Did you ever dream of running away and joining circus? Thirty people in Chicago tried to make that dream come true on Wednesday.
The northern tier of Grant Park will soon be getting a major makeover, and a new name in honor of late Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley.
The decision by U.S. Anti-Doping Agency to come down hard against Lance Armstrong could have a wide-ranging effect on other sports beyond cycling, given that drug testing efforts have been stepped up across the board.
A former cable company co-worker of Drew Peterson’s was on the witness stand in Peterson’s trial Wednesday morning, testifying about a request to hire a hitman.
Jurors in Christopher Vaughn’s family murder trial were shown graphic photos of the defendant’s dead wife and three children, and prosecutors claimed Vaughn planned the murders as part of an “exit scenario” to get away from a troubled marriage and start a new life in the Canadian wilderness.
The western suburb of Winfield is considering an unusual step to save money.
Gov. Pat Quinn is calling for a federal investigation of Chicago-based Megabus.
With unemployment running north of eight percent, one rather unconventional employer says it has openings for the right people.
The state’s largest public employee union has won a short-term victory, with the state agreeing to temporarily stop moving inmates from prisons scheduled to close.
An Elgin couple is claiming they suffered injuries at this past weekend’s Lollapalooza festival.
Civil rights history is on display at the Chase Center downtown this week, with an interactive, traveling exhibit profiling the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The Chicago Housing Authority is taking applications to get on its wait list for sites in three adjacent areas of the city.
A man suspected in a Northwest Side mugging early Monday morning is behind bars, after police say his victim put up a good fight.
CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. (CBS) — An electronic billboard proposed to be built just outside Crystal Lake has city leaders so vexed, they’ve increased the size of the city. As WBBM Newsradio’s John Waelti reports, the […]
A Logan Square neighborhood pastor used the controversy over a proposal to build a new Chick-Fil-A restaurant in Chicago as part of his sermon Sunday, asking those opposed to the new franchise to reverse course.
The police officer who saved a toddler’s life yesterday is telling his story.
A red-faced driver got an unplanned dunk with her car in a Schaumburg pond on Wednesday afternoon.
The Massachusetts woman accused of stalking Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein will be allowed to leave the state for mental health treatment.
Thousands streamed into Grant Park for the final day of this year’s Taste of Chicago on Sunday, and the festival’s manager said she’s confident changes this year — including a shorter schedule, but new attractions — have made it a success.
Homes are being sought for 23 Persian cats found in squalid conditions in Highland Park last month.