| 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...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:43 PM
House Speaker John Boehner speaks at a Thursday press briefing on Capitol Hill. Photo credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: The Sunday morning guest list: House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, talks to Martha Raddatz on ABC's “...
| 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...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:43 PM
The Sunday morning guest list: CNN's “State of the Union” features Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., discussing the fiscal cliff. The program starts at 9 a.m. and noon. Discussing the fallout from Benghazi will be Sen. Roy...
| 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...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:10 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• Flooding closed the Edens Expressway at Pratt Avenue this morning and shut down the McHenry branch of Metra's Union Pacific Northwest Line. The expressway was closed around 7 a.m. and...
| May 24, 2013
| 9:35 AM
CHAMPAIGN -- Richard Linklater's sneakers squish-squish-
squished against the wet tiles. We were walking the perimeter of the Illini Union, on the campus of theUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-
Champaign. It was a stormy night in April, and students...
| May 26, 2013
| 4:45 PM
In 1979, about a month before leaving his home in Chicago’s western suburbs to join the Army, Jon Meinholz led a group of volunteers in refurbishing a 19th-century cannon at Montgomery’s Riverside Cemetery.
The 17-year-old touched up the old...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Let's pretend for a moment that you're raising your kids the way people did in the olden days, before traveling taekwondo clubs and chess club championships and daylong birthday parties at paintball shooting ranges.
In other words, let's pretend you'...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 11:28 AM
A man was pulled from the Chicago River near Union Station downtown this morning, officials said.
The incident happened about 9:20 a.m. at the Adams Street bridge over the river at 222 S. Riverside Plaza, according to Chicago Fire Media. The man was...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 4:45 AM
A man died and another person was ejected from a car that crashed on the ramp from westbound U.S. Route 30 to Northbound Interstate 57 in South Suburban Matteson, Illinois State Police said.
Accident reconstruction officers are at the scene and the ramp...