| Oct 3, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday said city officials are aware of Soldier Field's reputation for having the worst playing surface in the National Football League, and said "we'll work on it."
Emanuel called in to the Kap & Haugh radio program on 87.7 FM,...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 2:36 PM
The focus on ethics and alleged ethical misdeeds in the Illinois governor’s race ramped up Wednesday as Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner launched new TV ads to attack each other.
With the campaign growing ever more...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Whenever civic leaders set out to tackle a problem, they first create a plan.
"The problem is, we've got lots of plans," LISC Chicago executive director Susana Vasquez told a City Club of Chicago audience recently. "It takes more than a plan to...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 4:08 PM
What can $240 million buy?
How about: Second baseman Robinson Cano for 10 years in a 2013 deal inked by the Seattle Mariners, which didn't make the playoffs this year though Cano was named Mariners player of the year.
Or: Hawaii's largest...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 9:37 PM
Five aldermen well-versed in Chicago's transportation issues on Wednesday called for yet another study to examine the feasibility and cost of launching high-quality airport express train service for O'Hare International Airport, Union Station and...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 1:22 PM
United Airlines is improving its on-time rates after a rocky start to the year, rolling out new technology in airports and planes, and ridding itself of smaller 50-seat regional jets that aren’t economical for the airline anymore, Jim Compton,...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 4:48 PM
With Ebola still a pressing concern in emergency rooms across the country, a Chicago medical conference this week aims to educate physicians about treating patients and protecting themselves.
About 6,000 physicians gathered at McCormick Place for the...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 3:00 PM
If you expected filmmaker George Lucas to give Chicago a low-slung museum that would slip quietly into the fiercely contested ground of the city's lakefront, I have news for you: You expected wrong.
A conceptual plan for the proposed Lucas Museum of...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Public health officials issued more detailed and coordinated guidelines Monday for handling the Ebola virus, but differed over the fundamental question of whether quarantining people at high risk should be mandatory.
The debate intensified as...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 9:17 AM
A 57-year-old man is in critical condition after he was found beaten in a McCormick Place parking lot Sunday morning before a Chicago Bears game.
Shortly before 11 a.m. Sunday, officers got a call about a battery victim in the parking lot. The man was...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 8:23 PM
The Chicago Arena in Streeterville is long gone, sold in 1954 to become a "television city" for CBS Chicago, sold again when CBS moved to North State Street in 2008, now a construction site for the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago's new hospital....