The second phase of Chicago’s mayoral campaign is underway with the two sides battling it out over the proposed Obama Presidential Library.
After suffering an embarrassing setback in his bid for a second term, Mayor Rahm Emanuel faces six more weeks of campaigning, in a head-to-head battle with Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia.
It happened at about 8 p.m. when two males walked into the Jared jewelry store in Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
One of the treasures of Cook County, the Cook County Forest Preserve District, celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. On Wednesday, county commissioners paid tribute to the district’s founders.
A day ahead of the federal holiday in his name, parishioners at St. Sabina Church celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Sunday.
Federal regulators are being told that oil has been seeping into Lake Michigan from a Michigan nuclear power plant for more than two months, reports WBBM’s John Waelti.
Governor Quinn has added three more names to his clemency list, men convicted of what were then crimes more than 170 years ago.
The centerpiece of what will be known as Big Marsh Eco-Park will be a 45-acre mountain bike park; including a single-track trail, a dual slalom course, a dirt jump trail, a pump track, a cyclocross course, a short-track course, a gravity flow trail, a slope-style course, and a bicycle skills area.
The Bike To Work Rally is the culmination of Chicago Bike Week, a weeklong series of activities to promote bicycle commuting.
The search continues for a Lake Villa man missing for more than 2 weeks.
Illinois State Police have launched an investigation into why police in Park Forest shot a 95-year-old man with a bean bag round, leading to the man’s death.
It’s the first hall of fame – at least on a national scale – to recognize LGBT athletes and their supporters.
Claiming the move to close 49 elementary schools won’t save any money, opponents of the Emanuel administration’s plans protested outside CPS headquarters on Monday, asking state leaders to step in.
A new study commissioned by the University of Chicago paints a disappointing picture of technology use among public school students in Chicago.
“It’s perfect pothole growing season, as we like to say around here,” Chicago Department of Transportation spokesman Pete Scales said.
Music fans wasted no time Tuesday morning snapping up early-bird specials for this year’s Lollapalooza music festival.
Chicago’s oldest pet store has decided to make some big changes.
It’s being hailed as one of the most workable solutions to the state’s $95 billion dollar pension mess, and it could get a vote this week.
One by one they were called out, 14 firefighters, all of them women. During this, women’s History Month, State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka homered them for climbing the ranks.
As the bagpipes, marching bands and fire trucks rolled down Western Avenue, the biggest crowds were near the start of the route at 103rd and Western.