A startup in north suburban Barrington has a shot at the big time, after making it as one of 20 finalists who will vie for a free Super Bowl ad.
Mercy Hospital & Medical Center has launched a contest with an unusual prize: free lap-band weight loss surgery.
Gov. Pat Quinn is launching a statewide competition to identify and train Illinois residents for jobs in cyber security.
The pop superstar came to the northwest suburbs to thank students for their efforts to raise money for charity.
Starting this coming Monday, Metra will be giving away free tickets to try to get more people to try the commuter rail line.
Several students at Barrington High School put together an impressive video for a contest by singer Rihanna, and named it after one of her hits, “Shine Bright Like A Diamond.”
Budding Illinois filmmakers have a chance to gain a wide audience and win money through a state-sponsored film contest.
WASHINGTON (CBS) – The 15-year-old Chicago boy whose art was selected to be on city vehicle stickers – until allegations surfaced that it contained gang symbols – is now competing in the Congressional Art Competition, […]
A $100,000 prize has pitted two south suburbs against each other over a new dog park.
A student organization at the University of Illinois is holding a contest to find a new mascot to replace Chief Illiniwek.
Imagine getting off your morning train to work, only to find out you’ve suddenly become a millionaire.
Chicago is holding a “Dogs of Distinction” contest before cracking down on owners of unlicensed dogs as it tries to boost the city’s dog licensing level above the current 5 percent rate.
The Field Museum is making headlines again, and this time it’s not the world-class exhibitions or extensive research drawing attention.
The city is already hunting down the official Christmas tree that will grace Daley Plaza, beginning around Thanksgiving.
We all have our favorite road trip song, and The Daily Herald is trying to find the best of all time through a reader poll.
If you got hit with a ticket on the tollway, but swear you paid it, someone will now listen to your beef online.
CHICAGO — BON JOVI, AEG LIVE and 104.3 JACK FM are joining forces to find the most talented, local and unsigned band (or solo artist) living within approximately 100 miles of Chicago, with “JACK FM’s: […]