| Nov 7, 2011
| 12:49 PM
If all goes well by spring, Pace officials said today they hope to have twice as many riders commuting on express buses that use the shoulders of the Stevenson Expressway (Interstate 55) to maneuver around traffic jams.
In addition, Gov. Pat Quinn said...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Starting today, Pace buses will be using the newly widened shoulders of the Stevenson Expressway to maneuver around rush-hour traffic jams.
State officials are hailing the two-year pilot program as a major step toward reducing area traffic congestion and...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 3:15 PM
The official title of a school on the city's new closure list is the Jane Addams High School for Academic Careers. However, its career as a school appears to be coming to a screeching halt, even though the same can't be said for the career of its...
| 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...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 5:21 PM
Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn isn't taking a position yet on his tollway board's idea to nearly double tolls to pay for new roads and road work.Asked the governor's views on the toll hike proposal, his administration offered a written statement today. ...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 2:42 PM
Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn today refused to say whether he endorses or opposes his tollway board's idea to nearly double tolls to pay for $12 billion in construction.
Asked if he supported the proposal, the governor said he's waiting to hear feedback...
| May 1, 2009
| 8:10 AM
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| Apr 21, 2009
NEW LONDON - - Two Connecticut College students were arrested Sunday after allegedly setting two small fires in a residence hall, a school official said.
The students, whose names are not being released by the college, are charged with reckless burning,...
| Oct 31, 2008
| 4:48 PM
Louis Terkel arrived here as a child from New York City and in Chicago found not only a new name but a place that perfectly matched--in its energy, its swagger, its charms, its heart--his own personality. They made a perfect and enduring pair.
| Aug 5, 2008
When Cindy Bischof died at the hands of an ex-boyfriend who had twice violated her orders of protection against him, her family channeled their grief into an immediate and compelling plea to change state law.
On Monday in Chicago, only five months...