The virus was found in Southern Illinois, but it’s only a matter of time before it shows up in the Chicago area, health officials say.
Firefighters found 48-year-old Maria Concepcion Herrera and her 22-year-old son Carlos Herrera dead in their home in the 3600 block of West 55th Place around 2:50 p.m., after someone reported a couch on fire at the home.
Police seek a man who allegedly tried to abduct a girl early Wednesday in the West Side Austin neighborhood, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
ComEd rates are about to drop again, and the Citizens Utility Board is warning you to think twice and do your homework before going with an alternative supplier.
An off-duty Evanston police officer found himself in the right place at the right time to save a life, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
The anticipated trial of Jorge Torrez for the alleged 2005 murder of two young girls in Zion will likely not occur until next February, officials said Tuesday.
On this beautiful, sunny day, thousands gathered to pay their respects for those who gave their lives for their country.
The train service between Rogers Park and Skokie was shut down earlier this week following an embankment collapse. Initially, officials thought it would take only a few days to repair.
Travel to and from Skokie by CTA won’t be Swift for a while, after an embankment crumbled, falling away completely from the tracks. A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) said Tuesday that it will take “several weeks to complete this (repair) work properly.”
A number of personalized pavers from Wrigley Field have been found in a landfill near Pontiac, Illinois, according to the Pontiac Daily Leader.
Fundraiser Has Raised More Than $3,000 To Help Family And Friends Pay Travel, Funeral Expenses Of Aurora Marine Who Died In Nepal
A fundraising drive that has raised more than $3,000 toward funeral and travel expenses for the family and friends of a west suburban Marine killed in Nepal continues.
CTA spokesperson Tammy Chase said the area’s transit agencies are going to bring in between 20 and 30 experienced beta testers from the Smart Chicago Collaborative’s Civic User Testing Group to iron out those problems that exist.
Prosecutors said Subhash Chander was offended because his 22-year-old daughter, Monika Rani, had married without his consent, beneath her station in India’s caste system.
It’s called Positive Train Control and may have prevented the type of accident that occurred in Philadelphia this week. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Organ recipients expressed thanks Thursday to the parents of Jermaine Cullum Jr., 16, who passed away last year of a heart attack.
The future of Riot Fest wasn’t even on the Chicago Park District board’s agenda Wednesday, but the board heard at length from supporters and opponents of the popular music festival that has been held in Humboldt Park for three years.
Enthusiast Christopher Morrison spotted the agenda item and told the board a response so simplistic could do more harm than good, prompting some to fly drones over residential neighborhoods, through back yards or in other places that could be deemed inappropriate.
Outgoing CTA President Forrest Claypool evaded the question when asked by WBBM Wednesday if the agency is considering fare hikes or service cuts, but CTA chief financial officer Ron DeNard said the agency will be able to erase $21 million in subsidies for reduced fares without resorting to such measures.
A fire truck on its way back from a call on the city’s far southeast side Tuesday night became stuck in a sinkhole.
After the Obama Library announcement, about 75 protesters marched through the University of Chicago campus to the home of the school’s president, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.