Police and fire departments across suburban Cook County might be in line for some budget cuts, as huge pension problems loom, according to a report from a government watchdog.
It’s a safe place to charge your cellphone while you’re out. Dave Adams and a friend sketched out on a napkin an idea for what would become SafeCharge, essentially a locker for your phone, with battery chargers to accommodate any phone made in the last 16 years.
The group supports an ordinance that was introduced to the Chicago City Council this spring that calls for employers to give all workers — both full and part-time — at least five sick days a year.
Officials estimated power usage will be at its peak from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., so they want residents to turn up their thermostats a couple degrees, and avoid using other unnecessary appliances and electronics.
Some residents of a small community in McHenry County have begun gearing up to stop plans for a natural gas power plant in their village.
The food is gone; now all that’s left is the cleanup of Grant Park following the 34th annual Taste of Chicago.
Visitation services were held Sunday for Gary Police Officer Jeffrey Westerfield at the Genesis Convention Center. His funeral was scheduled for Monday morning at the convention center, followed by a procession to his burial service in Shererville.
If you were walking around Lincoln Park earlier this month and thought you heard someone shout something nice, you weren’t imagining things.
The couch versus the stadium; that’s the challenge facing many sports teams when trying to get more fans in the seats.
Joe Dittmar, formerly of Aurora, was on the 105th floor of the south tower on September 11, 2001.
Rene Valentin-Matos was ordered held without bond Thursday in the 2009 rape and murder of 12-year-old Jahmeshia Conner.
Students, teachers and families came together Saturday at a north suburban school to donate blood and register to be bone marrow donors.
Streamwood High School was on lockdown Friday as police investigated a gun at the school. Students were delayed about an hour in getting dismissed from school.
With less than a week to go in their efforts to raise $400,000, Our Lady of Victory Elementary School is rallying, says Principal Jennifer Hodge.
The brown Doberman, named Madison, slipped out of her harness while a volunteer was walking her ahead of a long car ride.
The crime outraged Mayor Emanuel and his police superintendent, Garry McCarthy, who vowed the department will solve the crime.
Social worker Ellen Rosendale suggests you prep your child by talking about what Santa looks like and what to expect.
A startup in north suburban Barrington has a shot at the big time, after making it as one of 20 finalists who will vie for a free Super Bowl ad.
Camille Paddock, a freshman at Huntley High School, shared her own story of standing up to bullies, in hope of saving lives.
(CBS) – U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and John McCain made a joint, harmonious appearance in Chicago on Monday and faulted U.S. intelligence for monitoring the German chancellor’s personal cell phone. Durbin, D-Illinois, and the Arizona […]