| May 13, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Hundreds of flights into and out of Chicago’s two international airports were put on hold for more than an hour Tuesday after a faulty fan whirled smoke inside a Federal Aviation Administration facility, prompting worries about a fire and forcing an...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 7:06 PM
Bruce Bernstein seems like a regular joe, a man of the mean and median. He is 63, but his face reads a decade younger. He dresses in one of the half dozen monochromatic T-shirts in his rotation. He lives in a modest cottage-style bungalow with his wife,...
| May 2, 2014
| 8:56 AM
Why is this news??? @chicagotribune: Prince William and friends munched on nachos during O'Hare layover — kevkaz (@kevkaz) May 2, 2014
News. You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.
Yes, someone tweeted a...
| May 2, 2014
| 5:19 PM
The first U.S. case of a respiratory virus that has caused deadly outbreaks in the Middle East is a man who traveled through O'Hare International Airport on his way to Indiana, but officials said the man was in good condition and the risk of others...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Three local teachers are finalists for the 2014 Golden Apple award, which honors outstanding educators in Illinois.
Kim Dyer, of South Middle School in Arlington Heights; Jacquelyn Negus, of Quest Academy in Palatine; and Alessandra Kennedy, of Thomas...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Less than two weeks remain for motorists to grab a nap or a bite to eat at the Des Plaines Oasis overlooking the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway.
Illinois Tollway officials announced this week that the oasis will close for good at 8 p.m. March 16 in...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 9:02 AM
When it comes to finding the perfect companion for her clients, matchmaker Barb Murray of Wilmette has learned that a request for only young, fair-haired and attractive candidates can bring more heartbreak than harmony.
"There's a lot of innuendo...
| Feb 27, 2014
Letters to the editor from Wheaton, Naperville, Geneva, Western Springs, Glen Ellyn, Elmhurst and St. Charles.
"Drop it and drive." Chances are, at some point, you've uttered a phrase like that after witnessing someone on the road...
| Mar 6, 2014
Letters to the editor from Glendale Heights, Lombard, Downers Grove and Naperville.
I have a reaction to "'We need the iPhone of guns'; Availability of smart weapon no silver bullet for the issue of safety vs. rights" (News, Feb. 26)...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:55 PM
The winter's relentless snowfall took a toll on La Grange's budget, adding about $100,000 more than had been planned for overtime, salt and other costs.
"It's always challenging when you have as many snow events as we had this winter season," Public...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Letters to the editor from Oak Park, Warrenville, Downers Grove, Naperville, Wheaton, Berwyn and Western Springs.
Influence of the wealthy
In regard to your April 3 editorial supporting the Supreme Court decision to eliminate limits to total campaign...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Milka Overton stood aboard her Blue Line train as it approached the O'Hare International Airport terminal this morning and waited for it to stop so she could begin her work day.
It never did.
Instead, the eight-car train seemed to pick up speed as...