Red Bull 'Flugtag' Event Called OffOrganizers have called off the Red Bull Flugtag event, in which handmade gliders plummet into Lake Michigan, due to what they have termed “unsafe marine conditions.”
CPS Cancels Summer Classes At 12 Schools Due To Extreme HeatAs the heat ratchets up above 100 degrees Thursday, the Chicago Public Schools are canceling classes in 10 buildings that do not have working air conditioning.
South Shore Tells Riders To Avoid Travel During Summit, If PossibleA warning for Northwest Indiana commuters: Avoid traveling on the South Shore train line during the NATO Summit.
Daley Cancels Travel Plans To Be With Ailing WifeRetired Mayor Richard M. Daley has canceled his travel schedule and speaking engagements to be with his ailing wife.
Tribune RedEye To Drop Saturday EditionEffective at the beginning of next month, the Chicago Tribune will drop the Saturday edition of its free RedEye publication.
Could South Side Irish Parade Return?Could there again be a South Side Irish parade next March?
Could July 3 Fireworks Ever Make A Comeback?Mayor Rahm Emanuel says, essentially, "Who knows," when asked about bringing back Chicago's July 3rd Fireworks show.
Fireworks Cut In Some Towns, But Will Go On In BataviaAs the city and suburbs deal with budget troubles, more of them are scrapping planned fireworks shows for the upcoming 4th of July holiday. But in Batavia, the show will go on.
Waukegan Is Latest Suburb To Cut July 4 FireworksIt's getting tougher to find a fireworks display for the upcoming 4th of July holiday, as yet another suburb is canceling to save money.
Downstate Mitsubishi Workers Won't Go Idle This YearWorkers at the Mitsubishi plant in downstate Normal have just learned some good news.
Chicago Schools Cancel Classes For First Time Since 1999Chicago Public Schools classes have been canceled for Wednesday--for the first time since 1999--as the Blizzard of 2011 blows into Chicago.
More Than 1,200 Flights Canceled At O'Hare, MidwayThe worst of the blizzard is yet to come, but already, airlines have canceled more than 650 flights at O’Hare and Midway international airports.