| Jan 31, 2014
| 8:45 PM
All the city's snow plows and salt spreaders are working on main streets and Lake Shore Drive as a winter storm warning remains in effect until 6 p.m., predicting the Chicago Area may get up to 10 inches by Saturday evening.
The warning went into...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 7:47 AM
Snowfall for the Chicago metro area as of late Saturday afternoon ranged from about 2 inches in the far northwest suburbs to 8 inches in northwest Indiana, according to the National Weather Service.
The storm that began Friday night did not add enough...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Southwest Airlines suspended two pilots from flying after their jetliner with 124 passengers landed at the wrong airport near Branson, Mo., late Sunday, a spokeswoman said Monday.
A Southwest captain, who has 15 years flying with the airline, and a...
| 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...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:38 AM
The deadly November tornadoes were the most significant weather event of a fall marked by generally normal temperatures and below-average rainfall, according to the National Weather Service.
The 10 tornadoes in the Chicago-area Nov. 17 were the most for...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The families who trek downtown and brave the frigid wind to ice skate in Millennium Park.
The Bears fans who have "The Super Bowl Shuffle" music video bookmarked.
The food lovers who know deep dish pizza and Chicago-style popcorn are dishes second...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 2:13 PM
After unseasonably cold temperatures dominated the weekend weather discussion Saturday in Chicago, snow will be the centerpiece of weather activity today.
Storms coming from the west are expected to drop somewhere between 1 and 3 inches across the...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:01 AM
Officials are urging commuters to drive cautiously this morning after some three inches of snow fell across the region Sunday night.
The National Weather Service recorded 3.1 inches of snowfall at O'Hare International Airport on Sunday, enough to cancel...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:10 AM
A tentative agreement valued at up to $100 million will be announced Monday for private investors to develop and manage the long underused Gary/Chicago International Airport and incubate businesses in the surrounding area, the Tribune has learned.