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AOL Relinquishes Majority Stake In Patch

Re/Code | Peter Kafka | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

Patch isn’t dead, and AOL isn’t officially done with it. But Tim Armstrong’s big bet on local news has come to an end: The AOL CEO is handing ov...

'Top Chef' Finalist Brings Korean Bar Food To Evanston

Evanston, IL Patch | Jennifer Fisher | Posted 08.12.2013 | Chicago

A Top Chef finalist will be cooking Korean bar foods like pork belly pancakes and bi bim bop at Evanston’s new pop-up restaurant this August. Be...

3 Hospitalized After Water Tower Falls Off Century-Old Building

Lake View (Chicago), IL Patch | Andy Ambrosius | Posted 07.31.2013 | Chicago

A water-retention tower collapsed in Lake View around 9:45 a.m. Wednesday sending multiple people to the hospital. The tower fell from the rear of...

Boystown's OUT Hotel Unanimously Rejected By Community Group

Lake View (Chicago), IL Patch | Andy Ambrosius | Posted 07.24.2013 | Chicago

The Belmont Harbor Neighbors board of directors voted unanimously Tuesday night not to support the proposed OUT Chicago Urban Resort in Boystown. N...

Pride Parade 2013: Everything You Need To Know

Lake View (Chicago), IL Patch | Posted 06.29.2013 | Chicago

Chicago's annual Pride Parade is back this Sunday, bringing the thumping music, glamorous outfits and over-the-top floats to the North Side. Kickin...

WATCH: Rainbow Graduation Celebrates Inclusion At University Of Iowa

Iowa City Patch | Posted 05.19.2013 | College

This week thousands of seniors will collect their diplomas, but one celebration had special significance for the gay community at University of Iowa. ...

Abandoned Baby Goats Avoid Coyote Fate, Find New Home

Joliet, IL Patch | Posted 05.17.2013 | Chicago

Two baby goats, just one week and three weeks old and abandoned behind a construction site, have found a new home at Siegel's Cottonwood Farm. Mana...

PHOTOS: Target Reveals Designs For New Lakeview Store

Lake View (Chicago), IL Patch | Posted 05.15.2013 | Chicago

Representatives with Lake View’s new City Target introduced their vision to neighbors Tuesday, showing design ideas and parking plans for new buildi...

Gay Marriage Supporters, Opponents Face Off In Suburban Rally

Downers Grove, IL Patch | Posted 05.05.2013 | Chicago

Hundreds of opponents of same-sex marriage gathered Saturday morning outside State Rep. Ron Sandack's Downers Grove office, where they also faced off ...

Pro-LGBT Group Counter-Protesting Anti-Gay Marriage Demonstration

Downers Grove, IL Patch | Posted 05.04.2013 | Chicago

A civil rights group is planning to counter-protest a rally against same-sex marriage Saturday outside State Rep. Ron Sandack's office in Downers Grov...

Patch Employee Talks About His Arrest During Manhunt

newtown-pa.patch.com | Posted 06.19.2013 | Crime

Patch Associate Regional Ad Director Al Wilson was detained by police while returning to his home in Watertown, Mass. on Thursday night. Here, he expl...

WATCH: Maryland State Senator 'Wouldn't Mind A Toke' Of Pot

HuffPost Live | John Stephens | Posted 04.08.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

A mayor called "Sugardaddie," a $200,000 cheese heist, and a lawnmower DUI? Thats just the beginning of this week's local news roundup. Check out e...

Police Searching For Man Who Allegedly Plotted To Murder Ex-Girlfriend

New Baltimore-Chesterfield Patch | Posted 06.05.2013 | Detroit

Chesterfield Township police said Friday they are searching for a 23-year-old man whom they interrupted as he tried abducting his ex-girlfriend in an ...

Killed State Trooper Was A 'Second Father'

Palos, IL Patch | Posted 04.02.2013 | Chicago

Matthew Sauter decided not to wear a tie to his brother James’ funeral on Tuesday. While speaking in front of family, friends and hundreds of law...

PHOTOS: Peek Inside Abandoned Lathrop Homes

North Center-Roscoe Village (Chicago), IL Patch | Posted 03.28.2013 | Chicago

Lathrop Homes are slated for a major renovation, but with the new feedback-based designs delayed, take a peek at what the public housing currently loo...

Living With Your Husband's Troubles Long After He's Gone

Tom Davis | Posted 05.22.2013 | Crime
Tom Davis

What Adelaide's role was in the scam, if anything, is unclear. She did indicate that she knows enough and has a wealth of information that she could -- if she wanted to -- make public and attract a lot of interest.

You Will NOT Believe What This Dress Is Made Out Of

| Posted 03.21.2013 | Teen

By Christa Bigue When Jenna Smith, a 2009 Terra Nova High School graduate who is now a senior at Fresno State studying Recreation Administration wi...

Adults With Disabilities Opening New Café

Lincoln Square (Chicago), IL Patch | Posted 03.19.2013 | Chicago

For more than 20 years, people with intellectual disabilities have been creating delicious meals and treats at Gateway to Learning on Lincoln Avenue. ...

Lincoln Park Movie House Getting Facelift, Booze

Lakeview (Chicago), IL Patch | Posted 03.18.2013 | Chicago

Landmark’s Century Centre Cinema is getting ready to let moviegoers sit back, relax and enjoy the show—with a full meal, cocktails and more. Th...

Boystown May Ditch Halloween Parade For Block Party

Lakeview (Chicago), IL Patch | Posted 03.14.2013 | Chicago

The Northalsted Halloween Parade in Boystown may have just seen its last year as organizers toy with the idea of cancelling the parade for a new idea:...

Students Went To Bathroom In Bowls During Campus Lockdown

Manchester Patch | Posted 03.06.2013 | College

Molly Norton, a Manchester Community College student who was among the last to be released from the Campus Wednesday evening as police searched for a ...

Pride Festivities To Be Split Between 2 Weekends

Lakeview (Chicago), IL Patch | Posted 02.07.2013 | Chicago

Organizers behind the annual Chicago Pridefest celebration on North Halsted Street say they plan to split up the festivities, holding the street festi...

Man Losing Battle Cancer Staging Benefit Concert

Lincoln Square (Chicago), IL Patch | Posted 02.06.2013 | Chicago

Four days after a clean scan, Dan Stock had multiple, softball-sized tumors in his lower body. He began an aggressive radiation treatment, spending...

Northwestern Plans 5 Football Games At Wrigley

Lakeview (Chicago), IL Patch | Posted 02.05.2013 | Chicago

Northwestern University Athletics and the Chicago Cubs announced on Tuesday a multi-year event and reciprocal marketing partnership featuring Wildcats...

New Hotel Chateau Owners To Vacate, 'Completely Gut' Building

Lakeview (Chicago), IL Patch | Posted 01.29.2013 | Chicago

Although officials still did not announce the new owners of Hotel Chateau on Tuesday, their lawyers did share plans to completely gut and rehab the fa...