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Friday, Nov 11, 2011

Blue Jeans Go Green

Blue Jeans Go Green

Levi Strauss claims its new "waterless" jeans are better for the planet.

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

Western Black Rhino Declared Extinct

Western Black Rhino Declared Extinct

A quarter of all mammals are at risk of extinction, conservation group says.

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

Administration Urges New Wilderness Protections

Administration Urges New Wilderness Protections

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

'Fracking' Chemical Found in Town's Aquifer

'Fracking' Chemical Found in Town's Aquifer

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

Senate Majority Rejects GOP Bid to Block EPA

Senate Majority Rejects GOP Bid to Block EPA

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

Parks in Peril: Budget Impasse Could Take a Major Toll

Parks in Peril: Budget Impasse Could Take a Major Toll

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

US Orders Alternate Routes For Controversial Oil Pipeline

US Orders Alternate Routes For Controversial Oil Pipeline

Friday, Nov 11, 2011

'Rock Snot' Invades Fish Hatchery

'Rock Snot' Invades Fish Hatchery

Monday, Nov 7, 2011

Churches Go Green, Switch to Solar Power

Churches Go Green, Switch to Solar Power

Sanctuaries are saving as much as 50 percent on energy bills by switching to solar power.

Saturday, Nov 5, 2011

Importing Eco-Friendly Products, One Country at a Time

Importing Eco-Friendly Products, One Country at a Time

Small business owner Amy Stretmater's travels to Asia taught her the importance of recycling and re-using products, which she shares with others through her business - Koru Street.

Top Stories
Property Tax Snafu Creates Headache For Homeowner
Property Tax Snafu Creates Headache For Homeowner

They are arguably the two most hated words in a homeowner’s vocabulary: property taxes. Nobody likes them and no one wants to pay them, including 87- year-old Joan Planos.

Officer, 3 Others Killed in Wisconsin Shootings
Officer, 3 Others Killed in Wisconsin Shootings

Police including a SWAT team responded Wednesday to shootings reported just minutes apart at three nearby locations in northern Wisconsin.

Mom: Teen Daughter Afraid to Come Home After Chicago Attack
Mom: Teen Daughter Afraid to Come Home After Chicago Attack

The mother of a 15-year-old girl who authorities say was sexually assaulted in an attack streamed live on Facebook said Wednesday that her daughter has received online threats since it happened and that neighborhood kids have been joking about it and harassing her family.

Girl, 4, Saved Mother With Blanket, 911 Call, Police Say
Girl, 4, Saved Mother With Blanket, 911 Call, Police Say

A 4-year-old girl who called 911 when her mother sufered a severe asthma attack was honored by the Chicago Police Department with a certificate of recognition.

1 Dead in 3-Car Grayslake Crash: Officials
1 Dead in 3-Car Grayslake Crash: Officials

An elderly man and woman were in critical condition after a three-car accident in Grayslake Wednesday, according to fire officials.

Multiple People Questioned in Alleged Facebook Live Rape
Multiple People Questioned in Alleged Facebook Live Rape

Chicago police are questioning “multiple individuals” in relation to the alleged gang rape of a 15-year-old girl broadcast on Facebook Live, authorities confirmed Wednesday.