FBI's Violent Crime Statistics For Every City In AmericaThe FBI's violent crime report is not a ranking — there are no winners, no losers. Mostly, these statistics are here to help individual cities track their crime over long periods of time...
Moose Lodge Raising Money For California Wildfire VictimsThe Lockport Moose Lodge has been collecting donations to send to a fellow lodge in Clearlake Oaks, California, just north of San Francisco. That lodge has been housing and feeding 150 people forced to evacuate their homes due to wildfires this summer.
Harrison Ford Injured After Crash-Landing PlaneFord's publicist released a statement Thursday night saying the actor was flying a World War II vintage plane that had engine trouble on takeoff.
California Blue Line Station Closed For Six Weeks One of the oldest ‘L’ stations in the city has been shut down for six weeks, to undergo a major renovation.
Northwestern Comes Up Short In 31-24 Loss To CalJared Goff threw for 281 yards and three touchdowns, Jalen Jefferson had a key interception, and California hung on to beat Northwestern 31-24 Saturday in the season-opener.
Migration Study Shows Illinois Residents Bolt State For Warm ClimatesMost people who live in Illinois were born here, but a New York Times analysis shows that the lure of warmer climates is more popular among residents here than in other states.
CTA Blue Line Work To Close California, Damen StationsA half-billion dollar CTA renovation project on the O’Hare branch of the Blue Line will mean two stations will close for several weeks this fall. The California stop will be closed for six weeks starting next month; and the Damen stop will be closed for nine weeks, starting in October.
View: Map Of Most Hated College Football Teams By StateThe state of Illinois has a beef with the Michigan Wolverines.
Top 5 American Whale-Watching ToursYou don't have to travel the world to enjoy fabulous whale watching. Here are five of the best U.S. whale watching tours.
Chicago Police Less Willing To Curb Bike Thefts Than Some Other Cities, Internet VigilantesIf we have to choose whether to devote resources to solving violent crimes or bike thefts, the choice is obvious. With that said, some are wondering why Chicago can't have adequate resources devoted to both.
Emergency Slide Inflates Inside Flight From Chicago To CaliforniaThe rear emergency slide opened in the cabin of United flight 1463 after it left O’Hare International Airport late Sunday night. None of the 96 passengers or 5 crew members were injured.
#Trending In Entertainment: George Clooney For Governor, Casey Kasem Passes Away, And Kanye's RantThis week one of Hollywood’s most dashing men may have a new gig (hint: it’s not in entertainment), a legend passes away, and hip-hop’s biggest bad boy wants to redesign the Internet.