None of the three big winners in the $448 million Powerball jackpot were from the Chicago area, but there was at least one big prize in the far northern suburbs.
Hundreds of ex-offenders have been turning out in suburban Harvey on Tuesday, to attend a state resources fair designed to help them reintegrate into society.
A west suburban couple was so clever with their wedding invitation, when they put a picture of their RSVP response card online, it went viral.
The Guardian Angels volunteer citizen crime-fighting group invited Mayor Rahm Emanuel to join them on one of their patrols in the city’s neighborhoods, after the mayor said they’d be more useful in spots other than the Magnificent Mile.
Willie Louis was considered an unsung hero of the civil rights movement for testifying against the two white men charged with killing Till.
On the day that Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to a boy, babies were being born all over — including at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where 37 babies were born yesterday.
Police have issued an alert for people on the Southwest Side, about a home invader who tries to sexually assault women.
Military helicopters buzzed the Chicago skies Monday night, and they had many people wondering what was going on.
For the past five years, spring and summer for students at Jen School on the campus of Maryville Academy has been garden time – a chance to learn how to grow fruits and vegetables, harvest them, and eat them.
Three local truckers who’ve been at it a while recently celebrated big milestones any motorist would love to celebrate.
Motorists who use the inbound Stevenson Expressway encountered much more than they bargained for overnight.
A Chicago firefighter was rushed to a hospital overnight, after a chimney collapsed as he was on the scene of a fire in West Englewood.
There’s an emergency call being made for blood donations today.
Chicago police cleared out a West Englewood tow yard on Thursday, after allegedly finding stolen vehicles and parts being stored there.
If the Blackhawks beat the Bruins Monday night to win the Stanley Cup, merchandisers will be Johnny-on-the-spot with championship wear for sale.
Any Blackhawks fan knows the names Toews, Kane, Hossa, Sharp, Keith and Seabrook by heart, but how many really know the story of the team’s namesake?
The National Weather Service was anticipating a major severe weather outbreak in the Chicago area, starting Wednesday afternoon, with a possibility of very strong storms, large hail, high winds, and a risk of tornadoes.
Gas prices nationwide have been holding steady over the last week, at around $3.64 a gallon, but in the Chicago area, prices just keep going up.
With 49 elementary schools set to close this summer, and the district facing an additional $412 million in pension costs, the Chicago Teachers Union estimated hundreds – if not thousands – of teachers could be laid off to reduce district spending.
The Chicago Republican Party is kicking off a new effort to attract candidates citywide, and part of it involves an “American Idol-style” vetting process.