| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Emergency crews responded to a fire in the 8600 block of Tullamore Drive at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday where they found a gas meter in …...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:34 PM
The typical American family spends about $1,900 a year on home utility bills, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. A home energy assessment, or …...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 5:29 PM
We are all employees of Nicor Gas, based in Naperville. Our book club began in 1992 when a handful of employees decided to gather informally during lunch to discuss books. Our club has since expanded to 38 employees, including four retirees. We...
| Jan 17, 2013
It wasn't by choice that Jennifer DeGraff moved out of her house in Crystal Lake last May.
A series of misfortunes, layoffs and a sour job market left DeGraff and her family teetering on the brink of financial ruin.
Seeking a clean slate, the family...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 1:36 PM
It might begin with a child discovering a new word through a volunteer reading to them. Or perhaps a teen struggling in class receives the additional attention needed to pass a math test. These small acts can trigger years of learning and academic...
| Feb 19, 2013
The gas was still flowing at Jennifer DeGraff's house in Crystal Lake on Monday morning, nine months after she first asked Nicor to turn it off and more than a month after she was featured in What's Your Problem?
DeGraff filed for bankruptcy last...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 2:17 PM
The village hall of south suburban Riverdale was evacuated this afternoon as a precaution because of a nearby gas leak, officials said.
Nicor Gas crews were notified just after noon that the village hall, 157 W. 144th St., was being evacuated by the...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 5:58 PM
A Lincolnwood man who is facing charges of illegally diverting gas and power to his pet food company was hit with more charges of trying to bribe a witness in the case, Cook County prosecutors said Saturday.
Joel Sher, 56, allegedly offered $5,000 to a...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Northwest Community Hospital got a boost from Nicor Gas this week when the company sent more than $78,000 back to the hospital in a rebate …...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 4:37 PM
In his 12 years as Director of the Park District of Oak Park, Gary Balling has seen each of the village’s 18 parks go through …...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A construction crew working at the 700 block of Clarence Avenue in Oak Park struck a gas main while working Friday morning. Oak Park Fire …...