| Mar 16, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Two men have been charged with slaying a woman and two children and wounding a 4-year-old boy in an October 2010 shooting in south suburb Harvey.
Brandon Griffin, 29, of the 100 block of Shabbona Drive in Park Forest, and Dajuan Crockett, 22, who lives...
| Mar 1, 2013
Over the next week, construction crews will descend on the Wells Street Bridge to perform the engineering equivalent of a heart transplant on the nearly century-old structure.
CTA Brown Line and Purple Line service across the bridge will be cut off...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 9:43 PM
Undoubtedly, many retailers around Chicago every St. Patrick’s Day season sell the “Kiss me I’m Irish” buttons and green plastic hats, but stores featured here go beyond the clichés of leprechauns and rainbows.
From baked goods...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:30 PM
The CTA and Mayor Rahm Emanuel were proved correct Monday on their predictions that Brown Line riders would be inconvenienced by work that has closed the Wells Street rail bridge downtown until next week.
Mislabeled Brown Line trains and spotty customer...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 2:33 PM
The job market is beginning to improve for MBA graduates as global companies start to focus on growth following a few years of hiring caution.
To be sure, this isn't the job market of the early 2000s, when the jobless rate held between 4 and 6 percent,...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:09 AM
A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk.
• Police are investigating whether a restaurant robbery in the Loop early Monday may be related to a recent string of stick-ups across the city. About 12:50 a.m., a man armed with a handgun...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 9:13 AM
And they said the gentle art of literary criticism was dead, confined to irrelevance. Not this week, gentle reader. Not in Chicago. Not in the heat of L'affaire de Shteir. What book review in the history of Chicago literature — heck, what recent...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 8:26 AM
The first national tour of "Once," the Tony Award-winning musical based on the movie of the same name about an Irish street musican and his Czech angel, is headed to Chicago. "Once" will play the Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph St.) for three weeks,...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 4:47 PM
The Chicago Department of Transportation and the Chicago Transit Authority released a plan Wednesday for Bus Rapid Transit that could save commuters in the Central Loop three to nine minutes on each trip, CTA spokeswoman Lambrini Lukidis said.
| Feb 20, 2013
| 8:51 PM
CTA Red Line service was diverted to elevated tracks throughout the Loop area tonight because of a man injured on the tracks near the Chicago Avenue subway station.
The man was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious-to-critical condition,...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:29 AM
Nearly 17 percent of CTA track is under slow zones this month, which is the slowest the rail system has been in nearly five years.
The slow-zone snapshot for February shows 16.7 percent of the rail system is under slow zones, which is when a train...