Some 17-Year Cicadas Emerging Early In Western SuburbsSeventeen-year cicadas are emerging in Chicago's western suburbs.
Suburban Restaurants Prepare For Partial ReopeningRestaurants that can and have suburban city hall support are expanding their outdoor footprints, hoping to make up for lucrative lost time.
Some Suburban Mayors Want Their Municipalities Reopened Before Gov. Pritzker's Set DateA growing number of mayors in Illinois have called for action that would reopen their towns and villages ahead of Gov. JB Pritzker’s current executive order timeline.
Lake County Authorities Report Rise Of Computer-Based ScamsAuthorities say there's been an increase in reports of computer-based scams in Chicago's suburbs.
Republicans Fretting Over The Democratic Money Advantage In MidtermsThe advantage has boosted Democrats in key House races in a variety of races, like Andy Kim in Central New Jersey, Jared Golden in Northern Maine, and Sean Casten in the Chicago suburbs, all of whom raised over $2 million in their races.
Increase In Suburban Car TheftsCar thefts in some Chicago suburbs have been on the rise with reports made in Aurora, Naperville and Burr Ridge. In the last few weeks, each incident a car has been taken from the driveway of an owner’s home and police later recovered it somewhere in Chicago.
4th Of July Fests & Fireworks In The SuburbsYou 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.)
Hundreds Of Suburban Voting Precincts CutCook County Commissioners signed off on Clerk David Orr’s plan to slash 264 voter precincts in the suburbs, a move that not only saves $1 million but reflects a sign of the times, his staff says.
Members Of Bloods Street Gang Found In Chicago AreaThe Bloods street gang has never had a presence in the Chicago area. That’s changing.