| Apr 25, 2013
| 12:34 PM
The second phase of the Wells Street bridge overhaul begins Friday night, which will reroute some trains heading into the Loop through early May 6.
Next week, rush hour Brown Line riders will see some southbound trains operate until the Merchandise Mart...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Fog was causing delays and cancellations at O'Hare and Midway airports this afternoon, officials said.
As of noon, some flights at O'Hare International Airport were experiencing delays of nearly two hours, according to the Chicago Department of...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 9:58 AM
Dense fog caused more than 200 flights to be canceled at O'Hare and Midway airports this morning on one of the busier travel days of the year.
As of 11:45 a.m., 174 flights had been canceled at O'Hare International Airport and 32 at Midway Airport,...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:38 AM
Two people suffered minor injuries when a CTA train derailed in the Orange Line rail yard at Midway Airport Friday morning, officials said
The train derailed around 2:30 a.m. in the 4600 block of West 59th Street, according to the Chicago Fire...
| Nov 10, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Short-lived but strong storms moved through the Chicago area midday today, leaving little real rain in most places, but dumping hail up to 1-1/2 inches in diameter in some western sububs.
Forecasters had been predicting a sunnny afternoon and near...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 4:11 PM
A Chicago woman has been accused of abducting and abandoning a baby girl in a fake pregnancy scheme designed to help her boyfriend in court, police said.
T’Keyah Williams, 19, of the 7300 block of South Yates Boulevard, was charged with one...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Three quick tips about haunted houses to start off this guide to Halloween 2012:
Tip No. 1: Haunted houses, the ticket-selling kind, versus the rumor-shrouded Victorian Gothic kind at the end of your street, are mostly slasher flicks come to life. You...
| 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...