| May 28, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Service on parts of the CTA's Orange and Green lines was temporarily disrupted following a small fire on an "L" structure south of Roosevelt Road, authorities said.
Railroad ties on the elevated structure near 1529 S. State St. ignited about 3:30 p.m,...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 7:53 PM
President Barack Obama is in Chicago for three fundraisers tonight, and plans to sleep in his own bed for the first time in a long while.
About 350 people were in the Chicago Cultural Center ballroom at 78 W. Washington St. for the first event, where...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 4:20 AM
President Barack Obama woke up in his own bed at his South Side home in Kenwood Saturday morning, something he said he was looking forward to.
The president arrived in Chicago Friday night to raise money for his re-election campaign.
| Jun 1, 2012
It's time for Printers Row Lit Fest: When the booksellers pack their wares for display in the South Loop, authors block off their schedules to talk with their readers, and we at the Chicago Tribune and everyone else who loves the printed word heads for...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 2:16 PM
After raising millions at three fundraisers Friday night, President Barack Obama woke up in his own bed this morning and walked in his Kenwood neighborhood before going back to Washington.
A little before noon Obama walked about four blocks to the home...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 8:32 AM
As obvious as this may sound at first, the 28th annual Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest, which concluded Sunday afternoon and drew an estimated 130,000 attendees and 200 authors to the South Loop on a sweltering, cloudless weekend, was not the kind...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Police today offered a $3,000 reward for information leading to conviction of the person responsible for vandalizing the Chicago Police Memorial in the city’s South Loop neighborhood.
Graffiti was discovered about 6 p.m. Thursday on the...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:34 AM
City Tavern, a casual neighborhood restaurant, will make its debut in the South Loop Thursday night.
The Tavern (1416 S. Michigan Ave., 312-663-1278) is part of Mainstay Hospitality (Park Grill, Chicago Firehouse Restaurant, Wabash Tap) and takes over...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 7:09 PM
First lady Michelle Obama returned to Chicago on Tuesday for a pair of campaign fundraisers, squeezing in an appearance with Gov. Pat Quinn as he signed a measure that will make it easier for military spouses to get professional licenses when they move to...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 3:22 PM
In an effort to forestall foreclosure on its downtown headquarters, the Lubavitch Chabad of the Loop, Gold Coast and Lincoln Park filed for bankruptcy Wednesday, buying additional time for a donor to bail the Orthodox Jewish organization out of...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Columbia College Chicago Trustees on Friday affirmed their support for the Chicago Jazz Ensemble and Center for Black Music Research, while announcing the college will move forward with a controversial realignment plan unveiled earlier this month....