| 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,...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:07 PM
The city unveiled plans Thursday for the largest modernization of the CTA Blue Line since the O’Hare branch was built 30 years ago, a four-year overhaul that officials say will shave 10 minutes off travel between downtown and the nation’s...
| Jan 22, 2014
Police are seeking better-quality photos from a graphic surveillance video that captured an armed robbery and fatal shooting outside a Bensenville food shop, authorities said Tuesday.
"We are also waiting for forensic results from the lab,"...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:12 PM
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“Blacula: Young, Black and Undead”: Franklin's ex-girlfriend is dating a vampire, a comedy by Pegasus Theatre. Oct. 29 to Dec. 1 at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 7:55 AM
The man believed to be the getaway driver in the January shooting death of a Bensenville store clerk appeared in bond court Sunday, and a prosecutor said police are "on the trail" of the alleged triggerman.
DuPage County Judge Brian McKillip set bail at...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 2:11 PM
The Bensenville Police Department released graphic surveillance video on Monday afternoon of what police believe was an armed robbery attempt that led to the village's first murder in 10 years.
Hussein Saghir, 36, was shot and killed as he and his...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 4:23 PM
On Sunday night, as he prepared to lock up the Bensenville convenience store where he worked, Hussein Saghir may have been anticipating the family dinner planned that evening to celebrate his wife’s birthday.
But as he and his brother walked out...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:19 PM
My friend Julie has a complaint about malort, and it's not that it tastes like sweaty socks wrapped in spoiled grapefruit after marinating in a trash can.
It's that people have started liking it too much.
Not so long ago, Julie explained, malort was...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:19 AM
I don't know when "shareable" became attached to "small" in the dining realm, but waiter patter has included the phrase "small, shareable plates" — spoken without a trace of irony — for some years now.
And even though it makes no sense...
| 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...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:49 AM
"I remember when this neighborhood used to be rich white people," says comedian Adam Burke on opening night of the revamped "Lincoln Lodge" at Subterranean in Wicker Park. "Now it's all wealthy Caucasians." He's not the only one surveying the new digs....
| 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,...