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A house designed by a Frank Lloyd Wright associate that at several points was days away from being torn down will be moved from a supermarket parking lot to its new home in northwest Evanston Thursday.
Potential Naperville City Council Candidate Hoping Law Barring Liquor Licensees From Office Gets Overturned
In Naperville, liquor licensees cannot hold elected office. But a man who wants to run for city council still hopes the outgoing council will change the law, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
The Lake County, Indiana, Coroner’s office says the bodies of two infants have been found inside a Gary funeral home.
Neon signs are among the city’s most endangered architectural features worth saving in the annual list issued by Preservation Chicago, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Chicago’s inspector general says the Chicago Fire Department is still not meeting nationwide standards for response time, despite being chided a year-and-a-half ago for not meeting those standards.
Taxpayers United says over 14 Lake County retirees are collecting pensions over $200,000 as the tax watch it continues combing through Illinois county retirement records for potential tax savings, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
The family of 19-year-old Roshad McIntosh filed a federal lawsuit against the city and the Chicago Police Department on Wednesday, alleging wrongful death and civil rights violations.
Mayoral challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia said Mayor Rahm Emanuel needs to answer tough questions about how he plans to handle the city’s financial woes.
It’s been meteorological spring for nearly four days, though you’d never guess from the weather. Chicago area residents will have to suffer through a couple more days of frigid weather before a gradual spring thaw begins this weekend.
Special Olympics, which hosts competitive games for disabled Americans, says the R-word stands for “retard” or “retarded.” Spokeswoman Michele Evans said, even if it’s not intended to, it causes pain to those with intellectual and development disabilities.
Fathers fighting for custody of their children, or seeking other parenting and child care advice, have been invited to a free workshop on Saturday to meet with lawyers, and get expert advice on negotiating what – for some – can be overwhelming.
A South Side charter school is mourning the murder of one of its students.
March 3 marks 81 years since the still famous or infamous John Dillinger fled from the Crown Point Indiana jail using a carved wooden pistol.
The downstate prosecutor under fire from a suburban family for his handling of a death investigation has now asked for a special prosecutor in the case.
Chicago Police have arrested four men and seek at least four others in connection with a bold smash-and-grab ring that drove stolen vehicles through store doors and windows.
Mayor Emanuel is defending the decision by Chicago Public School officials to back down on their resistance to the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers test, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Last-minute attempts to pay Cook County property tax bills by Tuesday’s deadline were being thwarted by technology.
Mayors in the Chicago area were none-too-pleased when Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed cutting in half the amount of income tax revenue the state sends to municipal governments in Illinois, and they’re teaming up to let him know.
Already in prison for the murder of his third wife, former Bolingbrook cop Drew Peterson on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges he tried to hire a hitman to kill the prosecutor who put him behind bars.
After “48 Hours” uncovered evidence that casts doubt on the verdict that sent a teacher to prison for the death of a 16-month-old boy, the Lake County Coroner was calling for authorities to reopen the case.