The Emanuel Administration’s crackdown on scofflaws within the ranks of its own employees seems to be paying off.
Communities across the Chicago area are planning parades and ceremonies today to mark Veterans Day.
The Mayor of Willowbrook is adding his voice to a growing number of suburban leaders who are less than happy with Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposal for a dramatic increase in suburban water rates.
It’s not just Chicagoans who would get socked with larger water bills, under Mayor Emanuel’s proposed city budget. Residents of 125 suburbs that purchase water from Chicago would also see their bills double over the next four years.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has a plan to recover almost $15 million owed by some suburbs for unpaid water services provided by the City of Chicago.
The Greater Chicago Food Depository has, for the first time, done a neighborhood-by-neighborhood breakdown of hunger in the Chicago area.
Eight men were killed in acts of violence throughout the city and suburbs over the weekend, with two of dead men victims of an especially violent weekend in near west suburban Maywood.
Here is the area storm report from the National Weather Service and reports from suburban officials.
One suburban couple describes how a man claiming to be a new neighbor coaxed them from their house while someone cleaned out their valuables. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Despite the unofficial pledge to deliver mail in snow, rain, heat and gloom of night, the U.S. Postal Service is being hammered today by power outages.
The Cook County sheriff’s office is warning of a scam targeting elderly men in the suburbs, using middle-aged women to seduce them.
Officials in a Twin Cities suburb said Tuesday they have reached an agreement with the Minnesota Vikings to lure the NFL team away from their longtime home in Minneapolis with a retractable-roof stadium built on a Superfund site.
In suburban elections, there were a number of upsets and incumbents getting the heave-ho.
When suburban voters head to the polls tomorrow many will have a decision to make between the old and the new.
Election officials in Chicago and the suburbs say they are seeing encouraging numbers in the people participating in early voting now underway.
The chaos in Libya has caused oil prices to skyrocket. The average price of gas in Chicago on Wednesday was $3.39 a gallon. In Illinois, the average was $3.30.
Borders Books filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection today, and will be closing five stores in the city of Chicago and three more in the suburbs.
Excitement over Chicago elections next week has a number of suburban voters wondering when it’s their turn to go to the polls. It won’t be for a while for most suburbs.
A growing number of suburban communities are trying to take advantage of deregulation in the electricity industry, which they say can save thousands on utility bills.
The Canadian National Railway has now reached deals with 26 of 33 suburban communities that have been impacted by its acquisition of tracks formerly belonging to the EJ&E Railway.