Dancing, Dumplings And More At Pierogi Fest This WeekendThe event, which draws hundreds of thousands of people, celebrates eastern European food and culture with a wacky twist.
Floating Obstacle Course To Open On Lake Michigan In Whiting, IndianaWhoa Zone, just off shore at Whihala Beach, is an inflatable sports park featuring slides, climbing towers, trampolines, bridges, and more.
Dozens Of Layoffs At BP Refinery In Whiting, IndianaBP has announced as many as 80 layoffs at its massive refinery in Whiting, Indiana.
Hundreds Expected At Protest Outside BP Refinery In WhitingMore than 1,000 people are expected to rally outside the BP Refinery in Whiting, Indiana on Sunday.
Authorities Searching Lake Michigan After Woman Entered Water In NW Indiana The Coast Guard and fire department dive teams are searching for the body of a woman who either jumped or fell off a pier in Whiting Friday night.
Woman Found Dead During Apartment Fire In Whiting, Ind.Firefighters responded to a three-unit apartment building in the 1700 block of 119th Street in Whiting, Ind., about 3 a.m., Whiting Fire Chief Gus Danielides said. The woman living in the apartment, thought to be in her 60s, was found right outside the rear door leading to the fire escape.
Broken BP Refinery Unit Reopens, Falling Gas Prices Should Drop Even MorePatrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst at GasBuddy.com, said Chicago area drivers can expect to see prices fall by up to 50 cents in the next couple weeks, after BP confirmed it has reopened the crude distillation unit that went offline on Aug. 8.
Gas Prices Dropping Across ChicagoIf you have a late summer road trip planned, there’s good news—the average gas price in the Chicago area has dropped 15 cents since Thursday, and prices are expected to keep going down.
Soaring Gas Prices Raise Questions About Price GougingPatrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst at GasBuddy.com, called the recent spike in prices at the pump one of the worst he's ever seen.
Outage At BP Refinery Sends Local Gas Prices SoaringThough gas prices have been plummeting nationally, drivers in the Chicago area suddenly have seen a major bump at the pump.
Deal To End Strike At BP Refinery In WhitingWorkers and management at BP have reached a tentative agreement that would end a months-long strike at the refinery in Whiting, Ind.
Activists Want Emanuel To Press BP For Answers On Oil SpillLocal environmental activists have said they're not getting the answers they want from City Hall about an oil spill that occurred in northwest Indiana a year ago this week.