Elton Mathis, the Waller County district attorney, announced Monday that the group of lawyers would help his office make decisions in the case based on “credible evidence and not rumors.”
Some West Side elementary school students are letting it be known through their artwork how they feel about the violence that has plagued their community.
A northern suburban man has been charged with robbing the unlocked car of a pizza deliveryman.
Over the years, College of Lake County sociologists John and Maria Tenuto have been doing a scholarly study of all things “Star Trek.”
Police and family members are searching for a 21-year-old woman and her young nephew who disappeared in Gary on Saturday.
Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back from customers more than 500,000 Ram pickup trucks and other vehicles in the biggest such action in U.S. history as part of a costly deal with safety regulators to settle legal problems in about two dozen recalls.
Police are warning of several recent violent robberies near Wrigley Field on the North Side.
Those lazy, hazy days of summer that seemed elusive for weeks, are here and likely to say around for a while.
Police are searching for a 14-year-old girl from west suburban St. Charles who has not been seen since missing a dance class last week.
It’s a quiet Sunday morning before a home game and dozens of little feet are scurrying around Wrigley Field. It’s the second Clark’s Crew of the season where inquisitive kids under 13 get to talk with the Cubs’ mascot and players.
Members of a City Council panel debated, but did not vote on, a measure calling for director Spike Lee to be blocked from getting a state tax credit for his Chicago-based movie provocatively called “Chiraq,” reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Seven people have been killed and at least 28 others wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday afternoon, police said.
A woman was killed in what was likely an accidental shooting at a hotel Sunday morning in west suburban Hillside, police said.
Two Chicago aldermen plan to ask a City Council committee to investigate if there is a backlog of unprocessed rape kits involving Chicago sexual assaults.
Ron Bliwas partnered with another Shoah Foundation veteran, videographer Dan Gelfond and they formed the company, Personal History Interviews.
Initially, five people were inside a house and police say four of them got out.
The principal of a Chicago public high school credited with a resurgence has resigned amid an investigation. WBBM’s Nancy Harty talked with a parent who says she experienced some of what allegedly led to the principal’s ouster.
After shooting victims crashed into the headquarters of American Legion Post 800 on the city’s South Side on July 5, members of that post are calling on area veterans to join in a fight to end the city’s violence, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.
Police in north suburban Zion are conducting a homicide investigation in the death of a man found in a crashed vehicle early Sunday after they received dispatch calls of shots fired in the area.
Father Michael Pfleger of St. Sabina’s says a City Council meeting Monday discussing the merits of a movie titled Chiraq is “insulting,” reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.
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.