The county loaned out 1,339 tons, about 2.8 percent of its salt supply this winter, according to Frank Shuftan, spokesman for Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.
CBS 2′s Marissa Bailey talks with a south suburban man who claims a sergeant overreacted; a follow-up investigation never occurred.
An 80-year-old man from south suburban Blue Island who had dementia died of hypothermia Monday night after leaving his house, authorities said.
A petrochemical plant explosion in Blue Island injured two people on Friday.
A part-time Blue Island firefighter is suing the city, contending that it withdrew an offer to him for a full-time job without justification.
Police are trying to figure out why a man was shot in a parking lot of Meadows Golf Club in Blue Island.
The body of a Blue Island alderman was pulled from Lake Michigan overnight, after he went missing while boating with friends in northwest Indiana.
A Markham man was found shot to death Tuesday in a forest preserve near south suburban Blue Island.
A Blue Island man was extra thankful this Thanksgiving; thankful to be home on dry land with his family, and enjoying the holiday. Drew Salapatek, 28, survived the sinking of the replica of the HMS Bounty during Hurricane Sandy last month.
A 5-year-old Orland Park boy at the center of an international custody battle was sent to Ireland on Tuesday to live with his father, even though he was born in the U.S. and has lived most of his life here.
The heat settling in on the Chicago area isn’t just uncomfortable, it’s potentially dangerous.
A body found yesterday in a Blue Island house that had become an eyesore may have been there for several months, but possibly could have been found much sooner by police.
Bond was set at $400,000 on Wednesday for a Blue Island man charged with DUI in a fatal chain-reaction crash with a CTA bus and a beer truck Monday afternoon.
One person was hospitalized, and firefighters rescued many others, in a raging blaze at an apartment building in south suburban Blue Island early Friday.
The Chicago area will soon have a few hundred fewer jobs, while Northwest Indiana will have a few hundred more.
A man is dead after being struck by a train in south suburban Blue Island Saturday morning.
Authorities found the body of man in the Cal-Sag Channel near south suburban Blue Island.
As a Blue Island man sits behind bars accused of raping and murdering three women, his mother insists authorities have the wrong man.
A Blue Island man has been charged in the rapes and murders of three young women in 2009 and 2010 and authorities believe he might be a serial killer responsible for other potential victims.
A person was struck and killed by a Metra train in south suburban Blue Island early this morning.