| Jan 25, 2011
| 12:11 PM
6 Corners Sports Bar
$1 tacos; 1950 W. North Ave. 773-235-5700.
$4 wings; 440 N. Aberdeen St. 312-929-3845.
Beckett's Public House
$5.95 fish and chips; 3210 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-880-9620.
$2 angus burgers; 3551 N. Sheffield...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 1:20 PM
The death of a Schiller park tavern owner found after an extra-alarm fire at his business has been ruled a homicide.
An autopsy today found that George Markopoulos, 67, was the victim of an assault and suffered cranial cerebral injuries and blunt head...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 8:17 PM
Four days after the owner of a Schiller Park tavern was found beaten to death inside his burned-out business, authorities have found a second body there, officials said.
A spokesman with the Cook County medical examiner's office couldn't say Monday night...
| Sep 14, 2010
| 2:28 AM
(To hear Ted Novak, Steve and Johnnie discuss this topic click here)
Often, many people new to Chicago mention that understanding the traffic reports can be a bit confusing, to say the least. Here is a guide to some of the expressway and tollway names,...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 11:48 AM
A Cook County judge set bail at $600,000 today for a Chicago man charged with reckless homicide, leaving the scene of an accident and possession of a stolen vehicle in a crash that killed two people last year.
Renardo Wilson, 24, had originally only...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 5:24 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — A spokesman for Chicago's commuter rail service says a train has returned to downtown after standing outbound passengers for about five hours when a powerful storm knocked down a power line in the train's path.
| Mar 17, 2011
| 1:37 AM
Back when I lived in Chicago's West Lakeview neighborhood, practically in the shadow of the Gothic steeple of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church at 1429 W. Wellington Ave., it was easy to spot the disconnect between the ever-more-lavish private homes going...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 10:22 AM
Two people were seriously injured when the pickup truck they were in collided with a freight train locomotive in Itasca early this morning, officials said.
The collision between the truck and one of two attached locomotives happened about 2:53 a.m. on...
| Jul 15, 2011
Like "linoleum," "escalator" and "zipper," the term "semicustom house" infiltrated our language as a marketing term then stuck like caulk to a contractor's boot.
Merriam-Webster Dictionary still does not acknowledge the term. ("Semiantique," "semi-ionic"...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 8:16 AM
Four people have been hospitalized in serious-to-critical condition after a traffic accident on the Northwest Side this morning, fire officials said.
The accident occurred at Irving Park Road and Nordica Avenue in the Dunning neighborhood on the...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 7:33 AM
Bond was set at $500,000 today for a Carol Stream man accused of driving drunk when he drove his pickup truck into a freight train locomotive a week ago in Itasca, causing the death of a passenger in his car.
Jeffrey S. Fisher, 39, of the 700 block of...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 7:57 AM
Update: Police said in a bulletin the morning of Aug. 6 that Sywester Branas was located in Morris, Ill., and is safe. A 71-year-old man who recently was diagnosed with cancer has gone missing, and police have asked for the public's help in finding him....