Oscar-Winning 'Butch Cassidy' Screenwriter William Goldman Dies At 87Oscar-winning screenwriter William Goldman has died due to complications from colon cancer and pneumonia. He was born in Chicago and grew up in Highland Park. He was 87.
Chance The Rapper Lights Up A Christmas TreeThe 76th annual Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light exhibit features more than 50 decorated trees representing different cultures and traditions.
Legendary Country Musician, 'Hee Haw' Star, Roy Clark Dead At 85Roy Clark, the legendary' superpicker', GRAMMY, CMA and ACM award winner, Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member and co-host of the famed 'Hee Haw' television series, died today at the age of 85.
Netflix Snags Chance The Rapper, Cardi B For Music Competition ShowAuditions will begin this fall with in cities across the country, including the judges hometowns of New York, Chicago and Atlanta.
Largest Private Collection Of Frida Kahlo Art Coming To College Of DuPageThe 26-piece collection will be on loan from the Museo Dolores Olmedo. It will showcase various sketches and paintings spanning Kahlo's career. Her notable self-portraits feature everything from sexuality, politics and death.
Stan Lee, Accused Of Assault, Faced Civil Lawsuit Filed By Chicago Massage TherapistComic book icon Stan Lee, who died Monday, was the target of a civil lawsuit in Chicago, accused of a lewd assault.
Comic Book Icon Stan Lee Is Dead At Age 95The Marvel legend was the victim of alleged financial and physical elder abuse, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Sandra Bland Documentary Debuts At The Music BoxThe Naperville woman's death drew national attention. It is now the subject of an HBO documentary.
Magic 8 Ball, Uno, Pinball Inducted Into Toy Hall Of FameCoin-operated pinball machines have been around for decades, but the game is in the midst of a revival. The International Flipper Pinball Association says there were 500 players in 50 competitions worldwide in 2006. In 2017, more than 55,000 players competed in 4,500 competitions.
Dead Brothel Owner Wins Nevada State Assembly SeatHof, a self-proclaimed pimp, was found dead October 16 after celebrating his 72nd birthday at one of his ranches. The cause of death is still under investigation.
Idris Elba is People's 'Sexiest Man Alive' For 2018Elba first became famous in the States for his portrayal of drug kingpin Russell "Stringer" Bell on HBO's hit series "The Wire" and since then has branched out to the big screen.
Mayor Emanuel Drops Plan To Sell Mural Worth Millions"It just seemed like a way of exploiting the work of artists in the city for short-term gain in a really shortsighted kind of way."