Laurie Metcalf and John Malkovich in Steppenwolf's pivotal production of "True West" in 1982.Steppenwolf

How ‘True West’ Was Won: Pivotal Production Of Sam Shepard’s Classic Returns To Steppenwolf

Gary Sinise, John Malkovich, Laurie Metcalf and the theater company mounted a 1982 production that later traveled to New York and helped put Steppenwolf on the map.

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Longtime Director Of Logan Square Boys & Girls Club Honored With Dedication Ceremony: ‘He Will Forever Be My Hero’

John Stephan, a mentor to thousands of troubled teens throughout his decades-long career, died earlier this year after a battle with cancer. He was 69.

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Little Village Shooting Wounds Man, 20

The shooting happened Friday morning in the 2400 block of South Sawyer Avenue.

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Years In The Making, Family-Run Bombastic Cafe Brings Cozy Vibes — And Killer Espresso — To Lakeview

Lifelong Lakeview resident Richard Sykes wants people to come in, drink coffee and stick around for awhile.