Aretha Franklin is seeking to stop a planned Telluride Film Festival screening on Friday of "Amazing Grace," the documentary culled from concert footage shot in 1972 by director Sydney Pollack.
During a press conference Friday outside the Fox Lake Police Department, Lake County authorities announced that several additional video tapes are now being analyzed in the pursuit of three men suspected of killing Lt.
As campaigns to raise the minimum wage find success across the country, erratic schedules have become the next front in the fight for workers' rights.
Paying employees overtime can be expensive. So can fighting it.
The last time Theaster Gates walked me through the abandoned bank at East 68th Street and South Stony Island Avenue, water dripped from the ceiling, clouds wafted over a hole in the roof, and shards of glass and scraps of plaster crunched under his feet.
Two North Side men have been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of two men in the Uptown neighborhood.
The gated estate in Beverly Hills that has topped the price chart of publicly listed homes for sale nationwide at $195 million since last year has lowered the bar, and its asking price, to $149 million.
Former Tribune Co. CEO Stanton R. Cook inherited an underperforming company and transformed it into a modern, diversified media corporation that broke with its conservative past, endured a lengthy union strike and bought a Major League Baseball team.
April Miller and Karen Roberts will return to the Rowan County Courthouse on Friday for the fifth time since June to ask for a marriage license.
A New York City teacher was arrested early Friday for allegedly crashing a drone into an empty section of seats at the U.S. Open, police said.
The love of family and friends and knowing she ultimately defeated her attacker helped a 26-year-old Willowbrook woman survive a brutal attack that nearly killed her, she said Friday.
Hundreds of migrants frustrated at being stuck at two train stations in Hungary set off on foot for Austria on Friday, one group forming a line nearly a half-mile long as they streamed out of Budapest, the other breaking out of a train near a migrant reception center and then running toward the...
Four years after leaving Goose Island Beer Co. in the wake of that brewery's sale to Anheuser-Busch InBev, Greg Hall is selling a majority stake of the cider company he subsequently founded to the same global beverage behemoth.
In something of a campaign tradition, Donald Trump was quizzed Thursday on his knowledge of terrorist leaders and other figures around the world, and the Republican front-runner showed he needs to study up.
The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing "Force" behind the launch of hundreds of toys and other items related to the film.
Faced with pushing through City Council a massive property tax increase and other fees as part of a 2016 budget, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is trying to slightly soften that politically difficult package by offering an amnesty program for people who have unpaid tickets and back taxes they owe the city.
If the Bears were looking for answers on the offensive line in Thursday's practice game against the Browns, then it was lucky they didn't have battery acid nearby.
Three-year old Aylan Kurdi, photographed drowned off the coast of Turkey, has become a tragic symbol for the deepening migrant crisis in Syria and the surrounding countries (read more here).
Alshon Jeffery strutted out of the tunnel and onto the grass at Soldier Field a few minutes before 5 p.m. Thursday. Wearing a white Bears cap, a long-sleeved shirt, shorts and high-tops, he grabbed a football and began playing catch.
Stephen Colbert, on Tuesday, will begin his tenure as the second host of CBS' "The Late Show." The debut will finally end more than a year of speculation about how the Second City alumnus will handle the move from cable's "The Colbert Report" to the big network.
Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday her use of a private email system at the State Department wasn't the "best choice" and acknowledged she didn't "stop and think" about her email set-up when she became President Barack Obama's secretary of state in 2009.
Fox and Columbia Records this week released two new tracks for the second season of "Empire," a show that's filmed in Chicago.
Complaints about jet noise from O'Hare International Airport topped 2 million during the first seven months of this year - eight times the number filed in all of 2014, the Chicago Department of Aviation said Friday.
Two men appeared Friday on Polish TV saying they are the finders of a Nazi train said to be laden with gold - a claim that came as the Polish military inspected the alleged site in southwest Poland.
On Sept. 13, Winnetka Congregational Church is scheduled to affirm its new senior pastor, Jeffrey Braun, who is expected to begin leading the 141-year-old institution a few weeks later.
Second City announced Friday it is moving or canceling all performances scheduled in its Mainstage, e.t.c. Stage and UP Comedy Club theaters through Sept. 20 as the comedy company works to clean up after an extra-alarm fire destroyed its Old Town offices last week, though not the performance spaces.
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears wrapped up their first preseason with coach John Fox by recording their first shutout in exhibition action since 1994, blanking the Cleveland Browns 24-0 at Soldier Field.
The unemployment rate tumbled to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, complicating the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision whether to raise rates in two weeks.
The Syrian man who survived a capsizing during a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece buried his wife and two sons on Friday in their hometown of Kobani, returning them to the conflict-torn Syrian Kurdish region they had fled.
Roger has found his Chaz. Chicago actress Rashada Dawan has been cast as Chaz Ebert in the musical "The Black White Love Play (The Story of Chaz and Roger Ebert)" at the Black Ensemble Theater, a theater representative said Thursday.