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 man was found shot and killed Saturday morning in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
After a slow trek along North Avenue this morning a 100-year-old bridge is in place.
A truck struck and killed a pedestrian Saturday morning in the West Town neighborhood.
A woman died after she was pulled from Lake Michigan downtown Friday night.
A South Side man who twice impregnated a minor teen had part of his ear bitten off by his young paramour’s brother, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.
Five people have been killed and at least 13 others have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening.
A man was shot to death Friday night in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
A man was found shot to death inside a crashed vehicle in the West Town neighborhood early Saturday.
A woman sitting in the passenger seat of a minivan was shot Saturday morning while the driver was being pursued by people in another car.
It started as a medical miracle: A man who desperately needed a heart transplant was given the state’s first full artificial heart. It kept him alive, until something went wrong. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports.
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.