Itasca

A plane arrives at O'Hare International Airport. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Noise Critic: FAA Understatement Of O’Hare Traffic Changes Was “Strategic”

Activists upset with the increased jet noise from the new runway configuration at O’Hare International Airport have said they believe the city and the FAA conspired to hide the impact of new flight patterns on homes and businesses along airport flight paths.

08/08/2014

A bagpiper plays his instrument during the Bag-Open International Pipeband Competition of the Scottish Festival in Xanten, western Germany. (Credit: PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Made In Chicago: Scottish Festival And Highland Games

It’s a taste of Scotland in suburban Chicago, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger as the 28th annual Scottish Festival and Highland Games get underway this month.

06/02/2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel  welcomes GoGo to Chicago. (Credit: Craig Dellimore)

Gogo Moving HQ From Itasca To Chicago

A company that provides in-flight Internet service is moving its headquarters to downtown Chicago from the suburbs. Mayor Emanuel couldn’t be more pleased, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

10/30/2013

Mayor Rahm Emanuel (right) tours Nokia's downtown offices in Chicago with Nokia vice president Ogi Redzic. (Credit: CBS)

Nokia Bringing 150 New Jobs To Chicago Offices

Nokia is beefing up its presence here in Chicago, bringing at least 150 new jobs to the city, with more to come down the line.

CBS Chicago–10/23/2012

Sarah Zelenka and Sara Hendershot of the United States prepare to compete in the Women's Pair Heats on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on July 28, 2012 in Windsor, England.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/ Getty Images)

Winning First Day For Illinois Athletes At London Olympics

Three athletes with ties to the Chicago-area qualified for the medal rounds of their respective sports on Saturday at the 2012 Olympics in London.

07/28/2012

A Chicago industrial worker. (CBS)

Vacant Industrial Space Being Snapped Up In Itasca

West suburban Itasca is patting itself on the forklift for a 20 percent decrease in vacant industrial space.

WBBM Newsradio–04/11/2012

JEWEL-OSCO

Jewel-Osco Parent Company To Cut 800 Jobs

The parent company of Jewel-Osco today announced plans to cut its workforce by 800, including about 20 jobs in the Chicago area.

02/07/2012

The rear windshield of a drug suspect's car was shot out during a police chase and shootout from Carpentersville to Itasca on Jan. 17, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Middle School Officials Not Pleased About Nearby Police Sting, Shootout

A police drug sting in the northwestern suburbs has riled up some parents of children who attend a school located near where the sting took place.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2012

The rear windshield of a drug suspect's car was shot out during a police chase and shootout from Carpentersville to Itasca on Jan. 17, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Drug Suspect Shot During Chase Through NW Burbs

A police chase that started in northwest suburban Carpentersville on Tuesday ended more than 20 miles away in Itasca when police shot the suspect.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2012

Two people were injured when a train hit this pickup truck in northwest suburban Itasca on July 3, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Two Injured When Pickup Hit By Train In Itasca

Two people were injured overnight when a train hit a pickup truck in northwest suburban Itasca.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2011

Eisenhower Fatal Accident

1 Killed In Eisenhower Crash

A young woman was killed early this morning on the Eisenhower Expressway.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2011