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Nearly 800 workers at a Hammond manufacturing facility that supplies seats for Ford’s Chicago plant walked off the job this morning.
It’s not quite taking candy from a baby, but stealing a Boy Scout troop’s money is still pretty low.
Team chairman Jerry Reinsdorf said the 60,000-square-foot Advocate Center, at the corner of Monroe and Wood streets, will lend to the continued revitalization of the city’s Near West Side.
Authorities in northwest Indiana said they have found no reason to explain why a man shot and killed Merrillville Police Officer Nickolaus Schultz last week as police were investigating his recent eviction.
The Chicago Public Schools have been hit with a lawsuit accusing the administration of violating the law when it comes to providing the public with information about how the district is run.
Construction has been slated to begin this fall on two new pedestrian and bicycle bridges over Lake Shore Drive at 41st and 43rd streets. They will replace an outdated bridge at 43rd Street that has no ramp for bicycle or wheelchair access.
Police believe the three are responsible for a 16-month string of burglaries from Little Village homes, businesses, and garages.
Advocate Health Care and NorthShore University HealthSystem plan to join forces to create Advocate NorthShore Health Partners, which would be the largest non-profit hospital system in Illinois.
It was not immediately clear how many of the city’s 7,000 taxicabs would be idled by any slowdown. Attempts in the past by taxi drivers to stage work slowdowns have generally been unsuccessful because the drivers have not been well-organized.
In River Forest, people are honoring the victims of 9-11 by raising money for charity at the 13th Annual LemonAid event.
“Extremely disappointing” is how three Illinois congressmen describe the FAA’s decision to NOT do another review of O’Hare noise levels.
Chicago health officials say there’s an increase in respiratory problems at some emergency rooms, but how many and why has yet to be determined.
The alderman who conducted a survey on whether the gay pride parade should be moved says he has some very preliminary results.
It’s taken over a century to put together the skeleton of a dinosaur that nightmares are made of.
U.S. Senator Mark Kirk is warning fellow Republicans on Capitol Hill against trying to score political points over President Obama’s plan to attack and destroy the Islamic State terrorists, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
There more to urban life than pigeons and dog, and the Lincoln Park Zoo is enlisting Chicagoans to sort through thousands of pictures to see what’s around and how they can coexist with people.
A northwest Indiana man who survived the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center 13 years ago said the fight against terrorism is a never-ending battle.
Some aldermen have said a hoard of money at the Chicago Housing Authority is evidence someone needs to keep a closer watch on the agency.
Chris O’Donnell, star of NCIS: Los Angeles, said his parents and coaches instilled a sense of civility in him and his teammates when he was growing up in Chicago’s northern suburbs.
There was a protest outside the Kluczynski Federal Building downtown three hours before President Obama’s speech, but it was easy to miss.