Experts say the upcoming holiday could be the busiest Labor Day weekend for travel since the start of the recession in 2008.
One would think that Obama and his White House would want to keep the name Solyndra as far from the headlines as possible. Yet, President Obama is rubbing elbows with key players in the Solyndra stimulus disaster at a high-priced fundraiser where donors paid $35,800-per-person.
William Balfour, the man convicted of murdering three members of singer-actress Jennifer Hudson’s family, has been sentenced to three consecutive life terms in prison.
Down to the trademark “W”, W. Mitt Romney is literally the second coming of the George W. Bush: the economic strategy that led to the worst American economy since the Great Depression and the Bush legacy of secrecy in the face of questions from the American public.
The residents of a small Illinois town – where the victim of an accused serial killer once lived – are finding life a bit less fearful with the help of a new police program.
A family friend of singer Jennifer Hudson testified Thursday that accused Hudson family killer William Balfour repeatedly threatened to kill the Hudsons while attending a child’s birthday party a few months before the murders.
City of Chicago attorneys say they plan to challenge a jury’s decision in connection with a deadly accident four years ago.
A full jury has been selected in the trial of William Balfour, the man charged with killing three members of Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson’s family.
On this day four years ago, a gunman opened fire on a geology class at Cole Hall at Northern Illinois University, leaving five people dead before turning the gun on himself.
On this day four years ago, five women were shot to death in a Tinley Park Lane Bryant store. The gunman has never been found.
Students at Northern Illinois University on Tuesday will get their first look at the newly renovated Cole Hall, nearly four years after a massacre left five students dead.
A northwest suburban man has pleaded guilty to trying to kill his wife with poison from a puffer fish.
A man convicted in the murder of a Near West Side pizzeria manager will learn his fate Tuesday.
Some Illinois municipalities will soon get their share of federal money to help them recover from the damage done by the storm system that produced Hurricane Ike.
A man is set to be sentenced Monday in the 2008 murder of a pizzeria owner whom the man thought was part of a rival gang.
The prosecution has rested in the case of a Chicago businessman accused of helping plan the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks.
Remodeling of the building where five students were shot to death at Northern Illinois University three years ago is at its midpoint, and officials say students can expect something special when it’s complete in the fall.
The third of four men charged with beating and chasing another man on a Red Line subway platform from where he fell and was electrocuted pleaded guilty to murder Tuesday.
This afternoon at 3 p.m., three years after the Valentine’s Day massacre at Northern Illinois University, some of the survivors will return to campus for a wreath-laying ceremony to honor the five people killed.
Police have arrested the father of 9-year-old Mya Lyons, nearly 2 1/2 years after she was found stabbed to death in an alley.