As you approach the front door of City Service Taxi at Peterson and Rockwell, you see the front windows are plastered with security camera stills of a woman who stole some flowering plants from outside.
A South Side alderman calls it a “cancer” on his community: An anti-government group illegally moving into homes in foreclosure, and now two of the four men charged have been arrested.
Some residents in Lakeview have launched a petition drive to do away with the new Lincoln Hub, a so-called “placemaking” installation at the six-corner intersection of Lincoln, Southport, and Wellington avenues.
As the nation prepares for the Independence Day holiday, Honor Flight Chicago will be taking another group of World War II veterans to Washington, D.C. Tuesday to see the memorial that honors them.
The Edgewater Historical Society was founded in 1988.
The timing of the U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide couldn’t have come at a better time for Chicago’s gay community, which is celebrating Pride Weekend.
The North Siders have not had fireworks at Wrigley Field. Until now, that is, says Cubs spokesman Julian Green.
Volo Auto Museum Will Continue To Display Confederate Flag Emblazoned General Lee Car From Dukes Of Hazzard
There is more fallout in the Confederate flag debate: Warner Brothers says it will no longer license “Dukes of Hazzard” toys featuring the General Lee – the 1969 Dodge Charger with a Confederate flag on top.
Taste of Chicago opens in two weeks – and today at Daley Plaza, the downtown lunchtime crowd got a preview.
A grocery store has its grand opening today in one of the Chicago area’s starkest examples of a food desert.
For the first time in memory, the underpass leading to Oak Street Beach is plastered with billboards and not everybody is pleased to see them as part of the lakefront panorama.
With a major payment deadline just over a week away, Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Springfield has to help Chicago work out its public school budget problems, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.
Every time Melissa Pacheco leaves her apartment, her teenage sons must carry her down three flights of stairs.
Albert Tyson, an elder at St. Stephen African Methodist Episcopal Church, knew Rev. Clementa Pinckney, the pastor of Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, and said he had a meteoric rise, both in religion and in politics.
CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports there’s one sector apparently booming again: manufacturing.
Almost 500 seniors graduated from Lake Zurich High School this year. One student who planned to go through graduation on May 31, Erin Adams, could not, as it turned out.
Chicago artist Thomas Allen Pauly was at Belmont Park last Saturday, when American Pharoah won the Belmont Stakes by five and a half lengths, to win the first Triple Crown of thoroughbred racing since 1978.
Teachers and their supporters held a rally at the Thompson Center before moving to the streets downtown.
A woman has filed a federal lawsuit against the Chicago Public Schools and Chicago Board of Education, claiming school officials failed to protect her son, after learning the kindergartener was being sexually abused by a classmate.
A man who keeps a 42-foot boat at Diversey Harbor says he was shocked after he drove in from Michigan early this morning – and found that somebody had been staying on his boat and had trashed it.