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  • Rideshare and taxi services butt heads as city mulls its options

    Rideshare and taxi services butt heads as city mulls its options
    You’re running late and need a ride to make it to dinner with friends. Do you hail a cab on the corner or use an app to request a pickup from a growing number of rideshare services such as uberX, Lyft or Sidecar? That choice is creating friction...
  • Future of connected cars is now

    Future of connected cars is now
    The connected car promises a new level of integration for passengers. Models on display at the Chicago Auto Show are rolling, Netflix-ready hot spots giving mobile apps a whole new meaning. The benefit for drivers is fewer distractions, not more. Bigger...
  • Compromise proposed for final McCormick district land

    Compromise proposed for final McCormick district land
    There’s movement with the final piece of the McCormick Place entertainment district puzzle. The final land that could complete the city’s dream of a revitalized Motor Row district has been locked up in litigation with a construction...
  • San Francisco makes official offer to George Lucas for land with Bay view

    San Francisco makes official offer to George Lucas for land with Bay view
    San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has offered "Star Wars" creator George Lucas a prime lot near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the film director's planned cultural arts museum, according to a letter from the mayor obtained by The Tribune. The 2.3 acre...
  • Victim from shooting that killed teacher: 'You're hitting innocent people'

    Victim from shooting that killed teacher: 'You're hitting innocent people'
    Brittany Williams went through several emotional stages after getting grazed by a stray bullet Thursday night down the street from her Chatham neighborhood apartment. "Shocked. Worried. Grateful. Thankful. Blessed," she recalled this afternoon about...
  • After third year, some wins, but challenges ahead for Emanuel

    After third year, some wins, but challenges ahead for Emanuel
    There was something missing as Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke on the Far Northwest Side in March to offer an explanation on what City Hall was doing about the roads after a winter that "left nothing but potholes and pockmarks throughout the city of Chicago."...
  • Woman with infant asked to leave Chicago trade show

    Woman with infant asked to leave Chicago trade show
    A woman who had hoped to promote her family-owned business at the National Restaurant Association trade show over the weekend was instead driving back to her Minnesota home Sunday. Kristin Osborne was escorted out of the exhibit hall at McCormick...
  • It takes a village to shame a working mother

    It takes a village to shame a working mother
    Kristin Osborne, the mom who brought her 10-day-old to the National Restaurant Association trade show on Saturday, was tossed from McCormick Place straight into the jaws of a hungry, hostile public. From the chicagotribune.com comment board: "Why...
  • Soldier Field parking lots recommended for 'Star Wars' museum

    Soldier Field parking lots recommended for 'Star Wars' museum
    A task force appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel has recommended the parking lots to the south of Soldier Field as the home for filmmaker George Lucas' collection of art and movie memorabilia, should the 'Star Wars' creator choose Chicago over San Francisco...
  • Test drive the 2014 Chicago Auto Show, inside and out

    Test drive the 2014 Chicago Auto Show, inside and out
    Visitors to the 2014 Chicago Auto Show will do the same as those who attended the very first show in 1901 — stand and look at the hardware on the floor or slip inside the machines for a test ride on a track within the exhibit hall. Of course there...
  • Suburbs struggle with salt shortage, Chicago says it's OK

    Suburbs struggle with salt shortage, Chicago says it's OK
    In the midst of a rough winter, some municipalities are rationing their road salt supplies given a regional shortage -- but Chicago officials say they're not worried about the city's salt supply. This season's above-average snowfall and deep-freeze...