| Jun 16, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Lake Forest's $4 million Forest Park makeover remains in construction mode as a Memorial Day deadline passed without much park for the public to view or visit.
The historic park, just east of Lake and Deerpath roads at the lakefront, has been closed...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 8:46 AM
"Carmageddon" has begun.
As 11 p.m. approached (on Friday the 13th, no less), steady traffic still flowed along the Kennedy Expressway even as workers prepared to close a downtown section of the road to begin a massive bridge replacement project. As...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:46 AM
Iran's nuclear negotiating team has come to this city hoping to seal a deal on its disputed nuclear program that will finally remove the international sanctions crippling its economy.
But just in case they don't win that diplomatic victory, they are...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 11:30 AM
The first thing Julie Franks-Marchese does each morning is click an app on her phone that gives her an air-quality report for Valencia, Pa., where she lives with her husband, Michael Marchese, and their sons, Jesse, 11, and Tyler, 15. Then she plans her...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:09 PM
President Obama updated congressional leaders on Wednesday on the situation in Iraq and reviewed what he sees as options for "increased security assistance" for the country, which is grappling with insurgents led by the Islamic State of Iraq and the ...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:30 PM
HONG KONG - China Film Group, the state-owned enterprise that dominates the Chinese movie industry, is set to raise up to $740 million from its upcoming share listing.
The company will float, on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, shares of its China Film Corp....
| Jun 20, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Local and state officials Friday painted a dire portrait of what's to come as the state moves into what they say will be one of the worst fire seasons ever.
With California in the grip of a prolonged drought that has only worsened in recent months, the...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 5:08 AM
The Illinois Tollway is poised to award a hefty construction contract to a New York-based firm that was accused of fraud in connection with minority hiring for a tunnel project in that city, the Tribune has learned.
Judlau Contracting Inc.'s $64 million...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:30 PM
No one was hurt in a Schaumburg warehouse fire this morning that officials say may have started with a piece of equipment inside.
The fire at a manufacturing building at 525 Estes Ave. started just before 7 a.m., said Schaumburg Police Sgt. John Nebl....
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:08 AM
A berm that has lost elevation over the years and overtopped last spring will soon be fixed.
Wheaton city council members voted on June 2 to approve the $110,500 project to raise the grade at the Thompson berm, which runs along the south end of Morse...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:15 PM
The new public library at the corner of Hillgrove Avenue and Poplar Place in La Grange is built of red-stained wood and has a brown shingled roof, but it sits on a post and will never hold more than two dozen books.
Still, it carries the hope of...