Fowl play? No turkey legs at Taste
The barbecued turkey leg, possibly Taste of Chicago's most iconic food item, will be missing from this year's festival.
Emanuel praises CTA for 'flawless' rollout of Red Line project
Mayor says result will be worth the temporary inconvenience Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday lauded Chicago Transit Authority workers for their efforts as the five-month Red Line reconstruction project this week, stressing that the riders' inconvenience will be worth it in the end.
Lawsuit against ex-Jesuit priest McGuire settled for $19.6M
Lawyers for six plaintiffs today announced a $19.6 million settlement of a lawsuit against the Chicago Province of the Society of Jesus involving allegations of sex abuse by now-defrocked Jesuit priest Donald McGuire.
Transporting a 15-Meter-Wide, 600-Ton Magnet Cross Country
necro81 writes "Although its Tevatron particle accelerator has gone dark, Fermi Laboratory outside Chicago is still doing physics. A new experiment, called muon g-2 will investigate quantum mechanical behavior of the electron's heavier sibling: the muon. Fermi needs a large ring chamber to store the muons it produces and investigates, and it just so happens that Brookhaven National Laboratory outside NYC has one to spare. But how do you transport a delicate, 15-m diameter, 600-ton superconducting magnet halfway across the country? Very carefully."
Guilty plea in fatal stabbing of Bears fan in Fla.
A Florida man has pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing a Chicago fan who had traveled to Jacksonville to see a game between the Bears and the Jaguars last fall.
Chief Keef arrested for disorderly conduct near Atlanta
South Side rapper Chief Keef was arrested near Atlanta this week for disorderly conduct, two months after he was released from custody in Chicago.