Jul 28, 2016

Obamas pick presidential library site in Chicago: source

U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have reached a long-awaited decision on where exactly in Chicago to build their presidential library. The location is the city’s historic Jackson Park, near the University of Chicago where the president taught law before being ...

Chicago-area 1960 creator of beehive hairdo dead at 98

Jun 14, 2016

Chicago-area 1960 creator of beehive hairdo dead at 98

Margaret Vinci Heldt, who became a hairstyling celebrity after she created the famous beehive hairdo in 1960, has died at age 98. Ahlgrim Funeral Home in the Chicago suburb of Elmhurst said Monday that Heldt died Friday at a senior living community. The beehive ...

Blustery blizzard scrubs 1,000 Chicago flights

Feb 25, 2016

Blustery blizzard scrubs 1,000 Chicago flights

A powerful storm moving through parts of the U.S. Midwest on Wednesday has caused the pre-emptive cancellation of hundreds of flights in and out of Chicago. Airlines have cancelled more than 1,000 flights in or out of the city’s major airports, O’Hare and Midway. ...