| Jul 31, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Welcome to the new chicagotribune.com -- and a new way to experience the news.
Today we introduce a leading-edge digital platform presenting a richer, deeper multimedia news report.
Our new website is tuned to the information needs of Chicago’...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Driving to Rock Island, Ill., in the spring, it dawned on Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz that the football schedule would include another trip over the border.
"As I was driving over that afternoon, it dawned on me we hadn't been there since 2008 to play,"...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Thirty seconds may seem like a short duration for a flight, but the feat helped New Trier High School's Science Olympiad team claim an overall first place finish at the Illinois State Science Olympiad Tournament at the University of Illinois at Urbana...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Arlington Heights' village manager is retiring this summer after more than two decades on the job.
Bill Dixon announced April 9 that he is leaving the top administrative post on June 27. His full salary package after a recent raise is now $207,092,...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:00 PM
An upcoming evening of sampling wines, craft beers and gourmet food will benefit the Tinley Park Chamber of Commerce and a local group building an accessible baseball field.
More than 70 vendors will participate in the 5th annual Brew & Vine Festival 4-...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 1:18 PM
When Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills opened its new 113,000-square-foot, $35 million Health, Fitness and Recreation Center, 84-year-old Don Aulwurm was waiting at 5:30 a.m. to be the first user.
He and many others followed during the...
| May 20, 2014
| 5:25 AM
SPRINGFIELD --- Less than a week after a University of Illinois lecturer with ties to a 1970s radical group pleaded his case to keep teaching, the Illinois Senate passed a measure that would ban him from teaching regardless of whether the university rules...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Services have not been set yet for the Palatine father and his son killed in Afghanistan last week.
A spokeswoman for the Orchard Evangelical Free Church in Arlington Heights, where Gary Gabel was a longtime active church member, said services have...
| May 9, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Gary J. Gabel was so taken with his role as a grandfather that he traveled to Afghanistan to be with his beloved granddaughter on her first birthday, family members said Friday as they gathered at an Arlington Heights church to say goodbye.
While he was...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 7:28 AM
A woman with Chicago-area ties is recovering from injuries in Germany after she was wounded in an attack that killed her husband and father-in-law in Afghanistan last week.
Teresa Gabel was with her husband, John Gabel, and father-in-law Gary Gabel,...
| May 1, 2014
| 12:14 PM
A stream of hyper teenagers bounded into Tom Tedeschi's band room at Lakeview Junior High School in Downers Grove for daily rehearsal.
The room soon filled with the combating sounds of trumpets, trombones, percussion and woodwinds warming up. Then a...