16 hrs ago
Listicles: Plate magazine has a list of...
Plate magazine has a list of 30 chefs to watch in the country, and six Chicagoans made the cut. Christine Cikowski and Josh Kulp , Ed Kim , Nicole Pederson , Zoe Schor , and Tom Van Lente are among those honored.
20 hrs ago
Dozens Of Immigrants Sworn In As U.S. Citizens At Daley Plaza Ceremony
Wednesday is Constitution Day and dozens of Chicagoans will be celebrating the birth of our nation for the first time as U.S. citizens as they were sworn in today in a special ceremony at Daley Plaza. CBS 2's Mai Martinez reports 70 immigrants from 25 countries pledged their allegiance to the United States of America and are now officially U.S. citizens.
23 hrs ago
Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep in Waukegan celebrates 10-year anniversary
About 450 founders, students, parents, faculty, staff and volunteers gathered under a tent and in the parking lot of Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep in Waukegan Aug. 29 to celebrate the school's 10th anniversary. The school's student population has more than tripled to 370 students from the 95 who entered as freshmen in 2004.
Outgoing Turkish Consul General on visiting Turkey for fashion, food, fun
How do you let people across an ocean and a continent know how wonderful it is to visit your country? Turkey knows - they put on a fabulous party each year in Chicago. As a way to raise awareness of the treasures of Turkey, this year the 12th annual family-friendly Turkish American Festival took place at Pioneer Court at 401 N. Michigan - the place where the first Chicagoans settled.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Police Blotter: Man caught with open beer gets DUI
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the Lake Forest Police Department. Readers are reminded an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt.
Fioretti blasts Emanuel for increasing city...
Mayoral challenger Bob Fioretti on Monday accused Mayor Rahm Emanuel of pushing 25,000 retired city workers "closer to poverty" by raising their monthly health insurance premiums by 40 percent. "This will place an unsustainable financial burden on our retirees, who are already facing cuts to their pensions," the 2nd Ward alderman said.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
94-year-old jailhouse lawyer reflects on life of crime
Often, if the mood strikes, Thomas "Jeepers" Jefferson leaves his assisted living center on West Side and hops on a bus, wearing a flashy but impeccable suit, and walks into the only place that gives the 94-year-old some peace of mind. "When I come in, I feel like I am at home," Jefferson said of the nearly century-old structure that for most Chicagoans epitomizes the depths of human suffering and depravity.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Dose Market, shop in the know this September
Some people have the line on the hottest fashions, newest foods and overall the must have items for the season. These trend setters seems to have their finger on the "in" items for every situation.
Chef Tim Kirker's recipe elevates comforting fall flavors
The taste of Paris in the Gold Coast, Bistro Zinc's chef Tim Kirker, transports Chicagoans with his French inspired creations. From classic dishes that scream Paris to modern twists on the favorites, Bistro Zinc has been a perennial favorite for Chicago diners.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
My FOX Chicago
Man pleads not guilty to threatening to kill baby
A man charged with restricting oxygen to a handicapped baby in a residence at Naval Station Great Lakes pleaded not guilty to several felony charges Thursday, the News-Sun is reporting. Not guilty pleas were entered for Michael Baker, 26, of North Chicago, on charges of aggravated battery to a child, aggravated battery to a handicapped person and criminal abuse to a person with a handicap, all Class 3 felonies.
Lincoln Park Zoo Asks For Help From Chicagoans To Catalog Native Wildlife
There more to urban life than pigeons and dog, and the Lincoln Park Zoo is enlisting Chicagoans to sort through thousands of pictures to see what's around and how they can coexist with people. Dr. Seth Maglie, the head of the Urban Wildlife Institute, says a hundred cameras throughout the region have spotted not only raccoons, but mink, foxes and flying squirrels.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Park District bans smoking at parks
Chicagoans won't be able to light a cigarette, or use a vaporizer at the city's parks, beaches and playgrounds under a ban approved Wednesday by the Chicago Park District.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 3rd, 2014
It's here!!! Around the Mosh Pit , this month of summer hopefulness and the slightest turning of the leaves is known as "Super September," and this year proves to be no exception.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Chicagoans Pull for Joan Rivers' Recovery
As entertainer Joan Rivers fights for her life in a New York hospital, many Chicagoans who've met and worked with the comic are praying she pulls through.
Why We Shouldn't Click on Jennifer Lawrence's Nude Personal Photos
"It's very hard to leak a naked picture that hasn't been taken," wrote Michael Messinger of Chicago on Facebook.
Garrett Popcorn Sued Over "Chicago Mix"
Chicagoans who are fans of Garrett Popcorn won't be calling one of the gourmet popcorn shop's most popular mixes the "Chicago Mix" anymore.
Divvy faces growing pains in Chicago
One recent Tuesday morning, Jennifer Burgess left her Lakeview home and walked to the nearest Divvy station, at Racine and Diversey avenues.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
My FOX Chicago
FOX Furry Friend of the Week: Cat Ezra
FOX 32 News has teamed up with no-kill shelter PAWS Chicago to bring you an adoptable pet each week.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Pastor Asks Gangs To Hold Their Fire Over Labor Day Weekend
Prominent South Side pastor Corey Brooks is calling on Chicagoans - and especially gangbangers - to put down their guns and stop the shooting this Labor Day weekend.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
North Chicago Health Center holds patient appreciation day
The North Chicago Health Center in conjunction with the North Chicago Center for the Arts is holding a patient appreciation day from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept.