Several dozen people celebrated New Year’s Day on Sunday by taking a dip in Lake Michigan to help raise money for charity.
The CTA employee’s union says management is skewing statistics when it comes to sick days that workers take. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Monday marks the start of a weeklong event, celebrating Chicago’s growing fashion industry.
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Some West Side ministers were giving away $5,000 in free gas Saturday morning.
Bring what you don’t want, and take home what you need – for free. That’s the spirit behind an event Saturday called “Collection Day” at a church in Des Plaines.
This year, to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, President Barack Obama is encouraging Americans to volunteer or do something good for their community in a national day of service. For several years now on that date, thousands of Chicagoans have been doing just that.
Some Chicago high school students returned home Friday from a spring break trip to New Orleans, where they painted houses, hung drywall and installed insulation in homes being rebuilt nearly six years after Hurricane Katrina.
Over the last few days, the phones have been ringing non-stop at the North Side office of the Japanese American Service Committee, as the organization collects money for the relief effort in Japan.
Paczkis are a guilty pleasure for many Chicagoans just ahead of Ash Wednesday. But nine teams took it a step farther — battling it out Saturday in a paczki-eating contest for charity in Evanston.
Twenty-seven hearty people are plunging once an hour into Lake Michigan for 24 hours.
You learn the most by doing. At Elm Middle School in Elmwood Park, the lesson for every homeroom class is about giving, and about working together to make a difference.