An 11-year-old boy died Saturday afternoon at his home in northwest suburban Hoffman Estates after suffering a puncture wound in the chest. An autopsy Sunday was inconclusive. more
Hit the Wall, a powerful new play about the Stonewall Uprising produced by the relatively newbie theater company The Inconvenience, is one of those shows everyone in Chicago is talking about. more
Crain's asks, is the "New Eastside" a real neighborhood? (As opposed to the original East Side, which has been a neighborhood for a very long time.)... more
St. Francis de Sales co-ed high school is being wired to the Internet thanks to $145,000 from its technology improvement fund. Some $120,000 is from a donor who wants to remain anonymous.