| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:34 PM
A second former CTA executive with decades of transit experience will soon be overseeing policy at Metra.
Cook County commissioners representing the north and west suburbs unanimously appointed retired CTA safety and security official John Plante on...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:01 PM
No. 1 Mount Carmel at No. 2 Loyola
When: 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
Records: Mount Carmel 5-0, Loyola 5-0.
On the offensive
Matt Domer, Mount Carmel's Illinois-bound running back, has lived up to his reputation. His speed as the dive man in the option...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:20 PM
More than 600 ideas the state received for expanding the Eisenhower Expressway have been pared to four options, and drivers, transit riders and highway neighbors will have the opportunity this week to weigh in before a final decision is made.
| Oct 8, 2013
| 12:15 PM
It’s July 26 in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, and Nate Prescott and Mark Jirik have a lot of work ahead of them. They’re nearly 4,000 miles from home—but a staggering 15,000 miles from their final destination, in Ushuaia, Argentina. On four...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Simmie Cobbs believed Purdue's coaches when they told him they would offer him a scholarship once they saw game film, but that was easier said than done.
Cobbs missed all of his junior season after transferring from Montini to Oak Park, and when he...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:30 AM
The CTA has restored normal service on the Blue Line after clearing wreckage from Monday's collision of two trains at the Harlem station.
Crews worked late into the night to remove the trains after riders complained Tuesday about crowded platforms and,...
| Sep 8, 2013
Catherine Hart is a children's advocate. In a society that is often ill-equipped to listen to their needs, youngsters "can get lost in the shuffle," Hart says.
"I try to be a voice for all my kids," says Hart, 63, an early childhood educator and...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Don't ask Chris Andriano to wrap his head around what a fifth consecutive state championship would feel like.
Before the question was completed, the 35th-year Montini coach cut it short: "No, I really don't think about that. Every year is a new...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:53 AM
They could be telling Cecily Strong’s story at iO Theater in Wrigleyville for years to come.
The “Saturday Night Live” cast member wasn’t the obvious choice to follow in the footsteps of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler — who...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 7:20 PM
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No. 1 Mount Carmel 21, Brother Rice 10
It was legendary coach Frank Lenti’s birthday Friday, but it’s safe to say nobody was...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:50 PM
A driver was arrested following a fatal hit-and-run that killed a 22-year-old man early Saturday in a west suburban Oak Park.
WGN-TV reports police arrested the driver, Michael D. Campbell of Bellwood, following the hit-and-run that occurred about 3 a....