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CHICAGO (CBS) – 4,000 stair-climbers were expected at this year’s Hustle Up the Hancock to raise money for the Respiratory Health Association. Many of the climbers had very personal reasons for climbing 94 flights of […]
It’s Opening Day Sunday for a Chicago team that many people have not seen play, but whose sport is growing in popularity.
A Crown Point kennel has been shut down by officials in Lake County while the Sheriff’s Department conducts an investigation into the death of a dog that had been boarded there.
Major movie chains made the switch more than a year ago. The conversion has been much more difficult for small, independent theaters such as the Wilmette Theatre.
As Northwestern Memorial Hospital celebrated the 50th anniversary of its first organ transplant, doctors were urging people to sign up as donors as part of National Donate Life Month in April.
An effort to ban the controversial practice of “conversion therapy” to turn gay, lesbian and bisexual youth heterosexual has been defeated in the Illinois House.
George said the formal process of selecting his replacement has not started, but will begin soon.
Neighbors said the dog had been up there for three days.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has proposed legislation that would require the federal government to tell air travelers which airports don’t adequately check passengers for stolen passports.
A U.S. Marine whose career was cut short by a traumatic brain injury was getting his Stickney home refurbished by volunteers to make it more comfortable and accessible.
With a long, harsh winter finally over, residents in downstate Washington have resumed the rebuilding process in earnest, nearly five months after the town was devastated by a tornado.
Five CTA current and former employees have sued the agency, claiming it placed hidden cameras in an area used as a changing room at a station on the Green Line, and recorded them undressing last year.
An Illinois state representative who once proposed merit pay for local school council members was among the 6,000 people recently elected to LSCs in Chicago.
A Chicago woman whose son took his own life after serving in Afghanistan says her heart has been broken again – because plans have been scrapped to honor her son’s memory.
The Chicago Public Library has supercharged its old workhorse website, unveiling a new site that is more user-friendly and up-to-date.
State troopers pulled over an SUV with Mexico license plates for a traffic violation Friday morning on Interstate 55, across the Mississippi River from St. Louis.
The folks behind the scenes of the Divvy bike-sharing program have been gearing up for warmer weather, tuning up hundreds of bikes and getting them out on the streets.
A proposal in Springfield aims to protect pregnant women in Illinois against workplace discrimination.
County commissioners voted 15-0 to prohibit pet shops from selling dogs, cats, and rabbits from large commercial breeders. The ban would go into effect in suburban Cook County in October, seven months earlier than a similar ban in the city of Chicago.
Mario Hess – who also went by the stage names Blood Money and Big Glo – was shot in the chest outside his family’s home in the 5600 block of South Elizabeth Street around 9:30 p.m.