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HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 10 Pairs of Anytime Passes to Epic World War II Film ‘My Way’


CHICAGO – In our latest epic World War II edition of HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film , we have 10 admit-two run-of-engagement anytime movie passes up for grabs to the new film “My Way” from Korea’s game-changing director Je-kyu Kang! Pick your own showing! Inspired by true events , “My...

Maholm Leads Cubs Past Reds, 6-1

    CBS 2, about 2 years ago

Paul Maholm pitched six solid innings to earn his...

2 Critical After CTA Bus Accident

    NBC 5, about 2 years ago

Two people in critical condition and 11 others were taken to the hospital after a three vehicle collision involving a CTA bus.

Tribune Unearths 2010 Illinois Restaurant Association Food Truck Documents


What were the Illinois Restaurant Association and Alderman Tom Tunney thinking about food trucks in 2010? It's not good news for the trucks.

A Dozen Sent To Hospitals From CTA Bus Accident

    CBS 2, about 2 years ago

More than a dozen people were taken to hospitals Saturday afternoon from a CTA bus accident on the West Side.

Chicago Area Celebrates Earth Day

    CBS 2, about 2 years ago

The international celebration of Earth Day brought out volunteers Saturday to dozens of sites throughout the Chicago area, doing everything from clean-up work to cultivation of wild habitat.

Lemont Man Electrocuted While Trimming Tree

    CBS 2, about 2 years ago

A 32-year-old Lemont man was electrocuted Friday while trimming a tree at his home in the southwest suburb.

My nostalgia problem with the Bulls—or is it?


I have a nostalgia problem with the current Bulls, and I don't think I'm alone in that. As much as I like the current roster, from the goofy Joakim Noah, who has made himself a much better pro than I ever expected, to Luol Deng,...

A dozen sent to hospitals from CTA bus accident on West Side


More than a dozen people were taken to hospitals Saturday afternoon from a CTA bus accident on the West Side. An EMS Plan I response, which sends at least five ambulances to the scene, was called for the bus accident at Madison and Karlov about 12:25 p.m.,...

Probation, periodic jail for murder victim’s twin


The troubled twin sister of murder victim Holly Staker pleaded guilty to attempted burglary and was accepted into drug court, her attorney Michael Nerheim confirmed this week. Heather Staker, 31, of Waukegan, will serve 30 months probation and 18 months of periodic imprisonment as...

Number Of Illinois "Super Commuters" Up 40 Percent


A new study reports that as of 2009, there were 99,000 people commuting more than 90 miles to Chicago.

Cash Tossed Onto Interstate After Bank Heist

    NBC 5, about 2 years ago

A Friday afternoon bank robbery in La Porte, Ind. was followed by a more than 100 mile police chase that included money being tossed out onto the interstate.

Good Night for Meteors: Astronomer


Good news for stargazers: An astronomer at Chicago's Adler Planetarium says conditions will be great for watching the Lyrid meteor shower Saturday night.

How to Divide Stock Fairly Among Founders

    NBC 5, about 2 years ago

With all the talk of Groupon's stock and how it's doing -- which is not well, at the moment -- it's fair to say a lot of folks in the business world have stocks on the brain. That makes this recent post over at... Photo Credit:...

Lemont man electrocuted while trimming tree


A 32-year-old Lemont man was electrocuted Friday while trimming a tree at his home in the southwest suburb. The Will County Coroner’s office was not releasing the man’s name or address as of Saturday morning, pending notification of next of kin. The man was on a ladder...