Firefighters Play Santa For Hospitalized KidsMore than a dozen Chicago firefighters and their families delivered gifts to the pediatric unit of Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center on Friday.
Several Counties In Illinois Sue Drug Companies Over OpioidsSeveral counties in Illinois are suing drug companies and physicians over the consequences of excessive opioid use.
Fires In Willowbrook, Westmont After Residents Reported Gasoline SmellIn Westmont, there were nearly a dozen small fires and over 100 reports of gasoline odors caused by a leak into the sewer system.
Murphy Elementary School Reopens After Round Lake FloodingMurphy Elementary was a mess after torrential rains in mid-July. Four feet of water flooded the computer lab, library, music room, and gym.
Tri-State Widening Has Homeowners Worried About Noise, Property ValuesThe plan would add one lane in each direction along I-294 between Balmoral Avenue in Rosemont and 95th Street in Bridgeview.
3 Killed In Wrong-Way Crash On Reagan TollwayThree men were killed early Friday in a head-on crash, after a driver started going in the wrong direction on the Reagan Memorial Tollway in west suburban Warrenville.
Chicago Police Announce New Use Of Force PolicyAmid an ongoing Justice Department probe of its policies and procedures regarding the use of force, the Chicago Police Department has unveiled new limits on how and when officers can use force in the line of duty.
Meet Your New Neighbors, Chicago -- SkunksIf you’ve spotted skunks in Chicago, you might want to get used to them, even if you do want to keep your distance. It seems they’re getting used to the urban lifestyle.
Trump Calls Chicago Crime 'Out Of Control' Ahead Of FundraiserHours before he was set to attending a private fundraising luncheon in Chicago, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump tweeted about the city's crime issues.
On First Teacher Furlough Day, CPS Parents Seek Activities For KidsFriday was the first of three teacher furlough days ordered by the Chicago Public Schools to save an estimated $30 million. With teachers out of the classroom, parents were forced to find alternative activities for their kids.
Kristen Ziman Nominated As Aurora's First Female Police ChiefWest suburban Aurora is poised to make history next week when the City Council votes whether to approve the first female police chief in the city’s history.
Winter Storm Leaves Thousands Without Power; Hundreds Of Flights CanceledA combination of freezing rain, sleet, and high winds has knocked out power to thousands of homes and businesses in the Chicago area, and prompted airlines to cancel more than 400 flights at O'Hare and Midway airports on Monday.
Snow Plow Drivers Wishing Old Man Winter Would ReturnSo far this season, there hasn’t been much snow, certainly not enough for people whose livelihood depends on it.
Hurricane Patricia Could Bring Heavy Rain To Chicago Next WeekNot only has the Category 5 hurricane forced airlines and travel agencies to scramble to change plans for customers, it’s likely to have an effect on weather in the Chicago area sometime next week.
Officials In Kane County Conduct Emergency Training DrillThe role-playing involved people injured by a mock bomb explosion, and the sight and smell of pungent smoke amid the chaos of first responders rushing in to sharpen their skills.