Chicago

11 people wounded in Chicago shootings since Friday afternoon

At least 11 people have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday afternoon.The weekend’s latest shooting happened at 4:21 a.m. Saturday …

Policing

Apple Opens Norman Foster–Designed See-Through Store on Chicago’s Waterfront

The Foster + Partners structure embodies Apple’s new "Town Square" retail concept<p>Photographs by<p>Chicago has a long and storied legacy of towering, trend-setting architecture. Marked by towering skyscrapers and stately greystone structures, the Windy City skyline cuts an imposing figure. But the …

Architecture

University of Chicago unveils plan for Polsky Center high-rise expansion

The Hyde Park school will collaborate with University of Illinois on the South Side project<p>“Innovation” seemed to be the top buzzword in Chicago yesterday. Right on the heels of an announcement calling for a $1.2 billion private/public research facility at the massive Near South Side development …

University of Chicago

MAP: Chicago weekend shootings tracker for Oct. 20 – 23

This map will update throughout the weekend as shootings in Chicago are confirmed. Click on a location for the time, address and other details about …

Derrick Rose criticizes officials’ common foul ruling

Fred McLeod talks to a frustrated Rose, who sprained his ankle on what was ruled a common foul instead of a flagrant.<p>More FOX Sports Ohio Videos

NBA

New-construction home in Lincoln Park: $1.5M

2530 N. Marshfield Ave. Chicago: $1,549,000<p>Listed on Oct. 13, 2017<p>A formal dining area meets you through the grand entry way, which features a butler’s pantry and wet bar. Custom chef's kitchen includes Wolf appliances and sub-zero refrigerator. Master suite features walk-in closet and heated …

Chicago offers Amazon 10 potential sites for second hq

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Governor Bruce Rauner Friday released a list of 10 Chicago-area locations for Amazon to consider in choosing their …

Bruce Rauner

Charges in robbery, critically injury of 81-year-old at Loop CTA stop

A West Side woman has been arrested and charged with robbing and seriously injuring an 81-year-old man on a Loop CTA platform, two days after Chicago police detectives released photos of the attacker.<p>Victoria Dollarson, 25, has been charged with robbery of a person over age 60 following the robbery …

Crime

What Is Logos in Rhetoric?

In classical rhetoric, <i>logos</i> is the means of persuasion by demonstration of logical proof, real or apparent. Plural: <i>logoi</i>. Also called <i>rhetorical</i></i> …

University of Chicago

A Moe’s Tavern-Themed Popup Opens With Duff Beer and Red Squishees in Lincoln Park

Plus, a University of Chicago cafe is the latest to serve Impossible Burgers and more intel<p>— The owners of <b>Replay Lincoln Park</b> hope that customers believe that happiness is just a “Flaming Moe” away during this Halloween season. They’ve transformed their arcade bar into a popup based on <b>Moe’s Tavern</b> …

Seattle

Michelin Honors Husband and Wife Chef Teams in Chicago

Chicago can start boasting about its 2018 Michelin stars.<p>On Friday, Oct. 20, the venerable guide announced there are 24 Michelin starred …

Restaurants

Photos: Officer Beminio remembered at Roosevelt and DM East game

After a ceremony honoring fallen officer Tony Beminio, Des Moines Police Officers turn back toward the field after the first quarter during the …

Des Moines

Rauner looks to Washington for the power to change pension benefits

Stymied by a Democrat-controlled General Assembly and still in a contract dispute with the largest state employee union, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is looking to Washington for help advancing his agenda to weaken the influence of organized labor in Illinois.<p>He’s lobbying Congress to give states …

Business

Here are Chicago's 2018 Michelin-starred restaurants

The year isn't over just yet, but the Michelin Man has spoken: Chicago's 2018 Michelin star rankings are here. A total of 25 restaurants landed on …

Restaurants

Monterrey Security Now Under State Review

<b>CHICAGO (CBS) —</b> <b></b>CBS 2 has learned a state oversight agency is now reviewing the operations of Monterrey Security.<p>The move comes after a second NFL …

Mexico

Illinois Gov. Rauner on New Tech Center, Amazon & Budget

October 20th, 2017, 9:40 PM UTC<p>Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner discusses the new innovation center planned for Chicago, the city's bid for Amazon's …

Business

Why SafeHouse Chicago Needs To Be On Your Radar

Act like a spy, eat like a king.<p>October 20, 2017<p>Back in the day, spy movies (think <i>Get Smart</i> or <i>Spy Kids</i>) were all the hype. If you were anything like …

Restaurants

Another high-rise in the works for downtown Evanston

A Texas-based developer has pitched plans for a 17-story, age-restricted apartment tower<p>Last night, developers debuted a plan to bring an “active adult” apartment development to downtown Evanston, Illinois. Slated to replace a parking lot at 1727 Oak Avenue, the age-restricted project targets …

Google Street View

Kenneka Jenkins' freezer-death timeline comes into focus with audio, video, police reports

Surveillance video, police audio and newly released police reports provide the fullest account yet of the events leading up to Kenneka Jenkins’ death in a Rosemont hotel freezer:<p><b>• Sept. 8, 11:30 p.m.:</b> Kenneka Jenkins leaves her West Side home in her mother’s car with friends. At first they plan to …

Policing

Police issue alert about cab drivers robbed in Englewood

Chicago police have issued an alert for cab drivers after three robberies this month.<p>In each case, two men took a cab from downtown to the Englewood …

Uber

SNL’s Chris Redd and Luke Null, MCA Hearts Chicago, and more of the best things to do in Chicago this weekend

Here's some of the events we recommend for your weekend:<br>…

Museums of Contemporary Art

Milwaukee mayor calls Chicago one of its ‘finest suburbs’ in bid for Amazon

Cities across North America have placed their bids (and pleads) for Amazon's forthcoming “HQ2,” which comes with a $5 billion investment and an …

Bruce Rauner

Art Shay's life in 2 million (or so) photos

There is a photo of Ernest Hemingway on the wall and another of a very young Muhammad Ali on a table, but the old man sitting in a chair is talking about Elizabeth Taylor.<p>“Oh, I knew her,” he says, a smile creeping across his face. “We met in the 1960s, and one day after I had taken photos of her, …

What would happen if Amazon brought 50,000 workers to your city? Ask Seattle.

Amazon.com has driven an economic boom in Seattle, bestowing more than 40,000 jobs upon a city known for Starbucks coffee and Seahawks fandom. Its growth remade a neglected industrial swath north of downtown into a hub of young workers and fixed the region, along with Microsoft before it, as a …

Business

Here are the 10 sites Chicago and Illinois sent to Amazon for HQ2

Chicago and Illinois on Friday revealed 10 Chicago-area sites — eight in the city and two in the suburbs — pitched for Amazon’s planned second headquarters, but disclosed no financial incentives included in the bid to woo the e-commerce behemoth and up to 50,000 jobs.<p>The quest to land the company, …

Business

Double shooting reported on West Side

Two people were wounded Friday afternoon in a shooting on the West Side in the city's Lawndale neighborhood, Chicago police said.<p>About 2:30 p.m., two male victims, whose ages we not immediately available, were shot in the 1300 block of South Spaulding Avenue, police said.<p>One victim was shot in both …

50 Cities Most Likely to Benefit from Smart City Infrastructure

Smart city technology, in so many words, sounds awesome. From self-driving cars to hi-tech infrastructure, this movement could see a whole new kind …

Cities

Playoff tickets at 'face value'? The Cubs have learned from 'Hamilton'

“The thrill is gone?” read the headline on a Tribune story about playoff tickets at Wrigley Field going for “under face value.”<p>True. Thanks to the Chicago Cubs’ poor performance in the first part of the National League Championship Series — plus the proximity to last year’s historic triumph — you …

Chicago Cubs

On Apple’s New Chicago Flagship Store

Blair Kamin, architecture critic for The Chicago Tribune:<p>Chicago’s new Apple store is thrillingly transparent, elegantly understated and a boon to …

John Gruber

New U of I innovation center and ‘The 78’ mega-development officially unveiled

The massive project calls for essentially a whole new neighborhood on Chicago’s Near South Side<p>Today, state and local bigwigs convened along the south branch of the Chicago River to officially unveil plans for a $1.2 billion research facility. Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner was joined by University …

Bruce Rauner