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  • Sunday Brunch: Pork Belly Fried Rice

    Executive Chef Matt Jergens from The Gwen Chicago Hotel demonstrated how to make Pork Belly Fried Rice, a rich Asian-inspired dish from his Sunday brunch menu. The menu draws inspiration from his many travels around the world, creating dishes with a globally-inspired influence. The Gwen Hotel 521 N. Rush St., 5th floor Chicago, IL Black Garlic Fried Rice Base Yield:  1cup Ingredients: 15g black garlic 50g shallot 20g ginger 5g lemon grass 15g scallion ¼ cup water 60g tamari […]

  • Man fatally hit by car after argument in Ukrainian Village

    CHICAGO — A man was killed during a dispute in East Ukrainian Village. People in two cars started arguing just after 8 p.m. Friday in the 1600 block of West Augusta Boulevard, according to the Chicago Police Department. Police said a passenger got out of one of the cars, and walked up to the other car with a knife in his hand. The driver took off, hitting the man as he drove away. The man with the knife died at the […]

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  • Dean’s Reviews: ‘Halloween,’ ‘Beautiful Boy,’ ‘The Oath’

    Dean Richards reviews “Halloween,” “Beautiful Boy” and “The Oath,” opening in Chicago theaters on Friday, Oct. 19.

  • Mr. Fix It shows how to reduce cold weather drafts in your home

  • 1 arrested after FBI terrorism-related investigation

    CHICAGO – The FBI arrested one person on the North Side Wednesday as part of a terrorism-related investigation. FBI agents raided a building in the 5200 block of North Virginia Avenue, in the Budlong Woods neighborhood around 9 a.m. A man who lived there was taken into custody at another location. Officials have not released much information about the arrest or the raid. Area residents said the people who lived there always kept to themselves.

  • Chance the Rapper not running for Chicago mayor; endorses Amara Enyia

    UPDATE: Chance the Rapper not running for Chicago mayor; endorses Amara Enyia ORIGINAL STORY: CHICAGO — Chance the Rapper is planning to make a big announcement Tuesday morning at City Hall about Chicago’s mayoral race. The rapper gave no indication about what he might say, but in a tweet posted around 4 p.m. Monday, he wrote “City Hall pull up” with a media alert for a press conference at City Hall at 10 a.m. Sources told the Chicago Tribune that Chance […]

  • Police search for missing 25-year-old Joliet woman

    JOLIET, Ill. – Police are asking for the public’s help as they search for a missing Joliet woman. Ashley Tucker, 25, was last seen Saturday evening as she was leaving her parents’ house around 11 p.m in Joliet. Her car was parked outside her home, but the jacket she was last wearing was found in the backyard with blood on it. Tucker is described as 5 feet 3 inches tall, 120 pounds and has tattoos on her wrist. The tattoo […]

  • Sunday Brunch: Pumpkin Cheesecake Crepes

    CHICAGO — Are you craving an autumnal treat but are tired of the Pumpkin Spice Latte? Chef Les Dixon of Meli Café has got you covered with this recipe for pumpkin cheesecake crepes. Meli Café 500 S. Dearborn St. 301 S. Halsted St. 540 N. Wells St. Pumpkin Cheesecake Crepes Crepes   3 eggs 1 cup milk 1 t vanilla extract ¾ cup flour 3 T Sugar 3 T Pumpkin puree 1 t pumpkin pie spice Filling ¾ lb […]

  • 5-year-old girl killed, four other kids injured in Southwest Side crash

    CHICAGO — A five-year-old girl is dead and seven other people, including four children, were hospitalized after a two-car crash on the Southwest Side Sunday morning. Police say a Ford Focus drove into the intersection at 43rd and Western after the light turned red, and collided with a Ford SUV. The five-year-old and three teenaged girls were taken to Stroger Hospital, where the youngest girl died. Two men in their 30’s and two children from the SUV were taken to Holy […]