| Feb 1, 2013
| 2:16 PM
A Cook County judge found a woman who spent seven years on the run guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of her boyfriend in La Grange in 2003.
Sherry Halligan showed no visible reaction as Judge Hohn Hynes gave his verdict after a 5-day...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 10:47 AM
The City Council Finance Committee today endorsed spending $32.7 million to settle two police misconduct cases, including what may be the single largest payment of its kind in city history.
The larger settlement, now set for a Thursday vote of the...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Former U.S. Rep. Cardiss Collins, the first African-American woman to represent Illinois in Congress, died of natural causes at age 81 on Saturday, Feb. 2, in Washington, D.C., according to a statement from Rep. Danny Davis, who replaced Collins as...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:33 PM
A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Connected to Chicago (.mp3 file, right click to download) WLS-AM 890. Host Bill Cameron with Greg Hinz of Crain's......
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:46 PM
An increase in flights this year has helped O'Hare International Airport narrow the gap with archrival Atlanta for the title "world's busiest airport,'' and air traffic controllers in Chicago predict O'Hare will soon retake the top spot with help from a...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:45 PM
A 49-year-old Las Vegas airline worker is accused of groping a sleeping 21-year-old woman he was seated next to during a Southwest Airlines flight that landed in Chicago Tuesday afternoon, according to Chicago police.
Kary Scott Houghton, 49, of the 5600...
| May 28, 2013
| 5:14 AM
A man who was killed when a taxi cab struck him late last night when he stepped into Cicero Avenue near Midway Airport has been identified, authorities said.
The cab was moving south in the 5200 block of South Cicero Avenue around 11:30 p.m. Monday...
| May 28, 2013
| 6:59 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• A taxi cab struck and killed a man who stepped into Cicero Avenue near Midway Airport, authorities said. Read more
• A minivan crashed into a Southwest Side building late Monday...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:14 PM
Gary-Chicago International Airport will again be without any airline passenger service starting in August, officials said Tuesday.
The airport’s only commercial carrier, Allegiant Airlines, which operates two flights a week between Gary and...
| May 29, 2013
| 10:21 AM
A cabdriver who struck and killed a man late Monday on Cicero Avenue near Midway Airport has been cited in the collision, authorities said.
Lester Brown, 75, has been cited for striking a pedestrian in a roadway and driving too fast for conditions, said...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 11:28 AM
A man was pulled from the Chicago River near Union Station downtown this morning, officials said.
The incident happened about 9:20 a.m. at the Adams Street bridge over the river at 222 S. Riverside Plaza, according to Chicago Fire Media. The man was...