The warm March temperatures around the area boosted local fruit growth weeks ahead of schedule, but recent cooler temperatures have some farmers a bit worried.At Tanners Orchard in Speer, Illinois, Craig Tanner has been watching the weather very closely.
The Chicago Cubs face-off against the Washington Nationals Thursday for their home opener. Fans started showing up around Wrigley Field about the time newspapers were being delivered Thursday morning.Miguel LeBron didn't even have tickets to the game, but he woke up at 3:30 a.m.
Mayor Emanuel said that negotiations over Wrigley Field renovations are in the final stages. The mayor told reporters at an unrelated news conference Tuesday that he's having "good conversations" about the renovations, but he has some concerns about using city money toward the project.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says building a third airport south of Chicago is very important for the state.He's responding to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's new plans to build a fourth runway at O'Hare airport. Emanuel said the expansion would be like adding a third airport without building a new one.
A Lake Forest High School student was struck and killed by a Metra train last weekend, the third student from the north-suburban school to be killed by a Metra train since January.Lake Forest Deputy Police Chief Glenn Burmeister said Monday that all three student deaths were intentional.