Metra Still Servicing 30-Year-Old LocomotivesMoney woes have forced Metra to make the most of their resources, which has meant maintaining a 30-year-old fleet of locomotives—which are well past their prime.
Taylorville Tornado Sweeps Away Homes But Not The Spirit Of A Community"I walked out into the yard and there were about 15 high school kids asking what they could do for me. They cleaned up our yard. They came into our house and packed our dishes. It was wonderful."
Federal Agents Raid Offices of Ald. BurkeBurke is often referred to as Chicago's most powerful alderman. The windows on the 51st Street side of Burke's headquarters were taped shut with thick brown paper and hand scribbled signs reading office closed.
Icy City Sidewalks Put Pedestrians In PerilCity ordinances are pretty clear. You have until 10:00 a.m. to clear an overnight storm and 10:00 p.m. to clear a dayside storm. And the path clear has to be about five feet wide.
Romaine Lettuce Warning Costing Suppliers Lots Of Green"I am definitely confused because usually whenever the CDC has any type of warning, it's usually always followed up with a recall."
Officer Taken To University Of Chicago Hospital After Shooting At MercyThere are reports that the gunman in question is deceased.
Water Bill Drains Money From Englewood ResidentThe city department of water management would not confirm if the worker is a full or part-time employee.
More West Loop Development Worries Some, Welcomed By OthersDevelopers want to build an office tower 19 stories tall at Halstead and Fulton, a building at Randolph and Sangamon could reach 53 stories.
Forensic Interviews Help Traumatic Memories SurfacePart of Doctor Christine Blasey Ford's testimony that had America's eyes glued to their screens on Thursday detailed why she didn't undergo a forensic interview following her alleged assault.
'We're All On Edge'; Recent Shootings Cast Shadow On Howard Street Revitalization In EvanstonWill violent crime push out attempts to revitalize the corner of Howard and Damen?
Development In Humboldt Park Sparks Discussions Of GentrificationBack in 2010, the average price for a home in this community was about $175,000. Eight years later it has climbed to $467,000.
A Candidate Wants People To Vote-By-Mail Using His PaperworkElections officials said similar letters were sent from both leading candidates during the 2014 governor's race.