The pollution events raise concerns with critics who say a massive project aimed at decreasing combined sewage overflows is taking too long to implement. Read More
New energy efficient windows are designed to keep the heat out in the summer and the heat inside during the winter, but they appear to be having an undesirable effect -- burning objects in their magnified path. Read More
In the four years since a Cook County ordinance took effect raising the fine on soliciting a prostitute, sheriff's officers haven't arrested a single repeat offender, Sheriff Tom Dart recently told NBC Chicago. Read More
Many Americans believe that their private information will not be compromised while surfing the web, but experts say that's far from the case. Read More
Former Chicago congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. did a "fastidious job" scrubbing toilets, showers, and sinks at a North Carolina prison and believes President Barack Obama should issue pardons to inmates who have served...
Tens of thousands of inmates are released from Illinois prisons every year. Where do they go and how easy is it for them to get back on their feet? Read More
Some in the firefighting service say the image of stoicism in the face of danger masks a dark secret. Read More
In the last three years, there were more than 130 ambulance runs to NIU fraternities, sororities, and dorms for people so intoxicated that they needed emergency care. Read More
Scores of defendants in Chicago and the suburbs, named in 27 separate lawsuits, face fines up to $150,000. Read More
The sale of electronic cigarettes and other vapor devices to minors is now prohibited in Illinois, but it appears some store clerks are not following the rules when approached by young adults looking to purchase the products. Read More
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SUV involved in high-profile murder case before current owner bought it.
New law breeds confusion and con artists.
It’s a scheme similar to others that have preyed on consumers for years. The Federal Trade Commission likens it to the "sweepstakes scam" where consumers win millions, or the "secret shopper: job that pays so well.
Business owners say their ratings on the site dropped after declining to pay for advertising. Some liken it to extortion. Lisa Parker reports.
If signed by Gov. Pat Quinn, legislation would prohibit any teen with unresolved traffic citations from getting a state driver’s license.
Bank of America and Wells Fargo are accused by law enforcement of turning their backs on struggling homeowners. Lisa Parker reports.