The Will County State’s Attorney has a new employee. He’s a 3-year-old, 63-pound Labrador Retriever named Jackson.
Paul Smith, the man who is seen being roughly treated by a North Chicago police officer in surveillance video, is speaking out for the first time.
When unexplained bruising appeared on one of a Lincoln Park family’s infant twin boys, their doctor suggested installing a home surveillance system — a hidden “nanny cam,” police say.
A Chicago animal rights group went undercover at a North Carolina turkey farm, and what they found was shocking and severe enough to warrant the attention of police.
Vernon D. Widener, 55, and Tina Louise Graham, 40, both of Lowell, Ind., allegedly abused Graham’s teen son between August 2008 and January 2011.
Police also waited for the owners to return to their vehicles, to make sure the placards actually belonged to them.
Amid allegations of widespread cheating, a state lawmaker wants to take away most free parking for the disabled.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to crack down on motorists who abuse disability placards, illegally parking in disabled spots or parking all day for free at metered locations.
A new report details how a growing number of drivers are cheating the system and parking for free all day at Chicago’s metered spaces.
A Jefferson Park neighborhood man stands charged with murder in the death of his 3-month-old daughter, who died this week as a result of injuries from child abuse.
More details are emerging about an ordeal suffered by a 20-year-old woman, who was held captive inside a Jefferson Park neighborhood apartment for two months.
A sick leave scandal has erupted in the Chicago Police Department, and 14 officers could lose their jobs.
The sign outside a child day care center on Chicago’s West Side says: “Where all children are loved.” But a Chicago mother says her son was abused and seriously injured while he was left there.
A report says more than 13 people might have known of abuse endured by a Gary, Ind., boy before his death but most said nothing to authorities.
The deaths of two residents of a downstate Charleston group home in recent years have state lawmakers jumping into action.
A priest from the Aurora-based Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, who had gained some celebrity as the chaplain for the Indianapolis 500, was quietly removed from the priesthood last December when allegations arose that he was a pedophile.
A Chicago Police commander found not guilty last year of misdemeanor telephone harassment is now the focus of an abuse investigation.
The parents of an Aurora seventh-grader have filed a complaint with police, saying his teacher sprayed him in the eyes with a blackboard cleaning solution.
A Northwest Side woman has been charged with assaulting a toddler after she was caught on a secret camera choking and shaking the girl in her high chair.
The aunt of a 3-month-old boy is under investigation for the boy’s death Sunday.