As the Great Lakes region continues to face high rates of unemployment, many manufacturing workers find themselves laid off and lacking credentials to find new work. State-funded agencies are teaming up with community colleges and private businesses to help get workers back into jobs.
Chicagoans on Tuesday will have to decide whether to direct their ire at Mother Nature or those making Windy City jokes.Due to high winds, the National Weather Service has issued a gale warning for areas around Lake Michigan and a lakeshore flood advisory for northeastern Illinois and northwestern I
New DNA evidence has helped Cook County investigators identify another victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy.Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced Tuesday that William George Bundy has been positively identified as one of Gacy's victims.
Karen Freeman-Wilson won the race for mayor of Gary, Indiana back in November; in the process, she made history. Freeman-Wilson is the state’s first African-American female mayor and Gary’s first female mayor.Freeman-Wilson was born and raised in Gary and attended Harvard Law School.
Marine Gen. James F. Amos, the face of opposition in the military to lifting the ban on gays serving openly, now acknowledges his concern has proven unfounded that repeal would undermine the war effort.