| Oct 5, 2012
| 7:35 PM
Clear skies will bring temperatures in the 30s for most of the Chicago area overnight, with freezing temperatures possible in some suburban areas.
The National Weather Service issued a freeze warning for the Chicago area until 8 a.m. Saturday....
| Oct 18, 2012
| 5:54 AM
City Clerk Susanna Mendoza wants to ease the crush of all Chicago motorists applying for their vehicle stickers at the same time.
Mendoza is proposing staggered expiration dates year round.
Currently all city stickers expire on June 30th,...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 6:22 AM
A Washington-based watchdog group says the Chicago Transit Authority defrauded the federal government out of as much as $150 million by lying about how many miles CTA buses travel.
According to the group Cause of Action, the CTA reported so-called...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:10 AM
She's only been on the job 11 days and Chicago Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett is already staring down one of her most unpopular duties. She has a month from today to announce a list of schools that will close before next school year.
| Nov 11, 2012
The Chicago Public Schools closely guards the attendance records of its more than 400,000 students, citing strict laws on student privacy.
When the Tribune asked the district in May for attendance data and other information on all K-8 students, reporters...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon has decided to use an online lottery to complete a registration process suspended Feb. 19 because of technical problems.
The lottery entry period for the 15,000 remaining places will begin next Tuesday at 12:01 A.M....
| Nov 5, 2012
| 10:44 PM
Just after midnight on Election Day Tuesday, President Barack Obama, along with First Lady Michelle Obama, landed at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport, ending a whirlwind day on the campaign trail.
Plowing through eight of the most competitive...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 6:49 PM
Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker was released from a Chicago hospital on Sunday following four days of treatment for an irregular heartbeat, MLB.com reported.
He may be back with the team on Tuesday, but that is not certain.
Baker, 63, returned to...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 10:37 AM
A rare event is set for the Chicago suburbs later this week when the Ryder Cup golf tournament comes to Medinah Country Club.
Some economic experts say the tournament could bring around $130 million in revenue to the area. That's about the same...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 7:51 AM
A mother's worst fears have come true. The body of a 18-year-old Northwestern University student who had been missing since last weekend has been found.
University official Alan Cubbage made the announcement during a Thursday night news conference. "A...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 9:20 AM