Up to 2 inches of rain had already fallen as of 9:30 p.m. Monday, and another 1 to 2 inches was possible, triggering the flash flooding, the National Weather Service said.
The leisure and hospitality industry in Chicago is experiencing a spike of 2.3 percent from year-ago employment levels.
Jobs from health care to sales are all seeing increases in listings in the Chicago metro area.
Professional and business services jobs showed significant gains year over year in the Chicago metro area.
Computer and mathematical-related jobs are in high demand in the Chicago metro area.
Bail was denied on Saturday for a 21-year-old man charged with the 2011 fatal shooting of a longtime cook at a South Side barbeque restaurant who was gunned down as he took a smoking break outside the restaurant.
Two men were killed and at least five more were injured in overnight shootings in the city.
A longtime cook for a Bronzeville neighborhood barbecue restaurant was shot and killed overnight as he took a cigarette break.
CHICAGO (AP) – Federal officials have extended the deadline for Illinoisans affected by flooding this summer to apply for disaster assistance.