Residents Leap Into Action, Stop Car ThiefWhen car alarms sounded on one Chicago block, residents didn't just glance out their windows.
Woman Convicted In Daughter's Death Back In HospitalThe Schaumburg woman sentenced to four years in prison for killing her disabled daughter is back in the hospital.
100 Teachers, Staff To Retire From Elgin School DistrictWednesday is the last day of work for more than 100 teachers, bus drivers, administrators, and others who are retiring from Illinois’ second largest school district, U-46 in Elgin.
Chicagoland Gas Prices Hit Highest Level Of 2016Patrick DeHaan, senior petroleum analyst at GasBuddy.com, said the increase is due, in part, to refinery maintenance, which will take longer than expected.
Man Charged With Hate Crime In Stabbing On West Loop BridgeA 45-year-old man has been charged with a hate crime after allegedly using a racial epithet while stabbing another man on the Washington Street Bridge late Sunday.
Prosecutors Say Man Arrested For Making Pipe Bombs Wanted To KillA north suburban man arrested for making pipe bombs allegedly said he was making the explosives to protect himself from the government, and wanted to kill several people and then himself.
Two FBI Agents Shot Serving Arrest Warrant In Park Forest; Suspect DeadTwo FBI agents were shot Tuesday morning while serving an arrest warrant in far south suburban Park Forest, and the suspect they were after was later found dead.
Generation Heroin: Mom Discovers Not One -- But Two -- Sons Are HookedIf your loved one was addicted to heroin, would you know? For most parents and loved ones, the revelation comes as complete surprise and many learn after it’s too late.
CPS Beginning Expanded Lead Testing At SchoolsWater sample testing began at 5 a.m. across the district. More than 250 schools built before 1986 will be tested before the end of the school year. After that, the rest of the schools in CPS will be tested.
Woman Seriously Wounded In Englewood ShootingA 25-year-old woman was shot four times Monday night while stopped at a red light in the Englewood neighborhood.
Chicago Nurse To Become Rush University's Second Oldest Grad"I still think of myself as being a lot younger than I am," said Ingrid Forsberg, who earned her master’s degree in nursing practice in 1978.
With Rahm Weakened, Aldermen Showing More DissentChicago aldermen might not have completely shed their label as a rubber stamp, but with Mayor Rahm Emanuel significantly weakened in his second term, the City Council has grown more independent.

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