Andrean High School president Harry Vande Velde III said the school was closed “for a thorough cleaning” on Monday.
After Batavia Police posted gas station security photos of a man on Facebook last week, they’ve now been able to identify the person who picked up a $100 bill that fell out of another man’s pocket.
Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s annual Safe Shopping Guide features more than 100 children’s products that have been recalled in the last year, ranging from small toys to strollers and cribs.
Former U.S. Representative and longtime federal judge Abner Mikva will receive the nation’s highest honor granted to civilians today at a White House ceremony.
It’s crunch time for the experts who staff the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line, reports from WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
Investigators have not yet determined what caused a stable fire that killed 32 horses near north suburban Woodstock, but they said they know where it started.
The most recent fatal shooting in the Ashburn neighborhood on the Southwest Side left one man dead and another wounded early Saturday.
As temperatures drop through the rest of the day on Monday, rain will turn to snow, and the far northern and western suburbs could get up to 3 inches by Tuesday.
The incident happened at 10:30 a.m. after patrol officers observed a man who had outstanding arrest warrants near the Chicago Street train depot, Elgin police said in a statement. A foot chase ensued after police tried to apprehend the suspect, police said.
A reputed lieutenant of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman was to be sentenced Monday for his part in a $1 billion conspiracy to traffic narcotics to Chicago and other cities.
About 2:05 a.m., a car driving the wrong way on the West Ohio Street ramp collided with another vehicle in the southbound lanes, Illinois State Police said.
The 70-year-old drove his vehicle into a pole near 79th Street and Kedzie Avenue about 10:30 p.m., police News Affairs Officer Ron Gaines said.
Four vehicles were involved in the crash that happened near 47th Street about 3:30 a.m., including a semitrailer that caused the accident and then drove off, according to Illinois State Police.
Firefighters swarmed the property at 58th Street and Calumet Avenue around 7 p.m. after reports of an explosion, and they pulled two women from the flattened property.
He went from a coma to Soldier Field in six months. WBBM’s Nancy Harty reports on a young man who got to participate in Sunday’s Bear’s pregame festivities.
A total of five people were injured in a single-car rollover accident on I-90 and the Des Plaines Oasis Sunday afternoon, according to Illinois State Police.
Hundreds of people got into the Thanksgiving spirit Sunday morning on Chicago’s Near West Side by putting together baskets of food for people in need.
A man was discovered shot to death Friday night in west suburban Maywood.
Chicago’s new archbishop is making his first pastoral visit Sunday since taking office, and he walked into a West Side parish still reeling from the priest sex abuse scandal in the archdiocese.
With the milder temperatures, it was the perfect night for a parade and the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival didn’t disappoint.
Stuntman Nik Wallenda braved cool temperatures and 15 mph winds as he walked 50 stories above the streets of Chicago as thousands looked on Sunday, November 2nd (Photos by Alex Goykhman).
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.