[The following has spoilers for "The Night Of," including last night's finale. Do not read if you haven't seen the episode.] It is testament to the skill behind "The Night Of" that the miniseries answered its most pressing concern in the last seconds of the finale: the cat.
What's it really like to work at Chicago startups and tech companies? Blue Sky's Inside Job lets people on the ground tell us in their own words. August Wasilowski, 38, senior software engineer in research and development at InContext Solutions with a specialty in virtual reality I’ve always been...
Prosecutors have downgraded the most serious charge against a Wisconsin man accused of killing a Buffalo Grove woman in an interstate drive-by shooting.Zachary Hays faced first-degree intentional homicide and reckless endangerment charges in Sauk County in connection with the May 1 incident on...
Her last living act is a familiar one: She reaches out with her hands to break her fall before hitting the unforgiving earth. Bones shattered, she dies alone. Some researchers say they now know how Lucy died: by falling out of a tree.
When your dad is former Mayor Richard Daley's boss, you might expect a little suction with the Northwestern University admissions board.But even that kind of clout wasn't enough for comic actor and writer Julian Sergi, whose father, Vince Sergi, is chairman emeritus of Katten, the powerhouse law...
For companies that want to use small drones, a new era began Monday. That's when rules kicked in that free them from having to request special permission from the federal government for any commercial drone endeavor - a waiver process that often took months.
Are voters warming to Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton? They are not. A look at a national poll from Quinnipiac University provides a snapshot of the race and the dour narrative fueling it: A majority of voters don't like either candidate.
We're entering that sleepy period at the end of the summer, but if you still haven't booked your dream trip, there's good news: Flying is about to get much cheaper.
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Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performed at the United Center in Chicago, on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016.
After decades of red ink, U.S. airlines have gotten their financial houses in significantly better order. And while this new wherewithal certainly won't mean more legroom or free checked bags, some carriers are exploring inexpensive ways to make flying economy class a smidge less arduous.
John Skipper spoke at a University of Central Florida graduation ceremony this year and told the crowd about a study that found the average person spends three hours a day in front of a television, an hour on social media and just 19 minutes reading.
She wasn't being serious, people. Meghan Oeser, an Oak Forest mom of six, typed out a profanity-laced missive to her beloved husband, Kevin, before heading to a 48-hour getaway with her girlfriends.
Banks and other financial companies are leading stocks higher in morning trading on Wall Street Monday as investors hope for higher interest rates. The market is coming off three days of losses.
Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin says she is separating from husband Anthony Weiner after another sexting revelation involving the former congressman from New York.Abedin says in a statement released by Clinton's presidential campaign: "After long and painful consideration and work on my marriage,...
A U.S. court has the authority to hear a trademark lawsuit by grocery chain Trader Joe's against a man who purchased the company's products and resold them in Canada at "Pirate Joe's," a store designed to mimic a real Trader Joe's, a federal appeals court said Friday.
A northern Indiana coroner says three people found dead in a Newton County home were victims of homicide. Newton County Coroner Scott McCord said Monday morning that police found two men and one woman dead about 8 p.m.
Have giraffes snacked on the branches of your humble neighborhood mulberry trees? Have black rhinos chewed on their twigs and colobus monkeys plucked their leaves? If you live in the Chicago area, the answer might well be yes.
World Wrestling Entertainment says the former star wrestler and manager Harry Fujiwara, better known as Mr. Fuji, has died at age 82. An obituary posted on WWE's website Sunday said Fujiwara died that morning.
Donald Trump has sparked a flurry of confusion about his stance on immigration, a centerpiece of his presidential campaign, with mixed signals from the candidate and his top advisers over the last week.
Hillary Clinton on Monday put forward a package of initiatives aimed at improving the plight of tens of millions of Americans coping with mental illness and pledged, if elected president, to hold a White House conference on the issue within her first year in office.
Trevor Siemian is Peyton Manning's successor. Coach Gary Kubiak told the team Monday that the former Northwestern product will be the starting quarterback when the Denver Broncos face Carolina in the season opener Sept.
The Food and Drug Administration is investigating cases of high lead levels — including two possible fatalities — that may be associated with a recalled Chinese herbal supplement sold by Chicago-based Ton Shen Health.
Donald Trump's campaign is making its biggest ad buy to date, with plans to spend upward of $10 million on commercials airing over the next week or so. The campaign is expecting to air a new ad focused on the economy as soon as Monday in nine states: Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Florida,...
Timeline: Chicago's red light camera saga
The original numbers were startling enough -- 30 heroin overdoses across Cincinnati in a single weekend. Then they just kept climbing. Another 78 overdoses and at least three deaths were reported during a 48-hour period Aug.
Ravens coach John Harbaugh came off like an idiot a couple years ago when he called Ray Rice a “great guy’’ after the Ravens running back abused his then-fiancee in an elevator, but I think Harbaugh is right when talking about the NFL’s preseason.
Jury selection is due to begin Monday morning in the double-murder trial of Marco Lopez, who was 17 when authorities said he shot and killed a father and son in Palatine.
After a night at an Englewood shelter for homeless youth, James Ivory used to be handed two CTA single-ride passes — one to go to school or look for work, the other to return to the shelter in the evening.
Today's Birthday (08/29/16). Rake in a fat harvest. Begin a two-year abundance cycle, and don't take it for granted. Guard resources for your family's beautiful future. Find and nurture a personal passion this autumn, before shifting directions with a collaboration.