Police said the woman was standing on the porch with friends in the 2100 block of South Marshall Boulevard around 10:15 p.m., when a man drove up in a dark car, got out of the vehicle, and opened fire.
The fire comes one day after county commissioners and council members in a joint meeting decided to bond $12 million for Department of Justice-mandated repairs at the jail, road and bridge work, and maintenance and repairs at various county buildings, including the courthouse.
Two felons have joined five other defendants in a major racketeering case targeting an Outfit-connected crew accused of home invasions, armed robberies, burglaries, insurance fraud, prostitution, arson and a plot to murder a witness.
A Geneva man accused of being drunk when his car plunged into a west suburban Naperville pond initially pointed the finger at his two friends who drowned as a result of the crash, according to prosecutors.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine was at a candidates’ forum sponsored by the Metropolitan Planning Council.
The girl was attacked in an alley near 71st and King Drive around 11:30 a.m. Thursday, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez looks into why these creatures are multiplying like … well, rabbits.
The data breach left some customers understandably shaken. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
Although John Vastis has taught public speaking for 19 years, Police Chief Steven Casstevens says the charges do not involve his students.
Emad Karakrah allegedly told police during his arrest that there was a bomb in the car and he would detonate it if they searched the vehicle.
Laura Sanchez, CEO of Swatware, said she considers herself a pioneer, as a Latina running an information technology business.
A Chicago police commander accused of sticking the barrel of his service weapon in a suspect’s throat, pressing a stun gun against the man’s groin last year, and threatening to kill him was released without having to post bail Thursday.
The city’s Safe Passage program to protect Chicago Public Schools students on their way to and from school has been expanded to 133 schools, thanks to $10 million in new funding from the state.
An Indiana truck driver has been indicted on reckless homicide charges, in connection to a July crash on Interstate 55 that killed five people. Prosecutors said the crash was partly the result of the trucker being blind in his right eye.
Known as the “No Boundaries Bandit,” the man described as a 200-pound Hispanic has robbed five Chicago banks, and now, seven in the suburbs—most recently in west suburban River Forest, according to the FBI.
Police said the boat ran onto the breakwall northeast of Navy Pier around 10:30 p.m.
Activists have said they are not giving up the fight to save a Washington Park neighborhood high school, but Chicago Public Schools officials have suggested the battle is pretty much over.
Researchers are tripping seniors on purpose, and it’s not some kind of warped practical joke. The experiment is among techniques being studied to prevent falls, the leading cause of injury in older adults.
Shortly after 7 p.m., the crew on the 57-foot tug boat “Bonnie G. Selvick” tried to turn the boat around while headed south on the river near the 106th Street Bridge.
They made their name robbing NBA stars and slaying federal informants, authorities say. But the Hobos, an ultra violent Chicago “supergang,” suffered a heavy blow Wednesday when a middle-ranking member confessed to his role in five murders — and vowed to help the government convict his former bosses.
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.