| Jun 1, 2014
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.
| May 31, 2014
| 3:08 PM
An Australian tennis coach with ties to Northwestern and DePaul universities stalked his ex-girlfriend in Chicago, threatened her life and said he'd post nude pictures of her online, prosecutors alleged Saturday.
Mark Terry Henderson, 32, is accused...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 12:32 PM
The TSA bench, a ubiquitous piece of metal airport furniture designed to make sitting intolerable for any longer than it takes to tie your shoes, is gone from one security checkpoint in the United Airlines terminal at O'Hare International Airport.
| May 24, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Saying hello to summer, the time for adventures and relaxation, also involves goodbyes. I was at O'Hare airport talking about visual possibilities with a PR person from United Airlines, when I noticed this embrace. As we continued talking, I made a few...
| Jun 16, 2014
It took a community to raze a bridge over the Kennedy Expressway this past weekend without the sky falling.
And state transportation officials said it required a bridge demolition crew that shifted into overdrive to not only lop off one weekend from a...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:10 AM
You know how the saying goes.
When one door closes wrong ... there could be significant delays on a CTA train.
Brown Line and Blue Line riders recently have experienced door problems during morning rush hour that have led to delays. The Blue Line...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:56 AM
Neither of the two U.S. cases of MERS has spread the often fatal infection to family members or to U.S. healthcare workers who treated them in Indiana and Florida, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday.
The first U.S. patient...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Two brothers from Utah were arrested after one of them made "lewd and offensive" remarks to the flight crew aboard a plane at O'Hare International Airport, sparking a drunken fracas that continued after police arrived.
Randy F. Lindsey, 48, of Salt Lake...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 9:49 AM
Future ethics complaints against Park Ridge officials will have to say what laws or rules are believed to have been violated, and aldermen will get the final say on whether complaints will be investigated, under proposed changes to the city's ethics...
| 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...
| May 8, 2014
Letters to the editor for the May 8 TribLocal print edition from Palatine, Niles, Park Ridge and Kenilworth.
There's a new commercial on TV promoting Illinois tourism that shows an animated Abraham Lincoln doll enthusiastically jumping...
| 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...