Dallas Wiens asks that people consider donating their faces, much like they might agree to donate their organs if they happen to die prematurely.
It has been nearly two years since the Cook County Sheriff’s Department allowed the owner of some local barber colleges to start a barber college in the jail.
When WBBM Newsradio’s Mike Krauser visited, a smiling Brodney Serrano was surrounded by family.
Olgi Freyre’s $700 bicycle was stolen in the middle of the day from a bike rack near Lincoln and Belmont avenues, outside the art supply store where she works.
Michael DiFoggio, 58, was found inside the office of his business in the 3200 block of South Shields Avenue, around 10 p.m. Tuesday, with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
Poor Flick’s tongue is going to be stuck to that flagpole forever. Sort of.
A 42-year-old undocumented Chicago resident is asking an immigration judge to allow him to stay here, claiming he’ll be killed by drug traffickers if he’s sent back to Mexico.
Some public housing residents who were displaced when their high-rise buildings were demolished on the South Side have been trying to pressure the Chicago Housing Authority to build replacement housing.
“Kids today will be the ones discovering and implementing the energy solutions of tomorrow,” Museum President David Mosena said. “It’s imperative to engage them in this vitally important topic.”
Lawyers for a man who has spent 31 years in prison for a rape he claims he did not commit have requested the case be moved out of Cook County, after the judge hearing the politically-charged case recused herself.
“Some of these families are going through the very most difficult periods of their lives, and to get a little respite, a little sense of joy with something they probably wouldn’t normally see – the Stanley Cup – it’s wonderful,” Ronald McDonald House CEO Doug Porter said.
A group of activists has launched a grassroots effort to recruit Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis to run against Mayor Rahm Emanuel in 2015.
The residents of a small Australian mountain town have gathered more than 90,000 signatures from people opposed to a McDonald’s restaurant, and planned to deliver them by hand to McDonald’s headquarters in Oak Brook on Tuesday.
Police from the state, the city and the suburbs say that starting Thursday more officers than ever before will be involved in a stepped-up effort to deal with drunk and distracted drivers heading into the Labor Day weekend.
A couple hundred fast food and retail workers chanted “we can’t survive on $8.25” as they rallied outside and inside the Rock N Roll McDonald’s in the River North neighborhood.
An Elgin man whose immune system has led to rejection after rejection after rejection of donor kidneys is about to go under the knife again, and this time, his doctor says, is going to be different.
The Black Star Project has more than 600 cities taking part in the effort to increase fathers’ involvement in their children’s education.
The suit alleges Jeremiah Rogers and his girlfriend were at the Walmart in Waukegan in January, when a man hit him with a wine bottle, but security guards failed to stop the attack after kicking the man out earlier.
Animal welfare workers are planning to remove a pair of dogs that were apparently abandoned by their owners and locked inside an empty house.
Rain was a problem for the three-day music festival for the previous two years, causing major damage to the grass at Grant Park.