| Dec 6, 2011
| 12:32 PM
Chrysler Group is tapping its history, resurrecting the Dodge Dart name for a new small car being unveiled at next month's Detroit Auto Show.
The Dodge Dart name was last used on a small car sold in the mid-1970s.
The car will be based on...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 10:49 AM
There's some good news for Illinois' job market.
1800 new jobs are coming to the Chrysler plant in Belvidere..
The plant will have three shifts when the new jobs are in place and the Belvidere plant will start making the new "Dodge Dart" in the summer....
| Feb 10, 2012
| 7:32 PM
There was plenty of chatter over the new electric and hybrid offerings at Friday's opening of the Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place. But off in the wings, the throaty roars of unapologetically powerful V-8 engines more than drowned out the buzz....
| Jul 28, 2011
| 5:14 PM
Illinois Tollway officials want to double current toll rates to fund a $12 billion, 15-year capital plan that would see the region’s first new tollway since the opening of the Veterans Memorial Tollway, a new interchange in the south suburbs and the...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 10:29 AM
The Freddy Awards kick off in weekend with Stephen Sondheim's dark musical "Sweeney Todd," presented by Blair Academy in Blairstown, N.J. Thursday through Saturday.
The Freddy Awards is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with a record number of...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 8:29 AM
The Freddy Awards is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with a record number of schools taking part in the State Theatre's annual awards for excellence in high school musical theater. Thirty schools in the Lehigh Valley and Warren County, N.J.,...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 10:44 AM
The 10th anniversary season of the Freddy Awards is underway, with 29 schools from Lehigh Valley and Warren County, N.J., taking part in the State Theatre's annual awards for excellence in high school musical theater.
Participants include first-timer...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 12:47 PM
The Michigan House approved funding Tuesday for Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) projects, including three in Montcalm and Ionia counties.
The projects included in House Bill 5364 are among 77 development projects totaling $16 million and 22...
| May 12, 2011
| 7:51 PM
Emmaus Area High School's production of "The Phantom of the Opera" led the nominations Thursday for the 2011 Freddy Awards with 16, including best musical, best actress and best actor.
Freedom High School, with its production of "Joseph and The Amazing...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 8:07 PM
High wind and lakeshore flood warnings for much of the Chicago area, including the northwest Indiana lakefront, have expired.
But the newest weather wrinkle is a freeze warning for western Illinois, including the cities of Clinton, Freeport and Peoria,...
| Apr 22, 2012
The tornadoes struck with wicked precision.
Forty-five years ago this weekend, five twisters — three of them F4 giants — descended on the Chicago area, striking so quickly that flight was all but impossible for the victims. It was the worst...
| Sep 27, 2009
As University of Illinois became increasingly competitive and costly, some well-connected applicants had a double advantage: Clout not only got them on campus, it also got them free tuition.
University e-mails and a state report show that some students...