A baby aardvark is the newest resident of Brookfield Zoo.
A new restaurant opened recently in a long-vacant space that once housed the popular Gandhi India on Devon Avenue. But in St. Charles, a famed steakhouse has gone dark after 38 years.
The Art Institute of Chicago plans to expand its volunteer docent corps to give tours to more school groups in the future.
Half of the nation’s 10 most expensive restaurants are in Chicago.
A former teacher is suing Chicago Public schools claiming he was fired over his memoir.
A man escaped from police after being arrested for a drunken disturbance last week in Gary, Ind., but he wasn’t on the lam for long.
It turns out some fans got a little out of hand during the Christmas Day Bears-Packers game.
Citing safety concerns, a new lawsuit seeks to prevent Children’s Memorial Hospital from opening its long-planned heliport atop its new home in Streeterville.
A group of Chicago Public Schools teachers have made suggestions on ways to best use the extra 90 minutes being added to each school day starting next year.
A misunderstanding has led to an earlier-than-planned implementation of a telecommunications tax in Channahon.
Joliet Junior College is reducing costs by cutting its long-standing football program. The move will save the college about half a million dollars a year.
Northfield-based Kraft Foods reportedly the latest company looking for a incentives from the State of Illinois.
The final section of the Jane Addams Tollway rehab project is scheduled to end this weekend.
An experiment at the Harold Washington Library Center could change the way your neighborhood library looks in the future.
An outpouring of public donations has paid for the cremation of a homeless Vietnam-era veteran who was killed in downtown Elgin.
The police department in Park Ridge is trying to straighten out its record with Google.
Texting can have it’s advantages, but a recent survey shows most cell phone users like to hear from people on the phone.
A supervisor is accused of using a veterans’ cemetery in southeast Wisconsin as a dumping ground.
The local man who was the original winner on “The Apprentice” plans to open a new restaurant in Chicago.
Southwest suburban Tinley Park could be wall-to-wall Republican for a few days next summer.