Live Coverage from NBC Chicago
Nearly one in four of the nation's levee systems evaluated by the federal government are deemed to be in unacceptable condition, posing risks to nearby residents. As AP's Haven Daley reports, the problem levees...
Whale watchers were treated to an incredible sight off the coast of Dana Point, California as hundreds dolphins put on a spectacular show.
A Shell drilling ship ran ashore during rough conditions near Kodiak, Alaska following failed attempts to tow the vessel in a fierce storm.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to make Chicago the greenest city in the world and says that doesn't have to have a negative impact on jobs.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday deflected questions about his role in a loan guarantee for Solyndra, a green energy company that ultimately went bankrupt.
Though some have called the "green" movement a passing fad or accused green-goers...
Ald. Michele Smith (43rd) wants to put Lincoln Park on the path to being a completely sustainable community. On June 25, the ward hosted a "Green Homes Tour" of several neighborhood spaces.
Alicia Roman reports on the efforts of The Academy of Global Citizenship. It is a unique Chicago Public Charter school in that it incorporates green learning into their curriculum.
St. Cornelius School wins grand prize in PepsiCo's "Dream Machine School Makeover"
Projects will create more than 1,000 jobs and will eventually save the buildings more than $5 million annually in energy costs, Mayor Rahm Emanuel says.
Get breaking news sent to your inbox!