| 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.
| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:37 AM
A generally smooth rush hour was reported this morning as the second winter storm to hit in four days dropped up to 3 inches of snow across the Chicago area. Next up: Brutal cold.
State police reported clear expressways with few accidents this morning,...
| 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...
| 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 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,...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Ever since the Great Fire of 1871, a cycle of destruction and rebuilding has been central to the Chicago story. This month, Northwestern University secured a permit to tear down Prentice Hospital so that it can build a biomedical research facility. Also...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Lost luggage, flight delays and turbulence. There's nothing quite like air travel to remind people that much of what happens in life is beyond their control.
But for the Rev. Michael Zaniolo, a Roman Catholic priest who oversees the airport ministries...
| 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 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...