The reward for surviving last winter’s frigid temperatures and record snowfall, several states are learning, is drastic price increases for road salt — in some cases, five times as expensive as last season.
(CBS) – “We’re here for you,” says tearful sister of FAA fire suspect Brian Howard. On Friday, the 36-year-old contract employee allegedly slit his wrists and throat in a suicide attempt after starting a fire […]
It was a day like all days on the Chicago River with kayaks, ducks, sightseeing boats and a barge hauling three story book mansions destined to be burned down this Saturday night.
A Chicago Police officer was seriously injured in a rollover crash in the North Side Uptown neighborhood Monday afternoon.
Democratic U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and his Republican challenger Jim Oberweis verbally tangled over subjects ranging from gun violence and immigration to ethics in a meeting before the Tribune Editorial Board.
44th Ward Alderman Tom Tunney has released the results of a survey he’s taken on what people like and don’t like about the Pride Parade and whether the parade should be moved out of the community.
A new musical opening soon in Chicago before it heads to Broadway, tells the story behind one of the world’s best known songs, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
Police are searching for a 15-year-old girl missing from the South Side McKinley Park neighborhood since Saturday.
A Niles North high school student is dead, and young woman injured after a shooting overnight in north suburban Skokie.
DePaul University is warning of an attack on a student last night.
From free cups of Joe to discount deals, there is plenty to love about National Coffee Day.
Of the 400 richest people in the United States, 18 of them live in the Chicago area, according to Forbes Magazine.
Five people were killed–including a 13-year-old boy–and at least 43 others were wounded in shootings across the city over the weekend.
Two missing elderly men have both been located, Chicago Police said.
A pilot was killed when a small plane crashed Sunday night in the southwest suburbs.
Repairs may take another two weeks to fully restore operations the FAA air traffic control center in Aurora after a deliberately set fire crippled flight operations at O’Hare and Midway airports.
A 36-year-old man died in a motorcycle crash Saturday night in northwest suburban Elgin, police said.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said Sunday that he will seek an investigation into how a contract employee was able to sabotage a regional control center and bring Chicago’s two international airports to a halt.
The Bears versus the Packers meant the parking lots filled up quickly and officers were watching to see who was taking the handicapped spots.
A woman and a young girl were found dead Sunday morning inside a home in the Dunning neighborhood shortly after a man told police in north suburban Waukegan that he had “harmed his family.”
A CTA Blue Line train jumped the tracks at the O’Hare station early Monday, after the train failed to slow down while pulling into the station, and went through the barriers at the end of the tracks.
A man wanted for murder in Georgia rammed several cars while fleeing police Sunday, before crashing on Lake Shore Drive, prompting a standoff with police that lasted more than 8 hours.
Much of the town of Washington, Ill was destroyed by a tornado on Sunday.
We asked Blackhawks fans to share their photos as they headed out to the Stanley Cup victory rally and parade.
Heavy rainfall that continued for several hours early Wednesday in the north and northwest suburbs left many streets and homes flooded.