The lakefront downtown this morning was awash in wetsuits and spandex as an estimated seven thousand athletes participated in the Chicago Triathlon.
Protesters gathered in Millennium Park today to talk about government corruption in Malaysia.
Two men have been charged in a crash in Robbins that killed a mother and father and injured their three children Thursday night, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s Office.
An inmate who escaped after having a baby at a South Bend hospital is back in police custody, according to the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office.
Horticulturalists at the Chicago Botanic Garden manually cut open the corpse flower nicknamed “Spike” Sunday morning.
(CBS) — Dense fog covering the Chicago area should clear up late in the afternoon Sunday, giving way to some sunshine. Sunday will be slightly warmer than normal, with a high of 82 degrees, which […]
A west suburban couple have been charged with illegally contacting two DuPage County judges, including by sending a threatening letter earlier this month.
Two people were killed in a traffic crash near north suburban Lindenhurst Saturday afternoon, police said.
A 16-year-old boy was killed and a 17-year-old boy was injured in a shooting in the Chatham neighborhood early Sunday on the South Side, police said.
Three people were killed and at least 23 others, including a 7-year-old girl, have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since late Friday.
The victim was rushed to the hospital and told investigators a man broke into her home and attacked her after first asking her for money in the driveway, a police official says.
(CBS) — Horticulturalists with the Chicago Botanic Garden are expected to open the corpse flower “Spike” Sunday morning. The Chicago Botanic Garden says at 10 a.m. horticulturalists will remove the spathe and put it on display […]
Illinois will be the first state in the country to test out a pilot program that will put locking devices on some prescription painkillers to make it harder for people to abuse the drugs.
A small tent city has been erected in the Uptown neighborhood on Chicago’s North Side where advocates for the homeless and the homeless, themselves, are trying to call attention to their treatment by the city, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
The cool weather in the past week has some people thinking about fall — and Halloween costumes.
Two men are dead in a fire in the Southwest Side Garfield Ridge neighborhood that appears to be the work of an arsonist.
A man was shot and killed by Chicago Police early Saturday in the Pilsen neighborhood.
A family of four was forced out on the street when a fire in a neighboring building spread to their home.
A 16-year-old boy was shot late Friday while he was in a vehicle on an exit ramp of the Kennedy Expressway in the Northwest Side Bucktown neighborhood.
(CBS) — Saturday will be a cool, rainy day for the Chicago area. The high temperature is 75 degrees and there will be scattered showers throughout the day. Sunday will be mostly cloudy with skies […]
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.