| Jun 18, 2014
| 3:43 PM
A thief with a lengthy history of stealing from airport baggage carousels who made headlines earlier this year after stealing a rare Indian guitar from O’Hare International Airport pleaded guilty to theft charges Wednesday and was sentenced to...
| Jun 20, 2014
When the local home sales report for May is released Monday morning, it is expected to show the same factors that have bedeviled buyers for months — lack of inventory, higher prices and shorter marketing times.
It also is expected to show that...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 1:04 PM
The body of Army Pfc. Aaron Toppen will land at Midway Airport Saturday afternoon and be taken by an escort to his home town in the south suburbs.
Toppen, 19, died in Afghanistan this month from an air strike in what is believed to be one of the...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is pushing another expensive project to impress visitors with our city's beauty.
Last week, it was an expensive skate park in Grant Park, this week a "city-wide lighting framework plan.”
I will bet that lighting project...
| 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...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 8:58 AM
A winter storm that buried the Great Plains in more than a foot of snow lost some of its punch as it blew through Chicago overnight, but it still managed to slow the morning commute with slick roads and dozens of spinouts on expressways.
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:30 PM
The CTA and Mayor Rahm Emanuel were proved correct Monday on their predictions that Brown Line riders would be inconvenienced by work that has closed the Wells Street rail bridge downtown until next week.
Mislabeled Brown Line trains and spotty customer...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:39 PM
A 61-year-old Chicago Heights woman became the fourth person this season to die from cold-related causes in Cook County, authorities said.
Police were called to the 1200 block of D’Amico Drive in the south suburb just before 8 a.m. on Tuedsday...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 5:35 AM
The snow that blanketed Chicago-area roads and sidewalks overnight ended up dropping about 4-6 inches of new snow across the area before it moved east Saturday afternoon.
There's no more snow in the immediate forecast, but the unseasonably cold...
| 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.
| 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...