Illinois-native Kelci Bryant and partner Abby Johnston won the silver medal Sunday in Women’s Synchronized 3-meter Springboard diving at the 2012 Olympics in London.
Three athletes with ties to the Chicago-area qualified for the medal rounds of their respective sports on Saturday at the 2012 Olympics in London.
Kelci Bryant has a new partner and new outlook as she prepares to compete at her second Olympics. But the stakes couldn’t be higher for the 23-year old from downstate Chatham and her partner, Abby Johnston, when they dive Sunday in the Women’s Synchronized 3-meter Springboard at the London Games.
With opening ceremonies of the 2012 Summer Games just hours away, the full impact of being in the Olympics has hit Bob Willis like a gale on Lake Michigan.
A suburban swimmer hopes to make a splash at the London 2012 Summer Games and not just in the pool. First time Olympian Conor Dwyer of Winnetka wants to win a medal.
When Christina Loukas looks into the shimmering water of the Olympic pool, she sees the reflection of a world class athlete, who is well-trained and poised to compete on the global stage.
Need a summer vacation? How about a tour of the universe? And the best part is you won’t even have to leave Chicago.
They wave it. They wear it. They put it on their cars. It’s even on their pets. The Rainbow Flag is the symbol of the international Gay Pride movement and will be prominent fixture in Gay Pride parades and festivals this weekend across the country and in Chicago.
Thanks to the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, gay and lesbian soldiers and sailors have been told by top brass that it is OK to be out and proud.
Sometimes we forget, but not far from the Chicago skyscrapers are sprawling farm fields, where there is growing concern about the dry weather and the real threat it poses to what could have been a bumper harvest.
Hundreds of millions of people across the Earth found their eyes focused on another planet on Tuesday, as Venus passed directly in front of the Sun.
One of America’s most recognizable bugle calls, one that will be heard again and again in towns big and small on this Memorial Day, reaches a major milestone this year. This is the 150th anniversary of Taps, the nation’s song of remembrance.
Friday marks the anniversary of the deadliest commercial aircraft accident in the U.S. – the crash of American Airlines Flight 191 near O’Hare International Airport.
An unmanned capsule operated by a private company is in pursuit of the International Space Station this morning, and it’s space history in the making.
The arrival of dignitaries in Chicago for the NATO summit will mean added headaches for motorists, who can expect to start seeing motorcades ferrying heads of state from the airport to the NATO summit site and hotels.
Not everyone is happy with NATO, and some experts say its very survival is on the line as the Alliance prepares to meet in Chicago.
With the start of the NATO summit in Chicago just a few days away from beginning, here is a look back at the beginnings of the multinational alliance.
Is the NATO Summit happening at McCormick Place in Chicago in a couple of weeks like we’ve been hearing all this time? Listen to the narration of a video about the upcoming summit, and it might be hard to tell.
Several people in the Chicago area spotted a meteor streaking across the sky Wednesday night.
The Illinois Commerce Commission has ordered ComEd to refund $36.7 million to its customers.