Attorney appeals for breaks to pump milk during bar exam

An attorney who has been denied permission to stop the clock to pump breast milk during the two-day Illinois bar exam in February has...

FAA outlines strategy to recover from air traffic control outages

The Federal Aviation Administration on Monday released a strategy to restore the air traffic control system to 90 percent of normal...

Dispatcher in hospital shooting calls for backup in newly released audio

New bishop coming to Gary Catholic diocese

The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Gary Post-Tribune reports: The Rev. Donald Hying, currently an auxiliary bishop in...

Grand jury reaches decision in Ferguson shooting: reports

A Missouri grand jury has made a decision on whether to indict a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager...

Travel warnings, flight delays as rain turns to snow

The National Weather Service warned of slippery travel conditions as rain turned to bands of snow in the Chicago area Monday afternoon, with...

The Smashing Pumpkins to play sold-out show at Thalia Hall

Tickets went on sale at Noon Monday for a surprise show by The Smashing Pumpkins Wednesday, Thanksgiving eve, at the relatively intimate...

Ex-Rush Arena Football team owner arrested on federal fraud charges

The former owner of the defunct Chicago Rush Arena Football League team was arrested Monday on charges he concealed assets from creditors...

Google pinpoints worst Thanksgiving traffic time

Leaving work early Wednesday? Consider skipping out right after lunch.

Fioretti turns in petitions for Emanuel challenge

Ald. Bob Fioretti filed his petitions Monday morning to take on Mayor Rahm Emanuel in the February city election, saying he wants to make...

United adds Chicago-Dublin summer flight

Chicago-based United Airlines will add a nonstop flight from Chicago to Dublin for next summer.

Investigation continues into fire that killed 32 horses

An investigation continued Monday into the cause of a fire that killed 32 horses and injured a firefighter at a stable in McHenry County...

Chicago scientist's Nobel medal for DNA discovery could fetch $3.5M

A Nobel Prize gold medal awarded to Chicago scientist Dr. James Watson, a co-discoverer of DNA, is expected to sell for up to $3.5 million...

Cause of building collapse that injured 2 women under investigation

Investigators are trying to figure out what caused a three-story apartment building to collapse in the Washington Park neighborhood on the...

Most stop-for-pedestrian signs hit by drivers, city data show

Signs placed in the road alerting motorists they must stop for pedestrians in crosswalks are a popular safety tool in Chicago neighborhoods,...

Feds: 6 plotted to beat restaurant worker to collect $40,000 debt

Six men have been charged with plotting to beat up a restaurant worker in the western suburbs to collect a $40,000 business debt.

Boy, 15, among four people wounded in shootings in Chicago

A 15-year-old boy was among four people wounded in shootings on the South Side of Chicago Sunday through early Monday morning, police said.&...

2 injured in hit-and-run crash on Dan Ryan

Two people were injured in a hit-and-run accident on the Dan Ryan Expressway on the South Side early Monday, police said.

Man, 70, dies after his car hits pole in Ashburn

A 70-year-old man died when he crashed into a light pole in the Ashburn neighborhood on the Southwest Side Sunday night, police said.

3 people hurt in wrong-way crash on Ohio ramp to Kennedy

Three people were injured in a wrong-way crash on the Ohio Street ramp to Kennedy Expressway early Monday, authorities said. 

Police issue alert after two burglaries in apartments in Ravenswood

Police have issued an alert about two burglaries that occurred this month in apartments in the Ravenswood neighborhood on the North Side.

Police warn West Town residents of recent burglaries

Police are alerting residents and business owners in the West Town neighborhood on the West Side of a string of burglaries during...

Girl, 12, found safe after reported missing over the weekend

A 12-year-old girl who ran away from her northwest suburban home over the weekend has been found safe, authorities said.

Man on parole for armed robbery charged in Logan Square liquor store holdup

A Lawndale man on parole in a felony armed robbery case was ordered held on no bail Sunday after prosecutors say he took part in another...

Man falls through ice into Fox River trying to escape Elgin police

A man who was trying to evade Elgin police Sunday morning landed in the Fox River when he tried to cross thin ice to get to the other side,...

Prosecutors: Man phones in fake gunshots to get out of traffic tickets

A Near West Side man was ordered held on $50,000 bail Sunday after prosecutors said he called 911 while pulled over by police and reported a...

Archbishop Cupich apologizes to West Side church for sex abuse

Making his first of three pastoral visits to ethnic parishes across Chicago, Archbishop Blase Cupich on Sunday apologized to parishioners at...

Weather service warns of Monday snowstorms

A cold front arriving in the Chicago area Sunday night could trigger several inches of snow in the north, northwest and far west suburbs...

Chicago-bound Amtrak train strikes pedestrian

A Chicago-bound Amtrak Wolverine train from the Detroit area struck a pedestrian in Michigan late Sunday morning, an Amtrak spokesman said.

Rhodes Scholars include 6 from Great Lakes area

Half a dozen students from the Great Lakes region were among 32 Americans selected as Rhodes scholars, officials announced this weekend.