Vinny The Pit Bull Found Alive, Trapped In Trash Bags In Willow SpringsA male pit pull, found severely dehydrated in trash bags in Willow Springs, is recovering at South Suburban Humane Society.
2-Year Lobbying Effort Pays Off For BlagojevichFor nearly two years, the wife of disgraced former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich made Trump's own travails the centerpiece of the strategy to free her husband.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Hosts Summit, Kicking Off Bid To End Poverty In A Generation; 'We Must Start Now'Lightfoot said we can’t ignore the stark reality that too many Chicagoans worry about simply putting food on their table, keeping their homes warm in winter, or losing what little they have.
Brookfield Zoo To Host Winter Wine and Whiskey Fest This WeekendWith temperatures warming up this weekend take a break at the Brookfield Zoo's Winter Wine and Whiskey Fest. 
Chicago Weather: Bitter Cold Temperatures, Warmup AheadA warmup is on the way, right after Thursday's bitter cold temperatures. 
Warmer Weather Brings Surge In Cat PopulationChicago’s mild winter is having an impact on local cats.
Red Cross Helps 37 People Who Need Shelter After Waukegan Apartment FireAn apartment fire in north suburban Waukegan left 37 people out in the cold. 
You Paid For It: Popular Deck At Palmisano Park Prone To FloodingA massive park in Bridgeport built about 10 years ago has been a neighborhood favorite. So why is a popular deck the park unusable for days at a time, multiple times a year?
CTA Bus Strikes Fence, 5 Police VehiclesA CTA bus struck a fence and five police cars early Thursday morning. 
Man Robbed Of Canada Goose Jacket At Gunpoint In The LoopAnother Canada Goose coats was stolen right off the person wearing it.
Woman, 2 Daughters Leave Kankakee For Honduras After Partner Is DeportedAn Illinois mother decided to leave the country to stay with her partner and keep most of her family together – even though it has meant moving to the slums of Honduras.