Walk Raises Awareness Of Suicide Among War VetsOn the start of this Memorial Day weekend, a walk in Glencoe is raising awareness about suicide among soldiers and military veterans.
Loyola Students Donate Unused Meal Money For Military Care PackagesStudents at Loyola University didn’t want their leftover meal money to go to waste at the end of the school year, so they’ve turned it into a real treat for U.S. troops serving in Iraq.
CPS Leadership, Parents, Students To Rally For More Funding In SpringfieldThe rally comes just hours after the Illinois House approved Speaker Michael Madigan’s budget plan, which would add $700 million for public schools statewide, including $287 million in additional funding for CPS.
Couple Files Complaint After Inn Denies Them Non-Religious WeddingA mixed faith couple has filed a discrimination complaint with the state, after being told they could not have their wedding at an inn in Galena, because they wanted a non-religious ceremony.
100 Teachers, Staff To Retire From Elgin School DistrictWednesday is the last day of work for more than 100 teachers, bus drivers, administrators, and others who are retiring from Illinois’ second largest school district, U-46 in Elgin.
Prosecutors Say Man Arrested For Making Pipe Bombs Wanted To KillA north suburban man arrested for making pipe bombs allegedly said he was making the explosives to protect himself from the government, and wanted to kill several people and then himself.
Chicago Nurse To Become Rush University's Second Oldest Grad"I still think of myself as being a lot younger than I am," said Ingrid Forsberg, who earned her master’s degree in nursing practice in 1978.
Three Killed, One Injured In Kankakee CrashKankakee police the crash happened around 5 a.m., on U.S. Route 45-52 near a ramp to southbound Interstate 57. Kankakee Police Chief Larry Regnier said a midsized Nissan went off the road and slammed into a large traffic signal pole.
TSA Boss: Airport Lines Will 'Continue To Be A Challenge' This SummerThe head of the Transportation Security Administration on Friday warned travelers there are no quick fixes to the problems that have led to gargantuan lines at airport security at Chicago's airports as the summer travel season is ramping up.
TSA Boss In Chicago To Meet With Local Leaders About Airport DelaysThe head of the Transportation Security Administration will face some tough questions Friday from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, members of Congress, and others, as the agency seeks to reduce excruciatingly long wait times at airport security checkpoints.
Gas Explosion Damages Des Plaines TownhomesA townhouse building in unincorporated Des Plaines sustained major damage Thursday morning in a gas explosion.
Junior High Band Performs Concert Written By 8th Grade ProdigyThere was a musical world premiere Wednesday night in the southwest suburbs, and the composer was an 8th grader.