Residents and owners of older high rises in Chicago were racing against the clock to fight a proposed state mandate that they say would force many residents to move.
It was pay up time at the Greater Chicago Food Depository as Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick returned to his hometown to settle his wager with Illinois Governor Pat Quinn.
Outside the Holiday Inn in Skokie Friday, hundreds lined up around the hotel and into the back parking lot for a chance to be an extra in “Transformers 4.”
For 26-year-old Anel Bajtarevic a trip to the grocery store on June 17 changed his life forever.
It might appear to be your average packaging company on Chicago’s North side, but its employees make the Anixter center different from the others.
An unusually cool start to the summer season has been hampering attendance at some local swimming pools.
Singer Tim McGraw stopped by as part of Operation Homefront, a program that awards mortgage-free homes to wounded warriors and members of the armed forces.
Clinton Shepherd hopes to get into the Guinness World Records book by riding the Ferris Wheel for two days. WBBM Newsradio’s Lisa Fielding reports.
More than a day after many city streets were flooded from heavy rain, Mayor Rahm Emanuel made his first tour of the Albany Park neighborhood, the area hardest hit in Chicago.
One day after a group of clergy came together to support same-sex marriage in Illinois, Cardinal Francis George and 10 other Chicago area religious leaders spoke out against the legalization of gay marriage.
Every spring, Linda Estrada with the Animal Welfare League says the agency starts seeing rabbits and chicks — Easter animals that people realize they just cannot take care of.
For Lynn Sapp, ice cream is the family business.
Sean O’Brien says he’s humbled by the honor and surprised by all the hype.
It’s a fascinating mystery, with more questions than answers. Authorities have been trying to determine who poisoned a man who died days after winning a $1 million jackpot in a lottery instant game.
Last Friday, the theater debuted it’s new digital equipment and new sound system.
Chicago Department of Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein said the mile-long two-way protected bike lane on Dearborn Street, stretching from Wacker Drive to Polk Street, is the nation’s first protected bike lane through a central business district.
Powerball fever has been sweeping the nation, as the record jackpot climbed to $550 million on Wednesday.
As negotiations continued to end the days of fighting between Israel and Hamas on the Gaza strip, dueling rallies were held in downtown Chicago on Tuesday, by both pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian activists.
Hostess, the maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread, is going out of business, and customers have been rushing to local stores to grab their favorite fatty, sugary snacks before they’re gone.
An attorney for two local food truck owners said they plan to file a lawsuit against the city of Chicago, arguing a new food truck ordinance unfairly restricts where they may operate.