A bill to freeze property taxes for two years and provide pension relief to Chicago Public Schools has advanced in the Illinois Legislature.
The American Civil Liberties Union says it’s gotten court orders keeping state budget money flowing to help many people with physical and psychological disabilities, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
A Chicago police officer who was left paralyzed after a crash in his patrol vehicle six years ago has been served with eviction papers at the apartment the city has been paying for.
In a new twist to the state’s ongoing budget battle, Gov. Bruce Rauner has vetoed salary increases for Illinois lawmakers, and other highly paid state employees.
Where does the time go?
As the weather warms up, and garage sales and yard sales become a more common sight, an alderman in west suburban Geneva has suggested limiting how many such sales a resident can have each year.
Six-year-old Max Kent wound up to deliver the pitch, doing what many boys do on a summer day.
Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said part of the challenge in reducing gun violence is gang members are more worried about what their gang will do to them if they lose a gun than they are about what the courts will do to them if they’re arrested with an illegal firearm.
Bowing to pressure from the Emanuel administration, community activists and environmental groups, one of the two remaining storage facilities for petroleum coke shut down Tuesday — and the last is on borrowed time.
Minimum wage earners in Chicago will begin seeing a bump in their paychecks this month.
Ruben Quispe-Trujillo, 24, faces a count of first-degree murder for the attack that happened about 3 a.m. Monday outside a home in the 1900 block of North Rockwell Street, according to Chicago Police.
A pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle in the Roseland neighborhood on the South Side Wednesday morning, police said.
House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) planned to call for a vote on a $2.3 billion one-month budget to avoid the shutdown, but Gov. Bruce Rauner’s office has indicated he would veto any such measure.
The fatal shooting happened about 10:45 p.m. in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side. A 22-year-old man was driving in the 11100 block of South Hamlet Avenue when a black SUV pulled alongside and a gunman inside shot him in the abdomen, police said.
At 8:05 p.m., Kathern S. Stafford was pronounced dead at the scene near the intersection of 61st Avenue and Colorado Street in Hobart, according to a statement from the Lake County coroner’s office. She had suffered blunt force trauma in a motor vehicle accident.
A Northfield man was driving a 2006 Lexus east on Lake Cook Road, fleeing a previous crash, when his vehicle crossed the center line about 11 a.m. just west of Route 12, according to police and fire officials. The Lexus crashed into a westbound 2007 Honda.
How is it doing this and why? CBS 2’s Dave Savini this original report.
A man robbed a northwest suburban bank Monday by grabbing a handful of cash that a teller had been counting.
Cook County Jail Nurse Files Lawsuit Claiming She Was Fired For Blowing Whistle On Staff Stealing Medications
A Cook County Jail nurse says drugs intended for inmates are being stolen by staff, but when she told her bosses, she was terminated.
A woman was found dead early Tuesday in her West Garfield Park neighborhood apartment after her roommate posted on social media that he had killed her, police sources said.
A tornado ripped through Coal City, Illinois, on Monday. It was the second time in less than two years that the small town was devastated by a tornado.
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.