| Oct 1, 2013
| 9:55 AM
The Supreme Court opened its new session Tuesday and announced it had agreed to decide eight new cases, including a copyright dispute over the 1980 Oscar-winning film "Raging Bull" and a clash over union fees for home healthcare workers in Illinois.
| Oct 1, 2013
| 9:45 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court announced Tuesday it had agreed to decide eight new cases, including a copyright dispute over the 1980 Oscar-winning film “Raging Bull” and a clash over union fees for home healthcare workers in Illinois....
| Jul 17, 2013
The Chicago Tribune keeps a focus on stories of local interest for our readers in the Chicago area. At times, that also includes breaking national stories that involve Chicago in some way.
Tuesday was one of those times. When news broke Monday that...
| Jul 3, 2013
After tests found worrisome levels of arsenic in American rice last fall, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it would test 1,000 additional samples by the end of the year and issue recommendations "promptly."
Nearly 10 months later, the...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 9:27 AM
A 46-year-old Baltimore man has been convicted of second-degree murder in the 2012 city killing of another man over a football debt, in which he used a sword he had concealed in a cane, Baltimore State's Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein's office announced...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Ed Watson, formerly of Boyne City and most recently residing in Little Traverse Township, died Aug. 3, 2013, at McLaren Northern Michigan.
Ed was born in Union County, Ill., on Nov. 23, 1926, to Oscar and Mary Watson.
In February of 1944, Ed enlisted in...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 8:52 PM
The perplexing folding doors that many CTA passengers hate are closing for the last time on the transit agency's oldest rail cars Thursday, and the public is invited aboard (for the normal fare) to take a ceremonial, end-of-an-era ride.
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:01 AM
Louise Sims Hounchell, 93, of Smithfield, formerly of Hustonville, passed away Saturday, Aug. 10.
Born June 26, 1920, Louise was a daughter of the late Oliver and Naomi Delk Sims. She was active in retail for many years, but her priority in life was...
| Sep 2, 2013
“The saviors come not home tonight: Themselves they could not save.” — Lines from A.E. Housman, scribbled in a soldier’s diary.
On Oct. 27, 1947, thousands of caskets were unloaded from a ship in New York. The bodies of U.S....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Who knew the small city of Rockford, Ill., a little more than an hour from Chicago, is home to Jane, the most complete juvenile T-Rex (about 11 years old, scientists estimate) and Homer, the most complete adolescent Triceratops. He's seven feet...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Two businesses in Bel Air recently teamed up to get a special edition Old Glory flying again.
Bishop & Adkins P.A., a CPA firm at 612 Rock Spring Road, says it recently acquired a replica of the original garrison flag that flew over Fort McHenry...