ComEd Friday dispatched 50 linemen and support personnel, and several dozen trucks, 650 miles south of Chicago to help the local utility cope with an ice storm that is expected to coat the Little Rock, Ark., area with as much as an inch of ice.
The new contract includes cost-of-living salary increases of 4-1/2 percent over the next three years. A new salary schedule will move many employees up two steps on the pay scale in June 2015, resulting in an additional raise.
Douglas Foster said that Mandela died what many would consider to be an ideal death: with his family at his side, and only after years of preparing the people and politicians of South Africa for his passing.
The pregnancy was the second for 33-year-old Karen Lopez, a teacher at Morton East High School, and she was deemed high-risk.
A union official on Thursday showed reporters a photograph of a Ventra card that worked –- despite having a negative balance of $272.50.
The 23-year-old victim was walking alone on the 2500 block of West 42nd Street when the attacker stopped his pickup truck and tried to drag her into it. When she broke free, he jumped back into the truck and sped off, she told police.
(CBS) — Near South Side Ald. Pat Dowell said Thursday that she has been inundated since proposing an annual $25 licensing fee for bicycles. Dowell said she did not realize she would be “stepping into […]
The agreement kept intact the historic division of the supposedly discretionary funds: 98 percent to the CTA, 2 percent to Pace, while essentially forgiving a $56 million loan to the CTA that CTA has characterized as a grant and offering Metra $2 million for capital projects.
After a 13-month test, the CTA’s board Wednesday approved permanent extension of its No. 35 31st/35th bus route along 31st Street between Kedzie and Cicero, but that’s not what a roomful of protesters wanted.
Nick Steward, 33, disappeared Sept. 20 after leaving work in Wood Dale. He headed home for Lake Villa but never made it.
Police have arrested a man suspected of abducting a 3-year-old north suburban girl on Monday and returning her a short time later.
Eyewitnesses said the single-engine plane appeared to do a “touch-and-go,” circled and crashed several hundred feet short of the runway. Both people aboard died.
Reopening of the line is expected no later than Oct. 19.
A two-tour veteran of the war in Afghistan, his wife and five-year-old son received the gift of a lifetime Thursday: a free home.
Software technicians worked all day Thursday and Friday to try to get everything to run the way Spanish artist Jaume Plensa intended.
Engineers have brought the 840-year-old Leaning Tower of Pisa back from the brink. Now, a $23,000 engineering study is being done to determine what is needed to save the concrete replica in Niles.
The next big thing in pastry, the diet-busting cronut, has begun to appear at a handful of Chicago bakeries.
Since she was in the third grade, Kam Gottlieb has been raising money to buy treadmills for animal shelters through a group she founded and runs, Kinetic K-9s.
Monday marks the three month mark in the CTA’s five-month effort to rebuild the Red Line South from the ground up.
Crestwood Soccer Club board member Rob McKay said the club refuses to open its books to the village, as required under the revised parks ordinance.