Jakeshia Beals, 31, said when she arrived at the CTA nearly three years ago, she was homeless and looking for work.
Another sign spring is here: Some water taxi service will begin Monday.
The CTA said it will rebuild a damaged escalator at the O'Hare station in the spring, a year after a Blue Line train crash injured more than 30 riders and destroyed the escalator.
Members of a University of Oklahoma fraternity apparently learned a racist chant that recently got their chapter disbanded during a national leadership cruise four years ago that was sponsored by the fraternity's national administration, the university's president said Friday.
Someone may have improperly tapped a gas line before an explosion that leveled three apartment buildings and injured nearly two dozen people, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday as firefighters soaked the still-smoldering buildings and police searched for at least two missing people.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has reduced spending and increased fines, fees and certain taxes to shrink the chronic budget deficits left over from his predecessor, Richard M. Daley.
A website originally meant as a way to help Indianapolis businesses market their openness to all customers has spread like wildfire to 23 states and several major cities, including New York and Los Angeles.
A man was shot to death on his South Austin neighborhood porch Thursday evening, police said.
Being female, married and older will likely mean cheaper rates for car insurance, according to a report released Thursday.
North winds from an approaching Canadian high pressure system will not only trigger lake-effect snow showers around the south end of Lake Michigan on Friday, it will also usher unusually cold air into the Chicago area.