Susan and Dennis Martinek have been married for 33 years.
They won’t play two, but the Cubs will pay tribute to the late Hall of Famer Ernie Banks on Opening Night, covering the entire bleacher section with photos of “Mr. Cub.”
The mayor of Aurora is calling for the resignation of an alderman – now that the mayor has discovered that alderman was arrested for shoplifting in 2013.
There’s an on-line petition drive to get the city of Chicago to reverse an ordinance approved last fall – and go back to holding stray animals for five days instead of just three.
Thirty thousand people signed up for what turned out to be a windy Shamrock Shuffle.
Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts was mum on the rooftop owners’ efforts to stop a 2,200-square-foot video board in right field.
The Illinois Attorney General is suing a Chicago area man who has been the leader of a violence prevention charity and the lawsuit claims he only spent 7 percent of the assets on violence prevention.
Eleonora Roach is fondly remembered by a co-worker, who thinks it’s a shame she had no one when to look after her when she died. WBBM’s Steve Miller reports.
The Illinois State Treasurer’s online auction has just brought in more than $90,000
A court hearing is set for Monday for a 36-year-old Chicago man accused in the death of a 2-year-old boy last summer, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.
A person was killed in a shooting early Sunday in south suburban Markham.
Not every Starbucks is into it. The manager of one downtown Starbucks says his location has opted out of the “Race Together” campaign encouraged by the company’s boss.
The dramatic drop in crime around four apartment buildings is over the past three years, says Bensenville Village President Frank Soto.
About 7:30 p.m., Sgt. Mike Dwyer was on-duty and driving west on Tri-State Tollway near the Halsted Street bridge in East Hazel Crest when he saw a man sitting on the bridge.
A south suburban man says a bank added insult to injury, after it mixed up his identity and then denied him the loan he wanted.
A 35-year-old Northwest Indiana pastor arrested at Midway Airport Monday for trying to carry a gun through security now says he feels terrible about the incident.
Allergy season is officially here and it may be worse than normal.
Chicago firefighters were on the scene of a 150-year-old church on the Near West Side after reports of a fire Sunday morning.
The head of a suburban-based animal protection group was trying to stop – or at least change – Will County’s deer culling program; and he said he took hidden camera video to back up his claim that it’s cruel and unnecessary.
Dennis McCay of Merrillville had been on probation for a Class D felony — neglect of a dependent. He fled Thursday.