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  • Divvy sets new single-day ride record

    Divvy sets new single-day ride record
    The Divvy bike-sharing program set back-to-back records this past weekend for the number of rides recorded in a day. The program logged 12,863 rides on Saturday and 16,259 rides Sunday, according to the mayor's office. The prior single-day record was...
  • Flashback: Chicago's violent taxi wars of the 1920s

     Flashback: Chicago's violent taxi wars of the 1920s
    Hopefully the current dispute between licensed cabbies and UberX drivers over the right to pick up passengers at O'Hare and Midway will remain a battle of emails, because Chicago's earlier cab wars inevitably escalated to exchanges of bullets and bombs....
  • Clyde Snow, forensic anthropologist who helped ID victims of John Wayne Gacy, dies at 86

    Clyde Snow, forensic anthropologist who helped ID victims of John Wayne Gacy, dies at 86
    Clyde Snow, one of the nation's foremost forensic anthropologists, who discovered the hidden stories told by skeletal remains and helped identify Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele and countless victims of accidents, crimes and state-sanctioned abuses of...
  • James Beard Awards: Chicago tourism officials commit to raising $2M

     James Beard Awards: Chicago tourism officials commit to raising $2M
    Chicago tourism officials have committed to raise nearly $2 million in sponsorships for the James Beard Foundation Awards, a pledge that helped lure the event, considered the Oscars of American dining, to Chicago in 2015 from New York. In an...
  • Officials: Illinois man with MERS not contagious

    Officials: Illinois man with MERS not contagious
    A second test has confirmed that an Illinois resident who tested positive for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus is not contagious, the state's public health department said Monday. Health officials originally contacted the unidentified...
  • O'Hare anti-noise group wants city aviation boss to resign

    O'Hare anti-noise group wants city aviation boss to resign
    A group representing city and suburban homeowners seeking relief from increasing airplane noise called today for Chicago Aviation Commissioner Rosemarie Andolino to resign or for Mayor Rahm Emanuel to fire her. Leaders of the Fair Allocation in Runways ...
  • City halts ride-sharing company's foray into Chicago airports

    City halts ride-sharing company's foray into Chicago airports
    The city has shooed away the first attempt by a ride-share company to make illegal inroads at Chicago's airports, which up until now have been the profitable domain of taxis and limos fiercely competing for passengers. The four-day episode started...
  • Severe thunderstorms strike Chicago area

    Severe thunderstorms strike Chicago area
    A powerful thunderstorm system moved into the Chicago area Tuesday night, bringing damaging winds, golf-ball-sized hail and reports of flooding and lightning strikes. The super-cell thunderstorm system, a product of warm air from the Mississippi...
  • Chicago train jumps platform at O'Hare airport, injuring 30

    CHICAGO — A Chicago Transit Authority operator may have fallen asleep shortly before a train jumped the platform at O'Hare International Airport on Monday and became partially wedged atop an escalator at the end of the line, according to her union...
  • Focus in CTA crash falls on operator fatigue, braking system

    Focus in CTA crash falls on operator fatigue, braking system
    Federal investigators will focus on whether a CTA train operator fell asleep at the controls and if an automatic braking system was working properly as they seek to pinpoint the cause of a spectacular crash Monday that left a Blue Line car perched atop an...
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  • Immigration protester back at Chicago church that sheltered her

    Immigration protester back at Chicago church that sheltered her
    Elvira Arellano, a Mexican woman whose yearlong stay inside a Chicago church made her a lightning rod in the nation's immigration debate, on Sunday returned to the sanctuary, saying she plans to live there until a hearing later this year when she will ask...