Shaquon Thomas, 19, who rapped under the name Young Pappy, had previously been the intended target in at least two shootings that left bystanders dead.
No question: Bullet proof vests save lives and one Chicago police officer’s story, is a true testament to that.
Naperville Animal Control says despite all the sightings there are only a few coyotes. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports, Hastert was neither been seen or heard from publicly on Friday, but he has told close friends that he was sorry people had to go though this ordeal.
Manuel Rivera has been a tenant of the building at 1627 Humboldt Park Boulevard for eight years. He’s on disability and says the $500 a month he’s been paying in rent is about all he can afford.
The Illinois House has approved a plan to make the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum its own agency but scuttled the governor’s proposed privatization of business development in the state.
With the stroke of a pen, Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans set June 1 as the start of the new Prostitution and Trafficking Intervention Court. Evans said state law already treats prostitution as a misdemeanor, and not a felony. The new intervention court takes that approach a step further.
Former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert was paying a man to keep a sexual relationship a secret, according to a report on the Chicago Tribune’s website.
“Tuesday she’s going to walk down the aisle, and I’m probably going to cry like a baby. I won’t be able to control my emotions,” said Sue Sweet, whose daughter, Rachel Sweet, was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at age 4.
Officials have exhumed the body of a man who was slain along with a teenage girl nearly 70 years ago in the small town of Oregon, Illinois, and a man who has spent 17 years investigating the murders hopes forensic tests will help close the case.
A friend and political mentor of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert was speaking up for the indicted lawmaker on Friday, a day after Hastert was accused of lying to the FBI, and trying to hide apparent hush money payments.
As the camera moves slowly over the landscape, the images seem to be from another world.
Hundreds of police officers have been hanging out on the roofs of local donut shops on Friday, as part of an annual charity event.
“When the complaint comes in, it’s down within five days; very often, within three days. If it’s high, it may take a day or two longer, but within five days the graffiti is removed,” said Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Charles Williams.
The longtime Republican lawmaker allegedly paid about $1.7 million in cash to a longtime acquaintance – identified as Individual A in the indictment – beginning in 2010, to conceal misconduct that occurred years earlier.
A Chicago police officer is suing the city, claiming he blew the whistle on his boss, leading to retaliation.
Friday will be warm and muggy, with temperatures reaching the low 80s, and spotty showers and storms firing up in the afternoon. Then, as a cold front moves in overnight, more organized storms will move in from the west. Skies should clear Saturday morning, but cooler temperatures will dominate over the weekend.
Manuel Martinez, 33, was charged with one felony count each of aggravated battery with discharge of a firearm and aggravated fleeing from police, a statement from Chicago Police said. He was also cited for driving without a license and insurance, and driving with a broken headlight.
The shooting happened around 10:30 p.m. in the 6200 block of South Honore Street. Two men, two women, and a 2-year-old girl were wounded.
Firefighters found 48-year-old Maria Concepcion Herrera and her 22-year-old son Carlos Herrera dead in their home in the 3600 block of West 55th Place around 2:50 p.m., after someone reported a couch on fire at the home.
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.