Maria Estrada went into labor Monday morning, and her husband, Javier Sanchez was driving her to the hospital when she told him she couldn’t wait. Sanhez pulled off the Eisenhower at the Austin exit, and their baby was born moments later.
Illinois lawmakers have introduced legislation that would allow ComEd to charge customers about $2 more per month to cover the costs of its nuclear power plants, drawing criticism from a utility watchdog group that says ComEd’s parent company already makes plenty of profit.
The store closed November 12th after a fire in a storage area. Manager Robin Adams said smoke damaged everything in the store.
Snow-covered roads made for a very slick commute across the Chicago area Thursday morning, after 2 to 8 inches of snow fell in Chicagoland overnight. Lake-effect snow was still falling in some neighborhoods late Thursday morning.
Among the first to back Jesus “Chuy” Garcia in his bid for mayor, the Chicago Teachers Union on Wednesday was taking a brief moment to enjoy Garcia’s success in forcing a runoff with Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Voters in 37 wards voiced overwhelming support for an elected school board on Tuesday, though it’s questionable whether the idea would really go anywhere.
A Catholic school’s boys’ basketball team from Hegewisch was set to resume playoff action on Thursday, but without the girl who has been a starter for the past couple years.
Some local school districts have been ramping up efforts to collect long overdue student fees that have added up into hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Laquan McDonald was shot after he allegedly slashed the tires of several vehicles, including a police squad car, and allegedly refused officers’ orders to drop his knife on Oct. 20, 2014.
In southwest suburban Homer Glen, five candidates are running for village president, five candidates are running for village clerk, and 13 candidates are running for three trustee seats. All 23 candidates are write-in candidates.
The FBI has issued warning about a growing type of malicious Internet software that could take your computer hostage, along with all the data stored on it.
In February 1875, the average temperature in Chicago was 14.6 degrees. If predicted temperatures for the rest of the month hold true, the 14.9 degree average this February will have been the second coldest February on record for Chicago, according to AccuWeather.
Around 6:20 a.m., the temperature at O’Hare National Airport dropped to 8 below zero, breaking the previous Feb. 19 record of 7 below, set in 1936, according to the National Weather Service.
Three months into his tenure has head of the Catholic Church in Chicago, Archbishop Blase Cupich said he wishes there were 10 days to a week, instead of seven, with all that he’d like to accomplish.
As part of Lent, Archbishop Blase Cupich has announced two dozen Chicago area churches will be open for 24 hours next week, so local Catholics can seek penance and healing for their sins.
A senior citizen who house is being foreclosed on made a last ditch effort today to try to stay in his house as protesters outside the bank made their feelings known, reports WBBM’s Bernie Tafoya.
Mardi Gras is here, which means it’s also Paczki Day, and a rush of hungry customers lining up at Chicago area bakeries for a taste of the decadent Polish pastries.
The fire started around 1:40 a.m. Tuesday in a vacant three-flat in the 7900 block of South Drexel Avenue. When crews arrived, nearby hydrants were frozen solid, so the Fire Department had to call in Water Management Department crews to heat the hydrants with steam, and get water flowing.
A northwest suburban man will travel to Washington D.C. in a couple of weeks to encourage Congress to continue funding for an organization that has proven to be a lifesaver.
Anthony Diaz, 13, was killed in front of his 16- and 17-year-old sisters Sunday night, after the sisters went out to fight someone over an argument that started on Facebook. Prosecutors said 18-year-old Roberto Madrigal walked up and shot Anthony. Madrigal has been charged with one count of first-degree murder.