The CTA is implementing a new fare plan, called “Ventra.” Not everyone is happy about it.
New Ventra fare vending machines at CTA red line Grand and State rail station in Chicago, Thursday, March 7, 2013. The machines have not debuted yet and read “Coming soon.” (Heather Charles / Chicago Tribune)
A 46-year-old man is in custody after beating a woman, hitting her young son when he tried to intervene and throwing an 18-month-old girl out a vehicle window early this morning, according to police. […]
Labor Day traditionally has marked the kickoff of the fall campaign season, but the heated race for governor between Democrat Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner has made the holiday little more than an election-year speed bump. […]