| Mar 10, 2013
| 5:18 PM
A woman died and three other people were displaced following a house fire in the Oakland neighborhood this morning, according to the Chicago Fire Department.
Vershonda Marshall, 41, of the 8700 block of South Burley Avenue, was pronounced dead on the...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Listen up, ladies! R. Kelly, a giant of modern bedroom R&B, wants to share his lascivious charms with the female population of Hampton Roads.
Promoters announced Wednesday that the Grammy-winning singer will perform Dec. 9 at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk....
| Sep 28, 2012
| 6:40 PM
A 14-year-old boy is being interviewed tonight in connection with the slaying of a 17-year-old boy who was shot and killed as he walked to his grandmother's home in the Oakland neighborhood on Chicago's South Side earlier this week, police said.
| Sep 29, 2012
| 2:36 PM
A 14-year-old boy has been charged in the slaying of a 17-year-old boy who was shot and killed as he walked to his grandmother's South Side home earlier this week, police said.
Charges were brought about 6:15 a.m., said Chicago Police Department News...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 4:41 PM
Although it's known for its beautiful horse farms and as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington, Ky., has gained a new distinction — as the most sedentary city in the United States.
Along with Indianapolis and Jackson, Miss., it ranked among...
| Nov 25, 2011
The first thing you notice about Oakland is the quiet. This is good news and bad news.
The good news: Except for the hum of nearby Lake Shore Drive, this South Side residential neighborhood has no tangled street corners with blaring car horns and no more...
| Aug 2, 2011
Mention concept cars to most people and they think of Buck Rogers' dream machines, like the 1951 Buick Le Sabre, with its rocket nose, fins and huge globs of chrome.
Perhaps the most interesting of these cars are two Pontiacs bodied in clear Plexiglass...
| May 26, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Mario Ramos stirs a pot of beans with a bent spatula as the men crowd into the kitchen, the ragged line stretching out the splintered doorway.
Years ago, Ramos, 45, grilled up pricey seafood in a tiki-themed restaurant on Pacific Coast Highway in Laguna...
| Sep 9, 2012
Harper: 480 pp, $27.99
"Telegraph Avenue" is so exuberant, it's as if Michael Chabon has pulled joy from the air and squeezed it into the shape of words. A vibrant affection for a place, time and culture —...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Comcast launching Netflix-like subscription streaming service for its customers....
| Feb 27, 2012
| 4:25 PM
This chart ran in our print editions but didn't appear on-line. WHERE ARE LAST YEAR’S IRONPIGS? Josh Barfield: Not signed Brian Bass: Korea Eddie Bonine: Not signed Tagg Bozied: Retired Nate Bump: PHILLIES Dave Bush: PHILLIES Ryan Edell: Retired*...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Pat Metheny, Bill Frisell and a wide variety of veteran and up-and-coming jazz talent lead the 55th annual Monterey Jazz Festival happening this fall....