Dig It: Bringing Plants In, Keeping Bugs Out

It’s the start of fall, and in the garden that means it’s time to give some of your favorite plants a change of scenery.



Worker Falls Into Vault, Hits Head In Buffalo Grove

A worker fell into a subterranean vault in Buffalo Grove Wednesday, suffering a head injury that sent him to the hospital.

CBS Chicago–08/31/2011

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Woman, 95, Dead After Falling Out Window

A 95-year-old woman who plunged through a screen window and fell about eight feet to the ground below was dead on the scene Sunday morning outside her South Side home.


Woman Falls From Platform At Howard ‘L’ Terminal

Power was shut off to the CTA Red Line in the Rogers Park and Edgewater neighborhoods Friday morning, when a woman fell off the platform at the Howard terminal.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2011

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Summer vs. Fall: The Pros And Cons Of Changing Seasons

Labor Day comes at a unique time of year. Caught between two seasons, we’re left picking sides: do we try to Hold On To Summer or Embrace Fall?


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Man Found Seriously Hurt On Wacker Drive Ramp

A man was found seriously injured in the predawn hours Tuesday on a ramp between Upper and Lower Wacker Drive, after apparently falling from a bridge.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2011

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Woman Plunges To Death From Sheridan Road High-Rise

A woman is dead, after plunging from a high-rise on Sheridan Road in the East Lakeview neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2011

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Girl, 4, Falls From Window In North Lawndale

A 4-year-old girl is in critical condition after falling out a window in the North Lawndale neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2011

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Workers Fall Into Hole At Water Reclamation Plant

Two workers are in the hospital after falling into a hole this morning at the Water Reclamation plant on the city’s Far South Side.

CBS Chicago–04/21/2011

The office of the Fire Marshall tapes up the elevator at the Plaza Hotel in Joliet; on Sunday a 2-year-old boy fell down the elevator shaft. (Credit: Michael R. Schmidt~Sun-Times Media)

Inspector: Boy Shouldn’t Have Accessed Elevator Switch

New information is out about a recent incident in which a 2-year-old boy fell down an elevator shaft in a Joliet hotel, resulting in serious injuries.

CBS Chicago–02/01/2011

The office of the Fire Marshall tapes up the elevator at the Plaza Hotel in Joliet; on Sunday a 2-year-old boy fell down the elevator shaft. (Credit: Michael R. Schmidt~Sun-Times Media)

Boy Critical After Fall Down Elevator Shaft

Questions remain Monday morning after a 2-year-old boy was severely injured when he fell down an elevator shaft at a Joliet hotel.

CBS 2–01/23/2011

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Man Falls Onto Blue Line Tracks

A man was hospitalized early this morning, after accidentally falling onto the ‘L’ tracks in the middle of the Eisenhower Expressway.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2011

Man Falls On Tracks, Delays CTA Trains

The CTA Red, Purple and Yellow lines were delayed Tuesday morning after a man fell onto the tracks at the Howard terminal.


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Family, Friends Baffled Over Man’s Fatal Fall At Soldier Field

Authorities still don’t know how Stuart Haverty, 23, ended up falling to his death during Sunday’s Bears game.



Best Seasonal Drinks In Chicago

Stay warm this Fall with some of Chicago’s best seasonal drinks. Enjoy specialty ciders, seasonal beers, or a pumpkin martini. Crust 2056 W Division St. Chicago, IL Fall specials: Maple Walnut Cordial – $7 Samuel […]


5 Must Do Halloween Activities With Kids

5 Must Do Halloween Activities With Kids

Halloween isn’t just a day anymore. For kids, it is a month-long celebration. Local Halloween events and activities are already well underway. Yes, that means you need to have the Halloween costumes finalized soon! Grab […]


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Best Place To Get Apple Cider

As the cold Chicago months approach, it’s nice to know where you can stop and warm up with a hot cup of apple cider. Here’s a list of the best spots around to grab a […]


Best Places For Apple Picking Near Chicago

Best Places For Apple Picking Near Chicago

Apple picking is a great activity to help kick-off Fall. When you need a little outdoor reprieve, these apple orchards below are the best in the area. County Line Orchard Apples 200 S. County Line […]