Nov 11, 2011

Blue Jeans Go Green

Blue Jeans Go Green

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

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.

Nov 11, 2011

Administration Urges New Wilderness Protections

Nov 11, 2011

'Fracking' Chemical Found in Town's Aquifer

Nov 11, 2011

Senate Majority Rejects GOP Bid to Block EPA

Nov 11, 2011

Parks in Peril: Budget Impasse Could Take a Major Toll

Nov 11, 2011

US Orders Alternate Routes For Controversial Oil Pipeline

Nov 11, 2011

'Rock Snot' Invades Fish Hatchery

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.

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.

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Teen Rescued After 90 Minutes Under Water

Teen Rescued After 90 Minutes Under Water

First responders said they pulled the 15-year-old from a pond off Haligus Road in Woodstock, northwest of Chicago.

Boy, 12, Shot in Altgeld Gardens

Boy, 12, Shot in Altgeld Gardens

The boy was shot in the leg about 8:45 p.m. after he walked past two males in the 13100 block of South Corliss Avenue.

Tractor Theft Endangers Exotic Animal Shelter

Tractor Theft Endangers Exotic Animal Shelter

Thieves broke into the Settler's Pond Animal Shelter and stole the large tractor used to feed 350 animals.

Blues Beat Blackhawks In Third Overtime

Blues Beat Blackhawks In Third Overtime

The Chicago Blackhawks were 1:45 away from taking the first game of their first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series -- but the St. Louis Blues had other ideas.

Regulators Propose Changes to Illinois' MediPot Rules

Regulators Propose Changes to Illinois' MediPot Rules

Illinois regulators crafting the first rules for the state's new medical marijuana industry have lowered patient fees and deleted a section that angered gun owners.

Spike in Mumps Cases Reported Around Illinois

Spike in Mumps Cases Reported Around Illinois

So far this year, there've been 65 cases reported across the state, mostly in Morgan and Sangamon counties.