| Nov 21, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Some of the busiest travel days of the year are here, Chicago, and our city's two airports will play a prominent role as people fly in and out of the city to visit relatives for Thanksgiving. Chicagoans who fly often enough have learned to love their...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:38 PM
What is expected to be the busiest day at Chicago's airports?
Sunday Dec. 1. That's when 212,000 travelers will come through O'Hare and more than 80,000 passengers will travel through Midway.
The Thanksgiving eight-day travel period begins Nov. 25 and...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:55 AM
The following items were taken from police records.
On Sept. 28, a complainant reported that two offenders stole two new 5S iPhones, valued at $649 each, from the front display of a store in the 1500 block of Lake Cook Road.
On Sept. 27,...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 7:51 AM
Seven years ago, an ad hoc group of South Siders decided to stage a neighborhood jazz festival unlike anything else in the city.
Instead of herding musicians and listeners into a one-size-fits-all downtown park, the Hyde Park Jazz Festival would present...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:34 AM
As much as 4 inches of rain doused the morning rush hour, flooding ramps and roads, and more storms are expected just in time for trick-or-treaters this evening.
Some areas could see another 2 inches of rain, and storms could be strong with large hail...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Dish Network is high on tablets: The satcaster is expanding its marketing deal with Southwest Airlines to loan 600 Apple iPads to travelers for watching TV on Wi-Fi-enabled aircraft.
Dish is stocking about 200 iPad 2s at each of three Southwest...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:48 AM
It started out as a seemingly quixotic attempt by a group of South Side jazz lovers to celebrate the music – and it has become one of Chicago's most ingeniously presented jazz gatherings.
The seventh annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival, running...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 3:32 PM
The following items were taken from police reports.
On Oct. 6, a 33-year-old Prospect Heights man was charged with retail theft in the 2200 block of Willow Road.
On Oct. 6, a 27-year-old Glenview man was charged with aggravated domestic...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 11:40 AM
For some, it just isn't a complete summer without hearing the words of the Bard spoken into the warm nighttime air — or just a few outdoor lines of Roald Dahl down by the bugs. Fear not, grass-sitting theater-goers, the outdoor season is still in...
| Jul 15, 2013
This year's weather has been among the worst in a decade for air travel in the United States, aviation authorities say, with the most volatile period possibly still ahead as the summer thunderstorm season is underway.
In June, 15 percent of flights by...
| Aug 2, 2013
STRATFORD, Ontario — William Shakespeare, patron saint of the venerable Stratford Festival of Canada, is an unimpeachable source on most matters: love, leadership, the meaning of life. But when it came to the House of Tudor, his personal ethics...