Drew Peterson Gets 40 Years In Glasgow Murder PlotFormer Bolingbrook police officer Drew Peterson was sentenced to 40 years in prison Friday for trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who helped to convict him in the murder of his third wife.
It's Official: Obamas Select Jackson Park For Presidential Library President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have officially announced they have chosen historic Jackson Park as the site for the Obama Presidential Center.
Help Sought In Search For Suspects In Murder Of Family Dollar ManagerChicago police and local activists were asking for help identifying the suspects in a series of robberies at Family Dollar store, including one in which the manager was shot and killed earlier this month.
Ex-Judge To Investigate Possible Cover-Up In Laquan McDonald ShootingA former Cook County judge has been appointed as a special prosecutor to investigate whether any Chicago police officers tried to cover up the circumstances of the fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Police Warn Of Pair Robbing People At Gunpoint On CTA TrainsChicago police were warning commuters to be on alert, following a string of armed robberies on the CTA.
Rain, Standing Water Prompts Wood Dale To Cancel Prairie Fest TodayIt's been a year since a 35-year-old man died at the fest when a storm brought down a tent.
New Program At Rush Offers Free "PTSD Boot Camp"Rush University Medical Center has kicked off a new intensive outpatient program to help veterans dealing with issues associated with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Emanuel Shrugs Off Perceived Slight In DNC VideoMayor Rahm Emanuel appeared unfazed at what many saw as a criticism of his advice to President Barack Obama in a video played at the Democratic National Convention before the president's speech Wednesday night.
Lollapalooza Kicks Off 25th Anniversary In Grant ParkThe gates opened for Lollapalooza on Thursday, with plenty of security in place, although there was a slight delay in kicking off the festivities.
Thieves Inadvertently Save Dog Locked In Hot TruckA West Town pub owner believes a group of thieves who's been preying on the neighborhood inadvertently saved the life of a German shepherd earlier this week.
2 Killed, 2 Wounded In Block Party Shooting; Witness Dies After Asthma AttackChicago police were searching for the shooter who opened fire from a vehicle in the 800 block of West 50th Place around 12:15 a.m., killing two, and wounding two others.
Some Plane Wreckage From Plainfield Crash Found Mile Away, NTSB FindsThe National Transportation Safety Board has released preliminary information on the crash last Thursday that killed the 58-year-old pilot from Florida.

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