(Crain's) — Two competing old-line Chicago hardware and plumbing companies — Chicago Brass and Community Home Supply — formed a unique partnership coming out of the recession while many of their counterparts shut their doors. more
Former Tinley Park cop John M. Leonard admitted to a judge Thursday he left the scene of a drunken-driving accident in May and now faces as many as seven years in prison. more
Police name a suspect in connection with an attack on a woman near an elementary school in North Center. Parents met with school officials and cops to learn more about the case and talk safety tips.
Parents, police and school officials met tomorrow to talk about a recent attack near Bell Elementary. The incident may be related to several other attacks in the North Center neighborhood.
Maya Essence, a new fair trade store offering products from Guatemala and other third-world countries, has opened in Chicago's Lincoln Square neighborhood.
The event capped 10 years of efforts by government and community groups to stamp out the destructive beetle. Officials are now hoping to stop a new pest -- the Emerald Ash Borer.
Burglars have hit eight homes in the neighborhood within the past month, mostly entering through unlocked garages. Cops say the crimes are often the work of repeat offenders.
Jeff Semmerling, a Chicago-based artist, explores the transformative power of accessories most often thought of as Halloween props. Leading theater groups use his masks.
Water main break caused severe flooding
80-foot crater opens on Montrose Avenue