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  • Extra-alarm fire ignited by space heater

    Extra-alarm fire ignited by space heater
    An extra-alarm fire caused by a space heater broke out in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Monday night, according to authorities. The fire started after 10 p.m. in the 5200 block of South Lowe Avenue when a curtain next to a space heater caught fire,...
  • School's out again Tuesday for CPS, dozens of suburban districts

    School's out again Tuesday for CPS, dozens of suburban districts
    Chicago public schools, along with dozens of districts in the suburbs, will remain closed for the second straight day Tuesday because of the weather. Barbara Byrd Bennett, the head of CPS, cited the continued cold temperatures expected Tuesday. After...
  • Arctic invader puts much of Midwest in deep freeze

    Arctic invader puts much of Midwest in deep freeze
    A brutal "polar vortex" gripped much of the Midwest on Monday, pushing temperatures to record subzero lows, grounding more than 4,000 flights and prompting authorities to urge residents to stay home or go to emergency warming shelters. In Chicago,...
  • TV picks for Jan. 6 to Jan. 12: 'Justified,' 'Cougar Town,' 'Chicago P.D.'

    TV picks for Jan. 6 to Jan. 12: 'Justified,' 'Cougar Town,' 'Chicago P.D.'
    TV is getting exciting again after the holiday lull. "Justified," "Cougar Town," "Shameless" and "Girls" return with new seasons, while "Chicago P.D.," "True Detective" and "The Spoils of Babylon" debut the week of Jan. 6 to 12. For a more complete...
  • Bears tailgate party in 'Shameless' Season 4 premiere

    Bears tailgate party in 'Shameless' Season 4 premiere
    Showtime's "Shameless" filmed a Chicago tailgate party and a flash mob in November, and both scenes appear in the Season 4 premiere. You can watch the premiere, which debuts at 8 p.m. Jan. 12 on TV, online right now. The episode begins shortly after...
  • Jennifer Hudson to receive humanitarian award

    Jennifer Hudson to receive humanitarian award
    Chicago native Jennifer Hudson will receive the People's Choice Award for "Favorite Humanitarian," CBS announced Tuesday. The Grammy and Oscar winner will be presented the honor during "The 40th Annual People's Choice Awards," airing at 8 p.m. Jan. 8...
  • Third suspect surrenders in death of pregnant teen

    Third suspect surrenders in death of pregnant teen
    A third suspect has been arrested in a botched Christmas Day robbery in Dolton that led to the fatal shooting of a pregnant 17-year-old girl. Darius D. Marshall, dressed in jeans and a Ralph Lauren jacket, surrendered around 1:30 p.m. to officers from...
  • The new Chicago Contemporary Circus Festival is coming to town

     The new Chicago Contemporary Circus Festival is coming to town
    To hear Shayna Swanson tell it, circus arts in this country are like the Wild West, complete with warring factions. Traditionalists — think Barnum & Bailey — despise contemporary circus folks, and vice versa. Cirque du Soleil, perhaps the most...
  • Our guide to the 2014 Sketch Comedy Festival

    Our guide to the 2014 Sketch Comedy Festival
    When the 13th annual Sketch Comedy Festival kicks off at Stage 773 next week, it will mark the return of Danny Pudi, who performed in the first few installments of the fest before landing the role of Abed on NBC's "Community." This is the first time...
  • Dillard camp questions whether Rauner is 'true Republican'

    Dillard camp questions whether Rauner is 'true Republican'
    In one of the most comprehensive campaign criticisms leveled in the early Republican primary season for governor, the running mate of state Sen. Kirk Dillard assailed rival Bruce Rauner's wealth and connections and questioned whether he was a "true...
  • Polar vortex moves east and south, widening deep freeze to Atlanta

    Record-setting cold stunned the Southeast on Tuesday as the chilly “polar vortex” parked over the northern Midwest extended eastward, prompting officials to cancel school and open emergency warming and homeless shelters in areas unaccustomed...
  • Review: 'Chicago PD' a by-the-book procedural

    Review: 'Chicago PD' a by-the-book procedural
    There's an old Rudyard Kipling quote about Chicago I haven't heard for a while that shows up in the new NBC drama "Chicago PD," a show that looks to portray police work the old school way: tough, dirty and not without personal costs. Will you see...