| Jul 15, 2012
| 3:10 PM
PETOSKEY, Mich. — If Ernest Hemingway returned to modern-day Petoskey, he'd probably say, "Yes — just as I left it." Then he'd shoot a bear, wrestle you to the ground and pour himself a dram of rum. A fine rum fit for a man.
We'll never know,...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 1:16 PM
An Orland Park woman found dead in her home with her estranged husband Tuesday was killed by “an assault and cervical injury,” according to police and autopsy results from the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Her husband died of a...
| Jul 22, 2012
For 15 years, Aruna Vallabhaneni lived under the threat that she may be forced to return home to an abusive marriage.
Vallabhaneni, 48, came to Chicago in March 1997 from her native Hyderabad, India, to escape her spouse, Koteswara Rao, who she said...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Two more airlines today joined an expedited security pre-screening program available to some travelers at O'Hare International Airport.
The Transportation Security Administration announced that Delta Air Lines and US Airways are participating in TSA...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 10:45 PM
Thunder was the music and lightning the light show for a time this afternoon, causing evacuation of the Lollapalooza festival in Grant Park while a powerful storm front tore through the Chicago area.
About 2 1/2 hours later the festival reopened, and the...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Latin-themed craft brewery 5 Rabbit has snared a big fish in the latest stage of its rapid growth: the No. 3 guy at Goose Island.
John J. Hall, a senior brewer who designed the recipe for Goose's biggest-selling beer, 312 Urban Wheat Ale, has signed on...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Baggage handler Salvador Johnson worked in an area at Midway Airport where he could see results of security screening, so he knew which bags to open and remove laptop computers, authorities said today when announcing theft charges.
Bail was set at $250,...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 2:06 PM
Some riders find taking a CTA train just a few stops to work every day a challenge because of slow zones and crowds. Imagine taking the train to 145 stops in one day.
Last week, Going Public did just that by completing the "L" Challenge--consecutively...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 4:52 PM
Rising from the rubble of an old industrial site, the 20,000-seat Toyota Park was supposed to put a small suburb on the map.
Yet the soccer stadium also has become a model of what can go wrong when a little town takes massive development gambles in a...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 7:52 AM
BOYNE CITY — Networking opportunities, business and nonprofit exhibits, food and drink all will be part of the fourth annual Business Expo and Taste of Boyne in Boyne City.
The event, organized by the Boyne Area Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 11:20 AM
PELLSTON — Area business leaders, airport customers and supporters are invited to visit the Pellston Regional Airport for the ninth annual Airport After Hours event hosted by the airport’s Air Service Task Force.
The event is scheduled...