| Oct 3, 2014
| 1:54 PM
An 11th neighborhood of Chicago bungalows has been named to the National Register of Historic Places, giving another group of city residents bragging rights, as well as a potential property tax freeze if they undertake substantial home renovations....
| Sep 25, 2014
| 9:04 AM
The South Side Big Band started rehearsing the opening lines of Miles Davis' 1950s composition "Milestones" at one of its regular Monday practice sessions, when conductor Thomas "Tom Tom" Washington felt the ensemble needed an extra push. So he told the...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 4:13 PM
A 17-year-old boy already on home monitoring for an unrelated crime was ordered held without bail Sunday after authorities say he sexually assaulted a pregnant college student and then locked her in the trunk of her car.
The teen, identified in court...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 5:11 PM
The University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago have been selected to enter the next round of bidding to host President Barack Obama’s presidential library and museum, placing sites on the city’s South and West sides in...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 4:07 PM
A pregnant woman was approached as she walked to her vehicle Wednesday afternoon and forced at knife-point to drive to an alley where she was sexually assaulted before being locked inside the car's trunk.
About 12:20 p.m., the 24-year-old victim was...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:29 PM
The Barack Obama Foundation has begun informing bidders for the presidential library that they will not advance to the next round, with two South Side long shots being told they're out of the running.
Paula Robinson, managing partner of the...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Barbara Aubin, a Chicago artist and art teacher, helped start the Chicago Women's Caucus for Art in the early 1970s and taught for years at Chicago State University.
Ms. Aubin, 86, died of ascending cholangitis caused by an infection of the bile duct on...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 12:06 PM
A Cook County judge recently upheld a verdict in favor of James Crowley, an employee whistleblower who asserted that administrators at Chicago State University engaged in misconduct. Those improprieties will now cost Chicago State in excess of $3 million....
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Five months after the abrupt resignation of Bolingbrook High School Principal Michael D. White, school board members unanimously approved his successor Monday night.
Yolanda Jordan, who has been interim principal since mid-February and the assistant...
| Jun 11, 2014
The South Side lakefront jewel where Barack and Michelle Obama held their wedding reception vs. a rare, open downtown field set against Chicago's majestic mountain range of skyscrapers.
The home of the 1893 world's fair, near where Frederick Law Olmsted...
| Jun 12, 2014
•An article Wednesday about a Chicago State University proposal for the Obama presidential library misidentified the Metra stop that would be relocated to inside the library under the plan. The correct Metra stop is the 95th Street-Chicago State...