For the first time this year, the average price of gas in the Chicago area has climbed to more than $3 per gallon.
The demonstrators say the National Restaurant Association has been lobbying for years to thwart their efforts to organize and press for higher pay and benefits.
It’s a play that hangs on, and draws audiences no matter how often it’s produced. “Jersey Boys” is the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, their rise to fame and fortune, their fall, and their struggle back.
A teenager from Chicago is the winner of a nationwide video contest, aimed at promoting safe driving among teens, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
Police have a suspect in custody following an attempted sexual assault on the CTA Red Line.
Huntley High School sophomore Kyle Ockerlund thought the new bell that ran in the middle of his AP chemistry class was disruptive, so he designed an experiment.
A respected budget watchdog group has come out with a sharply critical analysis of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s fiscal plan for Illinois.
A beauty salon in the western suburbs cuts the ribbon tonight on a new program to help cancer patients look and feel their best, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
Governor Bruce Rauner says he’s doing his part to bring the Obama Library and the George Lucas Museum to Chicago, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
Unlike his predecessor, Gov. Bruce Rauner isn’t slamming the door on a proposed casino for Chicago. At the same time, Rauner has reservations about expanding casino gaming in Illinois.
For decades, the non-profit Merit School of Music in the West Loop has been training the most promising musical prodigies in the city.
Corey Ascolani, 34, and 26 other hikers became trapped in a valley in Langtang National Park, after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday, killing thousands, and triggering avalanches and landslides that blocked trails with debris.
For nearly two months, students at Maria Saucedo Elementary Scholastic Academy, 2850 W. 24th Blvd., have been eating cold lunches in their classrooms, after mice and roaches were discovered throughout the school’s kitchen facilities.
Northwestern University School of Law has launched a new program to ease the burden of student debt for graduates who can’t afford to pay off their loans.
Chicago woman whose son survived the earthquake and avalanche in Nepal, says she can’t wait for him to come home, but, WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger reports it looks as though that could take some time.
Leaders of Chicago’s Nepalese community are mobilizing to send help back to their homeland, after more than 3,500 people died in a magnitude 7.8 earthquake.
Hoping to lift any possible legal hurdles to building either Barack Obama’s presidential library or filmmaker George Lucas’ proposed museum on park property, Illinois lawmakers swiftly approved legislation to make sure the Emanuel administration has the authority critics claim it lacks.
A suburban fire chief says investigators are still working to determine the cause of an extra-alarm fire that destroyed a Barrington Hills mansion over the weekend, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
As a young woman from Chicago awaits a verdict from an Indonesian court in the killing of her mother, she’s moving to transfer part of her $1.3 million trust fund to her newborn daughter.
The smells of rain and fresh grass aren’t the only signs of spring. The strong aroma of skunk is frequently in the air.