Google Honors Mies Van Der Rohe's Birthday With Image Of IIT BuildingGoogle on Tuesday is honoring the esteemed architect Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe, in honor of what would be his 126th birthday.
Indiana Enacts First Statewide Smoking BanThe first statewide smoking ban in Indiana was signed into law by Gov. Mitch Daniels Monday.
Tollway Seeks To Lower Violation Fees, Win Back FansAn effort reportedly is underway to make life easier for motorists who occasionally use Illinois toll roads.
Report: Power Plant Owner Could Abandon lllinoisA published report says the Midwest Generation power company may leave Illinois altogether after closing two of its old coal-fired plants in Chicago.
Silver Cross Hospital Leaves Joliet For New LenoxSilver Cross hospital officially moved its operations from Joliet to New Lenox over the weekend.
New Web Site Collects Information On SkyscrapersSkyscraper enthusiasts and those in the tall building business now have a new Web site for reference purposes.
Baby Aardvark Growing Up At Brookfield ZooA baby aardvark is the newest resident of Brookfield Zoo.
New Restaurant Open On Devon Avenue; Old Restaurant Closed In St. CharlesA new restaurant opened recently in a long-vacant space that once housed the popular Gandhi India on Devon Avenue. But in St. Charles, a famed steakhouse has gone dark after 38 years.
Art Institute Seeks To Add 30 More DocentsThe Art Institute of Chicago plans to expand its volunteer docent corps to give tours to more school groups in the future.
Chicago Claims Half Of Nation's Most Expensive RestaurantsHalf of the nation's 10 most expensive restaurants are in Chicago.
Former CPS Teacher Says He Was Fired Over Frank MemoirA former teacher is suing Chicago Public schools claiming he was fired over his memoir.
Man Escapes Police Custody In Gary, But Not For LongA man escaped from police after being arrested for a drunken disturbance last week in Gary, Ind., but he wasn’t on the lam for long.
20 Fans Arrested At Bears-Packers GameIt turns out some fans got a little out of hand during the Christmas Day Bears-Packers game.
Lawsuit Seeks To Block Construction Of New Children's Memorial HeliportCiting safety concerns, a new lawsuit seeks to prevent Children's Memorial Hospital from opening its long-planned heliport atop its new home in Streeterville.
Teachers Suggest Ways To Use Time During Longer School DayA group of Chicago Public Schools teachers have made suggestions on ways to best use the extra 90 minutes being added to each school day starting next year.