Investigation Continues In Southwest Flight ExplosionFederal investigators say the engine blade that broke off and triggered a deadly accident on Flight 1380 Tuesday had microscopic cracks.
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.
Southwest Pilot Credited For Saving LivesDespite one death, the pilot is being credited with saving the lives of the others on board, managing an emergency landing in Philadelphia.
Preckwinkle Elected Chairman of Cook County Democratic PartyCook County President Toni Preckwinkle was unanimously elected by all eighty wards and township committeemen as the new Chairman of the Cook County Democratic Party.
Jeb Bush Remembers His Mother: 'She Taught Us To Serve Others'Jeb Bush spent more than an hour on stage at an Elmhurst College forum in Oak Brook, much of it talking about his mother's legacy, fondly remembering the woman he called mom.
Appeals Court Hears Calusinksi's Bid For New Trial In Toddler's DeathMelissa Calusinski’s quest for a new trail in the death of a toddler she was watching at a daycare center in 2009 moved to the Illinois Appellate Court on Wednesday, as her attorneys sought to convince three judges her trial was unfair.
Investigation Continues For Southwest Engine ExplosionThe investigation continues as to what caused the engine to explode on a Southwest Airlines jet yesterday that killed one passenger.
Jeb Bush, Mourning Mother Barbara Bush's Death, To Speak At Oak Brook ForumDespite being in the midst of funeral arrangements for his mother, former first lady Barbara Bush, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush planned to deliver the keynote address Wednesday at a forum in Oak Brook.
Lane Blocking Increasing In Part To Loop Link, City Plans To Increase Parking FinesLane blocking and double parking have become bigger issues in recent years thanks, in part, to Loop link, the designated bus lanes meant to speed up the rush hour commute between Metra stations and Michigan Avenue.
"Jesus Christ Superstar" Opens At The Lyric Opera This Month“Jesus Christ Superstar” is the Lyric Opera’s latest spring production premiering on April 27.
Woman Killed, 8-Year-Old Daughter Wounded In Gary ShootingPamela Hunter, a mother of five, was found dead inside her home around 2 a.m. Tuesday, after police responded to a report of a shooting near 35th and King Drive.
CPS Budget 'A Breath Of Fresh Air,' Adding $64 Million For Schools"This is a good time to be the leader of Chicago Public Schools, because our financial situation is much stronger than it was two years ago," Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson said.