| May 1, 2014
| 8:08 PM
Project manager Ryan Keiser has a passion for building big, so he was thrilled eight years ago when he joined a suburban firm that partnered with clout-heavy McHugh Construction on major projects like bridges, highways and rapid transit infrastructure....
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:15 PM
A federal lawsuit on Thursday accused five police officers from Chicago and Glenview of conspiring to lie under oath at a court hearing late last month, only to be caught by a judge after a video taken from a squad car contradicted their testimony....
| Mar 23, 2014
Vincent Guerrero applied Dec. 10. Donald Weeks, a diabetic who suffered a heart attack a few years back, submitted his application Dec. 23.
Three months later, neither man has gained coverage under Medicaid, the state-federal health insurance program...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Chicago police have issued a community alert for the Wicker Park neighborhood after a man tried to lure a 10-year-old boy into his car while the child was walking to school this morning.
According to a release from the Chicago Police Department Office...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Local Stormtroopers are falling into line behind Chicago’s bid to become the site of a museum devoted to the work of “Star Wars” filmmaker George Lucas.
Chicago-area members of the 501st Legion — a 6,600-member international...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:52 PM
As the dance music community mourned the loss of an international icon Tuesday, it also looked back to remember his legacy.
Frankie Knuckles (known as "the Godfather of House Music" for his pioneering work in the 1980s creating the genre now known as...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Chicago police have issued a community alert after three hold ups were reported on the Near West Side.
The incidents apparently happened at the hands of the same suspect, police said. In each case the man approached a victim, displayed a handgun and...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 8:16 AM
A man was seriously injured after he jumped from a window when fire broke out in the top floor of a single occupancy hotel on the Near West Side this morning, officials said.
The fire broke out shortly after 8 a.m. on the fourth floor of the Royalton...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 10:18 PM
Chicago real estate mogul George Michael was lunching with several reputed mobsters at a popular Near West Side restaurant in 2012 when he was introduced to a tall, well-dressed man who took an immediate liking to him, offering to help with the...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Harpo Studios, the production company founded by Oprah Winfrey, will sell its four-building campus on the West Side to Chicago developer Sterling Bay Companies in a sale-leaseback transaction that would keep Winfrey’s studio at the site for at least...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Harpo Studios, the production company founded by Oprah Winfrey, will sell its four-building campus on the West Side to Chicago developer Sterling Bay Companies in a sale-leaseback transaction that would keep Winfrey's studio at the site for at least the...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:51 AM
The CTA will begin work next year to reconstruct the main station house at the Blue Line's Illinois Medical District station and add an elevator and rebuild ramps to the platforms.
The CTA board on Tuesday approved an agreement with the Emanuel...