Ray Bradbury, the renowned science fiction writer and Waukegan native, died last night at 91.Reached at Bradbury's home, his daughter, Alexandra Bradbury, says her father died Tuesday night in Southern California.
An Illinois-based seafood distributor has pleaded guilty in Louisiana to conspiring to mislabel commercially-sold shrimp.Federal prosecutors say Worldwide Shrimp Company, of Highland Park, entered the plea Tuesday before U.S.
A program in Chicago to retrofit city buildings to make them more energy efficient and save money is being extended to commercial buildings.Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the owners of 14 buildings with a total of 14 million square feet have signed on to the program.
Kevin Smith joins host Steve Edwards on the Afternoon Shift. Steve will talk with Smith about his career and about his live stage show he's performing at the Just for Laughs festival next week at the Chicago Theater.
In December 2010, Annie Ricks was the last resident to leave Chicago's Cabrini-Green high rises. Chicago Housing Authority vacated residents from the near north side complex as part of their Plan for Transformation.