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  • Veteran thief sentenced to five years in prison for stealing rare Indian guitar from O'Hare carousel

    Veteran thief sentenced to five years in prison for stealing rare Indian guitar from O'Hare carousel
    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...
  • Share of foreclosure sales sinks — but not prices

    Share of foreclosure sales sinks — but not prices
    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...
  • Procession to lead soldier's body to Mokena

    Procession to lead soldier's body to Mokena
    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...
  • Mayor Emanuel's priorities are out of whack

    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...
  • Emergency officials urge Bears fans, others to bundle up

    Emergency officials urge Bears fans, others to bundle up
    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...
  • Storm loses punch, but still socks morning commute

    Storm loses punch, but still socks morning commute
    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. Snow began...
  • CTA bridges service gap with a few missteps

     CTA bridges service gap with a few missteps
    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...
  • Chicago Heights woman is 4th cold-related death in Cook County

    Chicago Heights woman is 4th cold-related death in Cook County
    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...
  • Snow moves out, cold returns

    Snow moves out, cold returns
    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...
  • Snow at O'Hare sets record--but it's still just a trace

    Snow at O'Hare sets record--but it's still just a trace
    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. Around...
  • Flight delays, outages linger after storms

    Flight delays, outages linger after storms
    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...