In the wake of a new study questioning the safety claims the city has used to justify its red light camera system, mayoral challenger Bob Fioretti on Monday said it’s time to take down every red light camera in Chicago.
Former alderman Bernard Stone has died at the age of 87. Stone represented the 50th Ward in the West Rogers Park neighborhood for nearly 40 years, serving from 1973 to 2011.
Walter Willis, executive director of the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County, says last year SWALCO took in almost 4 million pounds of discarded TVs, computers and monitors.
City officials have unveiled a Chinese developer’s plans for an 88-story hotel and condo skyscraper, designed by Chicago architect Jeanne Gang,
While Cuban Cigars are an icon in the smoking world, new relations with Cuba will apparently not turn that world upside down, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
The people who knew the late Judy Baar Topinka best were gathering Wednesday to share stories and celebrate her life, a week after the longtime Illinois politician died of complications from a stroke.
Lake County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor said it’s vital for the county to find a way to restore funding for the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County, lest unused electronics hasten the end of two already overburdened landfills.
A forensic investigator says he doubts a high powered legal team will be able to stop news outlets from publishing embarrassing Sony emails which have been leaked by unknown hackers.
If you’re feeling a little giddy when it’s time to refuel, you’re not alone, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Chicago’s Agricultural High School is getting a new horse barn, thanks to a teacher’s essay and her students’ diligence in stuffing the social media ballot box, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Dr. Amara Enyia, a community activist who was one of the first candidates to announce a bid to unseat Mayor Rahm Emanuel has dropped out of the race, and thrown her support behind Ald. Bob Fioretti.
An activist coalition is claiming victory now that the University of Chicago Medical Center plans to expand trauma care up to cover 16-and-17 year-olds.
No longer the tallest building in Chicago, the Auditorium Theatre is now certainly one of the most durable and is celebrating its 125th anniversary Tuesday, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Corporate dollars are hitting the streets for hundreds of young people getting a hand back onto the straight and narrow, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Former Illinois State Rep. Keith Farnham pleaded guilty to child pornography charges on Friday, after reaching a plea agreement with federal prosecutors.
Ald. James Balcer (11th), a Vietnam veteran, joined Ald. Edward Burke (14th) at O’Hare International Airport on Thursday to unveil ceremonial caissons decorated with the American flag, and displaying the insignia of all five military branches.
A study from the University of Chicago and the University of Pennsylvania has found summer job and mentoring programs for disadvantaged youths in Chicago reduced violent crime arrests by nearly half over a 16-month period.
Residents of Libertyville and Grayslake will see some daytime fireworks all this week, as North Shore Gas burns off excess propane gas, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Police in west suburban Aurora were warning car owners not to leave running cars unattended to warm them up before driving.
A pair of immigrant mothers trying to keep their families together visited the Thompson Center on Monday, hoping for an audience with Gov. Pat Quinn – or, better yet, a pardon for their husbands.