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
Girl Killed, Man Injured in Lake Shore Drive Shooting

Girl Killed, Man Injured in Lake Shore Drive Shooting

A teenage girl was shot and killed while riding in a car on Lake Shore Drive early Saturday morning.  The 15-year-old girl was a passenger in a car with a 22-year-old man at 2400 N Lake Shore...

Suburban Man with Bombs Detailed Plans to Kill: Feds

Suburban Man with Bombs Detailed Plans to Kill: Feds

A Lindenhurst man accused of making pipe bombs in his home detailed in his journal plans of killing as many people as he could before killing himself, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting. In an entry...

Power Outage Strands Riders on New Ferris Wheel

Power Outage Strands Riders on New Ferris Wheel

The grand opening of the Centennial Wheel got off to a rocky start Friday night, when a power outage halted the running of the new Ferris Wheel at Navy Pier.

3 Dead, 12 Wounded in Memorial Day Weekend Shootings

3 Dead, 12 Wounded in Memorial Day Weekend Shootings

A 15-year-old girl was one of three people killed along with another 12 who were wounded in less than eight hours of shootings to start the Memorial Day holiday weekend, police said. The most recent...

Flooding, Tropical Depression a Threat on Holiday Weekend

Flooding, Tropical Depression a Threat on Holiday Weekend

A large swath of the nation was on alert Saturday as flooding, heavy rain and the threat of a tropical depression loomed over the long weekend, NBC news reported. Warnings were issued for South Carolina's coast...

Rauner Vetoes Plan to Reduce Chicago Pension Payments

Rauner Vetoes Plan to Reduce Chicago Pension Payments

Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed a plan to reduce Chicago's payments to its police and fire pension funds for each of the next five years. He says it's the kind of "irresponsible" practice that led to...