| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:06 PM
In the second major gang sweep in two weeks, federal and local authorities announced Wednesday a crackdown on the Imperial Insane Vice Lords, an allegedly violent West Side gang, with the arrests of nearly three dozen leaders and members for a murder,...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Before some Chicago Marathon runners make it to the start line, they'll have to navigate the CTA line.
Long lines for fare cards greeted travelers to O'Hare Friday morning as the CTA continued its transition to Ventra, its new fare payment system. Two...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Of the many ideas at Chicago Ideas Week, the biggest one to catch on may be Chicago Ideas Week itself.
We've reached Year Three of this annual festival of discussions, demonstrations and interactive experiences, and what recently seemed new now feels...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:54 PM
Authorities are searching for a 69-year-old man who disappeared last week after arriving at O'Hare International Airport on a flight from London.
Thomas Richardson was scheduled to board a flight to California but did not. Chicago police said in an...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:13 AM
Thousands of union workers, community activists and a smattering of politicians rallied Tuesday evening on the Near West Side to "take back Chicago" and send a message to Mayor Rahm Emanuel and what they dubbed his "corporate, greedy, elitist friends."...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Janina Hapaniewski remembers the tears. Her brother, Edward Szymczak, had been accused of raping a woman in the office building where he worked as a janitor, a charge he assured her was untrue. And so on a spring evening in 1980, Szymczak wept as he...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:50 PM
The new $1.3 billion runway that opened at O’Hare International Airport on Thursday immediately began to provide a payoff on the long-term investment, with airlines running mostly on-time operations despite overcast skies that normally would cause...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 3:40 PM
It's been even less of a beach-going day than forecast in Chicago, likely setting a record low high temperature for July 27, but at least it's not expected to get cold enough to set a record low temperature.
The high temperature on Saturday was forecast...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:15 PM
American Airlines Flight 810 from Reno blew two main landing gear tires upon arriving at O'Hare International Airport this afternoon, an AA spokeswoman said.
It happened just before 1 p.m. Monday. The aircraft came to a stop on a taxiway, and passengers...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:18 PM
A cub was born to giant panda Mei Xiang on Aug. 23, but she doesn’t have a name yet. That’s where you come in.
The National Zoo wants the public’s help in naming the cub. Voters can choose among five Chinese names and submit their...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 11:17 AM
An Austin neighborhood man was ordered held on $100,000 bail after he allegedly jumped barbed wire and then ran onto the tarmac at O’Hare Airport Saturday afternoon prompting a police chase and felony charges, police said.
It was about 3 p.m. when...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:26 PM
An assortment of burros, llamas, goats and sheep have been chewing on O'Hare International Airport's hard-to-reach landscape for two weeks now, and Tuesday morning the group of about 25 welcomed a new addition.
The baby lamb, a boy, was named O'Hare....