire. The show, set in Memphis in...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 6:37 PM
The Miami cop who became the poster child for off-duty police speeding with his 100-mph plus commutes through Broward County should be fired, Internal Affairs investigators recommended Monday.
Officer Fausto Lopez demonstrated "a willful and wanton...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:45 PM
The Black Keys (pictured) got screwed, frankly, when their tremendous album Brothers wasn't even nominated in the 2011 Best Album Grammy category. (It won Best Alternative Music Album and a strange category called Best Recording Package, while the...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Chances are in coming days when you’re reading about percussionist Alan Myers, who died Monday after a battle with brain cancer, the words "human metronome" will be used. Myers' drumming for punk band Devo came to define the band’s off-kilter...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Following a deadly start to the year that included the murder of 15-year-old band majorette Hadiya Pendleton, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and police Superintendent Garry McCarthy announced today that 200 police officers will be reassigned to patrol work.
| Dec 12, 2012
| 1:38 PM
Taylor Swift will be celebrating her 23rd birthday with fans in a special way! MTV will premiere Taylor’s 23rd music video for “I Knew You Were Trouble,” on her birthday tomorrow (12/13). Taylor co-wrote the song with Max Martin and...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:45 PM
1. Record Of The Year Lonely Boy
The Black Keys The Black Keys & Danger Mouse, producers; Tom Elmhirst & Kennie Takahashi, engineers/mixers; Brian Lucey, mastering engineer Track from: El Camino [Nonesuch] Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
| Dec 6, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Indie-rock trio Fun. and R&B/hip-hop star Frank Ocean scored big in Grammy Award nominations, scoring six nods apiece mostly in the top Grammy categories. The Recording Academy announced the nominations Wednesday during a show in Nashville. The 55th...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 3:12 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The co-owner and president of a closed real estate company that defrauded dozens of residents of new homes and investors in those homes pleaded guilty in Greene County Circuit Court on Tuesday. Scott Dasal’s admissions follow...