| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:52 AM
Chicago emergency officials are urging residents to take precautions to keep warm Monday, with forecasts calling for gusty winds and temperatures dipping into the teens.
About 4:45 a.m., the temperature at O'Hare International Airport was 23 degrees and...
| Dec 10, 2013
The Chicago City Council is thisclose to passing a measure meant to signal the end of the rubber-stamp era. A vote is expected Wednesday on an ordinance that would give the legislative body its own financial advisory staff to help aldermen cast informed...
| Dec 9, 2013
A tentative agreement valued at up to $100 million will be announced Monday for private investors to develop and manage the long underused Gary/Chicago International Airport and incubate businesses in the surrounding area, the Tribune has learned.
| Dec 2, 2013
| 10:20 AM
One's a suburban police officer, the other a retired officer and the third wants to be a cop. They all had the same thought when they came upon an SUV in flames after a crash on the Stevenson Expressway near Darien: Get the driver out.
"You do what you...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:40 AM
The CTA Holiday Train kicks off its annual run Friday afternoon from Midway Airport, the CTA said.
The train will depart the airport station at about 3 p.m. and travel on the Orange and Green lines.
On Friday, the train will make one trip from...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 10:26 AM
Some of the busiest travel days of the year are here, Chicago, and our city's two airports will play a prominent role as people fly in and out of the city to visit relatives for Thanksgiving. Chicagoans who fly often enough have learned to love their...
| Nov 19, 2013
Social media and local news outlets went berserk last week when "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart slammed Chicago-style pizza in response to the news that New York's Freedom Tower is technically now the tallest building in the United States based on the...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:11 AM
Flight delays and power outages lingered this morning after the Chicago area was pounded by torrential rain, powerful winds and flash floods.
About 70 flights have been canceled at O'Hare International Airport and more than 250 flights were...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:58 PM
A Cook County judge acquitted a 79-year-old Roman Catholic priest of sexually abusing a traveler who stopped to worship at the chapel inside Midway Airport before boarding a flight to Kansas City.
According to the priest’s attorney Irv Miller, the...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 3:16 PM
The first snow of the season hit the Chicago area midday, the leading edge of a fast-moving storm that left a dusting or more of snow on the ground in some places and tied a record for snowfall at Chicago's official weather station for Oct. 22.
| Jul 24, 2013
| 8:08 AM
When the owner of Illinois Bar & Grill rode his bike as a teenager all the way to Lemont from the Pilsen neighborhood, he didn't know that one day he would own a restaurant there.
"I had no idea that I was going to own the place years and years later,"...