For Arbor Day, the city of Chicago has embarked on a tree-planting frenzy.
Experts say the lack of snow — coming off of an extremely dry summer — is literally stressing trees out. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.
Have you seen them yet? Some trees and shrubs in the Chicago area have been changing colors, a month before the official start of autumn. We got to wondering if this is an early sign of fall, or a sign of trouble.
The city of Highland Park has a warning for its homeowners: you can’t just lop off the tops of trees — even if they’re on your property.
With most of Illinois having been classified as being in severe drought, it’s not only farmers who are suffering. Plenty of homeowners have seen their prized plants shriveling, and their trees shedding leaves.
Chicago’s hot, dry weather already has some trees and shrubs showing fall colors at the Morton Arboretum.
Starting Friday, big, green tags will be appearing on trees throughout downtown, as part of an effort in this week before Arbor Day to remind people of the benefits of trees.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Having summer suddenly make an appearance in mid-March is causing an ugly dark side for some people. Because of the heat wave, plants are budding early and causing “dangerously high” tree pollen […]
It’s hard to believe spring doesn’t even start until Tuesday, but already flowers are blooming, and trees are budding.
The decorative iron grates at the base of trees in the city are heavy — up to 175 pounds – and they’re in plain view. But that’s not stopping thieves. CBS 2′s Kristyn Hartman reports.
CBS 2′s Dave Savini investigated the lack of proper tree inspections that is being blamed for causing deaths and injuries to people on roadways, walking paths and even at a golf course.
The Morton Arboretum is a true treasure of nature, located right here in the western suburbs. While staying true to its mission of planting and conserving trees, the internationally acclaimed arboretum offers learning opportunities for all ages…
Some trees have stayed green longer than usual this year because of the warm weather we have had, but that will change soon.
A driver was injured Wednesday morning after crashing into the barrier wall on the outbound Edens Expressway.
Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon says reforestation of 40 north suburban acres will pay big dividends for area residents in terms of cleaner air, cleaner water and wildlife habitat.
The Fourth of July is the biggest grilling day of the year, and many will flock to the lakefront and Chicago area parks to enjoy a few burgers, hot dogs and anything else some hot coals can turn into a meal.
A 2-1/2 year audit, timed to coincide with Arbor Day, found that the City of Chicago may have lost nearly $500,000 by failing to track which of its newly-planted trees were ailing, and seeking replacements.
A tempestuous relationship between two north suburban neighbors that has reportedly spanned a quarter of a century led to a disorderly-conduct charge.
- Man Charged With Videotaping Women In Hospital WashroomA poorly secured cell phone in a west suburban hospital washroom that a man had allegedly set up to secretly videotape women in the toilet area was discovered by a woman when the phone fell to the washroom floor on Friday. She alerted police, who then arrested and charged a 49-year-old Franklin Park man with unlawful videotaping.156
- Young Man Shot Outside Old Orchard Shopping CenterA young man was wounded in a shooting in north suburban Skokie Friday night, outside the Old Orchard Shopping Center.227
- 3 Dead, 8 Shot In Citywide ViolenceThree men were killed and at least eight other people were wounded in violence around the city since Friday night.161
- Orange Line Service Resumes After Train-Pedestrian IncidentCTA commuters were temporarily stymied on the Orange Line during the Friday rush hour after a train fatally struck a man on the tracks.401
- Illinois Senate Passes Medical Marijuana LegislationIllinois Gov. Pat Quinn must decide if he will sign a measure allowing the use of marijuana for medical purposes after the state Senate approved legislation on Friday.1238
- Teen Fatally Stabbed In Fight Outside Suburban Grocery StoreRomeoville police say a 17-year-old boy and a 22-year-old man got into a fight in the parking lot outside the Jewel-Osco on Weber Road.432
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