| May 18, 2012
Here is the list of scheduled events, protests and closures for the NATO summit, which will be held in Chicago during the weekend of May 20. We will update this list as more event information becomes available.
Friday, May 18
Nurses group to demonstrate...
| May 16, 2012
| 9:31 AM
The Field Museum will be closed Monday because of the NATO summit, despite announcing earlier that it would remain open.
Officials announced earlier this month that the Field, Adler Planetarium and Shedd Aquarium would all be closed Sunday, the first...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 3:05 PM
The video game is 40.
Its exact birthday is arguable. Cultural historians likely would date its origins further back, roughly a decade or two; prototypes of arcade games flourished in university computer labs in the 1950s. But “Pong,” the...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 3:00 PM
The campfire was in a metal pit, under a great, wide roof. The tents were pitched on a well-tended lawn, with help from people who work for an outdoors store. Bears were a threat only if someone had forgotten to lock an enclosure door.
And dinner was...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 6:09 PM
A "very surprised" Walgreens worker on a break rescued an injured falcon this afternoon in an alley behind a Loop store and helped bring it to the Field Museum.
Jun Bisonia, 45, of Chicago, was on break about 3:30 p.m. and was making a phone call behind...
| Feb 27, 2012
Richard Chaifetz built his company and career in Chicago, but it's 300 miles southwest of here where he's a household name.
ComPsych Corp., the company Chaifetz started in 1984, grew into a worldwide provider of employee assistance programs to...
| Aug 29, 2012
Let's discuss Chicago's role in presidential politics, as well as the stakes and the issues facing all of us in the 2012 election.
As the GOP convention gets underway in Florida, we're preparing to talk more with you and with leaders on both sides of the...
| Sep 2, 2012
Before there was a looming teachers strike and before the mayor had to go through Friday's charade of giving Chicago Public Schools frontman Jean-Claude Brizard a vote of confidence, the schoolmaster was engaging in social networking.
Brizard got himself...
| Sep 4, 2012
We've added new panelists to next week's Chicago Forward: Windy City White House, a panel discussion that examines Chicago's role in presidential politics.
U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock and nationally syndicated columnists Jonah Goldberg and Leonard Pitts Jr....
| Jun 25, 2012
Greg Wasson gambled away a total of about $60 during the 2 1/2 years he lived in Las Vegas. All of it came while he was parked at some low-stakes slot machine, waiting for his out-of-town guests to wrap up their requisite casino visit.
| Jan 11, 2011
| 8:00 AM
State regulators have cited a troubled Chicago facility for disabled children in yet another death, this one involving a 14-month-old girl.
Authorities concluded that staff at Alden Village North waited two days to contact the girl's doctor when test...
| Apr 29, 2010
| 3:44 AM
A downtown fire station will be demolished today to make way for the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, a long-awaited first step delayed for months while the city cemented a financing plan.
Organizers behind the ambitious arts center also will...