| Sep 9, 2013
| 1:35 PM
It's not too long after Labor Day that the glow of summer starts wearing away.
Back in an office cubicle or in a classroom, that beach vacation or afternoon enjoying the great American pastime in a ballpark can seem very far away.
But Dune Jewelry...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 10:33 AM
A United Airlines plane en route to Brussels with more than 200 passengers returned to O'Hare International Airport Friday because of a "suspected security concern," according to the airline.
"United flight 972 from Chicago to Brussels returned Friday...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Oh, where have the aliens gone?
Once a staple of summer, as familiar as humidity, the classic flying saucer Roswell types have vanished from pop culture. Instead, we've had different staples: Iron Man, Adam Sandler, Stephen King. We've been brought 31...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:09 AM
Months after recommending Mayor Rahm Emanuel hire former comptroller Amer Ahmad, onetime Democratic Ohio Treasurer Kevin Boyce used close ties with his now-indicted ex-employee to lobby for city business here.
Boyce sought underwriting work for city...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Travelers at Midway Airport will have the option to participate in a speedier and less hassling security screening process by the end of the year, the Transportation Security Administration announced Wednesday.
The PreCheck expedited-screening program...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:53 PM
A western suburb is suing the companies that built its police station, saying the "poorly designed and installed" structure has flooded three times since completion in 2009 and is defective.
Northlake, a city of about 12,300 near O'Hare International...
| Sep 3, 2013
When the 80 or so residents who attended a workshop on improving the area in and around Apache Park in Des Plaines were asked if they visit the park, not one raised a hand.
They offered such adjectives as "unattractive, depressed, gang-ridden, high...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 4:11 PM
A Minnesota man was caught with nearly 90 pounds of the illegal African drug khat Saturday afternoon at O'Hare International Airport, according to prosecutors.
Cook County Judge Donald Panarese set bail for Dominic Running, 20, at $20,000 in bond...
| Aug 2, 2013
STRATFORD, Ontario — William Shakespeare, patron saint of the venerable Stratford Festival of Canada, is an unimpeachable source on most matters: love, leadership, the meaning of life. But when it came to the House of Tudor, his personal ethics...
| Aug 28, 2013
Taking precautions with the Sky's first WNBA playoff run looming, rookie star Elena Delle Donne spent Tuesday afternoon at a local hospital where an IV machine pumped vitamin C through her body.
Since a tick infected her five years ago with Lyme disease...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:46 PM
An increase in flights this year has helped O'Hare International Airport narrow the gap with archrival Atlanta for the title "world's busiest airport,'' and air traffic controllers in Chicago predict O'Hare will soon retake the top spot with help from a...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:32 PM
The guest-services kiosk at Fashion Outlets Chicago, the gargantuan new high-end outlet mall near O'Hare International Airport, rents strollers, wraps gifts, changes currency and can even get your clothes dry-cleaned within 24 hours. But its unlikeliest...