The Lockport Moose Lodge has been collecting donations to send to a fellow lodge in Clearlake Oaks, California, just north of San Francisco. That lodge has been housing and feeding 150 people forced to evacuate their homes due to wildfires this summer.
The city declared the brick bungalow at 6207 W. Roscoe St. uninhabitable in April. Sometime later, after the lone resident was evicted, someone broke a couple basement windows, and black cats poured out of the house, and invaded the neighborhood.
Officials in Elgin were trying to make sure no more motorists are confused about – or get tickets for parking in – what appear to be legitimate parking spaces next to a fire hydrant along the city’s riverfront.
The Chicago Police Department and the American Civil Liberties Union have reached a groundbreaking deal to set up an independent evaluation of police “stop and frisk” procedures, in an effort to prevent racial profiling.
Countless people dumped ice water over their heads last summer, as part of the ALS The Ice Bucket Challenge, a viral effort to promote awareness of ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
The estate sale at Topinka’s home in Riverside runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, at 380 Herrick Road.
Dementia is estimated to affect about 5 million Americans and, next Wednesday, some members of the Lake Zurich Fire Department will be trained in some of the best ways to handle dementia patients.
Shortly before 2 a.m., the driver of a four-door sedan was heading east on I-80, near the Interstate 57 junction, when he lost control of the vehicle. The driver said he swerved to avoid hitting a coyote, and crashed through a guardrail.
Steven Nincic, 35, was taking shelter from a thunderstorm inside a large canvas tent at Prairie Fest on Sunday, when a strong gust of wind caused the tent to collapse, killing Nincic.
A 32-year old man who took a video of his critical exchange with a loafing Gary lifeguard says he was very upset about what he saw last weekend.
Gary police say charges will be considered today against two men arrested a couple of days ago for deliberately starting fires in vacant buildings.
A staffing and recruiting company downtown did something a little out of the ordinary today. It staged a “No Email Day.”
Electricity users in the city of Chicago are going to find themselves with choices over the next month or so as the city ends its bulk discount program for buying electricity.
On a hot summer day like today one might want to cool off in Lake Michigan, with the assurance that lifeguards have your back.
Some West Side elementary school students are letting it be known through their artwork how they feel about the violence that has plagued their community.
Chicago police officers shot a man who allegedly pointed a gun at them early Wednesday in the Englewood neighborhood, although some residents said police shot an unarmed man during a memorial for a friend who died in a crash three years ago.
A bullet-riddled car found on the Eisenhower Expressway in Chicago early Wednesday might have been shot in west suburban Bellwood.
Some Chicago police officers have become involved in an effort on the West Side to spark interest in math and science among children, and in the process have improved relations with the community.
The sequel to Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel To Kill A Mockingbird hit store shelves on Tuesday, and while readers might already know the characters in Go Set A Watchman, they certainly aren’t the same as we remember.
Chief Ranger Mike Bremer said the beach at Central Avenue, on the east side of Beverly Shores, has been closed indefinitely, because high waves last week washed away the sand, leaving an eight-foot drop-off, which has at its base some jagged pieces of an old road that used to run along the beach.