Retired Chicago Fire Department Lieutenant Saved By Firefighter FriendsA retired Chicago Fire Department lieutenant had a diabetic emergency and was saved by the firefighters he has coffee with most mornings.
Tollway Presents $4 Billion Plan To Widen Tri-State, Cut Commute TimesTri-State drivers could see their commute times cut by as much as 240 hours a year, under a $4 billion plan going before the Tollway board.
High Schooler Stands Out On Stage With Obama, College Students, GradsOn a panel that mostly consisted of college students and graduates, Kenwood Academy senior Ayanna Watkins was the only high school student.
Firefighter Injured Battling Lincoln Park BlazeA Chicago firefighter was injured Tuesday morning while helping extinguish a blaze that damaged three apartment buildings in Lincoln Park.
Mural With Ancient-Egypt Take On Michelle Obama Draws Plagiarism AllegationsEthiopian art student Gelila Mesfin says she originally posted the image online; it drew the notice of mural painter Chris Devins. Now it's on a wall. WBBM's Jim Gudas reports.
Undocumented Immigrants Warned To Stay Away From AirportsAn immigration lawyer has advice for undocumented immigrants who plan to pick up someone at the airport... don't.
Willowbrook Shooting Range With Alcohol Service Not A Good Idea To SomeThe village's mayor, however, says adequate controls have been built into the project.
Study Shows Chicago Plastic Bag Usage Has Dropped Since Bag TaxMayor Rahm Emanuel announced Monday that Chicagoans significantly reduced the average number of disposable bags used per shopping trip.
Obama Talks About Plans For His "Next Job" - Preparing New LeadershipThe forum was former President Barack Obama’s first public event and first public visit to Chicago since leaving the office in January.
More Police Vigilance, Tickets During Distracted Driving Awareness WeekExpect to see police being more vigilant this week in giving out warnings and tickets on this Distracted Driving Awareness Week in Illinois.
Some Schools May Not Open Next Year If There's No State BudgetSchool may not start on time next fall in districts across the state if lawmakers and the governor don't pass a budget.
City Plans For CTA's Cottage Grove Green Line Station RenovationsMayor Rahm Emanuel, U.S. Congressman Bobby Rush, CTA President Dorval R. Carter, Jr. and Chicago Department of Transportation Commissioner Rebekah Scheinfeld announced Monday the plans to renovate CTA's Cottage Grove Green Line station and its surrounding area.