Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner is preparing to take the reins of Illinois' government. Rauner has been dealing with a rush of job-seekers, a leaky roof at the governor's mansion and hard feelings among opponents he now must deal with.
WAND-TV Decatur, Sat, Nov 22 2014 @ 02:45 PM
Most Thanksgiving travel expected since 2007, AAA says More people heading out for Thanksgiving this year as economy improves and gas prices fall Check out this story on WCNC.com: http://usat.ly/1vtggLU Traffic backs up on the Kennedy Expressway as commuters and holiday travelers try to get an early start on their Thanksgiving travel on Nov. 27, 2013, in Chicago. That's the message from experts who say that an improving economy, more disposable income, consumer optimism and low gas prices are combining to create the biggest Thanksgiving travel rush in years.
WCNC-TV Charlotte, Thu, Nov 20 2014 @ 03:19 PM
Consider the naked man, standing on a small platform in Bottle Bottega, a cozy and handsome BYOB painting studio in Chicagoa a s Lakeview neighborhood. It is 7 p.m. on a Friday and there are 42 sets of eyes fixed on the naked man, the eyes of women who have gathered and will over the next couple of hours, with the aid of three attentive artists-instructors, make a painting of the naked man using canvases on easels in front of them, and paints and brushes lying nearby.
Daily Reporter, Thu, Nov 20 2014 @ 09:37 AM
Chicagoa a s scrappy country-punk Bloodshot Records observes two decades in the music business trenches this year. Celebrating that benchmark, the label released the ambitious compilation A a A"While No One Was Looking: Toasting 20 Years of Bloodshot RecordsA a A this week.
Daily Reporter, Wed, Nov 19 2014 @ 01:28 PM
Three men were held on $1 million bond Tuesday for murder in connection with a fatal shooting in the Old Town neighborhood early Sunday. Nacurvie Smith, 27, Smith, 27, was driving behind a friend's vehicle when the two pulled over near the 400 block of West Evergreen Avenue about 3:15 a.m. Sunday, Homicide Watch Chicago reports.
My FOX Chicago, Tue, Nov 18 2014 @ 05:26 PM
Nov. 18--Tuesday morning's nightmare commute from the North Side into downtown Chicago was triggered by separate fires, including a blaze in a building near the CTA's "L" tracks that disrupted Brown Line and Purple Line service and a CTA bus fire that turned Lake Shore Drive into a parking lot. Shortly after 1 a.m., fire crews were called to a fire at the former Mulligan School building in the 1800 block of North Sheffield Ave., a landmark building undergoing renovation.
Mass Transit, Thu, Nov 20 2014 @ 09:40 AM
Chicago firefighters are on the scene of a three-alarm fire in a a former school building in Lincoln Park. The 114-year-old building was once the Mulligan School but was currently vacant and was being converted into condos.
WGN-TV Chicago, Tue, Nov 18 2014 @ 04:55 AM
Dwight Moore, 22, pled guilty to a second case of aggravated criminal sexual abuse while on probation for the same thing, different child, Evanston Police Department said. Moore, of 1832 S. Hamlin Avenue in Chicago, was charged in November 2013, also for aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a minor.
Patch.com, Mon, Nov 17 2014 @ 11:06 AM