November 30, 2011 |
“Hell on Wheels” stars Common and Anson Mount sport “300”-worthy torsos during a brawl in the Western's next episode - but don't suggest to Common that those abs were spray-tanned on. “No, we don't spray, man,” the Chicago native told me, laughing, during our interview earlier in the season. “We work out, man. We don't spray.” In “Bread and Circuses,” airing at 9 p.m. Dec. 4 on AMC, Common's Elam Ferguson, a former slave now working for the Union Pacific Railroad, challenges his foreman, Cullen Bohannon (Mount)
February 22, 2013 |
> > Determine whether the trauma scene needs to be professionally cleaned or if it can be done on your own. (If you decide to hire a professional, talk to your insurance company and research cleaning services.) > > Make sure the police are done collecting evidence before touching a crime scene. A police department supervisor will usually notify the property owner and take down all tape and barriers when they are finished. > > Wear proper protective gear. If you are dealing with blood, rubber gloves will be necessary, but if you are dealing with chemicals...
May 13, 2013 |
A man was caught trying to steal more than $300 worth of goods from an Uptown drugstore Saturday, according to police officials. But before he could be arrested, he allegedly pepper-sprayed himself in the face. Two CVS drugstore employees told police they saw Dustin Cullins, 25, of the near South Side, stuff hundreds of dollars worth of products into a backpack on Saturday. The employees detained Cullins in a security room, according to the police report, and he told them he was willing to return the merchandise.
April 26, 2013 |
A home repair scam is better than burglary. That's what a suburban man allegedly told police officers after being arrested Thursday afternoon for taking money from Ashburn residents for home repairs he never made. Among those residents was a 91-year-old woman who suffers from dementia, officials said Friday. The woman wrote J.R. Miller, 28, two checks for a total of $9,400 after he allegedly offerered to do repair work around her chimney and her house also and seal her foundation...
May 14, 2014 |
A Michigan man allegedly pepper sprayed three police officers Tuesday evening after throwing his sunglasses on the floor of Metra's Millennium Station and stomping on them during rush hour. Adam Thomas Slagter, 19, of West Olive, Mich., was arrested at the East Randolph Street station shortly after 5 p.m. Three officers approached him and asked him to pick up his broken sunglasses, and he responded by fighting with them, according to the police...
December 5, 2011 |
This is no Segway tour of Chicago. It doesn't include Navy Pier, the Bean or Millennium Park. And you won't make a stop at American Girl Place. But if you follow novelist and Chicago resident Marcus Sakey, host of the new Travel Channel show "Hidden City," you might learn more about the City of Big Shoulders. Sakey sinks his teeth into legendary stories, ones that have become the basis for songs, movies and TV shows. Actors including Leonardo DiCaprio and Johnny Depp have played characters based on the key players in the crimes he highlights.