East Chicago Mayor Rails Against EPA Over Lead Contamination CleanupMayor Anthony Copeland accused the EPA of rushing him into making rapid decisions about the future use of land contaminated with lead.
Post-Rally Cleanup BeginsThe Chicago Park District will have its work cut out for it, following the Cubs rally that drew literally millions of fans Friday to Hutchinson Field in Grant Park.
City Continues With 'Blitz' Neighborhood CleanupsThe latest took place in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood. WBBM's Bob Roberts reports.
Students Clean Up Humboldt Park As Part Of Leadership ConferenceThe students are part of the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Foundation’s annual World Leadership Congress.
More Second City Shows Canceled As Repairs From Fire ContinueWith cleanup and repairs from last week’s fire proving more difficult than first expected, The Second City has moved or cancelled all its shows through September 20.
Palatine Library Officials Close The Book On BedbugsStaffers at the main library found two dead bedbugs on a table in an isolated room Wednesday night, according to library director Anthony Austin.
Hundreds Of Volunteers Swarm To Coal City To Assist In Recovery EffortA powerful tornado ripped through southwest suburban Coal City on Monday, leaving massive path of destruction in its path. Residents have been picking up the pieces ever since, and on Friday they were getting much needed help.
Coal City Spared The Worst Of Latest Storm As Cleanup ContinuesIt has been a tense 24 hours in tornado-ravaged Coal City, with residents bracing for another onslaught of rain Wednesday night and early Thursday. There were heavy downpours overnight, but not nearly as much as had been expected, allowing residents to breathe a small sigh of relief Thursday morning.
Coal City Organizing Volunteers For Tornado Cleanup EffortWith lots of cleanup ahead in Coal City, after Monday night’s tornado, a special volunteer effort has been planned for Friday.
Bears Players Lend A Hand In Tornado CleanupCBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports from northern Illinois, which was hit by tornadoes two weeks ago.
Recovery Efforts Continue After Thursday's TornadoNeighbors in Fairdale and Rochelle have been rallying together to pick up the pieces, and get through this difficult time, after Thursday's devastating tornado. Survivors and volunteers spent the entire weekend cleaning, but there’s still a lot of work left to do.
EPA Declares "World's Largest PCB Mess" At Waukegan Harbor CleanAfter nearly 30 years of legal wrangling and cleanup efforts, one of the most polluted sites on Lake Michigan has been declared safe.
Park Advocate: Lollapalooza Mess At Grant Park Not As Bad As Previous YearsGrant Park might look like a muddy mess in the wake of Lollapalooza, but the head of the non-profit that protects the city’s front yard said he’s not alarmed by how much damage was done this weekend, especially compared to the million-dollar mess three years ago.
Cleanup Begins After Taste Of Chicago Wraps UpThe food is gone; now all that's left is the cleanup of Grant Park following the 34th annual Taste of Chicago.
Inspectors Find Mold In Gary, Ind. SchoolA state health inspector described a strong, musty odor after testing for mold inside Roosevelt College and Career Academy earlier this month.