Teachers in one of the state’s largest school districts have gone on strike, after contract talks stalled in north suburban Waukgean.
Most people are having breakfast this time of day, but a number of people already have lunch on their minds as they line up at Hot Doug’s Sausage Superstore and Encased Meat Emporium, which is closing for good on Friday.
Many people have called the Animal Welfare League in Chicago Ridge since Sunday, hoping to adopt one of the eight dogs taken there from the Dolton Animal Hospital.
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.
A 36-year-old man who was charged with urinating into a woman’s car over the weekend was speaking out Wednesday
Rain fell steadily across the Chicago area Wednesday morning, and though the storm system has begun clearing out as it heads east, more rain could be on the way Wednesday evening.
Four children were killed and two adults were seriously injured in an apartment fire early Monday in the Roseland neighborhood.
Dick’s Sporting Goods made 7,000 bright yellow T-shirts emblazoned with “National Champions 2014 Jackie Robinson West” to celebrate the Little League team’s national title in the Little League World Series.
Heavy rains have caused major flooding across much of the Chicago area overnight, especially in the southwest suburbs, where at least two school districts were forced to cancel classes at all its schools.
Four remaining hostages who had been held captive for nearly 21 hours have been set free, and two suspects who engaged in a standoff with police in south suburban Harvey have been taken into custody Wednesday morning.
Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation requiring high school coaches to receive training in prevention of and reaction to concussions.
Rat poison might still be the best way to get rid of scurrying vermin, but knowing where to place the bait is a big challenge, one city officials believe can be solved with a 21st century approach: computerized data analysis.
A small cadre of reinforcements has arrived for Chicago police, as dozens Illinois State Police troopers have begun their mission of helping track down wanted criminals.
Believe it or not, the new school year has started for many students, even though we’re not even halfway through August.
The IHSA is obscuring the truth on concussions, a detriment to all involved.
Activist priest Fr. Michael Pfleger has planned another gun buyback program, but his latest effort to get guns off the streets has a twist.
Reports of red light camera “ticket spikes” for thousands of motorists have energized those who have long opposed traffic enforcement cameras.
Seven museums on the South Side have banded together to try to raise their profiles, and get more people to visit them.
The Antioch Theatre will live on, after being on the brink of being closed for good.
Since the late 1970s, people have been visiting Grandma Sally’s to try the famous cheesecake, waffles, and pancakes. Unfortunately for its owners, employees, and customers, the restaurant was all but destroyed by an early morning fire.