Several young women said there had been an argument that turned into a confrontation at the Brownell Elementary School playground before the shooting. The drive-by shooting happened about 100 yards away from the school
A teen and an 18-year-old man were found shot and killed Saturday morning in the South Chicago neighborhood.
For Michelle and Peter Doyle, a trip to the doctor’s office with their daughter Calen in 2006 changed their lives forever.
Worshippers showed up early Easter Sunday and waited in a line that wrapped around Holy Name Cathedral to hear perhaps the last Easter homily by Cardinal Francis George.
A man is dead and another is in critical condition after a gang related shooting Sunday afternoon in the South Lawndale neighborhood.
Six people are in the hospital after a shooting at an Easter party in west suburban Montgomery.
The murder-suicide is confirmed by the executive director of the Cook County Department of Corrections, Cara Smith.
Authorities are searching for a woman who robbed a bank Friday afternoon in the Wicker Park neighborhood on the North Side.
A 16-year-old boy was shot in the South Shore neighborhood Saturday night.
A Cook County jury awarded $14 million Friday to Mariola Zapalski, of Elmwood Park, in a lawsuit against the doctor who prescribed the drug Yasmin.
About 8:30 a.m., the boy — described as a newborn — was found in a gangway in the 2700 block of North Hamlin Avenue.
Two young men in the kayak were plunged into the river; one young man was ejected from the kayak and the other young man was stuck inside.
South Chicago ministers lead an anti-violence procession through the neighborhood, on the Saturday before Easter.
The 15-year-old North Chicago boy found dead in an alley in the city around 11 p.m. Wednesday night had recently transferred to the Waukegan school district to try and restart his school career.
Governor Quinn is staying out of the argument over Thursday’s unusual Illinois House Executive Committee vote on state financing for an Obama presidential library.
A group of Roman Catholics from Chicago are headed to Rome next week to witness the elevation of Pope John Paul II to sainthood.
Governor Quinn is promising tighter controls after a review found that the Illinois Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people who were dead.
Two men are in serious condition after being shot Saturday afternoon in the Woodlawn neighborhood.
The state of Illinois has awarded 26 groups grants totaling $1.6 million for programs designed to conserve and enhance the shoreline of Lake Michigan and adjacent waterways.
Two males were found shot and killed Saturday morning in the South Chicago neighborhood.
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.