Say goodbye to the dragon and get ready to celebrate the year of the snake as the Chicagoland area prepares for the Chinese new year. From tea ceremonies to parades, there’s plenty to do to start the new year. Use this list to get started in planning your own festivities.
The busy intersection of Cermak Road and Harlem Avenue was awash in mud Monday morning, after a water main broke beneath the pavement.
A car slammed into a semi-trailer truck in Berwyn early Friday, causing the truck to spill its diesel fuel all over the roadway.
Parking restrictions are now in effect as the clock counts down to the NATO Summit.
The U.S. Secret Service has revealed security measures for next month’s NATO summit, which will push protesters a bit further away from McCormick Place than they originally planned to be.
A hearing is being held Thursday to determine the future for 43 puppies that were found in a cramped parked vehicle last week.
Two Iowa men have been ordered held on $10,000 bond after they were arrested on animal cruelty charges when police found 43 puppies left inside a cramped parked vehicle with little food or water.
Two Iowa men were charged with animal cruelty after Chicago Police found 43 puppies in a parked vehicle Tuesday in the West Side Lawndale neighborhood.
Crews have patched a 36-inch water main that ruptured in the Pilsen neighborhood Monday night, but full repairs were still underway and residents were still facing a long cleanup process after homes and businesses were flooded.
Police say a man was driving his van drunk when he caused a rollover crash that left five people injured in the Lawndale neighborhood this morning.
Police have busted up a citywide auto theft ring, following a four-month investigation that led to the arrest of four people.
Three people were shot overnight in the Lawndale neighborhood, in an act of the very kind of gun violence that Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel is seeking to stop.
A man from the Will County community of Braidwood is dead, almost a week after a three-alarm house fire that police are now calling suspicious.
A 6-year-old boy and his 18-year-old brother were hit by a car on the Southwest Side on Friday.
Four people were seriously hurt when a car plowed into a West Side viaduct this morning.
- Man Charged With Videotaping Women In Hospital WashroomA poorly secured cell phone in a west suburban hospital washroom that a man had allegedly set up to secretly videotape women in the toilet area was discovered by a woman when the phone fell to the washroom floor on Friday. She alerted police, who then arrested and charged a 49-year-old Franklin Park man with unlawful videotaping.156
- Young Man Shot Outside Old Orchard Shopping CenterA young man was wounded in a shooting in north suburban Skokie Friday night, outside the Old Orchard Shopping Center.227
- 3 Dead, 8 Shot In Citywide ViolenceThree men were killed and at least eight other people were wounded in violence around the city since Friday night.167
- Orange Line Service Resumes After Train-Pedestrian IncidentCTA commuters were temporarily stymied on the Orange Line during the Friday rush hour after a train fatally struck a man on the tracks.401
- Illinois Senate Passes Medical Marijuana LegislationIllinois Gov. Pat Quinn must decide if he will sign a measure allowing the use of marijuana for medical purposes after the state Senate approved legislation on Friday.1238
- Teen Fatally Stabbed In Fight Outside Suburban Grocery StoreRomeoville police say a 17-year-old boy and a 22-year-old man got into a fight in the parking lot outside the Jewel-Osco on Weber Road.432
- Marquette County Convention & Visitors Bureau Post Game Show Giveaway May 10, 2013Listen to The Score’s Baseball Post Game Show for your chance to win a $100 lodging gift certificate from the Marquette County Convention & Visitors Bureau!
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