'Exorcist' Author William Peter Blatty Dead At 89Blatty's story of a 12-year-old-girl inhabited by a satanic force was published in 1971 and sold more than 10 million copies. The film, starring Linda Blair, came out two years later and its box office topped $400 million worldwide.
Chicago Museum Acquires Prints By 'Slaughterhouse-Five' Author Kurt VonnegutThe National Veterans Art Museum, which announced the news this week, currently is displaying an exhibit called "Vonnegut's Odyssey."
Film Buffs Can Help Mark Cinematic Milestones At The Oak Lawn LibraryOn a Saturday every month, starting Jan. 14, “Cineversary” will honor a range of movies, starting with "Reservoir Dogs."
'M*A*S*H' Co-Star William Christopher -- An Evanston Native -- Dead At 84Christopher is best known for the role of Father Francis Mulcahy on "M.A.S.H.," the 1970s TV show set during the Korean War.
Some Chicagoans To Ring In New Year In Style At Ritzy GalasIt’ll be party time around the world tomorrow night and thousands of people will be doing it up big downtown, too.
Choosing Your Bubbly For New Years Doesn't Have To Be A ChoreIf you’re planning to buy a bottle or two of something to celebrate the new year, you don’t have to make things complicated.
Star Wars Actress, Carrie Fisher, Dies At Age 60Star Wars star, Carrie Fisher has died Tuesday morning after suffering a heart attack on board a flight.
Documentary Filmmaker David Steiner Killed In Bus Crash In UgandaHe documented intense real-life dramas in Chicago and around the world. On Tuesday, friends and family were mourning the death of beloved local filmmaker David Steiner, who was killed in a bus crash while working in eastern Africa.
Latest 'Undercover Boss': Gary, Ind.'s MayorFor five years now, Karen Freeman-Wilson has been the mayor of Gary and seems to know everyone. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Chicago's 'Do-It-Yourself Messiah' Concludes TonightAt the “Do It Yourself Messiah,” the audience who sings the Handel masterwork together stays together.
Singer Richard Marx Helps Subdue Unruly Airline PassengerThe Chicago native blames the crew for being ill-prepared during the harrowing ordeal aboard an international flight.
Denis Savard Makes One-Night Cameo In "A Christmas Carol"The audience at the Goodman Theatre's "A Christmas Carol" Wednesday night had a special treat when Blackhawks legend Denis Savard took the stage.

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