The city is running into some problems with new halogen street light fixtures it is installing to improve lighting and save money.
Chicago Transit Authority president Forrest Claypool says the agency is doing what it can to end the rampant employee absenteeism that can lead to long waits for passengers.
Bears linebacker Lance Briggs wants to be traded, and has filed a formal request to make that happen, according to a published report Friday morning.
Multiple students were handcuffed at a Far South Side elementary school and were told they were going to prison, according to a published report.
Just a few years ago, the Chicago Transit Authority closed down numerous stations in succession for renovations. Now it turns out they might have to repair some of the newly-remodeled stations already.
Effective at the beginning of next month, the Chicago Tribune will drop the Saturday edition of its free RedEye publication.
A DeKalb County judge will hold a hearing next month to determine whether two reporters should give prosecutors their notes on jailhouse interviews with a man charged in the 1957 kidnapping and murder of a 7-year-old girl.
The city says the lead levels in Chicago drinking water meet federal standards – but a new report says that might not be good enough.
A Logan Square-based food vendor is being probed by the city Health Department, after the Chicago Tribune reported watching the vendor’s workers preparing food under dubious sanitary conditions.
Job cuts are coming to the Tribune Company as a result of a major reorganization.
Former Chicago Tribune chief executive officer Randy Michaels is reportedly set to buy two high-profile local FM radio stations, on the heels of a new book that exposes some raunchy tales about Michaels’ conduct in Tribune Tower.
The executive inspector general of the State of Illinois is about to gain oversight power over Chicago area transit agencies.
The Cubs were once one of the most reliable moneymakers in baseball, but they have now found themselves in Major League Baseball’s financial doghouse.
A new report says inadequate staffing and lax supervision led to alleged sexual attacks at a psychiatric facility on the north lakefront.
In a clear warning to those who aren’t ready for his vision of city government, Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel said Chicago needed some major change or it could “veer off to a Cleveland.”
A week before his retrial on federal corruption charges was set to begin, former Gov. Rod Blagojevich lashed out at federal prosecutors again for not playing all the tapes of FBI wiretaps of his conversations.
The Chicago Bears took out a full page advertisement in the Wednesday’s Chicago Tribune to urge fans to be patient with the current labor situation and assure them of where the team’s focus rests.
A two-week hearing begins Monday to determine the fate of Tribune Company.
Tommie Harris was cut by the Chicago Bears on Monday, but he didn’t want to leave the city behind until he did one thing. Harris took out a full page, color ad in Thurday’s Chicago Tribune to thank the fans.
Dusty Baker knows what it’s like to try and get the Chicago Cubs to the playoffs. Baker managed the Cubs from 2000-06 and guided them to the NLCS during the 2003 season.