| Mar 31, 2011
| 11:55 AM
Officials have charged nine men for their roles in a cocaine importing and distribution ring after an investigation by state and federal authorities.
The six-month investigation dubbed "Luna Azul" or "Blue Moon" focused on the ring which operated near...
| Apr 12, 2011
| 10:15 AM
Paradise for Paws
Pup-A-Razzi Grand Opening for Midway facility:
Saturday, May 14
noon - 2:00 p.m.
5262 S. Kolmar Avenue
10510 United Parkway
| May 2, 2011
| 7:03 PM
Guarding against reprisals in the wake of Osama bin Laden’s death, Chicago-area security personnel stepped up their vigilance today at high-profile spots: the Daley Center, religious centers and the United Center, among others.
On foot, by camera,...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 6:22 PM
When was the last time Chicago officially received a 12-inch single-storm snowfall?
—Cindy Johnson, Downers Grove
On average, a 12-inch snowstorm occurs in Chicago about once every six years, but each of the last two...
| Jul 30, 2010
On a recent sweltering day, the Aquatic Park in Alsip was packed with kids and adults splashing in the pool and soaking up the sun.
The inviting oasis, which includes the outdoor pool, mushroom fountain for youngsters, playground and tanning hill, is...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 7:05 AM
After heavy snow during the overnight with rates of at least one to two inches per hour, the big storm system continues to lift out of the Great Lakes.
In its wake, a solid 12" of snow across West Michigan. We won't know the official numbers until...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 4:01 AM
(CNN) -- Chicago airports expect to return to a more normal schedule Thursday as the massive storm that dumped about two feet of snow across the region exited the United States.
But for passengers still stranded at O'Hare and Midway International...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 5:11 PM
Bracing for an approaching blizzard “of historic proportions,” city officials this afternoon urged residents to stock up on supplies and to stay informed on the weather forecasts while assuring the public that duties like fire response and...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 5:05 AM
As of 6 a.m. today, about 5,800 ComEd customers were still without power, according to a company news release. Of those, 5,000 were in Chicago.s
The company expects all power to be restored by mid-day today. Officials late Wednesday night said crews...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 2:09 AM
Leaving work early didn't do all that much good.
Area workers in droves Tuesday left their jobs well before quitting time trying to beat the blizzard, but the the preemptive move still didn't prevent hundreds of the early commuters from getting stuck on...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 4:01 PM
Hundreds of flights have been cancelled nationwide, including a small amount here in Sacramento. Many had flights cancelled but airlines were on the ball early enough so folks could make plans.
Rebecca Panner didn't think she'd have to stay an...