| 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...
| 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...
| 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 9, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Fog was causing delays and cancellations at O'Hare and Midway airports this afternoon, officials said.
As of noon, some flights at O'Hare International Airport were experiencing delays of nearly two hours, according to the Chicago Department of...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 12:29 PM
In the volatile world of radio, almost nothing lasts half a century.
But a great Chicago radio station — WVON-AM 1690 — has managed the feat: The institution marks its 50th anniversary Monday and celebrates with a concert featuring Toni...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 12:10 PM
About a quarter of a million travelers were expected to pass through O'Hare on Sunday as the holiday weekend drew to a close. It's days like those that will be a windfall for the CTA next year—but more expensive for some Chicagoans and their...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 5:54 AM
Temperatures hit the freezing mark in serveral areas around Chicago overnight, a little earlier than usual.
It got down to 31 in Rockford and Wheeling, 30 in Sterling, 29 in Valparaiso, 27 in West Chicago and a wintry 25 in Aurora, according to the...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 2:20 AM
5 - 5:30 a.m. The Great Outdoors with Charlie Potter
5:30 - 6 a.m. Love Changes Life
6 - 6:30 a.m. The Lutheran Hour
6:30 - 11 a.m. Dean Richards
9:35 a.m. Richards, Dean Richards. Dean chats with Javier Bardem and Dame Judi Dench about their...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 7:37 PM
The city of Chicago issued a warning for residents Monday: "Stay off the lake!"
Residual effects of hurricane Sandy are already being felt along the shore. Weather predictions estimate 50-60mph winds and 20-25 foot waves smack the shoreline.
| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:28 PM
Officials had a simple warning as the Chicago area braced for high winds and waves from a massive storm along the East Coast.
"Stay off the lake folks," said Gary Schenkel, executive director of Office of Emergency Management and Communication. "Lake...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 8:15 PM
The City of Chicago has been ordered to reimburse the federal government about $6 million for emergency snow removal costs incurred more than a decade ago.
During two severe snow storms, one in 1999 and one in 2000, the city enlisted help from the...