The U.S. Postal Service says that Monday marks its busiest mailing day of the year, with more than 640 million cards, letters and packages expected to be processed, including the facility at 433 W. Harrison. | Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times Media
Kaiser Family Foundation found that more than 475,000 people in Illinois could lose their Affordable Care Act’s insurance tax credits because of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on King v. Burwell.
Find out how the first day of open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act — or Obamacare, as it is informally known — went this year in the Chicago-area here. Also, it looks like this was one of the paragraphs that got cut out of my story for space: The federal government said that as
When Illinois residents are able to shop for 2015 health insurance plans through President Obama’s health care law, they should expect to see prices increase slightly or drop slightly for many of the plans, compared to what they paid last year, the state government said Friday. But in the Chicago-area, consumers will see some plans increase as much 10 percent to 15 percent more than they did last year.
O’Hare International Airport had the worst on-time arrival and departure rate among 29 major U.S. airports in September following a Sep. 26 fire in an Aurora radar facility that crippled air traffic across the country. Midway, also affected by the fire at the Federal Aviation Administration radar center, was second to last in the nation
Voters cast their ballots at the DuPage County Fairgrounds in Wheaton on election day. | Photos by Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times Campaign signs line the parkway outside Larsen Middle School in Elgin. Political signs are placed in a front yard at Lavoie and Dixon in Elgin. Voters arrive at the DuPage County Fairgrounds in Wheaton on
Two days of public hearings on a proposed 11 percent Metra fare hike next year — the first of 10 consecutive years of planned fare increases — begin Wednesday in Homewood, Hanover Park, Geneva and Mundelein. The first set of hearings is scheduled from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Homewood Village Hall,
The White Sox’ 40-man roster was reduced to 36 on Tuesday after the Oakland A’s claimed right-hander Taylor Thompson off waivers. Thompson, 27, didn’t fare well in five appearances with the Sox this season, posting a 10.13 ERA. He pitched much better for AAA Charlotte, going 3-0 with a 2.14 ERA over 39 appearances.
Bears coach Marc Trestman, responding to a report that his team was in a “state of crisis,” said Monday he feels he has the full support of Bears management and his players after a 3-5 first-half that ended with a 51-23 loss to the New England Patriots last week. “The support in this building has