| Nov 19, 2011
| 10:11 PM
With reports showing meager spikes in employment and retail sales across the nation, many retailers are opening their doors a little earlier than usual on Black Friday; hoping to bolster sales.
But one retailer in the area is opening later,...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 7:08 PM
A man was killed and another person injured after a shooting occurred in the Gresham neighborhood tonight that ended with a vehicle crashing into a viaduct, officials said.
The incident happened at 6:34 p.m. as a man was driving a vehicle and was shot...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 2:24 PM
A man charged with murder after turning himself in to detectives at a South Side church is an uncle of the slaying victim's son, prosecutors said today.
Ronnie Weathersby, 22, of the 7800 block of South May Street, arranged to be arrested at the New...
| Apr 9, 2012
Chicago's decision to grant a permit allowing protestors to march during the NATO summit next month, may go a long way toward keeping the peace. Chicago is ground zero for what could be the biggest demonstration the city has seen in decades with one...
| Feb 1, 2009
SPRINGFIELD — Coming after deposed and dysfunctional Rod Blagojevich, Gov. Pat Quinn is hoping to connect with an exhausted public by casting himself as an earnest reformer eager to start righting the ship of state.
"Early to bed, early to rise,...
| Apr 7, 2008
| 1:26 PM
The Pulitzer Prize for drama was awarded Monday to Tracy Letts for his brutal and dark comedy, "August: Osage County." Bob Dylan won a special music citation.
Junot Diaz, a 40-year-old native of the Dominican Republican who moved to New Jersey as a boy,...
| Sep 23, 2009
Veteran buried flag burned by protester
Dan Walker, 81, an Army veteran who was honored for retrieving and burying a U.S. flag that had been burned in protest during the 1984 Republican National Convention in Dallas, died of prostate cancer...
| Dec 10, 2008
"I should say if anybody wants to tape my conversations, go right ahead, feel free to do it. ... [W]hatever I say is always lawful ... I don't believe there's any cloud that hangs over me, I think there's nothing but sunshine hanging over me."
| Dec 14, 2008
in the White House
Random House: 488 pp., $30
This engaging new book about Andrew Jackson, our first up-from-nowhere president, takes its place on a crowded shelf in the library of national leadership. Jackson...
| May 8, 2008
| 1:33 PM
April 8, 2008
How does it feel to share the limelight with rock legend Bob Dylan?
This year's Pulitzer Prizes in honored two musical innovators who tend to reject categorization: A special citation went to singer-songwriter Dylan, and the annual music...
| Dec 9, 2008
| 4:24 PM
by Frank James So do you still get to pick the Senate replacement for President-elect Barack Obama if you've been arrested on federal corruption charges as Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was today? Some pretty stunning allegations are being made by......
| Feb 4, 2009
| 4:30 AM
Ladies, and gentlemen... Do you have an hour? You do! Good - then go to the jump and read a portion of tonight's "Late Show" grilling of Rod Blagovich...Best to watch rather than read...the whole thing is pretty funny,......