Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is issuing a dire warning about what will happen to his jail because of Governor Bruce Rauner’s cuts to state social safety net programs, reports CBS 2’s Mike Parker.
A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side Wednesday evening, police said.
The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing fines and demanding changes at the Postal Service’s Lincoln Park office.
Police are looking for a 15-year-old girl who has been missing since Friday from her home in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.
A former Provident Hospital supervisor has been charged with stealing money from patient payments in a long-running scheme.
Police from several towns raided a recycling plant on the West Side Wednesday. What they found were hundreds of expensive catalytic converters believed to be stolen from cars and trucks.
With the ink barely dry after signing Indiana’s new religious freedom law, Gov. Mike Pence is asking lawmakers for a re-do.
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner says he’s troubled by what he’s read about the situation in Indiana.
The Cubs open the season Sunday night against the Cardinals.
McDonald’s says it’s raising pay for workers at its company-owned U.S. restaurants, making it the latest employer to sweeten worker incentives in an improving economy.
Authorities are searching for a 15-year-old girl who may be with a convicted murderer who escaped from a Kankakee correctional facility early Wednesday, and is considered armed and dangerous.
Bria Abrams, 21, has been charged with felony theft, for allegedly stealing from five elderly people living at Alden Poplar Creek, at 1545 N. Barrington Rd., while she worked there.
With less than a week until the runoff election, Mayor Rahm Emanuel picked up more endorsements from black leaders on Wednesday, including from a state lawmaker who a year ago accused the mayor of failing the city on violent crime.
By Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) — Like many others, I jumped on the anti-Trevor Noah bandwagon yesterday after reading that some of his past tweets were tinged with anti-Jewish sentiment and poked fun at obese women. […]
The Oak Brook, Illinois-based company says it expects the new “Artisan Grilled Chicken” to be in its more than 14,300 U.S. stores by the end of next week, in products including a new sandwich, as well as existing sandwiches, wraps and salads.
The health department says about 19,500 people have started the patient registration process. Of those, about 2,700 have submitted at least part of the application. The tally is still far short of the number of patients the program’s coordinator hoped would enroll in the first year.
Faced with finding ways to erase millions in debt, one Northwest Indiana school district will transition to a four-day week over the summer.
Through the end of March, murders and shootings were up in Chicago, compared to the same time last year, but police said overall crime is down in the city.
Robert Blagojevich said he has written to his brother in prison, and even tried to visit the former governor as he serves his 14-year sentence in Colorado, but Rod Blagojevich has refused to see his older brother, or respond to written letters. Though the two remain estranged, Robert said he hopes to reconnect with his brother.
A manhunt was underway in Kankakee County on Wednesday, after a convicted killer escaped from the county jail.
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.
We asked Blackhawks fans to share their photos as they headed out to the Stanley Cup victory rally and parade.