| Feb 5, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Here is an archive, in reverse chronological order, of the Tribune's coverage of the Daniel Taylor case: News story: Criminal justice: Jail alibi doesn't outweigh confession -- Records show Daniel Taylor in jail when double murder occurred, but...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 3:57 PM
When Anthony Bourdain was in town last summer taping a Chicago-themed episode of his Travel Channel show “The Layover,” he asked various people, including me, to name the quintessential Chicagoan, and a consensus quickly emerged.
| Apr 5, 2013
| 1:05 AM
The neighborhood farmer grapevine, fiber optic for years now, was set abuzz two weeks ago with news that a 237-acre piece of the township for sale at $12,500 per acre.
Well, the land sports five-year averages of 199 bu. for corn and 60...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 7:34 PM
Chicago appears to have dodged the worst of an early-spring snow system that is dumping six to 10 inches on Central Illinois, according to the National Weather Service.
But according to State Police Sunday night, motorists traveling in Kankakee,...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 9:35 AM
The snowstorm that buried central and southern Illinois only skirted Chicago as it headed east -- and with it maybe the last of an unusual winter that seemed would never end.
The storm dropped 17 inches of snow in Springfield, breaking the old record...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 1:22 PM
The combination of opera and mariachi is not as unlikely as one might think. Both art forms, in the view of Lyric Opera General Director Anthony Freud, tell human stories about love and loss, family and country. Beyond that, said Freud, "mariachi is a...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 4:23 PM
A union that represents 775 staff members at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign plans to start a three-day strike on Monday.
Members of the Service Employees International Union Local 73, whose duties include food service and custodial work,...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Here's a look at major schools that offer Master of Business Administration programs in the Chicago area. Many schools give students a choice of part-time (including evening and weekend options), flexible, full-time, accelerated, dual-degree,...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 9:09 AM
Cali Hobgood barely knows what time zone she's in.
She lives in Illinois, but she has spent the past two weeks driving from Naples to Southern California and then to Winter Park. She's exhibiting in this weekend's Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival,...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Deon Thomas believes the recruiting controversy that dogged him for a year and a half following his senior season at Simeon could have been avoided if he had listened to coach Bob Hambric.
The University of Illinois' all-time leading scorer and the No....
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:49 AM
SPRINGFIELD — As the Obama administration comes under fire for its use of unmanned drones in foreign lands, a state senator is pressing to have Illinois join the national debate on whether states should regulate drones to ensure the high-tech...