An Evergreen Park fast-food restaurant is lending a helping hand to a family whose home exploded in Morgan Park Dec. 2.
The Warren Township school board in far north Suburban Gurnee is asking one of its board members to step down for voicing concern about hiring someone who is gay or lesbian as the district’s next superintendent, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
Metra and Amtrak have a new plan to deal with overcrowding at Chicago Union Station, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
The CTA is in a holiday mood. It’s giving away buses.
Nearly 17,000 men and women who want to be Chicago firefighters took the department’s first exam since 2006 on Saturday and another 8500 are expected to do so on Sunday.
More than 130 Chicago-area residents have agreed to undergo tests to see if they can provide a life-saving kidney transplant to a Grand Rapids, Mich., father of six.
(CBS) – A 25-hour celebration was underway Thursday evening at the Des Plaines shrine to Our Lady of Guadalupe. Some 125,000 worshippers were expected to participate in 11 Masses over the course of the event. […]
Chicago has been spared any major snowfall so far this fall, and one of the candidates challenging Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants the city to re-evaluate its winter overnight parking ban.
A Salvation Army bell-ringer was taking a scheduled break from her duties outside of a Walgreens drug store at 95th Street and Melvina Avenue when the theft occurred. She returned to find the kettle and its contents gone.
Police said three Lake Station officers confronted the man around 10:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Lake Station City Hall, which also houses the Lake Station Police Department.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel kicked off his campaign for a second term on a sound stage on Chicago’s West Side, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
Police have returned items to their owners ranging from computers and class rings to a clarinet.
CTA bus ridership is down and the transit agency is offering a lot of reasons why.
The Crystal Lake family that lost 32 horses in a stable fire last week is awash in generosity as they try to move on, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
Preservationists spoke in favor — and everyone else against — at a public hearing on landmark designation for much of the Randolph-Fulton Market area, west of the Loop.
For the second time, an Illinois Appeals Court panel Tuesday heard arguments which seek to decide who gets custody of three embryos — the woman who can no longer produce eggs because of cancer, or her ex-boyfriend.
From its reindeer antlers and cinnamon scent to Santa’s den and armchair, it’s clear that this is no ordinary 60-foot CTA bus, although it will be operating in regular service, beginning Tuesday and Wednesday on the J14/Jeffery Jump.
A former high school quarterback has filed suit against the Illinois High School Association, claiming that it has done little to protect players, including himself, from concussions. WBBM’s Bob Roberts has obtained a copy of the suit, which seeks class action status.
Neighborhood by neighborhood, small business owners are trying to get their messages out and inspire Chicagoans to buy local this Small Business Saturday.
Woodlawn’s “rooftop pastor” is distributing 3,500 turkeys and the trimmings Sunday to needy Chicagoans, one month after thieves broke into his church and stole $8,000 from the collection box.