City Of Chicago Workers Allegedly Used Medical Leave To Party In The Caribbean, Take 'Booze Cruise'City of Chicago employees used family medical leave to take multiple Caribbean cruises, where they allegedly drank alcohol on a "booze cruise," went clubbing and toured tropical islands--according to the Inspector General's first quarterly report of 2019.
IL State Representative Wants To Prohibit TV Companies From Receiving Tax Credits If They Employ Jussie SmollettA local state representative wants to make sure movie and TV productions don't get any breaks from employing Jussie Smollett in Illinois.
Jussie Smollett's Legal Team Wants Case Sealed, Plan To File Motion For ExpungementJust a day after all the charges against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett were dropped, his legal team wants the case sealed. They plan to file a motion for expungement Wednesday.
Jussie Smollett: 'I Have Been Truthful And Consistent,' In First Comments After Charges DroppedAfter prosecutors dropped all charges against Jussie Smollett, the 'Empire" actor spoke to the media in the Leighton Criminal Courthouse.
$1.2 Billion Terminal 5 Expansion At O'Hare Breaks Ground TodayThe next step in a new and improved O’Hare Airport for the 21st century begins today.
Chicago Has Installed 100,000 New LED Lights And More Are ComingThe city has reached a new milestone in its plan to replace all its street lights with more energy-efficient LED bulbs.
Mother Files Lawsuit After Son And Friends Accidentally Drive Into Calumet RiverDemetrius Hendricks and Christopher Henderson died after driving into the Calumet River on Nov. 4 of last year during heavy rainfall.
Airbnb Brought $8.2 Million In Taxes To Chicago Last YearThe City of Chicago collected $8.2 million in tax revenue from local Airbnb hosts in 2018.
Chicago Crews Prepare To Patch Up Persistent Pothole Problems"It certainly doesn't do the pavement good to have these 50 degree temperature swings."
Lincoln Yards Plan Approved By Chicago Plan Commission Despite Opposition From Some Community GroupsA toned-down but still ambitious Lincoln Yards development plan--sans a 20,000-seat soccer stadium and large music venues--has earned the approval of 2nd Ward Ald. Brian Hopkins, but the $6 billion sprawling North Side proposal has yet to win over a coalition of community members trying to delay the city from giving it the green light.
DeafBlind Chicagoan Says City Lacks Winter-Weather Resources, Residents Can HelpFor Garfield Ridge resident Bryen M Yunashko, snowy weather conditions mean he may not be able to leave his house.
Future Of River North Bar Bottled Blonde Still UncertainLoud music, scantily-clad partygoers and piles of vomit often fill the sidewalks on the 500 block of North Wells in Chicago's River North neighborhood on Friday and Saturday nights.