Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer and an opportunity for candidates for Illinois governor to get their campaigns in gear.
The Labor Day weekend kicked off Friday with immensely powerful thunderstorms that felled trees and power lines, temporarily halted some commuter rail lines and brought the threat of flooding to the Chicago region.
Celebrating the Labor Day holiday has just begun, and many can’t wait to soak in the sun. Retailers are hoping for rain, CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports
About 2 million people are expected to hit the road for the Labor Day weekend, and in the Chicago area, they’ll be getting a big break on gas prices compared to last year, even though prices made their predictable holiday spike this week.
Experts say the upcoming holiday could be the busiest Labor Day weekend for travel since the start of the recession in 2008.
With autumn around the corner many people are desperately clutching to the remaining days of summer. Take some time to indulge in these five summer activities to ease the seasonal transition.
Weatherproofing your home or updating your decor can be a fun and easy do-it-yourself project before fall sets in. Here are a few options to inspire you to get creative.
Tuesday is the first day of school for many Chicago kids, and that means Monday was the day for last-minute school shopping, but parents were also looking ahead to a possible teachers strike starting in one week.
Mitt Romney’s economic plan basically says if you make $22.50 an hour with benefits, you make too much money; and if you make $22.5 million, then you pay too much in taxes.
Instead of getting rowdy at a demonstration or protest regarding the lack of jobs throughout the country, people can voice their discontent with the nation’s current unemployment rate on this Labor Day by simply placing an empty chair in their front yard.
Excessive heat on Friday will turn to soaking rains for the Chicago area, thanks to the leftovers of Hurricane Isaac.
Your Labor Day road trip may be more expensive than ever.
Jurors in the Drew Peterson murder trial will hear closing arguments after the Labor Day weekend and presumably begin deliberations soon after.
Labor Day means one more weekend of festivals, BBQs and all that is right with the Chicago weather. Here’s a weekend itinerary with fun ideas to get you started!
Illinois safety officials have a new Labor Day mantra, as they try to stem the state’s rising highway death toll.
Hurricane Isaac could affect the Labor Day holiday in the Chicago area with heavy rain.
After spending the day in labor at Loyola University Medical Center, Monica Aguirre’s prayers for a miracle were answered at last.
Labor Day is a day to honor the American worker, but at a time when the national unemployment rate is over 9 percent, this year’s holiday has a bit of a different feel.
For many out celebrating on Monday, the unexpectedly cold temperatures made this Labor Day seem much more like an official end to summer.
This Labor Day, opponents of a trade agreement with Pacific Rim countries protested what they see as another assault on labor, the environment and healthcare.