Displaying items 13-24 of 89 » View wdbj7.com items only< Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Next >
Tribune reporterA kayaker who had fallen off his craft was rescued from the frigid waters of Lake Michigan this afternoon by Chicago Police Department Marine Unit divers on the Near South Side. A fisherman spotted the man clinging to his kayak about 3:20 p.m. near...
Tribune reporterGov. Pat Quinn is demanding answers from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency about why residents of south suburban Crestwood weren't notified that the village had pumped drinking water contaminated with cancer-causing chemicals for more than...
Report bullies As an adult I want to talk about events that fear, shame and childhood innocence prevented me from voicing earlier. In elementary school I became the focus of two male bullies who were in my classroom. They began sexually harassing my best...
Tags: Wilmette, Consumer Confidence
A federal jury didn't hear from prosecutors about toxic chemicals in the drinking water of south suburban Crestwood. Or about higher-than-normal cancer rates in the working-class village. But on Monday, the jury ensured that the only public official...
The country cousin to Lake County's more affluent suburbs, Lindenhurst is a village nestled among the lakes, forest preserves and parks that its residents cherish. Except for the families who farmed this area for generations, people settled in "Lindy"...
After winning exemptions from environmental laws for more than a decade, owners of the last coal-powered steamship on the Great Lakes agreed Friday to a court-enforced deadline to stop dumping toxic pollution into Lake Michigan. But the proposed legal...
Crestwood's former water supervisor may have signed public documents that concealed the use of a contaminated well, but she was merely a clerk who took orders from top village officials, one of her attorneys told a federal jury Tuesday. "Theresa...
Trustees this month honored outgoing Village Clerk David Maher for his warmth, wit, humor and insights during 16 years of service to Orland Park. Trustee Ed Schussler used Maher's last Village Board meeting as an elected Orland Park official April 15 to...
Lake Bluff is taking steps to prevent the kind of ravine erosion that is plaguing a number of North Shore communities. Village officials have approved a construction contract to install rock structures along the streambed of Ravine Park that will reduce...
The spring has been cold and wet not only for anglers, but for the fish they are angling for. The steelhead fishing in some rivers has been slowed a bit by this cold spring, says Heather Hettinger, Department of Natural Resources fisheries management...
HARBOR SPRINGS — Thanks to quick action from many area emergency response agencies, Saturday afternoon, a kayaking excursion into the frozen harbor of Harbor Springs had a happy outcome. The Harbor Springs Police Department responded to a call of...
Tags: Canoeing and Kayaking, Sports, Hypothermia
Elmhurst residents may start paying about $65 more per year for sewer service as the city replaces aging equipment. Members of the Finance, Council Affairs and Administrative Services Committee are recommending a 9 percent increase to the City Council,...
May 5, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Apr 21, 2009 |Story| Chicago Tribune
May 4, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Apr 29, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Mar 23, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Mar 22, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Apr 23, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Apr 21, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Apr 17, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Apr 17, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
Apr 2, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
Mar 28, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Original site for Lake Michigan topic gallery.