| May 29, 2011
| 7:11 PM
The worst of the heavy thunderstorms have left the Chicago area, but the rain they left behind is resulting in flood warnings throughout northern Illinois.
A flood warning remains in effect for northern Cook, southern Lake, Lee, DuPage, DeKalb,...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 2:09 AM
Leaving work early didn't do all that much good.
Area workers in droves Tuesday left their jobs well before quitting time trying to beat the blizzard, but the the preemptive move still didn't prevent hundreds of the early commuters from getting stuck on...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 7:30 AM
It was back to class for Chicago public school students today -- but that often meant late to work for their parents.
While classes resumed after two days, there was no bus service for 24,000 of the system's 409,000 students. At least half those students...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 4:31 PM
Rev. Eric Zegeer
Title: Parochial vicar (assistant pastor) of All Saints Catholic Church, Sunrise.
Education: Degree in theology and philosophy, Franciscan University, Steubenville, Ohio; master's degrees in divinity and theology, St. Vincent de Paul...
| Oct 14, 2010
| 8:13 AM
November 20-December 19-The Evanston Art Center is proud to present the 8th annual Winter Arts and Crafts Expo.
Winter Expo features one-of-a-kind pieces of work by over 110 selected artisans. Arts and crafts offered include original, handmade works...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 3:15 PM
By Katherine Shonk
Farrar, Straus & Giroux $25, 256 pages
The title of Katherine Shonk's accomplished, moving first novel strikes just the right note. “Happy Now?” is what we snarl at people when they've gotten...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 9:12 AM
Three people were believed injured after a van or SUV left the roadway on a Northwest Side street this morning, authorities said.
At least four fire department ambulances were dispatched to the area of Lawrence andCentral Park avenues after a vehicle...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 4:13 PM
Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, who assumed office after Blagojevich's impeachment, said today’s guilty verdict marks "a serious day for our state."
Quinn said Blagojevich's corruption conviction, along with that of previous Gov. George Ryan,...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 1:53 PM
A report on Illinois beaches released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council suggests that the use of border collies to harass gulls has helped reduce water contamination levels at area beaches.
The annual NRDC assessment says the difference...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 7:26 PM
An Amtrak attendant trying to lead passengers from a burning train hit by a truck in the Nevada desert says in a new lawsuit that survivors had to double back past dead bodies in a smoky car and jump out a window because their initial escape route was...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 9:05 AM
WASHINGTON—Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois has given the White House the names of four Chicago area lawyers he would like to see appointed to the federal court bench in Chicago, the senator’s office said Wednesday.
There now are three...
| Jul 13, 2011
Three area hospitals were recognized in a new nationwide survey for their treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patients.
The Human Rights Campaign's Healthcare Equality Index 2011, released last week, cited Advocate Illinois Masonic...