Harper College Psych Professor Accused Of I-80 Shooting SpreeCharles Johnston had an encounter with a truck driver, shot at people at a gas station and then exchanged fire with state troopers who finally arrested him, authorities say.
Field Museum To Study Meteorite From Michigan After Tuesday's FireballPhilip Heck, the Field Museum’s Pritzker Associate Curator for Meteorites and Polar studies, said he's really excited to get his hands on the rock.
Emanuel, Rauner Discuss Chicago Making Amazon's Top 20 HQ2 ListMayor Emanuel and Governor Rauner had somewhat different perspectives on Chicago making the list of 20 possible sites for Amazon’s much sought-after second headquarters.
Family Sues Lyft, Driver After Elderly Crossing Guard Hit By CarJanet Gould, a 34-year veteran crossing guard, hit her head when she was struck by a Lyft driver on Jan. 8. She remains in a coma.
Medical Marijuana In School Case Returns To Court MondayThe legal battle over whether to allow an 11-year-old Hanover Park girl to receive medical marijuana at school returns Monday to federal court.
Chicago-Area Home Sales Moved Slower Than The Regional Average In 2017Home sales in a handful of Chicago-area communities appeared to be significantly slower in 2017 than the regional average.
Man Pleads Guilty To 1985 Rape, Murder Of Glen Ellyn TeenProsecutors say a Champaign man has pleaded guilty in the 1985 death of a teenage girl who left her suburban Chicago home to go to the store and never returned.
Lawmaker, Advocates Launch Voter Registration Drive For Ex-OffendersState Rep. La Shawn Ford (D-Chicago) said there are more than 4 million people in Illinois with some form of criminal background.
Jesse White Holds Hearing To Tighten State Laws On Impaired DrivingA Loop hearing has highlighted efforts to tighten up Illinois' laws on impaired driving.
Chicago Among 20 Cities On Short List For Amazon's 2nd HQChicago has been selected as one of 20 cities that will move forward in the competition to host Amazon’s second headquarters.
Scammers Targeting St. Charles Residents Using City’s Caller ID NumberA scam that's made the rounds for years is currently targeting residents of west suburban St. Charles.
Emanuel: Threat To Charge Sanctuary City Mayors With Crimes 'Will Not Stand'Acting ICE Director Thomas Homan said earlier this month elected officials who run local governments that don’t cooperate with federal immigration authorities should be charged with crimes.