| Dec 8, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Posted by John Byrne and Kathy Bergen at 3:27 p.m.; updated at 5:52 p.m. Mayor Richard Daley this afternoon expressed his frustration with the city's pension situation, suggesting that the retirement funds need to be fixed before leaders are forced......
| Nov 25, 2010
| 4:33 AM
Nearly 300 local veterans in need will sit down to Thanksgiving meals of turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes today thanks to the gratitude of their …...
| Apr 30, 2011
| 8:01 AM
Martha Stevenson was out of work and behind on her mortgage payments when her furnace started to go.
When Stevenson, 60, contacted the Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County, she was told workers could replace her furnace, vent her...
| Jul 12, 2010
Rocklin is among one of the Top 100 places to live, according to CNNmoney.com.
The town ranks 65th because of its extensive recreational programs, many parks and strong school district.
Rocklin's Finn Hall, is a popular reception hall used for many...
| Aug 7, 2010
The northern suburbs have a reputation as a refuge from crime, and that's often true. But in 1934, the body of famed outlaw "Baby Face" Nelson was found in what is now Skokie. Here are some other facts that may be surprising about our northern neighbors:...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 11:53 AM
Saying he is alarmed by the rate of attempted child abductions in the Chicago area -- as well as by the perceptions that the cases are handled less vigorously when they involve black and Latino youth -- U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., tomorrow will...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 8:57 AM
A 35-year-woman was killed after the car she was driving went into oncoming traffic and crashed head-on with another vehicle in south suburban Matteson, officials said today.
Christine Brown, 35, of the 17000 block of Anthony Avenue in Hazel Crest, was...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 6:08 AM
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will host the first-ever White House Conference on Bullying Prevention Thursday.
"For a long time bullying was treated as an unavoidable part of growing up but more and more we're seeing how...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 3:12 PM
From Lou Malnati’s pizza to Eli’s Cheesecake, Chicago and Illinois leaders pulled out the Windy City’s favorite treats in Belgium to get NATO officials excited for their upcoming summit at McCormick Place.
US Ambassador to NATO Ivo...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 11:48 AM
Three gang members were arrested near an elementary school in Summit after one of them struggled with officers and another one placed his hand under his shirt and told them, "I'll kill you,'' according to authorities.
The deputies seized three grams of...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 5:21 PM
A Mexican citizen wanted on a Cook County warrant for a sexual assault charge has been arrested when he tried to enter the United States in Laredo, Texas, officials said today.
Gerardo Castro, 43, was arrested Tuesday after he was questioned when he...