| Mar 5, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Lt. Gen. John F. Kelly, who led Camp Pendleton Marines into combat in Baghdad and Tikrit in 2003 and Fallouja in 2004 and later served a year as the top Marine in Iraq, has been named the senior military assistant......
| Oct 25, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Wednesday's print column expands on an earlier post here Robert Kelly was indignant: “Mr. Claypool says when we work our birthday, we get 21/2 times rate,” he said. “We don’t!” Kelly is president of Amalgamated Transit...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 1:56 PM
The Tucker story has always had its share of drama, and whenever some new chapter unfolds — like Francis Ford Coppola's 1988 movie, or the discovery of a mysterious convertible in 2009 — a new generation of motorheads is enchanted.
| Jul 15, 2011
This week's Friday Forecaster is comedian Robert Kelly, who will be performing at The Wellmont in Montclair, New Jersey on Friday night with Dennis Leary and Lenny Clarke. He also has a movie called 'Cheat' that debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival....
| Nov 15, 2011
| 6:07 PM
With scarcely any discussion, the CTA board on Tuesday approved a $1.24 billion budget for 2012 that presumes no fare hikes, service cuts or employee layoffs based on management achieving unprecedented work-rule concessions from labor unions.
| Dec 1, 2011
| 1:46 PM
The last 25 CTA rail car cleaners who were laid off last year will return to work this month under an agreement announced Thursday that also extends an apprenticeship program to give a second chance to convicted criminals released from prison.
| Oct 4, 2011
The odds of experiencing a bad commute on the CTA are greater on Mondays and Fridays and during the run-up to rush periods, all because of canceled buses and trains, a Tribune examination of performance data has found.
The worst month for canceled runs...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 4:33 PM
CTA president Forrest Claypool attempted to prepare transit riders on Tuesday for seemingly unavoidable fare increases and service cuts as early as JanuaryÖ by explaining the roots of a financial crisis that has culminated in a near-record budget...
| Aug 15, 2008
Set on a sandy island where scantily clad castaways compete against each other for power, Shakespeare's "The Tempest" could qualify as the proto-"Survivor." If that sounds like literary heresy, consider the fact that the Bard himself was seldom above...
| May 10, 2008
CHICAGO -- Sex scandals have derailed countless pop-star careers, but R. Kelly's has remained robust, even with his long-delayed trial on 14 counts of child pornography looming.
Jury selection began Friday.
The singer, 41, has sold more than 12...
| May 13, 2008
| 6:15 PM
Jury selection in the R. Kelly trial reached the halfway point Tuesday as attorneys from both sides agreed on five more jurors.
The child pornography case now has eight jurors—five men and three women—who will decide the R&B superstar's fate....
| May 21, 2008
The paparazzi and TV news crews have spent weeks scouting the Cook County Criminal Court for the perfect spot to shoot arrivals, departures and stand-ups. The judge presiding over the case sought advice from a fellow jurist in Santa Barbara County on...