From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.
New figures show October home foreclosures up nearly 20 percent in Illinois, compared with a year ago.
Temperatures dropped below freezing overnight in several parts of Chicagoland–ushering in a slightly earlier-than-normal end to the growing season.
Employers this month announced virtually the same number of job cuts as in October, according to the Challenger, Gray and Christmas monthly survey.
Illinois home foreclosure activity rose 9.7 percent in October compared to the previous month.
There is a glimmer of hope on the jobs front this Wednesday, as planned job cuts by businesses plummeted last month.
The Bears will take to the field at Wembley Stadium in London for a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in October, assuming the ongoing labor dispute doesn’t alter the NFL season.
Illinois’ unemployment rate fell to 9.8 percent in October as the state added another 8,000 jobs.
Total crime in Chicago was down 3.7 percent in October compared to last year during the same period, and property and violent index offenses similarly declined at 2 percent and 9.8 percent respectively, Chicago Police Superintendent Jody P. Weis announced on Sunday.
It was dry too in some areas of Illinois.
Watching the MLB playoffs the last two days makes me feel like the two teams in town (Cubs/White Sox) are just so far away from the level of play these eight teams are displaying right […]