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Aviation Cop Who Infamously Dragged Passenger Off United Flight Had Just Returned From Suspension: Report

Long reportedly violated department rules on Jan. 29 for "failing to take action as needed to complete an assignment or perform a task safely," "inattention to duty," "incompetence or inefficiency," "violating any departmental regulations, rules or procedures," and "conduct unbecoming an officer or public employee." [ more › ]

North-Side Stretch Of Lakefront Trail To Close Next Week To Separate Bike, Pedestrian Lanes

The plan to separate the trail into distinct bicycle and pedestrian paths is speeding along. Check out the detour map. [ more › ]

Devil Horns Up: New Kuma's Corner To Open In West Loop Next Wednesday

The iconic metal burger destination is set to blast open its third Chicago location. \m/ [ more › ]

America's Cycling Infrastructure Is Pretty Bad, But Chicago Is An Exception That Proves The Rule

Crashes in Chicago fell by more than half as bikeway growth has shot up over the last 10 years, according to a new study. [ more › ]

Big Wig Tacos carries on the family tradition of Taco Burrito King

When Taco Burrito King's River North location closed on Thanksgiving 2015, the late-night crowd mourned the loss of the 24-hour burrito and taco slinging joint. But as the saying goes, when one door closes (literally), another door opens. Enter Big Wig Tacos and Burritos, owned by Jose Manolo Estrada,...

Your first look at the Chicago Women's Funny Fest lineup

For the sixth year, Chicago Women's Funny Fest will take over Stage 773 (1225 W. Belmont Ave. 773-327-5252) in Lakeview to showcase that comedy isn't just a man's world. The festival, created and produced by comedians Jill Valentine and Liz McArthur, will showcase a variety of Chicago performers...

Woman Charged With Murder For Ramming Cop's Daughter Into Tree With SUV: Police

The brutal attack reportedly spilled out from a social media conflict after the victim started getting close to the father of the alleged attacker's child. [ more › ]

Video: Man Sucker-Punched Female Security Guard In River North After Vomiting

This, after the man reportedly threw up and nearly passed out on the sidewalk outside a condominium complex early on Sunday. [ more › ]

16 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Week

This "wild" week in Chicago starts with free food from Wild Garden, performances by the Kickback and Hall and Oates, and more. [ more › ]

Katy Perry Bringing Her Grown-Up Teenage Dream To Chicago

Pre-registration for tickets is open for just a couple days, and after that, good luck. [ more › ]

Ask Anna: Should I get involved with a married woman?

Ask Anna is a sex column. Because of the nature of the topic, some columns contain language some readers may find graphic. Dear Anna, I developed a crush on a girl I met in a yoga class. After a few months, I found out she was married. We still became friends. I eventually moved a thousand miles...

Missing Man, 62, Suffers From Alzheimer's

Please keep an eye out for Paul Warehall, age 62, who went missing this evening on the 3700 block of Broadway. He wandered away from his caretaker, and is considered high-risk because he has advanced Alzheimer's Disease.He is 5'9", weighs 190 lbs, and has grey hair and blue eyes. Show More Summary

BPN Green Living Fair/Gardening Workday Is Huge Success

Thank you to the dozens of Buena Park residents who showed up this morning at Buena and Marine to plant native flowers and other plants that provide food for wild pollinators and to clean up the Peace Garden on the east side of the tunnel.The...Show More Summary

Prepare For Summer With These Beach Day Necessities

We've got the perfect setup for the next time you want to catch some waves (or just watch them). Check out these awesome beach accessories. [ more › ]

Unionized Chicago Reader Staff Unanimously Vote To Authorize Strike

Staff of the invaluable alt-weekly recently publicized meager salary figures compared with years of experience. The disparity is startling. [ more › ]

Officer Shot In West Garfield Park Friday Afternoon, Shooter In Critical Condition

The alleged shooter was also shot and was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition shortly after the Friday afternoon shooting. [ more › ]

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