"I Felt A Calling To Do Something", Firefighter On Southwest Plane Praised For Helping PassengerTexas Firefighter, Andrew Needum, was on the plane that had to make an emergency landing after a Southwest plane's engine exploded, killing one passenger on board. “I felt a calling to get up and do something, to stand up and act,” says Needum.
'Why Wasn't He Already Behind Bars?' Stabbing Suspect Previously Arrested 98 timesThe family of murder victim Miguel Beedle wants to know why the man accused of stabbing him to death in a River North alley wasn’t already behind bars. Prior to last month’s murder, that suspect had been arrested nearly 100 times.
World Armwrestling League Kicks Off New Season In RosemontArm wrestling is one of mankind’s oldest competitions, dating back to ancient Egypt; and now the sport is enjoying a modern day surge in popularity.
Appeals Court Upholds Injunction Blocking Trump Policy Punishing Sanctuary CitiesLast year, U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber ruled U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Justice Department could not deny requests for law enforcement grants from cities that refused to comply with strict immigration policies, such as allowing federal agents access to local jails.
Duckworth Brings Baby Daughter On Senate FloorDuckworth gave birth to her second daughter, Maile Pearl Bowlsbey, on April 9.
Court Clerk Dorothy Brown To Run For Mayor, Amid Longtime Federal ProbeDespite having been under federal investigation for years, Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown will run for mayor in 2019, joining an already crowded field challenging Rahm Emanuel in his bid for a third term.
County Prosecutor: No Charges In Prince’s Overdose DeathAfter two years of investigations, prosecutors say no one will be charged in connection to the death of a Minnesota music icon.
Parkland Survivor Visits Thornwood High To Discuss Violence, Gun ControlOn the eve of a national walkout honoring those killed 20 years ago at Columbine High School, a girl who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School was visiting with students in South Holland.
Former Soccer Coach Pleads Not Guilty To Sex AssaultA former suburban soccer coach has pleaded not guilty to sexual assault.
Snow, Cold In April Is One For The Record BooksSnow fell overnight, and, on top of that, this April is now the second-coldest on record. There were several crashes, including Route 83.
Woman Wins $3 Million Judgment Against Indiana CardiologistA jury has awarded a Griffith, Ind., woman $3 million, after she was talked into having unneeded heart procedures.
String Of Robberies Reported In East Chatham NeighorhoodChicago police have issued a warning to residents about a series of robberies on the same block in East Chatham.