University Of Chicago Cancels Classes After Threat Of Gun ViolenceUniversity President Robert Zimmer said the FBI was investigating an online threat of gun violence against the university, specifically mentioning the “campus quad” at 10 a.m. on Monday.
Rauner Wants More Info From White House On Syrian RefugeesSpeaking publicly for the first time about his announcement Illinois would temporarily stop accepting Syrian refugees in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks, Gov. Bruce Rauner on Tuesday declined to elaborate on how the state would block Syrian migrants from resettling here.
Toy Drive Ends, But Cancer Foundation Still Going StrongSue Staehely’s son, Mark, started the toy drive in 2000, getting people to donate 150 toys to the pediatric cancer unit at Children’s Memorial Hospital – now Lurie Children’s Hospital.
Health Officials Offer Food Safety Advice For ThanksgivingIf you want your Thanksgiving guests to be thankful they joined you for Thursday’s big meal, public health officials said you need to practice good food safety habits.
Elderly Man Missing From NorthlakeA senior citizen from west suburban Northlake has been reported missing, and police said his last known location was more than 200 miles away from home.
Carbon Monoxide Leak At Brighton Park School Leaves 2 Teachers SickTwo teachers were hospitalized Friday morning, after they were sickened by a carbon monoxide leak at a Brighton Park neighborhood elementary school.
Snow Plow Crews Prepping For Weekend StormWith the first real snowfall of the season expected to begin Friday night, crews have been getting their snow plows ready to hit the road, and checking their routes before they have to start clearing the streets.
O'Hare Security Workers Plan One-Day StrikeDespite tensions over the possibility of more terror attacks like the one in Paris, some security workers at O’Hare International Airport planned to walk off the job on Thursday to demand better pay.
With New Expanded Warehouse, North Suburban Non-Profit Hopes To Add Jobs For Developmentally Disabled A north suburban non-profit expands its warehouse space today…and with it…possibly more jobs for the disabled.
Utility Watchdog Warns About Alternative Gas CompaniesWith colder weather approaching, it's time to think about heating your home.
Two Years Later, Recovery From Washington Tornado "An Unbelievable Blessing"Two years to the day after a powerful tornado ravaged the central Illinois city of Washington, killing three, and destroying hundreds of homes, the city's mayor said the recovery has been "remarkable."
Alderman Slams Rauner For Calling For Halt In Syrian Refugees To IllinoisA Northwest Side alderman has accused Gov. Bruce Rauner of “fear-mongering,” after the governor proclaimed Illinois will temporarily stop accepting Syrian refugees in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks.