Emanuel, Garcia Spar Over Obama Presidential Library BidThe second phase of Chicago's mayoral campaign is underway with the two sides battling it out over the proposed Obama Presidential Library.
Round Two Begins In Race For Mayor; Emanuel Vs. Garcia On April 7After suffering an embarrassing setback in his bid for a second term, Mayor Rahm Emanuel faces six more weeks of campaigning, in a head-to-head battle with Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia.
Thieves Steal Nearly Half A Million In Diamonds From Schaumburg StoreIt happened at about 8 p.m. when two males walked into the Jared jewelry store in Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
Cook County Forest Preserves Celebrate District's CentennialOne of the treasures of Cook County, the Cook County Forest Preserve District, celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. On Wednesday, county commissioners paid tribute to the district's founders.
Fr. Pfleger: Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lives OnA day ahead of the federal holiday in his name, parishioners at St. Sabina Church celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Sunday.
SW Michigan Nuclear Plant Reports Oil Leaked Into Lake Michigan For Two Months Federal regulators are being told that oil has been seeping into Lake Michigan from a Michigan nuclear power plant for more than two months, reports WBBM’s John Waelti.
Gov. Quinn Grants Clemency To Three AbolitionistsGovernor Quinn has added three more names to his clemency list, men convicted of what were then crimes more than 170 years ago.
Old Industrial Site On Lake Calumet To Become Nature Preserve, Bike ParkThe centerpiece of what will be known as Big Marsh Eco-Park will be a 45-acre mountain bike park; including a single-track trail, a dual slalom course, a dirt jump trail, a pump track, a cyclocross course, a short-track course, a gravity flow trail, a slope-style course, and a bicycle skills area.
Cyclists Celebrate Chicago Bike Week At Daley PlazaThe Bike To Work Rally is the culmination of Chicago Bike Week, a weeklong series of activities to promote bicycle commuting.
Search Party Organized To Look For Missing Lake Villa ManThe search continues for a Lake Villa man missing for more than 2 weeks.
State Police Probe Death Of Elderly Man Shot By CopsIllinois State Police have launched an investigation into why police in Park Forest shot a 95-year-old man with a bean bag round, leading to the man’s death.