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Elon Musk, the entrepreneur behind Tesla and SpaceX, is in talks with Mayor Rahm Emanuel about constructing a high-speed underground rail line connecting the city’s downtown area and O’Hare International Airport, according to a report.Emanuel told the Chicago Tribune he plans to have Musk’s team come to Chicago to...
In its third year, Mamby on the Beach once again boasted some of the best city views...
Karaline Madigan and her son T.J. are still grieving.Larry Madigan, Karaline's husband, was killed in February by a driver who had come off a pub crawl at three different suburban bars."When the officer told me that night ...I felt like the plug had been pulled and everything drained out...
Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesNEW YORK — The week begins with Starlin Castro back in Chicago, and it should end with Castro back in the All-Star Game.The first barely matters. Castro went through all the back-home nostalgia last month at Wrigley Field. He and the...
A City Council committee voted unanimously Monday, to recommend payment of $1.275 million to the family of an 11 year old boy, who was killed by a driver fleeing police.Donovan Turnage was on his way to get a Christmas haircut in December of 2013, when his family’s car was...
Could visionary billionaire Elon Musk of SpaceX and Tesla fame turn Chicago’s elusive dream of building a high-speed rail line between downtown and O’Hare Airport into a reality? Mayor Rahm Emanuel thinks it might. That’s why he dispatched a team of top aides to Los Angeles last week to...
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Metra train near the Mont Clare station on Sunday night, the agency announced.The incident occurred around 9 p.m. when an outbound train on Metra’s Milwaukee District West line struck a pedestrian.The train was due in Elgin at 9:55 p.m., but the...
Four friends from the city and suburbs who met while attending Illinois State University made the trek to participate in Sunday's Pride Parade in Chicago. One big reason they attended the parade was to support friend Liv Richardson of Libertyville, who came out as bisexual in March. "I am here to...

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