One alderman is pushing the idea as a way to plug a city budget hole. CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross reports.
The Chicagoland area is the No. 1 corridor in the nation for the transport of hazardous materials like crude oil, ethanol and other flammable chemicals. And that leaves a lot of people worrying about the worst-case scenario, CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
Some runners have no problem lacing up their shoes and hitting the concrete, no matter where they are. Others, present company included, sometimes need some incentive… Like a beautiful running trail.
It’s time to dust off that record player and start playing vinyl again. Does your collection need a little refreshing? Check out these five Chicago area record stores.
If you thought Chicago’s 40 percent turnout on Tuesday was poor – and it was – pity the surrounding suburbs. The Cook County Clerk’s office said suburban turnout was only about 14 percent on Tuesday. McHenry County barely reached 11 percent. Lake County was little better at 11.25 percent.
By Heather Sadusky CHICAGO (CBS) — For many Millennials, suburbia is overrated. The picturesque neighborhood, cul-de-sacs, quaint mailboxes and lush front lawns do not depict reality. It’s a set we put ourselves into with the hopes […]
It’s not easy for P.J. Newberg to talk about her daughter Paula’s heroin addiction. But it’s her mission, and she spent Friday morning sharing her experience with Skokie police. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Dominick’s parent company Safeway Inc. pulled out of the Chicago market late last year.
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.