| May 30, 2013
From this summer’s vegan menu at Grant Achatz’s restaurant Next to the buzz about plant-based diets, veganism is definitely having a moment.
“A few years ago, people said, ‘Oh, vegan? What does that mean?” said Don...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 6:38 PM
All inbound and outbound Metra Union Pacific/North line trains were stopped for nearly two hours during the evening rush today after a train fatally struck a pedestrian near the Rogers Park station, Metra officials said.
Officials warned that delays...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 9:59 AM
The message itself was simple: "I was so alone and then I got your package," it read. "Thank you so much. I love the books. Thank you and God bless." Yet there was something about the handwriting, a delicate and elegant script, that moved Megan Bernard to...
| May 22, 2012
| 7:45 PM
Lawyers for three out-of-state men accused of plotting to firebomb police stations and other political targets during the NATO summit in Chicago complained Tuesday that their clients have been held in solitary confinement in Cook County Jail, calling...
| May 29, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Metra service on the Union Pacific North Line is being delayed after a person was struck by a train near the Ravenswood stop on the …...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:27 AM
4th Annual Metamorphosis Party
Friday April 29
7:00 p.m. - midnight
4325 N. Ravenswood
To receive a discount on tickets, use the code WGN.
Lincoln Park Community Shelter (LPCS) is hosting the 4th annual...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 11:05 AM
This is the scene outside former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's home in Chicago's Ravenswood Manor neighborhood, the day before he is scheduled to report for his federal prison sentence on corruption charges: It's already a complete circus.
| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:20 PM
Former governor Rod Blagojevich arrived early Thursday afternoon at the Federal Correctional Institution in Englewood to begin serving a 14-year prison sentence.
With two of his lawyers beside him, Blagojevich arrived at the entrance to the low-security...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 10:07 PM
— After a goodbye tour that stretched from Chicago's Ravenswood Manor neighborhood to the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Rod Blagojevich turned, waved and disappeared Thursday behind a darkened doorway of a federal prison.
| Dec 23, 2011
| 10:43 AM
Some burglars are spending the Christmas season stealing packages from locked condominium lobbies.
Buildings in Logan Square and Ravenswood had several incidents of stolen packages this month.
This surveillance video shows a woman using a key, that's...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 10:27 PM
The worst snow this season hit the area about 10:30 p.m., and accumulations of between 3 and 5 inches have been reported across the region, weather officials said.
About 4.7 inches of snow accumulated near Midway Airport as of 8:40 p.m., said Jamie...