D5, a chemical compound found in a variety of beauty and skin car products, is reaching potentially alarming levels.
Rush University Medical Center in Chicago recently joined dozens of other hospitals in allowing pets to visit patients’ rooms.
FarmedHere, a new 90,000-square-foot indoor farm, just opened in the suburbs of Chicago and is now the largest facility of its kind in the world.
Photo of the day: Stunning ice formations encase warehouse after massive
A warehouse is coated in heavy layers of ice on Jan. 23 after firefighters spent hours spraying the exterior with water to extinguish a massive blaze that sparked late Tuesday night on the south side of Chicago, Ill.
With temperatures in the single digits, more than 200 firefighters rushed to the scene to wrangle with the five-alarm fire. By the end of the battle, ice covered nearly everything around the vacant property.
3 cities that are going green
Green business practices are booming in Chicago, Illinois; Seattle, Washington; and Portland, Oregon.
Vertical farm in abandoned pork plant turns waste into food
Environmentalists in Chicago are using the waste from one crop to feed and power another in an abandoned Chicago pork processing plant.
Here’s a great photo from the Windy City! Sand from Montrose Beach in Chicago whips past Vincent Lagrone as he walks along the lakefront on Oct. 19. A high wind warning was issued for the windy city with winds between 40 and 45 mph expected to cause 20- to 25-foot waves along sections of the lakefront.
MNN’s photos of the week
Photo of the day: Occupy Wall Street
Demonstrators dressed in green Robin Hood outfits paddle their kayaks down the Chicago River on Oct. 10 toward downtown to join a protest outside a conference for the American Mortgage Bankers Association in Chicago. Organized by Take Back Chicago, a coalition of community and labor groups, several thousand people participated in the protest, and 21 people were arrested over the course of the day for acts of civil disobedience.