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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Bodies Found in Hazmat Situation in Suburban Home

Bodies Found in Hazmat Situation in Suburban Home

Dozens of police and fire crews responded to a hazardous materials situation in unincorporated DesPlaines Thursday.

Woman Files Suit Against Bulls Star Derrick Rose

Woman Files Suit Against Bulls Star Derrick Rose

A woman has filed a lawsuit against Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose.

Station Comes Together After On-Air Slaying: 'Going Forward'

Station Comes Together After On-Air Slaying: 'Going Forward'

Just one day after two of their own crew members were killed during a live broadcast, the news team at Virginia station WDBJ-TV regrouped, gathered together and leaned on one another for the live broadcast...

Police: Aurora Girls Ran Into Walmart to Avoid Abduction

Police: Aurora Girls Ran Into Walmart to Avoid Abduction

A man tried to abduct two young girls Thursday morning in west suburban Aurora, but they escaped by running into a Walmart.

Boyfriend Remembers Slain Reporter, Station Pays Tribute

Boyfriend Remembers Slain Reporter, Station Pays Tribute

The boyfriend of a reporter killed in an on-air shooting appeared at the Virginia station where both worked on Thursday, telling his co-workers and viewers that he wants to tell his girlfriend's story even as he...

Suspect in Bloomington Stabbings Spits on Judge at Hearing

Suspect in Bloomington Stabbings Spits on Judge at Hearing

A man suspected of multiple stabbings in central Illinois has been removed from a courtroom after reportedly spitting at a judge.