| Mar 14, 2012
| 7:56 PM
Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney today called Rick Santorum an “economic lightweight” and likened the former Pennsylvania senator and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich to home-state Democratic President Barack Obama over their...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 2:24 PM
A car that landed on the CTA Blue Line tracks that run in the middle of I-90 snarled traffic and train service this afternoon near O’Hare International Airport.
About 3:15 p.m., the car, apparently traveling on the Kennedy Expressway, went over a...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 3:03 PM
A South Side man and a 15-year-old boy are accused of stealing an iPhone from a man in the Edgewater neighborhood this week, and a second stolen phone also was recovered, police said today.
Michael P. Gray, 21, of the 3000 block of East 80th Street, was...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 11:46 AM
A new northbound exit ramp from the Tri-State Tollway (Interstate 294) at Balmoral Ave. opened this afternoon after seven months of construction.
The new ramp is I-PASS only, and the toll for passenger cars is 80 cents. Cash-paying tollway users can...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Jeremy Schulze of New Richmond, WI and Jeri Scott of Carver, MN are engaged and plan an October 6th wedding at Woodbury United Methodist Church, Woodbury, MN. Parents of the couple are Fred and Carol Schulze of Caledonia, MN and Greg Scott of Aberdeen and...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 9:41 AM
The 2012-13 UConn men's basketball schedule listing date, opponent, site, time and TV. Starting times and TV are to be announced for some games:
1 -- Americna International*, Gampel Pavilion, time TBA
4 -- UMass-Lowell*, XL Center, time TBA
| Aug 5, 2012
With every cab ride to and from a Chicago airport, 25 cents of the fare goes to a tiny suburb renowned for insider dealing and outsize clout.
Those coins add up to millions a year for the suburb — Rosemont — and help fuel a political...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 12:56 PM
I guess it was inevitable that one day music fans would get nostalgic about radio rock of the 1990s. Everclear, Sugar Ray and Gin Blossoms are on the road together this summer.
I'd say that day has arrived.
The first Summerland Tour features those bands...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 8:10 AM
They were lighting the tree the other night at Rockefeller Center in New York. Streets were crowded with revelers headed out for a skate on the famous ice rink, where for $300 during the holidays you can propose marriage to a soundtrack, and a potential...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 3:15 PM
Leonard Cohen: The master songwriter’s baritone voice remains equally adept at poetic seduction and black humor. Cohen at 78 is in the midst of a career renaissance. His latest release, “Old Ideas” (Columbia), is one of the year’...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 9:58 AM
A head-on collision on Interstate 90 in the northwest suburbs sent three people to the hospital this morning, but their injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, police said.
Two vehicles crashed about 5:15 a.m. on the westbound portion of...
| Oct 6, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Posted by Ray Long at 3:21 p.m. Gov. Pat Quinn blasted Republican challenger Bill Brady today for leaving open the option of borrowing $50 billion to shore up state pension funds, saying it would lead to a massive tax increase.......