New Lenox Gives Tax Incentive For Portillo's To OpenThe far southwest suburb of New Lenox is giving a tax incentive to a new restaurant that officials hope will bring jobs and tax revenue to the city.
Police: Guard Tied Up By Robbers In Joliet Was Part Of HeistPolice in Joliet say the tables were turned when the victim of a crime turned out to be part of the problem.
Boeing Finalizes Order For 230 Planes From Indonesian CarrierIn the biggest order ever for a Chicago company, Boeing has finalized an order from Indonesian carrier Lion Air for 230 planes.
Famous Mary Todd Lincoln Painting Deemed A FraudOn the official Illinois holiday honoring President Abraham Lincoln's birthday, word of a famous painting of his First Lady is being called a fraud.
Report: Old Neighborhood Taverns Vanishing In Chicago The neighborhood tavern was, for generations, the most familiar gathering spot in any community.
Northwest Illinois Men Charged With Shooting Gray WolvesTwo men from northwestern Illinois are charged with misdemeanors, after shooting threatened gray wolves.
Lab Project Suspended At U Of C After Researcher Gets SickResearch has stopped at a lab at the University of Chicago, after a scientist got sick and was hospitalized.
Report: Starbucks, Caribou Coffee To Open New Chicago Area LocationsCoffee is big business in Chicago and across the country, and at least two companies plan to open more retail outlets in the very near future.
Hearings Planned On Public School Closings, ConsolidationsPublic hearings begin this week on plans by the Chicago Public Schools to close and consolidate a number of schools.
Six Flags Great America To Hold Job FairIf you’re looking for a summer job, and amusement parks are up your alley, you’ll have an opportunity this weekend.
Blues Brothers Tribute Ruffles Belushi's WidowNot everyone is happy about a tribute to the Blues Brothers that’s coming to the Chicago this summer.
New Red Light Cameras In DuPage County?DuPage County Board members are considering new plans for red light cameras.
Woman Who Inspired Rosie The Riveter DiesAn icon of World War II has died at the age of 86.
Lawmakers To Debate Abolishing Death PenaltyIllinois legislators are about to begin the debate over whether the death penalty should be done away with for good.
Hunt For Jobs Goes On For ManyIt has been more than a year since the recession officially ended, but for many, the hunt for a job goes on.