Report: Heroin Use Among Youngsters Growing Worse In Chicago AreaLaw enforcement officials say the Chicago area is among many regions of the U.S. where the heroin problem seems to getting worse among school age youngsters.
4th Of July Fests & Fireworks In The SuburbsYou can’t have a Fourth of July without fireworks. Fortunately, Navy Pier isn’t the only place to go to watch them. Many of the Chicago suburbs are also hosting their own displays, many accompanied by food fests and as they say, “fun for the whole family.” (Except that 13-year-old who thinks everything is uncool, including fireworks.)
Political Analyst Calls For Measures Against Corruption In Chicago SuburbsPolitical corruption does not stop at Chicago city limits. A political analyst and former alderman is calling attention to corruption in the suburbs.
Watering Restrictions In Place In Several SuburbsBecause of the hot weather and dry conditions, several suburbs have implemented water restrictions.
Best Tiki Bars In ChicagolandLooking for some great Rum drinks? Maybe at a tiki bar or two? Don't worry, the near ‘burbs are chock full of funky fun nooks to sing Mele Kalikimaka while you slug Singapore Slings.
Emanuel To Parents: Don't Move To The Suburbs
Chicago Snow Totals: February 24, 2012Snowfall totals, reported to the National Weather Service, at 10 a.m. on February 24, 2012
Report: Property Taxes Way Up In Many SuburbsSome suburbanites are feeling the pain of decreasing property values and increased taxes.
2 Investigators: The Red-Light Cameras That Generate The Most TicketsDo red-light cameras prevent accidents or just generate money for city governments? 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports.
Aqua Architect Jeanne Gang Sets Sights On SuburbsJust as Jeanne Gang changed high-rise facades with the wavy blue Aqua tower balconies downtown, she'd also like to change the face of suburbs – and decided to start with Cicero.
Chicago Snow TotalsHere are some snowfall totals for Chicagoland, January 12, 2012.
Area Gas Prices Hold Steady In NovemberGas prices in Illinois and Indiana remain basically unchanged in November from a month ago, due largely to increasing oil prices and a fluctuating global economy, the AAA reported Monday.
Report: City Succeeding In Collecting Outstanding DebtThe Emanuel Administration's crackdown on scofflaws within the ranks of its own employees seems to be paying off.
Parades, Ceremonies Planned To Mark Veterans DayCommunities across the Chicago area are planning parades and ceremonies today to mark Veterans Day.
Suburban Mayor Not Pleased With Emanuel's Planned Water Rate HikeThe Mayor of Willowbrook is adding his voice to a growing number of suburban leaders who are less than happy with Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal for a dramatic increase in suburban water rates.