Darren D. Vann Horror in Northwest Indiana Hammond Police named Darren D. Vann on Monday as the suspect in as many as seven murders of women in Gary and Hammond, the bodies of whom were found through the weekend. Vann, who served 5 years in Texas on a sex assault charge, may have implicated himself
If, like the average American, you take just over three trips a day in your car, then it’s cheaper for you to own a car in Chicago than to use UberX or Lyft. But, if you can get by on less than 3 car trips a day, using UberX and Lyft all year long is
Metra board members Friday signed off on a $2 million deal with Cubic Transportation Systems that would allow the rail agency to join the mobile ticketing era next year — a move it hopes will improve fare collection rates. Under the project, Metra, CTA and Pace plan to proceed in lockstep on the new smart
The Federal Aviation Administration’s Aurora facility will be under the microscope this month, when a federal inspector general begins an audit of its safety procedures and contingency plans following a debilitating fire there. The probe comes after the head of the FAA announced that his agency will be looking at safety and contingency plans at
A woman walks past one of the Crown Fountains in Millennium Park. A rainy afternoon in downtown Chicago brings out the umbrellas. | Photos by Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times A rainy afternoon in downtown Chicago brings out the umbrellas near the County Building. One umbrella didn’t survive the rain. Street crossing in the rain.
Steven LaVoie and his wife, Jody. Tragic ending Steven LaVoie, the Loop executive gunned down in July by a recently demoted employee, died from his injuries on Monday, according to an online journal posting from his wife, Jody. [NewsFeed] Today’s Commute The FAA radar center is back to normal in Aurora – and O’Hare and
I decided to look for some photos near the lake today. Berenice Cruz of Chicago and her part Rottweiler German Shepherd mix named Ace had an hour long walk Sunday afternoon along Simonds Drive and the lakefront. Ace is a service dog that helps a friend of Cruz that has a brain injury. | Michael