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Video: 'Chicago Sanitation' Is The Inevitable Parody Of Dick Wolf's TV Trilogy

"You sort garbage better than anyone on this team. Why can't you sort out your life?" [ more › ]

Shake, Rattle & Read Is Celebrating Its 50th Anniversary And Closing Up Shop

It's a long goodbye for the well known record and book store just around the corner from The Riv and Aragon in Uptown. [ more › ]

Expect Extra Security At This Weekend's Bears Game And The Mag Mile Lights Fest

Nearly a million people are expected downtown on Saturday for the annual lights festival and parade and while authorities say there's no specific threat to the event, they want to make sure everyone is safe. [ more › ]

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2, The Night Before, Secret in Their Eyes, The Hallow, In the Basement & A Poem Is a Naked Person

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 The Hunger Games films seem like an anomaly. They filmmakers managed to crank one out every year across three years, and they actually got slightly better with each new chapter. More importantly, they went...

Photos: MSI Shows Us What Christmas Around The World Over 74 Years Looks Like

  The oncoming winter blues got you down? Let it snow, and embrace diversity and light. Bonus: Admission is free. [ more › ]

Foster/Sheridan Building Sells For $21.6 Million

More big investment in the area. The Kopley Group has sold its building at 5200 North Sheridan, on the Uptown/Edgewater border, for $21.6 million. It was sold to Spirit Bascom Ventures, LLC, which says in the press release that it intends...Show More Summary

Teen Accused Of Dropped Newborn From Window Blames Family

At a court hearing on Thursday, the judge didn't cave to her team's pleas and ordered her held without bail until her murder trial. [ more › ]

Fridays With Roy: A New Barry Gifford Story About A First Kiss

We've had dead bodies, creeps and other assorted shady characters. But this week's tale is on the gentler side of things. [ more › ]

Remembering The Strangest (And Still Unexplained) TV Hack In Chicago History

People freaked out on the night of November 22, 1987 when hackers took over two local TV stations. [ more › ]

Well-Loved Papa Ray's Worker Ends His Life; What You Can Do

We got a heart-breaking note from the owner of Papa Ray's entitled "Papa Ray's has a heavy heart." Please read it and please remember that there is help out there. And if you can spare a couple bucks to help out Wilvy's family in this...Show More Summary

Rauner Can't Close Border To Refugees, But He's Not Powerless

On Monday, Gov. Bruce Rauner joined a wave of American governors who announced their states would no longer accept Syrian refugees due to security concerns after the Paris terrorist attacks. On Wednesday, a family of five Syrian refugees...Show More Summary

Some Jerks In Chicago Are Making Phony Terrorist Threats

This week threats that turned out to be nothing were called in at the Gold Coast, on the CTA and Willis Tower. [ more › ]

Photos: The Hancock Tower's Holiday Train Chugs On From The 94th Floor

  A beloved Chicago tradition will be chugging back into town this holiday season. [ more › ]

A Winter Storm Warning Is Here To Ruin Your Friday Night

November is going from summer temperatures to winter snowstorms in one week, starting tonight. [ more › ]

16 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Weekend

The holiday season is in full swing with a ton of themed events and more to get you in the mood this weekend. [ more › ]

Map Shows Where Meth Production is Most Prevalent in Illinois

The number of Illinois meth lab incidents are on the rise, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Meth production has plagued the Midwest more than any other region in the U.S. In 2014, nearly 60 percent of meth lab incidents reported by the DEA were in the nation's heartland. Show More Summary

Santa's On The Red Line Saturday

Too cool! The CTA's Holiday Train is making an early run along the Red Line on Saturday evening! We'll print the schedule below, but don't worry if you miss it. It'll be back along the Red and Purple Lines on December 15th through 22nd. Show More Summary

13 Of The Best Brunch Spots In Chicago

Get out of your brunch spot rut with this list. [ more › ]

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