| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:38 AM
Arriving next year at the CTA O'Hare stop: a new escalator.
The CTA plans to replace the escalator damaged in March when a Blue Line train derailed and crashed into the platform. Thirty-two people were injured in the accident, and the operator of the...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Once again there are plenty of topics we didn't touch on here at Change of Subject that have riveted news consumers. They include
- Ebola comes to Texas
- City plays coy on the reason for traffic-camera citation spikes
- Oberweis debates Durbin
| Sep 29, 2014
| 9:51 AM
There will be many stories coming out of the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, but none will be as unique, and perhaps as inspiring, as Jeff Hobbs’.
Comcast SportsNet will present “Guts: The Jeff Hobbs Story” at 7 p.m. Tuesday....
| Sep 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Erinn Hutkin
Jim Bell doesn't believe you have to "look like Mr. Olympia" or run the Chicago Marathon every year to educate others about health and fitness. He simply strives to practice what he preaches.
"You have to be well-versed in what you're...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 5:59 AM
Tammy Duckworth, an Illinois congresswoman and Iraq War amputee, announced Monday that she is pregnant and is due in early December.
Duckworth, 46, a Democrat from Hoffman Estates running for her second term in the House, is expecting a girl,...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 10:49 AM
The State Street shopping corridor will undergo a month-long resurfacing project starting next week, so businesses, residents and visitors should prepare for lane reductions, noise and dust.
The repaving of State Street from Van Buren Street to Wacker...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele, the greatest track distance runner of the 21st Century, will compete compete in this year’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon, race officials announced Tuesday.
It will be Bekele’s second marathon. He won...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 9:06 AM
Marathon officials are threatening to demand repayment for millions in prize money awarded to Liliya Shobukhova, a Russian runner who has received a two-year ban for doping.
Russian sports officials annulled Shobukhova's results dating back to 2009,...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Three-time Bank of America Chicago Marathon winner Liliya Shobukhova of Russia, the second fastest women's marathoner in history, has had those titles annulled by the Russian track federation, which announced Tuesday it has banned her two years for...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 10:09 AM
After sorting out online registration issues that delayed the process by two weeks, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon drew 71,000 applications for the 45,000 entry spots in the Oct. 12 race.
Some 33,000 of those spots were filled via a lottery....
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Clarksville resident Tatyana McFadden carried memories of last year’s Boston Marathon bombings, and the stories of those affected by it, with her en route to a second straight women’s wheelchair marathon victory Monday in Boston.