Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy is calling on residents to help bring down the number of police-involved shootings. McCarthy spoke to reporters Tuesday, after officers shot and wounded two residents Monday in unrelated incidents."
The Chicago Tribune is cutting 20 employees from its pay roll -- and many of them are from the Tribune's newsroom staff.The newspaper reported Thursday that the layoffs hit writers, editors and support staff.
The Illinois Association of Realtors said Friday a computer glitch is to blame for their misreporting of median home sale prices. The IAR announced last week it had incorrectly reported inflated prices for months."
Concessions in the international terminal of Chicago's O'Hare Airport could soon be under new management. The Chicago City Council Committee on Aviation approved a contract Thursday for Westfield Concession Management to redevelop and run concessions in Terminal 5.
Chicago thermometers hit the 100 degree mark Wednesday afternoon -- and nowhere was this more noticable than on the streets and CTA stops.At the Kedzie "L" stop, the CTA attendant swapped out her usual post for a spot on top of the staircase."
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has taken his work to Israel this week, going on what his office is calling an educational mission. Before he left, Quinn told reporters his trip would mostly focus on Israel's green technology efforts."
Nearly 80,000 people were still in the dark Thursday afternoon following strong thunderstorms earlier this week, with the vast majority of outages in the northern suburbs.According to Commonwealth Edison, Waukegan, Gurnee and Crystal Lake are still experiencing substantial outages.