The FBI has expanded its search for a convicted bank robber who is still on the lam nearly two weeks after escaping the federal jail in downtown Chicago.
Bank robbers had a busy year in 2012. The FBI said robbers have hit 218 banks in the Chicago area as of Dec. 31, compared to 115 in 2011.
The workers who usually spend Black Friday ringing up purchases and completing food orders spent time Friday morning protesting their pay at those jobs.
The City of Chicago is considering an unlikely method of tackling the illegal gun crisis – turning to Twitter.
A 4-year-old girl in Aurora is being praised as a hero for calling 911 to help her mother.
As the Chicago teachers’ strike entered its sixth school day, the hundreds of school buildings, libraries, non-profits and other sites providing alternate activities for students were open again to provide children a safe haven while school is out.
They were never on the Oprah Winfrey Show, but 11 United Airlines employees are getting new cars.
If you haven’t paid your tolls in Illinois, expect to hear from the Tollway soon.
Recovery efforts for Hurricane Isaac on the Gulf Coast have created some job opportunities for residents of Chicagoland.
Activists are in Chicago Tuesday to voice their opposition to the War on Drugs.
What happens if your kids show up at school, and the teachers don’t? As the Chicago Teachers Union moved a step closer to a strike, the Chicago Board of Education was discussing what do do if teachers actually walk off the job.
Residents of Sauk Village can stop drinking bottled water, after the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency announced the chemical vinyl chloride is no longer being detected in the village’s drinking water supply.
As he prepared for the special legislative session he called for this Friday in Springfield, Gov. Pat Quinn was shooting down a pension reform proposal being pitched by the state’s labor unions.
Now that the 2012 Summer Olympics in London are over, the games have begun for wounded veterans from around the Midwest, in competitions at Soldier Field and U.S Cellular Field.
An Elmhurst man is in jail for allegedly setting a house on fire – and it wasn’t even the right house.
Ald. JoAnn Thompson (16th) remained hospitalized Monday after collapsing the day before.
Thieves in Aurora have found a new target — robbing empty, foreclosed homes, causing thousands of dollars in damage and theft.
Property owners who still haven’t paid their 2010 taxes are receiving one last chance to make good on their bills.
A pair of 5-year old best friends who both suffer from spina bifida are seeing their dreams come true, and will be heading to Disney World, thanks to a foundation that helps children with chronic illness or physical disabilities.
Everyone wants to stay hydrated with the temperature expected to approach 100 degrees Tuesday, but in Sauk Village, they’re stuck with bottled water.
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