Cook County and state public health officials say there’s been a confirmed case of the measles in the northern suburbs, reports WBBM’s Bernie Tafoya.
Countless stores have loyalty rewards programs, and now southwest suburban Orland Park is trying its own points program to get more people engaged in their community.
The Will County Mobile Workforce Center is a mobile home that has been turned into a job center, outfitted with a dozen computers for job seekers to use for writing résumés and fill out job applications online.
Consumer advocates were warning about a new email scam designed to trick you into sharing your sensitive personal information.
A dozen copies of Charlie Hebdo, the French magazine at the center of a terrorist attack in Paris, were quickly snatched up Friday morning, but more were on the way next week.
It started around 3 a.m. in nearby Markham, when police tried to pull over a GMC Envoy believed to have been stolen. The driver sped off, with the SUV’s headlights turned off, and police gave chase.
The Pace suburban bus system is dreaming big – $2.3 billion big – trying to get in on potential federal funding down the line for some of the system’s long-term projects.
A store clerk and an armed suspect were killed in a shootout inside a convenience store in southwest suburban Joliet Monday afternoon.
A year after the state began allowing people to carry firearms in public in Illinois, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart suggested some counties might not be as thorough in reviewing concealed carry applications as Cook County.
A sizeable chunk of the 91,651 applications were submitted last January, when the concealed carry law went into effect. Illinois State Police said more than 34,000 people applied last January. In all, nearly 2,400 people were turned down for concealed carry permits.
Metra says 29 people were killed in accidents involving Metra trains last year.
Richard Mikulec, 86, was near the intersection of Harlem Avenue and Shermer Road when he was hit. The driver sped off.
It’s not a new phenomenon, but “paying it forward” sure has become more noticed thanks to social media, and it’s happening many times in a place many people are familiar with: the coffee shop.
The Student Association of Northern Illinois University is considering asking DeKalb officials to allow underage people to go into bars to be with some of their older friends, even if they’re not allowed to drink alcohol, reports WBBM’s Bernie Tafoya.
Firefighters were called to Hyde Park AME Church just after 3 a.m. When they arrived, they saw flames burning though the roof, which later collapsed as fire crews poured water on the burning building.
The main requirement Ed Czerkies wanted when he donated the money was to have his parents’ names prominently displayed on a new digital marquee for the Rialto, which would replace the classic original marquee. After significant backlash from the community, the board backed off, and so did Czerkies.
While hundreds of Chicago area schools closed at least once week because of bitter cold temperatures and wind chills, there is at least one city in North America that never does under those conditions.
If you don’t take seriously the deep freeze blanketing the Chicago area the past couple days, you do so at your own peril. Frostbite and hypothermia are real threats in this weather.
The mail carrier’s creed doesn’t mention anything about subzero temperatures, but it might as well, since Wednesday’s Arctic conditions weren’t staying Chicago area couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.
The fire started around 5 a.m. in a single-family home in the 7900 block of West Gunnison Street. Four adults and four children were trapped inside when firefighters arrived, and had to be rescued from the house.