(MCT) — Thunderstorms driven by winds of more than 50 mph drenched the Chicago area overnight, knocking down trees and dropping hail up to an inch in diameter.
(MCT) BLOOMINGTON — Prices at the pump may go up this summer, but likely won’t keep vacationers from hitting the open road.
(MCT) CHICAGO — Navy Pier, the highly commercialized tourist attraction jutting into Lake Michigan, will take on a more park-like feel under the first phase of redevelopment plans to be formally announced Friday morning.
(MCT) CHICAGO — Maybe you’ve heard this story before. Or dreamt it.
(MCT) CERRO GORDO — The Bement and Cerro Gordo school boards met jointly on Wednesday in Cerro Gordo to begin discussions on possibly joining the two districts in the future.
(MCT) BOLINGBROOK, Ill. — An elementary school in west suburban Bolingbrook was locked down after school Wednesday because building staff noticed a man walking outside the school, knocking on doors and holding his hand in the shape of a gun.
(MCT) PEORIA — The area’s largest hospital system is teaming up with the state’s largest health care insurer, gambling they can save money by improving the quality of health care — a proposition that’s driving most of the major innovations and issues in health care.
(MCT) CERRO GORDO — A final look at the firehouse where he served for 29 years was bittersweet Monday night for Randy West, chief of Cerro Gordo’s volunteer Fire Protection District.
(MCT) — A Westchester man who spent weeks searching the Des Plaines River found what likely is the body of a missing child allegedly slain by his mother and her boyfriend April 15.