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.
After a couple weeks which saw some torrential downpours, uprooted trees, and power outages from summer storms, a group from southwest suburban Midlothian was speaking out Thursday, because they’re tired of their property repeatedly flooding.
Orland Park Fire Protection District Chief Ken Brucki says there were at least six heroin overdose deaths in Orland Park last year, among about 60 heroin overdose ambulance calls. The antidote Narcan was used to save most of those lives.
Two men were charged with throwing bottles that struck police officers who were breaking up a large fight at Montrose Beach on Sunday, and three other men were charged in connection with the melee.
Two years after a federal judge ordered her son sent back to Ireland to live with his father, an Orland Park woman is still fighting to get sole custody of the 7-year-old boy and bring him back to Illinois.
According to DuPage County Board member Bob Larsen, who chairs the Health and Human Services Committee, there were 467 “intakes” last year in which social workers or others were needed to investigate calls about possible abuse of senior citizens or disabled adults under the age of 60.
Employees of a River West faucet-making company staged a protest before work on Wednesday, saying they’ve been disciplined over the length of their bathroom breaks.
100-year-old Louis Reinhart was supposed to be part of the Wrigley Field centennial celebration on Opening Day, but Chicago traffic tied up his family, and they got to the stadium too late to deliver the game ball as planned.
Tens of thousands of homes and businesses in the Chicago area were still without power Wednesday morning, more than a day after two severe storms pummeled the region.
One man didn’t wait for help from firefighters, and jumped from an upper floor. He was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in serious to critical condition.
It appears a lot of people are just itching to clean out their homes and get rid of items they no longer want, and are recycling instead of having garbage pile up in landfills.
Lightning started a fire in an Orland Park house Wednesday afternoon, and the homeowner’s hunch prevented damage from being worse than it was.
Eighteen uniformed officers planned to present a silent but visible opposition to early release for three men serving lengthy prison terms for killing police officers in the 1970s.
Riders on a CTA bus got a bit of a scare Wednesday morning when a gun accidentally went off after a passenger picked up a small pistol he found on the bus.
Chicago Public Schools officials have decided to move away from zero-tolerance approaches to student discipline.
The men took off from Skydive Chicago in Ottawa sometime Monday evening in an ultralight aircraft — either a paraglider or an ultraglider — which are commonly flown from that airfield. They experienced engine trouble and crashed in the middle of the Fox River
Friends and family of a fallen soldier from Mokena were preparing to say their final goodbyes on Tuesday, when 19-year-old Army Pfc. Aaron Toppen will be laid to rest after he was killed in a friendly fire incident in Afghanistan.