| Jan 18, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Anyone who’s biked around parts of the South and Southwest sides knows it can be a very different experience than riding on some of the city’s most bike-heavy North Side streets, where you hardly can go the grocery store or hop on a bus or...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 3:37 PM
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Caterpillar Inc. announces corporate headquarters will remain in Peoria after 2-year study.
This is a breaking news update. The Tribune's earlier story is below. Check back for further updates.
PEORIA — People...
| Feb 22, 2015
RICHMOND – When a three-judge panel declared Virginia's 3rd Congressional District unconstitutional last October, the court told the General Assembly to redraw the map during its next legislative session.
That session wraps up in a week, and...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 9:28 AM
If money talks, it will have a lot to say in the new 2nd Ward come Election Day.
More than $1 million has poured into the campaign coffers of the six candidates who want to represent the ward, which cuts across 13 North Side neighborhoods stretching from...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 1:27 PM
Northbrook, demographically one of the oldest towns in the area, may be about to get a little older – again.
A partnership of Northbrook builders has applied to tear down three houses on the southwest corner of Shermer and Techny roads and build...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 9:11 AM
Maryland almost certainly will not enact reforms to the way it redraws legislative and congressional districts this year because the most powerful proponent of the idea, Gov. Larry Hogan, isn't pushing it. He wants a commission to study the issue and...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 1:47 PM
The thought of winning nearly a half-billion dollars is enough to overcome the reality that the chance of matching all six Powerball numbers Wednesday night is about 1 in 175 million.
Those are long odds. Longer than the odds of many things a lot of...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 2:29 PM
FORT LAUDERDALE — Thousands of new condos and apartments are coming to downtown, and the county wants them to include places where regular workers can afford to live.
The city is seeking Broward County's permission to add 5,000 residential units...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 12:11 PM
Say what you will about the cesspool of Illinois politics — buildings in the Land of Jailed Governors are a beacon of energy-saving construction.
For the second straight year, Illinois ranked first among the states in a survey of new and newly...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 7:26 AM
A racially prejudiced note sent to one of the few black residents of the tiny, island town of Manalapan has sparked a police and postal service investigation and a conversation about diversity in the close-knit community.
The note, addressed during a...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 7:22 PM
For Chicago travelers planning to go to the Northeast over the next few days, the National Weather Service has a word of advice: Don’t.
A massive snowstorm that could pack up to 3 feet of snow in the next 36 hours is expected to hit the region...