10-Year-Old Boy Shot In East ChicagoA 10-year-old boy was shot in East Chicago, Indiana Friday night, according to police.
Bag Of Weapons Found In Park Is Traced To Suspect, Who Faces ChargesMichael Latona, 23, is charged with two counts of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, and one count each of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, possession of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, according to Vernon Hills police.
City, Cubs Break Ground On New Park In LakeviewThe Chicago Cubs, elected officials and the Chicago Park District broke ground for a new playground in Lakeview.
Boy, 17, Shot In Evanston ParkThe boy was in Gilbert Park with several friends when a male fired multiple shots from behind some nearby bushes.
Man Charged With Sexual Assault At Downtown ParkJames D. Starkey allegedly assaulted a 20-year-old man in a park in the 400 block of South Wacker Drive.
Crestwood Parents Angry Over Plan To Turn Soccer Fields Into Park Nearly 100 youth soccer players and their parents turned out to protest in front of Crestwood Village Hall over a plan by the mayor to transform their fields into a public park. WBBM's Bob Roberts explains.
Man Robbed At Gunpoint While Playing With Kids In SchaumburgSchaumburg police were looking for three suspects, after a terrifying robbery in a park earlier this week.
Mayor: Citywide Playground Revamp Could Stimulate Economic DevelopmentMayor Emanuel on Monday announced a program called “Chicago Plays” to rebuild 300 playgrounds from top to bottom over five years.
Activists Slam Use Of TIF Money For Park At West Loop TowerDozens of protesters rallied at the site of a new West Loop office development along the Chicago River on Tuesday, upset that taxpayers’ money is supporting the construction.
Best Waterparks And Pools In ChicagoAs the seasons change and temperatures rise, save the family from the heat waves and make a mad dash for the city's best waterparks and pools. Whether splashing around, diving in or sliding down an outrageous labyrinth of tubes to land in a giant pool full of refreshment, there is no better way to cool off this summer than somewhere sunny and poolside. In Chicago, the best wet and wild amusement is flexible enough to fit any schedule. Stay the entire weekend or just a few hours, but be sure to hit the best places to swim in Chicago.
Guide To Elmhurst In Fair Or Foul WeatherElmhurst, Chi-town's suburban cousin to the West, is a fun place for day tripping year round. Here’s a list of all the things you can do in Elmhurst year-round, no matter what type of weather Mother Nature offers up!
Empty Bucktown Lot Set To Become Access Point For Bloomingdale TrailMayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday took a step forward in the plan to convert an old and defunct elevated rail line into a linear park.
Guide To Fishing Around Chicago
Family Fun Guide To Chicago’s ChinatownLuckily, you don’t have to catch an airplane to explore the rich cultural heritage of China. Chicago’s unique Chinatown is the 3rd largest in the United States, and offers a wide array of fun sights, activities, shops and tasty treats that both kids and adults will appreciate. Grab your (pretend) passports and fly on over to Chinatown!
Guide To: Family Fun In BucktownBucktown is a hip, urban neighborhood located on the north side of the city. With its trendy boutiques, galleries, cafes and restaurants, it’s a great corner of the city to live in or visit for a day or evening of fun.