The reward for surviving last winter’s frigid temperatures and record snowfall, several states are learning, is drastic price increases for road salt — in some cases, five times as expensive as last season.
With apologies to the Founding Fathers, one truth we hold to be self-evident is that Illinois is part of the Midwest. Right? Maybe not.
Just how many computers are still running Windows XP?
Even from space, the lights from Chicago are blinding.
When one looks at a photo like this, it makes one feel really, really small.
One of the most spectacular meteor showers of the year will be on display over the Midwest this weekend.
Jim Almdale says he was doing his nightly checks in a wooded area near Glencoe Beach last week when he saw a cougar walk onto the road. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.
More and more of these big cats are turning up in the Midwest, looking for forested habitat. CBS 2’s Bill Kurtis reports.
If you keep your eyes open wandering Chicagoland, you may see a solitary apple tree or lilac bush being swarmed by butterflies – dozens, possibly over a hundred butterflies at a time.
Retailers are working hard to keep weather radios in stock, after tornadoes devastated parts of downstate Illinois and other Midwest locations last week.
Residents of Harrisburg, Ill., are now trying to come to grips with the devastation of a massive EF-4 tornado that struck on Wednesday morning and killed six people.
The Dow Chemical Company is moving about 400 jobs to Chicago , Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday.
President Barack Obama was wrapping up an official White House listening tour through the Midwest on Wednesday.
Flooding in the Midwest this year has cost Amtrak in a big way.
With hundreds of thousands of people still without power from the storms on Monday, a timely consumer survey regarding utility companies ranks ComEd very low in terms of customer satisfaction.
A new study says a Midwest bullet train could cost more than $83 billion, but it would also run at a speed of 220 mph.
Residents of 10 Midwestern and Southern states took part in an earthquake drill called the Great Central U.S. Shakeout this morning.
In a new survey released last week, Forbes Magazine named Northwestern University the top undergraduate college in the Midwest. The University of Chicago came in second.