| Aug 9, 2013
| 6:45 PM
When the Wizard World Chicago Comic-Con takes place in Rosemont, IL this weekend, the convention will be sporting stars of comics, television and pop culture. Among them will be James Marsters, who is known for playing the role of “Spike” on...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 3:39 PM
A Chicago man convicted of murder in the 2009 slaying of a 16-year-old boy has begun serving a 35-year sentence, authorities said today.
Cortez Powell, 30, was convicted in April of murdering Damier Love and shooting two men, then ages 45 and 53, on...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Illinois Republican leaders on Saturday choose a lobbyist and Rosemont trustee to serve as state party chairman following several hours of closed door talks.
Jack Dorgan's selection follows the resignation of former chair Pat Brady, who came under...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Mourners gathered today for the funeral of the Rev. Andrew Greeley, the outspoken priest, novelist and sociologist who died last week at age 85.
A wake for the Rev. Greeley was held Tuesday at Christ the King Catholic Church, 9235 S. Hamilton Ave.,...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 9:58 AM
A head-on collision on Interstate 90 in the northwest suburbs sent three people to the hospital this morning, but their injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, police said.
Two vehicles crashed about 5:15 a.m. on the westbound portion of...
| Mar 13, 2013
I first met TNA Knockout Lisa Marie Varon (AKA "Tara") at Wizard World Chicago Comic-Con a few years ago. She was seated in the autograph area that was set up for all the pro wrestlers who attended the annual pop-culture convention in Rosemont, IL. When I...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 7:56 PM
Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney today called Rick Santorum an “economic lightweight” and likened the former Pennsylvania senator and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich to home-state Democratic President Barack Obama over their...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 9:07 AM
Mastodon: The Atlanta quartet rewrites the metal handbook with virtually every release. Their latest, “The Hunter” (Reprise), provides a relatively concise overview of their wide-ranging sound, covering everything from progressive journeys...
| Aug 5, 2012
With every cab ride to and from a Chicago airport, 25 cents of the fare goes to a tiny suburb renowned for insider dealing and outsize clout.
Those coins add up to millions a year for the suburb — Rosemont — and help fuel a political...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 4:36 PM
'Glee’s' Matthew Morrison preps summer tour for debut album...
| Apr 10, 2011
| 4:23 AM
Scott Stapp doesn’t shy from the fact that his time with his post-grunge group Creed led him into a dark world of substance abuse, bad behavior and, eventually, a band break-up. He battled addictions to prescription drugs and alcohol, and......
| Jan 6, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A regrouped Van Halen has announced an extensive 2012 American tour that will carry the four-piece rock band across the country over five months, including a Staples Center concert on June 1, and a Honda Center gig in Anaheim on......