A Chicago area pastry chef is showing his pride in the Blackhawks through chocolate, and lots of it.
The AMA’s move means 90 million Americans who are considered obese now are classified as having a medical condition that requires treatment. It also puts more pressure on insurance companies to cover the costs of treatment for obesity.
First, Millennium Park had The Bean. Now it also has “the screen.”
Think you’re the Blackhawks’ most loyal fan? You’ve probably got nothing on a guy from Skokie who’s been to more than 2,100 consecutive home games.
The lawyer for six men who accused a prominent Jesuit priest of sexually abusing them as children, said the approximately $3 million settlement for each victim is a small measure of justice in the case.
They say no one’s perfect, but one school in the far southwestern suburbs has not just one, but two students who have achieved perfection in one area.
Strangers have been coming together to provide a funeral for a newborn baby boy, whose body was found inside a cooler at a suburban recycling plant last week.
Myron Freedman died Wednesday at the age of 95. A short time later, a fire broke out in the storeroom of Myron & Phil’s, the steakhouse and seafood restaurant he and his brother founded 43 years ago.
A suburban woman is using her family’s tragedy to lobby Congress for tougher regulation of the trucking industry.
More than 100 women are getting a second chance at becoming Chicago firefighters, after the city settled a lawsuit with them over the weekend.
Landmarks Illinois’ “Endangered Places 2013” list includes a variety of structures, including the Gage House, a pre-Civil War home built by one of Winnetka’s earliest settlers, and the Mineola Hotel in Fox Lake, which once served as a hangout for Al Capone.
If you think your one vote doesn’t matter, just take a look at some of this week’s election results.
Members of the Chicago Metro Chorus gave a command performance at City Hall in observance of Barbershop Harmony Week.
Voters in northwest suburban Des Plaines have elected 26-year-old Matt Gogusz as their next mayor, the youngest person ever to serve in their city’s highest elected position.
A letter that went out to some people in the southwest suburbs ahead of today’s elections has sparked outrage from local residents and officials.
U.S. Army Spc. Alfredo Fuentes’ six children had no idea he was coming home.
Some men, dressed as women, have been hitting fancy Gold Coast stores – not to shop, but, to shoplift.
After a more than 13-year struggle with the complications of paralysis suffered during a high school football practice, a young man from the northwest suburbs has died.
For 50 years, Stuart Grannen has traveled the world, looking for unique antiques. “It’s a treasure hunt every single day,” he said.
The governor’s brother, John Quinn, will remain on the faculty as a social studies teacher. He’s been at the Catholic high school in Oak Park for more than 30 years, and won a Golden Apple Award in 1992. Both brothers are alums of the school.