The Wilmette village board is expected Tuesday night to set up an ad-hoc committee to study ways to continue providing rental, mortgage and property tax assistance to low-income residents of the North Shore suburb.
A former gynecologist was sentenced to 18 years in prison Tuesday for raping his pregnant patient while performing an exam on her in his South Side office.
A man was shot to death in the Far South Side Morgan Park neighborhood Tuesday afternoon, police said.
While polls now indicate businessman Bruce Rauner is leading the race for the GOP nomination for Governor, most voters don’t know much about him.
A gang member will spend the rest of his life in prison for the murder of an Iraq war veteran who was an innocent bystander to a shooting that followed a bar brawl in 2007.
With wind chills well below zero, the best advice is to simply stay indoors. However, that’s obviously not always possible.
An elderly man was killed and a woman was injured in a crash in northwest suburban Elgin Tuesday afternoon, police said.
Nestle has informed a Wisconsin supplier of cheese for its DiGorno and Jack’s frozen pizzas it will no longer accept it’s cheese after an animal rights group documented the abuse of cows.
Stanley Wrice has been in prison for 31 years for a brutal, 1982 rape. Tuesday, a Cook County judge granted him a new trial, in part, because he was tortured into making a confession.
Mayor Emanuel is signaling that he’s ready for a fight with City Council critics who have stalled a measure he wants to limit the use of electronic cigarettes in Chicago.
Alef Sausage in Mundelein was founded by Alec Mikhaylov, who came to Chicago from Ukraine in 1992.
Chicago memorial service for South African President Nelson Mandela will be Friday night at Rainbow/PUSH Headquarters.
The Department of Children and Family Services came in for some scathing criticism at a State Senate hearing today.
Montago Suggs, of Kenosha, was convicted of killing 22-year-old Melinda “Mindy” Morrell, of Round Lake Park, during a robbery in Waukegan.
Chicago will soon host a sculpture that’s both inspired and angered viewers around there world.
This cold snap seems bad, but it doesn’t even come close to the coldest days ever in Chicago–or even December.
A north suburban youth baseball treasurer has been charged with writing about $80,000 worth of organization checks to himself.
Reports that a student may have brought weapons to a school in Lake Zurich prompted officials to place two campuses on lock down on Tuesday.
The video with this story shows a massive pileup on a Wisconsin highway on Sunday–in similar conditions that are expected here tomorrow morning.
A battalion chief with the Hobart Fire Department was taken to a Crown Point hospital Tuesday morning with severe burns after crashing a minivan into a house near Hebron
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.
Blackhawks fans celebrated all night long and into the early morning after the Blackhawks beat the Bruins to win the Stanley Cup for the second time in four years.