Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday he hopes the organizers of the South Side Irish Parade have taken the last three years to think about how to resume the parade, while making sure to avoid the alcohol-fueled mayhem that prompted the Beverly neighborhood to put a stop to the event after 2009.
Amtrak trains briefly went dry in Illinois on Wednesday.
You might say that the New Year starts in earnest today, as just about everyone gets back to work. And it’s almost a sure thing that if you live in Chicago or suburban Cook County, your day-to-dat life will be more expensive.
A junior high school student from Glen Ellyn is suspended, and could be expelled, after bringing chocolate milk spiked with alcohol to school.
A west suburban junior high student has found herself in trouble over what was found in her chocolate milk container last week.
A suspected child molester now faces a new charge, for allegedly making alcohol in his cell at the Kendall County Jail.
With the holidays approaching, more people might be drinking alcohol. How often you drink, impacts your risk of cancer.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and medical professionals are urging County Board members to approve increases in the alcohol and tobacco taxes when the board meets on Monday.
The Will County coroner has released the results of toxicology tests in the July 29 death of an Oswego woman at the Sybaris pool suite in south suburban Frankfort.
The City of Chicago is continuing its near-20-year battle to shutdown a Goose Island area topless bar.
Blast, a high-alcohol beverage from Pabst Brewing, is a “binge in a can,” Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says. She has asked the drink’s makers to reduce the level of booze.
Deputies arrested 15 people after finding a large amount of alcohol and teens scrambling to hide or escape an underage drinking party.
The infamous Chicago-made beverage Four Loko is being recycled, and could actually wind up in your gas tank.
The Illinois Senate has voted to ban caffeinated alcoholic drinks, a measure spurred by public attention to Four Loko, a so-called “alcohol energy drink” popular with college students.
Five other states have banned them. Now, alcohol energy drinks could be off the market in here too.
Drinking alcohol has long been considered taboo for pregnant women. But, as CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports, new research says it may be OK to drink occasionally.
The controversial maker of alcohol-caffeinated drink faces additional bans in other states, too.
The caffeinated alcoholic beverage Four Loko has been banned in four states and now Chicago-based Phusion Projects has agreed to stop shipments to New York state.
A man and a woman were hospitalized after the SUV they were inside flipped on the Reagan Memorial Tollway.
A remodeled store opening in Seattle will serve regional beers and wines and, if it works there, it could expand.