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Ride-Share Driver Crashes After Being Beaten By Passengers In Brainerd

Two men battered the driver in the face after he drove them for three to four hours on Sunday night, police said. [ more › ]

Lincoln Square Is About To Get Some of Chicago's Best Fried Chicken

In case you're not already a fan, The Budlong serves Nashville-style hot fried chicken, slathered in fiery sauce and topped with pickles. [ more › ]

Anti-Semitic Flyers Found On UIC Campus For Second Time In A Week

UIC announced an investigation earlier this week, but similar flyers appeared again over the weekend. [ more › ]

Journey Into The Field Museum's Vast Collections With Specimens: Unlocking The Secrets Of Life

From rare, deep-sea-dwelling creatures to fossil brains to meteorites, there are over 30 million specimens and artifacts tucked away on shelves, in bins and cabinets, glass jars, and acres of wooden drawers. They’re significant not only because of their number, but also because of the stories they tell. [ more › ]

Photos: Irish Immigrants Rally To Decry Anti-Immigrant Federal Policies

"Today the signs may be different, they may not say ‘Irish need not apply,’ but by orders signed by the President of the United States they read ‘no refugees, no Muslims.'" [ more › ]

Macaron/Patisserie Shop Coming To Argyle

We've been posting for nearly three years about Ba Le's plans to open a dessert and drinks place at its original location at 5018 North Broadway, just across the parking lot from the current sandwich shop. They've done a beautiful rehab...Show More Summary

Bye, Felicia

We've been waiting for this! The final set of train tracks are coming down on Broadway. Thank you to reader JF for capturing today's action. The tracks were built in 1907 and 1908, and their support pillars have obstructed the traffic...Show More Summary

Police Warn Of Violent Robberies On Red Line Trains In Loop

A man asks a "distracting question" before throwing several punches to the victim's face. Then others in the group dig through pockets. [ more › ]

New Restaurant & Retail Coming to Wilson Avenue

Two storefronts on Wilson between Dover & Beacon slated for a restaurant & retail We've admired this nice, vintage storefront that was home to Nigerian Kitchen for years, then vacant, rehabbed, and put on the market last August when we shared the listing. Show More Summary

Chicago date idea: Conservatory then bowling

Rather than putting a ton of effort into an outing and then just hitting one spot, why not extend the adventure? This week, we’re pairing the Garfield Park Conservatory with a nostalgic bowling alley. Soak up a little nature and then get the ball rolling. Main Attraction: Garfield Park Conservatory...

With Environment Under Siege, Join The 'Resistance' With These Great Fundraiser Badges

All proceeds benefit the National Parks Foundation, Sierra Club and Earthjustice. [ more › ]

Molly Ringwald's House From 'Sixteen Candles' Is Back On The Market

The Evanston home where the iconic teen movie classic 16 Candles was filmed is back on the market, after sellers attempted to sell it last summer and delisted in in October. They're now asking $1.425 million for the 3,250 square-foot home, where Molly Ringwald's character lived with her family in the John Hughes film. [ more › ]

Police Officer Under Investigation After Raising $100K For Girls In Need

A police spokesman said they had to make sure all the funds were donated since the GoFundMe page was tied to the officer's personal checking account. [ more › ]

Loop CTA Trains Are Going To Be A Bit Weird This Weekend

If you see some Orange-Line-trains-on-Brown Line-tracks weirdness this weekend, here's why. [ more › ]

Photos: Inside The Dazzling World Of West Side Nail Art In 'Paint & Polish'

"Nail art, for those that are bold enough to wear it, is definitely custom personality." [ more › ]

No Guarantees Or Consent Decree Talk In Top Cop's Meeting With AG Jeff Sessions

Supt. Eddie Johnson took a long wish list for federal resources with him to Washington, D.C. [ more › ]

3-Year-Old Boy Shot In The Head During 'Cops-And-Robbers' Game

"A travesty. Kids left in deplorable conditions alone were playing cops and robbers." [ more › ]

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