| Sep 3, 2013
When the 80 or so residents who attended a workshop on improving the area in and around Apache Park in Des Plaines were asked if they visit the park, not one raised a hand.
They offered such adjectives as "unattractive, depressed, gang-ridden, high...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport leapfrogged ahead of Washington Dulles International Airport in terms of passenger counts in 2012, according to Airports Council International.
BWI was the nation's 22nd busiest airport in...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 4:11 PM
A Minnesota man was caught with nearly 90 pounds of the illegal African drug khat Saturday afternoon at O'Hare International Airport, according to prosecutors.
Cook County Judge Donald Panarese set bail for Dominic Running, 20, at $20,000 in bond...
| Aug 2, 2013
STRATFORD, Ontario — William Shakespeare, patron saint of the venerable Stratford Festival of Canada, is an unimpeachable source on most matters: love, leadership, the meaning of life. But when it came to the House of Tudor, his personal ethics...
| Aug 28, 2013
Taking precautions with the Sky's first WNBA playoff run looming, rookie star Elena Delle Donne spent Tuesday afternoon at a local hospital where an IV machine pumped vitamin C through her body.
Since a tick infected her five years ago with Lyme disease...
| Jul 15, 2013
This year's weather has been among the worst in a decade for air travel in the United States, aviation authorities say, with the most volatile period possibly still ahead as the summer thunderstorm season is underway.
In June, 15 percent of flights by...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:32 PM
The guest-services kiosk at Fashion Outlets Chicago, the gargantuan new high-end outlet mall near O'Hare International Airport, rents strollers, wraps gifts, changes currency and can even get your clothes dry-cleaned within 24 hours. But its unlikeliest...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Park Ridge is joining a number of neighborhood groups in asking the Federal Aviation Administration for an 11th-hour change in planned new air traffic patterns at O'Hare International Airport.
Aldermen on Monday night approved a resolution giving...
| Aug 19, 2013
3619 W. North Ave. 773-772-8435
Looks like: The United Nations. Head over around lunch and you'll find a cross-section of Chicago, all breaking cemita bread.
Smells like: Spit-roasted garlic- and onion-spiked meat
Sounds like: The...
| Aug 19, 2013
Standing in a security line at O'Hare International Airport seven years ago, the Rev. Bobby Gruenewald wished he had a Bible in his pocket to pass the time. Then the tech-savvy pastor raised in central Illinois had a thought: Wouldn't it be grand if...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 12:24 PM
The Chicago area broiled today in near record-breaking heat that has prompted some schools to close for the day or cancel afternoon classes.
The forecast calls for a high in the middle 90s with the heat index -- how it feels -- 103, according to the...