An 84-year-old man with Alzheimer’s who was reported missing returned home Wednesday afternoon.
The Chicago Teachers Union has stepped up the fight to increase the minimum wage in Chicago, demanding better pay for non-union workers at the Chicago Public Schools, and mayoral candidate Jesus “Chuy” Garcia has joined their effort.
An attorney for a suburban Chicago man accused of seeking to join al-Qaida-affiliated fighters in Syria has told a federal judge the defense expects to seal a plea agreement.
Things came full circle Tuesday night for David Letterman and the good people of Kankakee, as the city turned a gag gift from 16 years ago into a retirement gift for the Late Show host.
The victim, a 26-year-old man, was in the 700 block of North York Road about 3:30 a.m. when the semi struck him, according to Elmhurst police. He remains in critical condition.
Chicago is known as the home of the blues. It’s less well known as the birthplace of another kind of music. A proposed movie aims to tell the story of house music.
Paul McCartney, Metallica and Sam Smith will be among 130 acts at this year’s Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago. Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell said Florence + the Machine, Bassnectar and The Weeknd are also on the lineup.
A new study has found distracted driving is to blame for nearly 60 percent of traffic accidents involving teenagers.
H.J. Heinz Co. is buying Northfield-based Kraft Foods, creating one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world with annual revenue in excess of $28 billion.
Latayuss Curry, 21, was charged with single counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault with a weapon, home invasion and kidnapping by force or threat of force, police announced Tuesday night.
Mayoral challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia was back in Chicago on Tuesday, following a two-day trip to the East Coast in search of campaign donations, volunteers, and Election Day help.
Beverly Z. Gainey was driving a 2005 Ford van about 5 p.m. on Illinois Route 23 when the accident happened north of Elva Road in unincorporated Afton Township, according to a statement from the DeKalb County sheriff’s office.
The two officers were on patrol when they were flagged down near Michigan Avenue and Walton Street. Citizens led them to a man “drained of color” lying on the ground and not breathing. The officers began performing chest compressions and saw the man’s airway was blocked, which they were able to clear
The snowplow was stolen from the 1600 block of Route 25 in unincorporated Oswego sometime between March 9 and 15, according to a statement from the Kendall County sheriff’s office.
Suburban mother of three Shannon Ryan recorded cell phone video to document her son Nick Ryan’s heroin addiction.
Imagine this: you’re terminally ill and your doctors have tried every available drug and nothing works. Now, Indiana is trying to give hope to those who are dying and hopeless.
Police are cautioning residents of the Logan Square neighborhood after three armed robberies were reported within a block of each other in the last two weeks.
Lollapalooza tickets went on sale Tuesday morning and 3-day passes sold out in just 45 minutes, but not without a hitch.
Another person has been charged with trying to bring a gun into Midway Airport on Tuesday.
A man drove onto a Kennedy Expressway entrance ramp after he was shot in the neck in the Avondale neighborhood on the Northwest Side Tuesday evening, police said.
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.