Former suburban Chicago police sergeant Drew Peterson is due back in court as his trial on charges of plotting to kill a prosecutor approaches.
A 16-year-old boy was shot to death and a 17-year-old boy was seriously wounded in a South Chicago shooting Monday evening. The two were standing outside in the 7900 block of South Merrill Avenue about 5:30 p.m. when a red vehicle pulled up and a male got out and shot them, police said.
About 8:25 p.m., officers responding to a call of a suspicious person in the 8600 block of South Throop Street found the 35-year-old man sitting alone inside a vehicle with a gun, police said.
Attorney General Lisa Madigan has asked a judge to clarify what state government is obligated to pay even though lawmakers and the governor have not approved a budget for the fiscal year that began July 1.
About 4 p.m., the driver — identified by police as 31-year-old David Zenteno of Des Moines, Iowa — was traveling west on I-80 when his vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic in the eastbound lanes and struck two other vehicles near the Briggs Street exit, Illinois State Police said.
Roger L. Lambrecht, 43, was arrested in unincorporated Lake County after a specialized gang task force unit executed a search warrant at his home in the 31000 block of Pineview Boulevard, according to a statement from the Lake County sheriff’s office.
The unlimited ride ticket will be good for all three days of the event, which is being held at Grant Park and begins July 31 and ends Aug. 2. Tickets will go on sale at Metra ticket windows July 6. The tickets will also be sold onboard Metra trains on July 31 after 9:30 a.m.
The victim and another teen were standing outside in the 7900 block of South Merrill when a car drove up and a man got out and opened fire.
A batch of mosquitos in Skokie has tested positive for the West Nile Virus, making it the fourth Chicago suburb to detect the disease this year.
The “Marvel Experience” tour was supposed to come to Chicago’s McCormick Place July 11 through Aug. 2.
Critics say prospective parents should be studying a school’s academics. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
Gas prices in the Chicago area are heading lower and this trend may continue.
CBS 2’s Jeremy Ross reports the latest victory isn’t helping the sport arrive — it’s already here.
Now the would-be thief is in custody, CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.
Two nephews of State Senator Mattie Hunter were among the victims of Chicago’s violent Fourth of July weekend, her office confirmed to CBS 2.
It has been 14 years since the disappearance of the two Bradley sisters – and today their great aunt is talking about why the family is still holding prayer vigils on the anniversary, year after year.
A Lombard man has been caught trespassing at a Burr Ridge mansion for the second time, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel says police are doing all they can to quell violence on the streets, but the problem requires having fewer guns on the streets and more moral values in the homes, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Three state police units and three from the Illinois Department of Transportation drove the Queen of Soul and her entourage to their hotel.
Chicago area political leaders are urging Washington to spend more money to increase train safety, reports WBBM’s Cisco Cotto.
A tornado ripped through Coal City, Illinois, on Monday. It was the second time in less than two years that the small town was devastated by a tornado.
Stuntman Nik Wallenda braved cool temperatures and 15 mph winds as he walked 50 stories above the streets of Chicago as thousands looked on Sunday, November 2nd (Photos by Alex Goykhman).
A CTA Blue Line train jumped the tracks at the O’Hare station early Monday, after the train failed to slow down while pulling into the station, and went through the barriers at the end of the tracks.
A man wanted for murder in Georgia rammed several cars while fleeing police Sunday, before crashing on Lake Shore Drive, prompting a standoff with police that lasted more than 8 hours.
Much of the town of Washington, Ill was destroyed by a tornado on Sunday.