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ET Flashback: We're at a special screening of 'Return of the Jedi' back in 1983 with C-3PO himself.
A guitarist for popular local band Bloodiest was ordered held in lieu of $200,000 bail Tuesday for allegedly running over and killing a pedestrian while driving drunk.
Donald Richie discusses with Tom Luddy the career of Akira Kurosawa who stud out in Japanese "collective" culture as an individualist, to the extent that it had affected his career negatively and was not supported in Japan.
The North Branch Trail's southern extension will have a short side path along Lehigh and Central Avenues, much like this segment of Harms Road in Glenview.
Two Chicago men who say they were kicked out of a cab after the driver objected to their kiss are suing the taxicab company.
A man killed by an allegedly drunk driver Sunday is the latest in a series of people fatally struck on speeding-plagued North Avenue, in 2014.
If you're eager to get in shape while blasting goth, industrial, and darkwave on your little white earbuds then electronic-music wiz and local party promoter Johnny Love is here to help.
The Little League World Series finals featuring Chicago's Jackie Robinson West All Stars broke a television rating record on Sunday in the Chicago market.
It's not often that a stand-up comedy show includes a ticketing option for "lawn seats," and, quite frankly, I can't imagine a lot of stand-ups would be at their most thrilling in such a setting.
Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen addresses the Wisconsin Supreme Court in Madison in this Nov. 11, 2013, file photo.
Summer is closing out, and that means major price cuts on the garb you've had you eyes on for the last couple of months.
Chicago's Case-Shiller Index for June is up 6.7% from June 2013. It's the 20th consecutive month it's been up compared to a year earlier.
Appreciating art is a gift we can all enjoy, often at little or no cost. Art can open your heart, uplift your spirit, teach you something new - about the world or even yourself - and help you heal.
This week's blog post is by WDP co-host Matt Rocco, who lives in the Edgewater Glen neighborhood of Chicago with Professor Foster , and their daughter Viva, who laughs at your child's need for 20 glue sticks and 40 wide ruled notebooks.
Chicago police killed two men over the weekend in two separate incidents on the South and West sides, one of which sparked a protest Monday.
Vice President Joe Biden, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn this afternoon held a behind-closed-doors discussion on raising the minimum wage, appearing briefly afterward for the cameras.
In 2008 I was assigned by a prominent music magazine to cover the MTV Video Music Awards for its blog.
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