A new study offers no easy solutions, but it illustrates how the rise of guns, rather than general criminal behavior, feeds Chicago violence. [ more › ]
We want to hear your top suggestions, whether it's your first date go-to spot or your 100th time grabbing a drink with your love. We'd also love to hear your true and not-overly-embellished accounts of what made that date great (or, on the flip side, your cautionary tales). [ more › ]
Corruption, meet twee. [ more › ]
Yeah, we know where the nickname comes from, but still. [ more › ]
Officials are still determining the cause of death and cause of the fire. [ more › ]
In the wake of a shooting between an off-duty cop and a car of people in Albany Park Sunday evening, two men have been charged with attempted murder. [ more › ]
Crews haven't said whether wet, foggy conditions played a part in the deadly one-car crash. [ more › ]
If you're looking to rally your anxiety into movement, there are a million ways to do so this weekend. [ more › ]
For years, a trip to the hair salon for Heidi Truax would inevitably come with awkward exchanges. Stylists wouldn’t always know what to charge her, a woman getting a short and traditionally "masculine" cut. So frustrated were she and her spouse, a transgender male, that they cut their own hair...
Have you ever run after a bus and wondered how a driver decides whether to stop and let you on or to leave you behind? Or been puzzled by fares? So have we. CTA spokesman Jeff Tolman answered some of the burning questions we and RedEye readers had about public transit. Why does the driver turn...
Pho for a good cause at BellyQ, free chicken for University of Chicago students and staff and more things to do in Chicago on Tuesday, Jan. 17.
Awards season is upon us. But Hollywood isn't the only city dishing out trophies. Last night, Chicago's culinary elite gathered for the Jean Banchet Awards for Culinary Excellence hosted by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The competition was stiff, especially for new restaurants and bars including...
So maybe you didn't get a seat to that other big event last week, but for all of you who missed out on witnessing President Obama's farewell address in person, get ready for the next historically significant affair rolling into town: Bono, Drumming Bono, Bass Bono and The Edge Bono will all be...
Kris Bryant’s wide smile as he’s throwing to first to record the final out of the first Cubs World Series title in 108 years will forever be one of the indelible images of the 2016 season. The expression, he says, was purely a happy accident. “I kind of make that stupid face every time,” he told...
The Chicago native was one of only three astronauts to reach the lunar surface twice. [ more › ]
Scores of people have filled knit-ins to stitch up a movement's signature visual topper. [ more › ]
The new facade of Caravan at 4810 N. Broadway Caravan Restaurant at 4810 N. Broadway continues its transformation from only middle eastern cuisine, to the addition of pub food like piza and burgers along with 22 HDTVs broadcasting sports. Show More Summary
POTUS even got a 'midnight pardon' from Theo for his White Sox preference. [ more › ]
A verbal confrontation between an off-duty cop and people in a car led to a shooting on Kedzie Avenue, according to police. [ more › ]
The bus had to swerve in the intersection and collided into a second vehicle. [ more › ]