Lake County health officials are reaching out to thousands of households in the northern suburbs in order to piece together a profile of the community’s health, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
The first week of school at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign included a crash course in vaccinations, as health officials struggle to contain a growing mumps outbreak.
The latest annual study finds traffic has recovered completely since the economy tanked in 2008, and five of the 20 most congested roads in the U.S. are in the Chicago area.
Broadway in Chicago hosts its annual free concert in Millennium Park on Monday night, and one of the musicals that will be showcased has never been seen anywhere before.
Parents and community leaders on the South Side have taken a drastic step as they promote their vision for the future of a Washington Park neighborhood school that closed at the end of last school year.
A southwest suburban school district likely will close one of its four schools at the end of the upcoming school year, after falling far short of enrollment expectations.
The university is trying to stop an outbreak that sickened dozens of students this summer.
Twenty-five years is just a drop in the bucket for a 65-million-year-old fossil, but it’s still a big milestone for the Field Museum, which is celebrating what it calls “unearth day” for Sue the T-Rex.
The Adler Planetarium is offering front row seats to watch the Perseid meteor shower Wednesday night.
Though gas prices have been plummeting nationally, drivers in the Chicago area suddenly have seen a major bump at the pump.
Gas prices normally spike during the summer driving season, but this year they have been plummeting.
The Chicago Public Schools were sending out layoff notices to nearly 500 teachers, as district officials outlined the district’s budget plan for next school year.
Retired FBI agent Zack Shelton collaborated with investigative reporter and playwright Hillel Levin on “Assassination Theater,” a new play that makes the case that the late Chicago crime boss Tony Accardo and some of his fellow mobsters were behind the killing of the president.
Parents of special-needs children in Illinois will soon get some relief from the financial burden of the care their kids require.
Starting today, Chicago’s most famous statues will talk to you. More than 30 of the city’s most famous statues and sculptures will tell their stories, with the help of celebrity voices.
Workplace expert John Challenger – CEO of outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas – said Silicon Valley companies like Netflix are competing against each other for the best and brightest employees, so they’re raising the stakes.
As colleges gear up for a new school year, the Cook County Sheriff’s office is offering them guidance on how to deal with cases of rape on campus, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
Two thousand rare Barbie dolls, from the estate of a Zion woman, are up for auction, starting today, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
Friday marks 30 years since one of the biggest fires in Chicago-area history.
Over the years, College of Lake County sociologists John and Maria Tenuto have been doing a scholarly study of all things “Star Trek.”