One of the Chicago Park District’s most popular attractions has planned a big party on Earth Day, when it will reopen greenhouses that suffered severe damage in a hailstorm four years ago.
After fighting a long battle with cancer, Francis Cardinal George has died, sources reported on Friday afternoon.
Jackie Kazarian’s painting is called “Armenia.” Her grandmothers survived the Armenian genocide at the hands of Ottoman Turks; in which as many as 1.5 million Armenians were killed in what is now part of Turkey, but which used to be part of Armenia.
A police squad SUV was heading north on Homan Avenue when it was struck by a black car heading west on Congress Parkway, police said. The crash caused the SUV to flip onto its roof.
A northwest suburban village is taking action against a thrift store where donated goods have piled up in plain view of passersby.
A series of protests across the country was planned for Wednesday, as activists planned their biggest push yet for a $15-an-hour minimum wage.
Businesses go head-to-head all the time, and many of them will soon begin competing to see which can raise the most charity dollars and provide charity volunteer time from among their employees.
Chicago Police were searching for two men who fled the scene after their car was involved in a crash that killed a 59-year-old woman about a block away from her home in Pilsen.
Tom Ciciora has been involved in amateur radio, or ham radio, for more than 40 years. He said, when thunderstorm or tornado warnings are issued by the National Weather Service, amateur radio enthusiasts will head toward areas where it might be worst, using smartphone app radar as a guide.
A man and two children were rescued, but another man died, after a canoe tipped over in a north suburban lake on Sunday.
Gov. Bruce Rauner confirmed two people have died in the tiny hamlet of Fairdale, Illinois, after a massive “wedge” tornado virtually destroyed the town.
Happy Bark Dog Park at 91st and California in Evergreen Park will be a no-bark zone for at least a week or two.
While voters in most suburban counties will receive an “I Voted” sticker in exchange for their completed ballot Tuesday, Lake County voters haven’t had the option to receive the coveted sticker in years.
After weeks of contentious campaigning, voters in Chicago were having their say Tuesday in the race for mayor, and 19 races for alderman.
Police said Dior Turner, of South Bend, Indiana, was driving a semi-trailer truck west on U.S. Route 20, when it left the road at Reinking Road, and rolled on its side around 5:15 a.m.
The Altgeld Gardens public housing development on the South Side has been awarded $3 million by the federal government to use to train residents for the workforce and eventual self-sufficiency.
A massive manhunt continued early Thursday in central Illinois, a day after a 23-year-old convicted killer escaped from a Kankakee County jail by overpowering a guard and donning his uniform.
A manhunt was underway in Kankakee County on Wednesday, after a convicted killer escaped from the county jail.
There will be no “dibs” for seats in the pews at a Catholic church in Tinley Park on Easter Sunday, when Archbishop Blase Cupich will be celebrating Mass.
Police said the robbers used a prop in at least two holdups in the Fuller Park neighborhood. They set up a road construction barrel in the street, and when a motorist gets out of his or her car to move it aside, the robbers pounce.