A northwest suburban man is facing a felony charge after investigators found pornographic images of children on his home computer.
A man who was charged with ramming a wooden plank into another man’s car and then the man’s head is now facing a lawsuit.
Chicago city leaders need your help to find the perfect spot for a George Lucas museum.
Anthony Smith was suspended in February amid allegations of recruiting violations. The association now says Smith is reinstated and is eligible to coach at any IHSA member school immediately.
A Hickory Hills day care worker who has spent almost 10 years behind bars after being convicted of shaking an infant to death tells WBBM she doesn’t think she will see the prison gates again – now that a judge has ordered her freed.
The amended ordinance would exempt all restaurants from the ban, as well as small independent retailers – stores which have a size of less than 10,000 square feet, and which are not part of a chain of three or more stores.
U.S. Senator Mark Kirk is pushing hard for a measure to give small beer breweries a tax break.
There’s only one institution in the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago named after Pope John XXIII; it’s an elementary school in Evanston, and anticipation there is building for the late pope’s upcoming canonization in Rome.
The City Council’s Licensing Committee has voted to increase fines for residents who try to avoid paying for Chicago City stickers by registering their cars in the suburbs, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Makeeba Gates, 20, was charged Wednesday with one felony count of leaving the scene of an accident, and cited for driving on a suspended license, operating a motor vehicle without insurance and failure to reduce speed for emergency vehicles.
An ex-aide to former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger was sentenced to 6 ½ years in prison Wednesday for steering more than $300,000 in phony county contracts to her own company and her pals.
At midnight, The Foundlings Theatre Company started the second annual “No Sleep Shakepseare Festival,” at the BoHo Theatre in Rogers Park.
Researchers looked at 60 years worth of climatological data from the National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center, and found tornadoes touch down most often in “transition zones” – areas where a dramatic change in landscape takes place.
Keeping the brush low prevents birds and other wildlife from nesting on the airfield. Such wildlife could present a serious hazard to airplanes as they take off and land at O’Hare.
A missing Loyola University student has been found healthy and safe, according to a Loyola spokesman.
After Mayor Jim Ardis filed a criminal complaint over the matter, police raided a home last week, seizing computers and hauling residents in for questioning. The action sparked criticism that the mayor had abused his powers and violated free speech rights.
Days after Nina Castro filed for divorce from her husband last fall, she returned to their home in Gary, Ind. where Remanard Castro forced her to have sex with him while threatening her with a handgun and later a crowbar, according to Lake Superior Court records.
The CTA’s Skokie Swift is turning 50 years old, and there’s a party Saturday to mark the anniversary.
Five people were hurt after a vehicle hit a bus stop Tuesday night after a police chase in the Roseland neighborhood.
The family of a murdered Chicago policeman has reached a settlement in its lawsuit against a Mississippi gun shop.
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.