| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:40 PM
Bensenville police offered a cash reward and some additional details Thursday in hopes of spurring new leads in the shooting death of a convenience store clerk.
Police Chief Frank Kosman said the village board has authorized a $10,000 reward for...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:07 PM
A parolee has been charged in the shooting death of a clerk at a Bensenville store as police search for the gunman in the slaying.
Kenneth Bardlett, 20, of Bellwood accompanied the man who fatally shot Hussein Saghir during an attempted holdup Jan. 19,...
| Mar 26, 2014
Health care navigator Barb Silnes has been warning consumers that they will pay a tax penalty if they don't sign up for insurance very soon.
Some reply that they'll swallow the penalty — and maybe get coverage later this year.
But in most...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 3:07 PM
17TH ANNUAL CHICAGO IMPROV FESTIVAL SCHEDULE
Information is from an advance schedule from CIF and is subject to change.
MONDAY, MARCH 31
Stage 773 - The Pro Stage
CIF 17’s Opening Night “Best of Chicago Improv” ... 8 p.m., $15...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:39 AM
Chicago firefighters battled a stubborn extra-alarm fire that started in an auto repair shop this morning and spread to two other building in the Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
The fire started not long after 3 a.m. and firefighters...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Chicago police arrested a man who robbed an Old Irving Park neighborhood branch bank this morning, authorities said.
The man went into the TCF Bank branch at a Jewel-Osco at 4660 W. Irving Park Rd. about 9:15 a.m., went up to the bank counter and...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:24 AM
In Guy de Maupassant's much-anthologized short story "The Necklace," the social-climbing wife of a poorly paid clerk borrows the title accessory from a wealthy friend, loses it and becomes destitute after buying an identical replacement....
| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Chicago Cubs fans going to night and weekend games will be able to park free this upcoming season in a new remote lot with nearly twice as many spaces as the old one at DeVry University, the team announced today.
Setting up a new remote lot with 1,000...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:41 AM
The loud slurping noises were coming from a room toward the back of the coffeehouse as Miro Lomeli lifted cup after cup of brown liquid to his lips.
"I'm aerating the coffee as it goes in," he explained, taking another slurp from one of five cups...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 8:05 AM
For one of the final scenes of the first season of the new HBO comedy series "Silicon Valley," creator Mike Judge and his production designers re-created TechCrunch Disrupt, the intense annual San Francisco conference where computer engineers,...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:06 PM
It was to be my small, lofted Shangri-La. My Fortress of Urban Solitude. After weeks of scouring the hellish depths of Craigslist's real estate section and nearly every apartment-hunting website known to man, I'd finally unearthed my dream bachelor pad. I...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Two high-priority CTA projects that lack money for construction — the overhauls of the Red Line north branch and Purple Line and a planned bus rapid transit corridor along Ashland Avenue — are on a national list of mass-transit initiatives...