Officials in several west and northwest suburbs have declared various states of emergency or disaster Thursday morning, urging residents not to travel and others not to venture in because of flooding, road closures and stressed emergency resources.
The brazen robber has struck 11 in exactly one month, getting a few hundred dollars each time. CBS 2′s Marissa Bailey reports.
A new analysis shows that Chicago-area railroad crossings remain dangerous.
A new report says heroin deaths in Lake and Will Counties have doubled over the last six years.
Five men have been wounded — four fatally — in shootings in south and west suburbs this weekend. Two of the shootings happened in south suburban Harvey and another involved an off-duty Chicago police officer in west suburban Maywood.
For the second time in five days, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is announcing that he’s lured an employer from the suburbs to the city.
U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) says Motorola Mobility’s decision to relocate to Chicago from Libertyville is another example of Mayor Rahm Emanuel raiding the suburbs to help city.
A new report says many suburbs are transit-friendly – that is, hospitable for those who are not traveling with a car.
Law enforcement officials say the Chicago area is among many regions of the U.S. where the heroin problem seems to getting worse among school age youngsters.
You can’t have a Fourth of July without fireworks. Fortunately, Navy Pier isn’t the only place to go to watch them. Many of the Chicago suburbs are also hosting their own displays, many accompanied by food fests and as they say, “fun for the whole family.” (Except that 13-year-old who thinks everything is uncool, including fireworks.)
Political corruption does not stop at Chicago city limits. A political analyst and former alderman is calling attention to corruption in the suburbs.
Because of the hot weather and dry conditions, several suburbs have implemented water restrictions.
Looking for some great Rum drinks? Maybe at a tiki bar or two? Don’t worry, the near ‘burbs are chock full of funky fun nooks to sing Mele Kalikimaka while you slug Singapore Slings.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel is asking parents think twice about moving off to the suburbs for the sake of their kids’ education. In an interview with the Chicago Sun-Times, the mayor said, “You […]
Snowfall totals, reported to the National Weather Service, at 10 a.m. on February 24, 2012
Some suburbanites are feeling the pain of decreasing property values and increased taxes.
Do red-light cameras prevent accidents or just generate money for city governments? 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports.
Just as Jeanne Gang changed high-rise facades with the wavy blue Aqua tower balconies downtown, she’d also like to change the face of suburbs – and decided to start with Cicero.
Here are some snowfall totals for Chicagoland, January 12, 2012.
Gas prices in Illinois and Indiana remain basically unchanged in November from a month ago, due largely to increasing oil prices and a fluctuating global economy, the AAA reported Monday.