| May 19, 2010
| 11:35 AM
Randolph Street Market Festival 1350 W. Randolph St. May 29-30 $9 tickets when purchased online; $12 at the gate Children 12 and under get in free; Bike the Drive and get in Free on Sunday www.randolphstreetmarket.com Other Market dates: June 19-20;...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 7:18 PM
Illinois restaurants may soon have to find a way to cut artificial trans fats from French fries, onion rings, popcorn shrimp, pies, cakes and fried chicken.
Legislation that passed the Illinois House on Wednesday would ban artery-clogging trans fats in...
| Jul 13, 2010
| 11:27 AM
Angels With Tails, West Loop
Sunday, July 25
noon to 4:00 p.m.
Anchored from THE OPRAH Store, located at 37 N. Carpenter Street, PAWS Chicago and 16 other animal rescues and shelters will have dogs and cats available for adoption in front of 30...
| Feb 12, 2011
| 4:54 PM
A day after President Hosni Mubarak stepped down, Egyptians in Chicago traded their earlier protests outside the Egyptian consulate for chants of joy.
Ayahel-Beshbeeshy draped herself in the Egyptian flag before coming downtown from the West Loop...
| Mar 2, 2011
| 6:51 PM
Bond was set at $10,000 today for a Chicago man accused of running a marijuana grow house inside his West Loop home, authorities said.
Police on Tuesday night said they found approximately 100 marijuana plants inside Ryan Vrane’s home on the 300...
| Mar 12, 2011
| 8:32 PM
For the last time in his 22 years of office, Mayor Richard Daley hoisted an Irish-style walking stick above his head Saturday at the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade that his father inaugurated in 1956.
It was an emotional experience, for Daley...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 10:19 PM
The Lady Gaga sightings have continued in Chicago.
Gaga was spotted outside her Gold Coast hotel Sunday one week after she was seen having dinner with boyfriend Taylor Kinney, who is in the city filming the pilot for Dick Wolf’s “Chicago...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Police Marine Unit officers rescued a kayaker this afternoon after his craft flooded and tipped over into the chilly waters of the Chicago River in the West Loop Gate neighborhood.
The mishap happened in the river between Washington and Randolph Streets...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 3:54 PM
Some Comcast high-speed internet customers in Chicago experienced outages this afternoon, a spokeswoman for the company said.
The outages started at about 2 p.m. and affected 0.3 percent of customers in the greater Chicago area, said Angie Amores, the...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 5:43 AM
Chicago police and fire officials have secured a West Loop highrise building this evening, where a suspicious package was discovered, authorities said.
According to Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Robert Perez, Bomb and Arson detectives were called...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 7:23 PM
Dwyane Wade can’t carry a tune. He knows it and everyone who saw him belt out Boyz II Men’s “End of the Road” in a 2009 Youtube video knows it as well. But the Miami Heat star and Robbins native hasn’t let that stop him...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 5:28 PM
Police blocked a West Loop Street near the Ogilvie Transportation Center this evening when a resident began throwing objects from a high-rise balcony.
Police were called to the 100 block of North Canal Street about 5:15 p.m. following a report of a...