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.
Indiana is the latest state to ban indoor public smoking, starting this week.
Police officers and their families held a Father’s Day memorial service on Sunday at a park dedicated to fallen officers.
HWith state lawmakers in cost-cutting mode, police departments across the state could feel the effects.
A bill that would create five new casinos in Illinois will likely land on Gov. Pat Quinn’s desk by the end of the month.
A little common-sense and a golden tongue got one Northwestern University student out of a robbery situation over the weekend.
Northwest suburban Hoffman Estates could soon be the home of a new veterans’ museum.
A former chief of staff for deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich will report to jail next week.