Washington Ald. Tyler Gee said the weather means real reconstruction will be delayed for hundreds of families.
A Michigan man who claims he gave the FBI information on Osama bin Laden’s whereabouts has retained the services of a Chicago Law firm to help him get the $25 million reward offered by the federal government.
Frustrated and angry, a 19-year-old Chicago woman who had her almost-new $700 bicycle stolen this week has posted a very public note near the bike rack where the crime was committed.
“We found that eye contact was really important for perceptions of empathy, so physicians that made more eye contact with their patients tended to be rated as more likable and empathetic,” said assistant professor Enid Montague.
Gov. Quinn says the commission’s director, David Thomas, should step down because of a “gross failure to follow the law.”
Ellen Saracini’s husband, Victor, was the pilot of United Flight 175, which crashed into the South Tower of the World Trade Center on 9/11.
The markers, installed in 1999, are now missing huge hunks of stars, letters — even the centerpiece word “Theatre.”
What may be different about this year is a lot of kids showed evidence of head lice well before the start of school.
Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez has written a scathing letter to Gov. Pat Quinn, saying the state board that looks into police torture allegations has acted illegally.
A 20-year-old student was hit with a blow dart Tuesday night. And about an hour and a half later — and a few blocks away — a 35-year-old man was also hit with a blow dart.
In February, Nayembi suffered a facial injury. Lincolns Park Zoo temporarily cared for the gorilla.
About 15 employees of Whole Foods – and a few dozen supporters – demonstrated outside the Whole Foods store on Halsted Street in Lakeview on Wednesday, calling for better pay, and an end to what they believe is unfair policies.
A volunteer group of citizen crime fighters is calling the Magnificent Mile – a popular tourist destination in Chicago – the “Muggers’ Mile,” to spotlight robberies along Michigan Avenue.
An Illinois state representative has publicly raised the possibility that Chicago police officers might be the ones responsible for the unsolved murders of black youths in Chicago.
Business is on fire at air conditioning repair companies.
City officials say the Divvy bike-sharing program is going well after barely two weeks and there’s no plan to make helmets available for rent.
Deborah Gowder says she can’t escape the danger of being mugged while walking the streets of her Englewood neighborhood, a place where she says she was attacked decades ago.
There’s a good chance your backyard is full of fireflies this summer, which is a big change from last year.
City officials said they’re winning the war on rodents by laying more rat traps to keep them in check.
Ten years ago this month, 13 people died when two levels of porches full of party-goers collapsed in Lincoln Park. “I don’t remember hitting the ground,” survivor Natalie Brougham said.