2 Retired Chicago Firefighters Remember Harrowing Experience Of Working At Ground Zero Right After 9/11Twenty years ago this week, about 100 Chicago firefighters packed up and headed to New York City after the Twin Towers fell in the 9/11 attacks.
20 Years After Being On Scene At WTC And Being Rescued On 9/11, Carol Marin Emphasizes Need To Share HistoryCarol Marin didn't hesitate when the jets hit the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City on Sept. 11, 2001. The renowned Chicago reporter was in New York that morning. She jumped in cab, and then walked blocks to the cover the story.
New York City, State Of California To Require COVID Vaccinations Or Weekly Tests For Government Workers; Could Chicago Follow Suit?Get vaccinated or get tested every week – it is the new mandate in New York City, where city workers have until September to get on board. The State of California has announced the same thing. So with cases on the rise in Chicago, could we see such a rule as well?
Hyatt Hotels Laying Off 350 Chicago Workers Not Long After Giving Free Vacations To NYC Hospital StaffHyatt Hotels are laying off 350 workers in Chicago alone, all while passing out thousands of free vacations to essential workers in New York City.
Northwest Indiana Middle School Choir's New York Trip Canceled, Parents Have Gotten Fraction Of Money BackA middle school choir had been booked for a performance at the esteemed Carnegie Hall, but then the coronavirus pandemic hit. Now, parents are trying to get their money back.
Vigil Held In Skokie After Wave Of Anti-Semitic Attacks In And Near New York CityA rally and vigil were held in Skokie Sunday evening in response to a string of anti-Semitic attacks in and near New York City.
Chicago Flight Delayed So Long It's Not Allowed To Land At LaGuardiaPassengers onboard a United Airlines flight from Chicago to New York City got diverted to another airport in another state after a series of delays.
Stonewall Riots 50th Anniversary: "We Will Be Out, Loud, And Proud, And In Your Face""You can't legislate acceptance. If you are not accepted, you are not safe, and you are not gonna move through this world with the same rights, no matter what, as anybody else ... Our stories are our most powerful tools for building acceptance."
Mayor Lightfoot To Appear On 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert,' Meet With Mayor De Blasio, Former Mayor Bloomberg In New York CityChicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will travel to New York City for several days to appear on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" and meet with current Mayor Bill de Blasio and former Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Reputed Gambino Crime Boss Shot To Death In New York CityPolice said Thursday they were reviewing surveillance-camera video of the attack on Francesco "Franky Boy" Cali, 53, who was gunned down Wednesday night at his red-brick colonial-style house in a quiet Staten Island neighborhood.
Chicago's Traffic Woes Surpass Los AngelesTraffic in the Chicago area is getting worse, according to new data released this month showing drivers spend an average of 138 hours a year sitting in traffic.
Groundbreaking Alternative Paper Village Voice Shuts DownIt once had a weekly circulation of 250,000 copies and was a home for some of New York's best investigative journalists and music writers
Wake Forest Coach Accused Of Throwing Punch, Killing Tourist"This was a tragic accident, and Mr. Jones and his family send their deepest condolences and their thoughts and prayers to the Szabo family."
New York City Puts Cap On Uber, Other Ride-Sharing ServicesSix New York taxi drivers have committed suicide this year amid difficulty of earning a living.
Massive Steam Pipe Explosion In New York CityFire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said the pipe was installed in 1932 and officials are now concerned about the possible presence of asbestos.