There have been at least a half dozen fires set, most of them in alleys next to homes in the neighborhood.
A north suburban woman convicted of huffing computer cleaner before running over a 5-year-old girl two years ago was sentenced on Wednesday to five years in prison
The latest scrimmage in the race for governor finds the two major candidates dealing with the issue of domestic violence in the National Football League, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Lawyer Gloria Allred is taking aim at Goodell by referencing past alleged incidents.
A protest was held at a store in the Loop Wednesday afternoon where demonstrators called for shops to pay more to garment workers in Cambodia who make some of the clothing that ends up here.
Another crucial vote on the controversial proposed Illiana Expressway is just weeks away, and opponents are gearing up by branding it one of the biggest “boondoggles” in the country.
You’ve no doubt seen them – makeshift memorials that pop up on roads where someone’s been killed in a crash.
Welcome to the City Of Big Drinkers.
Kohl’s Department Stores plans to hire nearly 70,000 people to help during the busy holiday season and one expert predicts a good year for those seeking part-time work.
Professors at three Illinois universities and a playwright with ties to Chicago are among this year’s winners of the MacArthur Foundation’s so-called “genius grants.”
A 16 year old boy is the second person charged in the home invasion and murder of a retired Chicago police sergeant.
A fire in west suburban Cicero left a house destroyed early Wednesday.
The Naperville City Council voted Tuesday night to eliminate deep discounts on beer sales and increase training for bar security, but several other tough provisions aimed at reducing public drunkenness were tabled until the next meeting.
Three men robbed a Radio Shack store at gunpoint Tuesday night in the Griffith Park Plaza, on Ridge Road in Griffith, Ind.
A boy, 15, was shot and critically injured Tuesday evening in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
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The probation officer for the man charged with sexually assaulting a pregnant Chicago State student and forcing her into a car trunk has been suspended.
Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner today revealed he opposes the legal use of medical marijuana, prompting a blistering response from the Democratic lawmaker who wrote the law.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is keeping a low profile and letting others attack, and respond to attacks by his political opponents.
Wednesday is Constitution Day and dozens of Chicagoans will be celebrating the birth of our nation for the first time as U.S. citizens as they were sworn in today in a special ceremony at Daley Plaza.
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.
Heavy rainfall that continued for several hours early Wednesday in the north and northwest suburbs left many streets and homes flooded.