Cell Phone Tracking Helps Police To Find Escaped Lake County Inmate In Texas A Lake County Indiana jail escapee and his girlfriend await extradition from Texas after being recaptured by police in San Antonio.
Families File Lawsuit Over Transgender Students' Use Of Locker Rooms, Restrooms In Suburban School DistrictAn organization that says it represents more than four dozen families is suing the federal government and Palatine's Township School District 211 over transgender students' use of locker rooms and restrooms.
SE Side Residents Say Petcoke Settlements Not Enough Southeast Side activists say the air seems to be a bit cleaner these days, but they still want to see out of their communities, companies that deal with the gritty petroleum byproduct known as petcoke.
Emanuel Taking Lucas Museum Fight To Federal Appeals CourtA day after George Lucas and Mellody Hobson said they've begun exploring options outside Chicago for their proposed lakefront museum, the Emanuel administration said it would be going to a federal appeals court to dismiss a lawsuit holding up the project.
May Fundraiser To Help Families Of Fallen First RespondersThey gave their lives on the job, and now you can help give back to their families. The 100 Club has kicked off a month-long fundraiser to assist the survivors of first responders who have died in the line of duty.
Crime Commission Expresses Concerns Over Fantasy Sports Betting BillThe Chicago Crime Commission has serious concerns about legislation advancing in Springfield to legalize and regulate the fantasy sports betting industry.
Cold And Windy Wednesday, But Much Milder Weather AheadWednesday will be a cool and blustery day across the Chicago area, but a significant warmup is on tap in time for the Mother’s Day weekend.
Chicago Teachers Union Holds Off On Setting Strike DateThe Chicago Teachers Union did not vote to set a strike date at a meeting of union’s house of delegates Wednesday.
Man Killed, Another Wounded In Drive-By Shooting In PilsenThe owner of Express Grill, 1730 S. Halsted St., said he was taking orders for food around 11:40 p.m., when he heard several shots.
Lucas Museum's Chicago Plan Now Appears DeadGeorge Lucas and his wife, Mellody Hobson have pulled the plug on plans for their museum in Chicago.
Chicago Area Mom Shot On Wisconsin Interstate Has DiedA suburban Chicago woman has died after being shot in drive-by shooting along Wisconsin interstate.
Civic Federation Opposes Rauner's 'Insufficiently Detailed' BudgetA budget watchdog group has criticized Gov. Bruce Rauner’s spending plan for this year as being underfunded and unrealistic.