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Snow expected all day Saturday; south suburbs could see up to 7 inches

Areas along and south of I-80 will be hit the hardest, while Chicago could get an inch or two and the north suburbs could see less than an inch.

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Experts predicting a milder flu season this year

It's early, but officials say the current flu season is shaping up to be gentler than last winter's unusually brutal one.

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‘The House That Jack Built’: Lars von Trier lets a serial killer make his point

The director's skill is evident in the extremely indulgent meta-commentary led by a mesmerizing Matt Dillon performance.

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R. Kelly ordered to allow inspectors inside rented warehouse

Attorneys for the city contended that the building was being illegally used as a recording studio and a residence.

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Goose Island offers new prize for field goal challenge: Trip to Super Bowl LIII

Goose Island released Friday its official list of rules and regulations for Saturday's competition, which will take place outside their taproom.

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Taxpayers covered millions in park gym costs Jesse White promised to pay for

THE WATCHDOGS: Secretary of state’s charity pledged $10 million for Chicago park center in his name but paid just $650,000 after taxpayer bailout.

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Concealed-carry permit holder shoots alleged armed robber in Waukegan

When Dye pulled out a handgun, the victim, who has a concealed-carry permit, pulled out his own handgun and fired three shots at Dye, police said.

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Black-owned Chicago station pulls R. Kelly off the air

CEO Lamont Watts said he made the decision because the station's audience is primarily African-American women.

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Suspect killed parents to kidnap Jayme Closs: Barron County sheriff

Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said Jake Patterson "planned his actions and took many steps to hide his identity."

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Cubs avoid arbitration with Hendricks, Schwarber, Russell and Montgomery

Addison Russell's $3.4 million deal includes bonuses for time spent on the active roster that could recoup the $540,000 he'll lose while suspended.

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Bud Light debuts bigger nutrition labels

The labels aren't legally required, but major beer makers agreed to disclose ingredients and nutrition facts on their products by 2020.

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Billionaire J.B. Pritzker to double key staff salaries out of his own pocket

East Jackson Street LLC was created so that Pritzker could personally compensate some of his staff in addition to their government salary.

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Evanston Township H.S. employee accused of ‘inappropriate contact’ with students

Police said the employee was not a teacher, counselor or coach, and declined to specify the person’s age or gender.

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Gas, airfare and more prices down last month, Labor Department says

Consumer prices slipped 0.1 percent last month, pulled down by sharply lower gas prices and cheaper air fares, used cars, and mobile phone plans.

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Own a home? Here’s how the government shutdown could affect your mortgage

Here's how the shutdown is affecting homebuyers and homeowners — and what you can do about it.

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Oliver Hardy role was terrifying, inspiring for John C. Reilly

LOS ANGELES — Playing Oliver Hardy, the large comic with the even larger persona, was a burden that became a mission for John C. Reilly. The actor had early misgivings about becoming the man whose legendary partnership with Stan Laurel is explored in “Stan & Ollie,” in theaters Friday. “It...

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Jillian Michaels decries keto diet: ‘A bad plan, for a million reasons’

Ditching any of the three macronutrients — protein, fat or, in this case, carbs — starves the cells, she said, threatening the body's overall health.

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‘Verses for the Dead,’ Michelle Obama top Publishers Weekly best-sellers lists

Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child's “Verses for the Dead,” Michelle Obama's "Becoming" top the Publishers Weekly hardcover best-sellers lists.

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