Green Week - NBC Chicago
Thursday, Mar 22, 2012

Chicago Company Helps Cars Save Fuel

Chicago Company Helps Cars Save Fuel

A Chicago Heights company produces silica, and tires with silica in them help cars get more bang for the buck and help save the planet at the same time.

Friday, Nov 18, 2011

Aquaponics Turns Waste into Resources

Aquaponics Turns Waste into Resources

The ancient tradition of aquaponics could be the solution to a global issue.

Thursday, Nov 17, 2011

Recycling For Rewards

Recycling For Rewards

This mom paid for her 2-week long getaway to Italy simply by recycling! Learn how you can grab cash the green way.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2011

Urban Farm Growing Opportunities for Those in Poverty

Urban Farm Growing Opportunities for Those in Poverty

The Chicago Lights Urban Farm empowers youth and community residents in the Cabrini-Green neighborhood to have increased economic opportunities through access to organic produce, nutritional education,...

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2011

How to Put "Green" Into the Holidays

How to Put "Green" Into the Holidays

A lot of people find ways to go green around the house and office, but thinking about the environment around the holidays can be more of a challenge.

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2011

7 Ways to Go Green With Your Pet

7 Ways to Go Green With Your Pet

Friday, Dec 10, 2010

Eco Fashion with Maria Cornejo

Eco Fashion with Maria Cornejo

Maria Cornejo was honored for her commitment to earth-friendly design -- a fitting tribute for a woman focused on keeping as much design as she can within peoples' hands. While she insists that it's...

Monday, Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to Green Week

Welcome to Green Week

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.

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Charges Filed in Connection With Joliet Bartender's Death
Charges Filed in Connection With Joliet Bartender's Death

The boyfriend of a Joliet bartender who was found fatally shot in rural Kankakee County Thursday has been charged in connection with her death, according to the Will County Sheriff's office.

Rev. Jesse Jackson Reveals Parkinson's Diagnosis
Rev. Jesse Jackson Reveals Parkinson's Diagnosis

Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, he announced Friday.

Teen Robbers Targeting Pedestrians Near Grant Park: Police
Teen Robbers Targeting Pedestrians Near Grant Park: Police

As shoppers, tourists and residents flock to downtown Chicago this holiday season, police are warning of groups of teenage robbers targeting pedestrians in the popular Grant Park area.

Rev. Jackson Diagnosed With Parkinson's in 2015, Doctors Say
Rev. Jackson Diagnosed With Parkinson's in 2015, Doctors Say

Rev. Jesse Jackson's announcement Friday that he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease came as a surprise to many, but his diagnosis was apparently not a secret to all.

As Sex Scandals Topple the Powerful: Why Not Trump?
As Sex Scandals Topple the Powerful: Why Not Trump?

"You can do anything," Donald Trump once boasted, speaking of groping and kissing unsuspecting women. Maybe he could, but not everyone can. The candidate who openly bragged about grabbing women's private parts...