| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:34 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — A massive, slow-moving storm paralyzed parts of the nation's midsection with heavy, wet snow Tuesday, straining power lines, closing schools, clogging roadways and delaying hundreds of flights before churning eastward, where...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:00 PM
SOUTH BEND – A $30 million dollar construction project in Indiana is delayed because of the sequester budget cuts.
$21 million of that $30 million was supposed to be used to fix up South Bend's National Guard Armory on Kemble Avenue.
| May 28, 2013
| 11:13 AM
More than 25 public spaces throughout the city will resound with live music of all genres when the free, daylong Make Music Chicago festival returns for a third year on June 21, the first day of summer.
Hundreds of performers of all ages and levels of...
| May 17, 2013
| 3:26 PM
In one of the oddest publishing coincidences and competitions in recent memory, two books about the artery-clogging subculture of supper clubs have hit the shelves at the same time: Ron Faiola's "Wisconsin Supper Clubs: An Old-Fashioned Experience" and...
| Jan 11, 2013
It was one of those Chicago days that bites the toes.
Carolina Rivera stood shivering at a bus stop with her kids, escorting them to school. The bus didn't come. Still didn't come. The snow blew and the kids' feet froze, and in that moment she...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 9:21 PM
The first winter storm of the season is moving in fast and has hit the north and western suburbs with a fury as downed power lines were reported in McHenry County.
Around 5 p.m., ComEd officials said more than 24,000 people were without power, most...
| May 13, 2013
| 9:51 AM
For many years, Gary/Chicago International Airport has offered its services as a reliever airport to help ease flight-delay pressures at Chicago's two airports.
Yet there have been few takers among airlines or passengers, despite competition in the form...
| May 1, 2013
President Grover Cleveland pressed an electric switch, powering the pumps for massive fountains. The jets of water in turn cued the unfurling of flags. What was described as "profound silence" gave way to a cacophony, and the World's Columbian...
| May 1, 2013
| 1:44 PM
SPRINGFIELD --- A renewed push to greatly expand gambling in Illinois surfaced today, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel threw his weight behind a plan the state Senate quickly approved.
Like two previous bills that Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn vetoed, the latest...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:24 PM
The young guy in the trucker cap, skinny jeans and Air Jordans squeezed the trigger on the toy shotgun and his umpteenth round of “Big Buck Hunter” blasted to life. The guy was maybe 25 and so focused on bagging digital deer, the butt of the...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 7:32 PM
Criticism intensified Monday that the Obama administration is deliberately inconveniencing and potentially endangering the flying public by going ahead with threatened staffing reductions at airport air traffic towers and radar facilities, instead of...