Full coverage of Chicago's newest cultural institution

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 at 12:49 PM CST

Lucas Museum Names Founding President

Lucas Museum Names Founding President

The museum planned for Chicago announced its development will be guided by Crystal Bridge Museum of American Art president Don Bacigalupi.

Thursday, Nov 13, 2014 at 06:46 PM CST

Group Files Lawsuit Against Proposed Lucas Museum

Group Files Lawsuit Against Proposed Lucas Museum

"Friends of the Parks" argues the proposed site sits atop reclaimed waterways and therefore cannot be used for private development.

Tuesday, Nov 4, 2014 at 08:38 AM CST

First Look at George Lucas Museum Revealed

First Look at George Lucas Museum Revealed

Chicago is getting its first glance at what the George Lucas Museum might look like.

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 at 11:44 AM CDT

George Lucas Fills in Details on Chicago Museum

George Lucas Fills in Details on Chicago Museum

George Lucas is filling in details on his planned art and movie memorabilia museum, including how he settled on Chicago as a location over his hometown of San Francisco.

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014 at 05:13 PM CDT

Lucas Museum Debuts Website

Lucas Museum Debuts Website

The website for the Lucas Museum was revamped and features modern designs and bold font.

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 at 01:26 PM CDT

Lucas Museum Construction Could Unearth Dangerous Pollutants

Lucas Museum Construction Could Unearth Dangerous Pollutants

Work to build the museum atop 17 acres adjacent to Soldier Field and Lake Michigan could unearth potentially cancer-causing chemicals from debris dating back to the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.

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Antoine Vermette was a healthy scratch in Game 3, but he was a hero in Game 4 as his overtime goal lifted the Chicago Blackhawks to a 5-4 victory on Saturday night.

Surveillance Video Shows Dognapper Stealing Pricey Terrier

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4-Year-Old Girl Shot in Head During Prom Party

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Detroit-Area Woman Becomes Oldest in World at 116

Detroit-Area Woman Becomes Oldest in World at 116

A Detroit-area woman turned 116 Saturday, and her godson says her No. 1 rule in life is simply to treat others how you want to be treated.

Two Children Ejected From Car in I-94 Crash; One Dead

Two Children Ejected From Car in I-94 Crash; One Dead

Two children were ejected from a car in a single-vehicle crash on I-94 near suburban Gurnee. One of them, a 10-year-old boy, has died.

Hunter, Nunez Homer in Twins' 4-3 Win Over White Sox

Hunter, Nunez Homer in Twins' 4-3 Win Over White Sox

Torii Hunter homered, Trevor May pitched seven strong innings and the Minnesota Twins defeated the Chicago White Sox 4-3 on Saturday.