| Aug 12, 2011
| 5:16 PM
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio headlined a suburban fundraiser on Friday, helping raise money for a Republican legal challenge to the state's new Democratic-drawn congressional map that could reverse the GOP’s gains in last year’s...
| May 25, 2011
For allergy sufferers, the sounds of spring have arrived, in the form of sniffing, sneezing and coughing.
And this year, they're accompanied by complaints that this season is one of the worst in memory.
"Allergy season came a bit sooner and faster,...
| Feb 2, 2011
Reducing costly readmissions to hospitals is the goal of an initiative being rolled out this year by Illinois' largest health insurer and the state's hospital lobby.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois and the Illinois Hospital Association said...
| Nov 19, 2010
Illinois health care workers who are stripped of their licenses because of sex crime convictions would not be eligible to reapply for the license for at least five years under state legislation that comes in response to a Tribune investigation.
| Nov 8, 2011
Citing an ongoing Tribune investigation, Illinois Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin on Monday urged U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to fix breakdowns in America's criminal justice system that allow growing numbers of criminal suspects to flee the country...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 4:32 PM
From our story today on the agreement between the Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union to hire nearly 500 new teachers to work in the longer school day: (Mayor Rahm) Emanuel could not say where that money will......
| Sep 17, 2011
| 4:32 AM
In the Chicago Tribune's investigation of high school driver's ed fleets with Cars.com, some scored quite well, while others delivered embarrassing results in terms of safety. Below we break down the best and worst fleets. If you're not familiar with........
| Sep 28, 2010
| 1:49 PM
November 17-AIA Northeast Illinois will be offering a symposium on residential architecture from 6:00 - 9:00pm at the Roger and Ruth Anderson Architecture Center, 302 South Grant Street, Hinsdale.
The symposium is open to anyone interested in working...
| Nov 12, 2010
Eight of 10 public high school juniors in Illinois weren't considered ready for college classes in all subjects based on ACT testing last spring -- and many students missed the mark even at posh suburban Chicago schools that graduate some of the state's...
| Jan 19, 2012
The House of Representatives doesn’t readily disclose what percentage of roll-call votes lawmakers miss. But an independent legislative tracking service, whose Web site is GovTrack.us, does.
I turned to GovTrack late last year when writing about...