| Jan 28, 2014
In a part of the West Side long marginalized by City Hall planners, officials have seized on a grand proposal for an "innovation park" that would train and employ impoverished Chicagoans in high-tech factories.
Spearheaded by labor activist Dan Swinney,...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Whole Foods Market Inc. on Monday confirmed plans to buy 7 Dominick's locations in the city and surrounding suburbs.
The stores, slated to open next year, will expand the natural grocery chain’s reach in Chicago by a third. Terms of the deal...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Whether the "Windy City" moniker comes from the bluster of our 19th century windbag politicians or that of our frequently frigid lakeshore breezes, here in Cars.com's home city of Chicago we're known for being boastful about everything from our big......
| Jan 19, 2014
| 7:13 PM
Furnaces and boilers worked overtime this month, and the next set of energy bills to arrive in mailboxes will show just how expensive a brutal cold spell can be for homeowners, particularly in the older homes that populate the Chicago area.
| Dec 20, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Two men were killed and five others were wounded in separate shootings bewteen Thursday afternoon and early this morning on the city's South and West sides.
In the Austin neighborhood, Barnett Adams, 33, was fatally shot in the 5600 block of West...
| Jan 26, 2014
When Bruce Rauner contributed more than $250,000 of his own money to his campaign for governor, it eliminated restrictions on the amount of money people could donate to his campaign or the campaigns of his competitors. In other words, a fundraising free-...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:24 AM
Joseph Dadivas says that by the time he had reached his late 30s, he had already lost several of his friends and family members to cancer and other illnesses. Another friend, who had been diagnosed with lung cancer, went through intense pain after the...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:37 PM
South Chicago on Sunday saw Chicago's first double homicide of the year, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data.
Two men, ages 18 and 35, were shot to death in the 9100 block of South Commercial Avenue, officials said.
| Jan 20, 2014
| 1:08 PM
When "Out at CHM" began in 2004, the idea for the series was "to do more inclusive history about the city of Chicago, to do more history that was risk-taking," said Jill Austin, a curator at the Chicago History Museum.
After 10 years, 30 events,...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Here's the rest of today's print column on Patriot League men's basketball transfers, including current transfers for each team, all-time league records for all 10 schools, plus standings and honor roll. INCOMING Here’s a list of current transfers...
| Jan 9, 2014
Working was a multidimensional endeavor for Ed Duffy.
He was a Chicago cop, deputy chief of staff under Gov. Jim Thompson, director of the Illinois Department of Public Aid, an Arlington Heights trustee, president of Arlington Park racetrack, chief...