Ford’s publicist released a statement Thursday night saying the actor was flying a World War II vintage plane that had engine trouble on takeoff.
One of the oldest ‘L’ stations in the city has been shut down for six weeks, to undergo a major renovation.
Jared Goff threw for 281 yards and three touchdowns, Jalen Jefferson had a key interception, and California hung on to beat Northwestern 31-24 Saturday in the season-opener.
Most people who live in Illinois were born here, but a New York Times analysis shows that the lure of warmer climates is more popular among residents here than in other states.
A half-billion dollar CTA renovation project on the O’Hare branch of the Blue Line will mean two stations will close for several weeks this fall. The California stop will be closed for six weeks starting next month; and the Damen stop will be closed for nine weeks, starting in October.
The state of Illinois has a beef with the Michigan Wolverines.
You don’t have to travel the world to enjoy fabulous whale watching. Here are five of the best U.S. whale watching tours.
If we have to choose whether to devote resources to solving violent crimes or bike thefts, the choice is obvious. With that said, some are wondering why Chicago can’t have adequate resources devoted to both.
The rear emergency slide opened in the cabin of United flight 1463 after it left O’Hare International Airport late Sunday night. None of the 96 passengers or 5 crew members were injured.
This week one of Hollywood’s most dashing men may have a new gig (hint: it’s not in entertainment), a legend passes away, and hip-hop’s biggest bad boy wants to redesign the Internet.
Google will build a car without a steering wheel with hopes of having 100 prototypes on public roads in a year.
After months of polar vortexes it’s finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.
Former Metra CEO Alex Clifford has a new job, and his former transit agency is off the hook for more than $200,000 of the compensation promised in the controversial severance agreement that sent him packing.
Darin Steffey was killed three months ago near San Diego. He was on his motorcycle – and a 21-year-old woman is accused of speeding and crossing the center line – hitting Steffey head-on.
The starting quarterback went down with a concussion on the first drive. The defense was gassed after being on the field for 99 plays.
In 2011, vehicles traveled more than 31 billion miles on Illinois interstates. Records show I-55 was the most traveled interstate in Illinois, logging about 4.6 billion miles.
Patrick Sykes, 15, returned to Chicago last week to visit family and friends. He was here for just five days before he was shot and killed Thursday a block away from his childhood home.
The San Francisco Bay Area is home to over 30 stunning beaches, both right on the Pacific Ocean, as well as inland. Explore dozens of beautiful Bay Area beaches, from great views to awesome hikes, and even to the perfect road trip pit stop.
C.J. Fair scored 18 points, James Southerland added 14 and the fourth-seeded Orange survived a second-half drought of more than 12 minutes without a field goal to beat No. 12 seed California 66-60 on Saturday night in the NCAA tournament.
Getting out of town for a quick respite from daily life doesn’t have to mean straying too far from Los Angeles proper. In fact, these drive-away mini-vacations can start immediately with eye-catching scenery about an hour or so from the city of angels. When you fall in love with these locales, stop at these places to rest your head or snap your shutter.