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Lagunitas brewery officially opens Chicago operation

Lagunitas brewery officially opens Chicago operation

The Lagunitas Brewing Co. has officially wet its whistle bottling beer in Chicago.

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Vintage Chicago newsreels released, show classic city life

Vintage Chicago newsreels show classic city life

Dateline: Chicago, where ladies are bowling, ovens are operated by telephone and city folk can't make heads or tails...

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Amtrak employee accused of stealing railroad repair tools

Amtrak employee accused of stealing repair tools

A Chicago man was accused of stealing more than $1,400 worth of railroad repair tools from Amtrak, where he works as a...

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Target employee accused of stealing iPads

Target employee accused of stealing iPads

A Target employee was accused of stealing $1,700 worth of iPads from the State Street store early Wednesday morning,...

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Police find suspicious LSD package, shut down traffic

Police find suspicious LSD package, shut down traffic

2:25 p.m. UPDATE: Police have reopened Lake Shore Drive. The suspicious item appears to have been a...

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Boys jump from fire into arms of cops, neighbors

Boys jump from fire into arms of cops, neighbors

It took a minute for the man standing on the front porch of the West Pullman home to realize what was going on when...

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Developers unveil renderings for Lakeview Mariano's complex

Developers unveil renderings for Lakeview Mariano's complex

A Mariano's could be coming to Lakeview, and it could bring a fitness club, a new park, and 279 parking spots to North...

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Survey: Chicago ranks high for Millennial living, especially Wicker Park

Millennials love living in Chicago, Wicker Park

When it comes to ranking the best cities for Millennials, Chicago is just off the winners podium. 

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Comedy Exposition of 2014 brings laughs back to Chicago

Bringing laughs back to Chicago

There would be no big-time comedy festival in Chicago in 2014, it seemed, until four Chicago comics and a journalist...

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Slain boy, 16, 'just wanted to get his family out of the hood'

Slain boy, 16, 'just wanted to get his family out of the hood'

Tuesday morning wasn't the first time that Hector Forastieri had to clean up blood from a sidewalk in Rogers Park.

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Easter lilies highly poisonous to cats, vets warn

Easter lilies highly poisonous to cats, vets warn

Easter Sunday lands on April 20 this year, so it's a good idea your cat doesn't get the munchies. 

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Assailant said, "Don't do anything, I'll slit your throat," according to police.

Assailant said, "Don't do anything, I'll slit your throat," according to police.

A woman walking home from a Lakeview gas station was sexually assaulted by a man who ran up from behind, pulled out a...

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Barcade gamers battle to be legends of the leaderboard

Barcade gamers battle to be legends of the leaderboard

A few days after his wedding in July, Scott Hoyer was back behind the bar. Between flicks of the wrist at the tap, he...

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Man accused of DUI crash after his license plate number imprinted in victim's car bumper: Police

License plate imprint leads to DUI charges

A Chicago man was accused of rear-ending a car while driving under the influence Tuesday, county prosecutors said,...

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Man accused of burglarizing Old Town home caught with stolen diaper bag

Man accused of stealing diaper bag from home

A Chicago man was accused of breaking into an Old Town home Tuesday morning after he set off the home's alarm system and...

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Chicago native Allison Semmes stars as Diana Ross in 'Motown the Musical'

Chicago native Allison Semmes stars in 'Motown the Musical'

Chicago native Allison Semmes is a classical singer by training—she has a bachelor's degree in opera from the...

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Police warn of thieves posing as video game store customers

Police: Thieves posing as video game store customers

Thieves have been stealing video gaming systems and games from stores around the city while pretending to be customers,...

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Hailo offering free rides for 70-degree April days

Hailo offering free rides for 70-degree April days

Saturday's forecasted 70-degree weather means you should probably walk somewhere, but Hailo isn't making it easy. 

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Is $700 studio dead? Chicagoans hunt for elusive listing.

Is $700 studio dead? Chicagoans hunt for elusive listing.

In 2012, Grace Sweeney did the impossible. She found a studio in Lincoln Park for $745 a month -- just within the budget...

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Man accused of having more than $155,000 worth of pot

Man accused of having more than $155,000 worth of pot

Police officers found $155,000 worth of pot in a Southwest Side home, according to a Chicago Police Department alert...

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CPD: Glitch affecting some online crime searches

CPD: Glitch affecting some online crime searches

If you browsed one of the city's crime lists online Friday morning, you would think...

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Chief Keef's cousin Big Glo shot to death in Englewood

Chief Keef's cousin Big Glo shot to death in Englewood

A Chicago rapper who was related to Chief Keef was gunned down near where he grew up in Englewood as possibly two gunmen...

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Rideshare companies: state regulation would hurt the industry

Rideshare companies: state policy would hurt industry

The Illinois House on Thursday voted for a bill to regulate the rideshare industry in the state despite efforts by...

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Techweek announces Future Sound Music fest, St. Lucia first headliner

St. Lucia to headline Techweek's music fest

Techweek is digging deep into the music scene. 

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Download movies and magazines for free

Download movies and magazines for free

Chicago Public Library cardholders will be able to download free movies and magazines through the library's new website,...

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