| 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...
| 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.
| Feb 8, 2013
| 11:59 AM
The city of Chicago is expected to pay $4.1 million to the family of an unarmed man who was fatally shot by police while on the ground.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration has the proposed settlement on Monday’s City Council Finance Committee...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 5:30 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A driver fleeing police crashed into two vehicles on the South Side overnight, injuring himself and another motorist, according to police. At least one vehicle seemed to have part of it's...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 8:41 PM
Two people were hospitalized Sunday night after a train and car collided near Midway Airport, according to fire officials.
The collision occurred around 8:30 p.m. near the intersection of 54th Street and Long Avenue in Garfield Ridge, fire officials...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 1:24 PM
A wind advisory has been extended until 6 p.m. today for the Chicago area.
WGN-TV meteorologist Tom Skilling said gusts of 60 mph were recorded at Midway Airport. That the strongest winds registered there "since a July 24, 2012 t-storm in which 65 mph...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:33 PM
A 76-year-old Oak Forest man arrested this week for masturbating on a CTA Orange Line train was linked by Chicago police to the fondling of a 15-year-old girl as she rode the same line earlier this month, Cook County prosecutors said today.
| Dec 3, 2012
| 6:59 PM
Temperatures in Chicago hit 70 degrees in December for only the third time in recorded history Monday, prompting Chicagoans to dress like they did a season ago.
So Angela Beata boldly strolled around the city with her legs bare in a miniskirt and her...
| Jan 21, 2013
Chicago businessman Martin Nesbitt will sit on the dais in front of the U.S. Capitol on Monday as his best friend is inaugurated president of the United States.
The two men — successful African-American leaders who share a record of high...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 12:18 PM
The mother of a 3-year-old boy who was found alone running down the sidewalk in West Englewood neighborhood overnight has been charged with child endangerment, police said.
The boy was found shortly before 11:30 p.m. Monday in the 7200 block of South...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 6:41 AM
Chicago's first snowstorm of the season fell short of expectations, dumping far less than the 6 inches predicted for some areas and creating little of the havoc that hit the western part of the state and Wisconsin.
But it was still enough -- barely -- to...