The head of a southwest suburban school district promises to get bus service problems straightened out or find a new school bus company.
A couple from south suburban Robbins was killed Thursday night, leaving their three children orphaned, when their minivan was struck by two vehicles that appeared to be street racing, and blew a stop sign.
Many groups that provide services to the mentally ill, drug addicts, and others have been deprived of state funds they need to operate while the governor and lawmakers have failed to agree on a state spending plan.
Vera Brown had raised her niece, LaShaira Boyd, since Boyd’s own mother died. When Boyd died last spring at age 29, Brown wanted the body cremated, but a month after the funeral, she got some unsettling news from Fountain Jordan Shepard Funeral Home.
Lake County Sheriff’s Det. Christopher Covelli said a Kia Optima struck a tree and burst into flames just east of the intersection of Rollins Road and Lake Shore Drive in Ingleside shortly after 1:30 a.m. Wednesday.
A smartphone app has been touted as a great communications tool for teachers, and could get a lot more use now that schools are getting back in session.
Authorities have identified the man who tried to hold up a Wauconda liquor store on Sunday, only to be shot dead by the clerk.
Wauconda police say a store clerk shot and killed an armed robber last night.
Will County and the City of Joliet have come to an agreement which will keep the county courthouse in downtown Joliet, including more than $12 million in incentives from Joliet.
Police in Chicago and Baltimore hoped to communicate with the public through social media Thursday night, but their experiment might not have turned out as they wished.
The “First Lady of Chicago Baseball” got a special birthday present on Thursday, as a street in the tony Streeterville neighborhood was named in honor of Dutchie Caray.
At a special meeting Thursday evening, College of DuPage trustees were scheduled to vote on a proposal to close Waterleaf, and turn it into an educational facility.
Less than two weeks after being hit by a tornado, Grayslake Central High School was set to open its new school year on Thursday.
A cat rescue group official says most of the cats that had filled a house and were nuisances in the Belmont Central neighborhood have been rescued, the house emptied of cats and then boarded up.
Less than two months after leaders of Jackie Robinson West went to court over Little League International’s decision to strip the team of their national title, their attorney reportedly is seeking to drop the case.
The Lockport Moose Lodge has been collecting donations to send to a fellow lodge in Clearlake Oaks, California, just north of San Francisco. That lodge has been housing and feeding 150 people forced to evacuate their homes due to wildfires this summer.
The city declared the brick bungalow at 6207 W. Roscoe St. uninhabitable in April. Sometime later, after the lone resident was evicted, someone broke a couple basement windows, and black cats poured out of the house, and invaded the neighborhood.
Officials in Elgin were trying to make sure no more motorists are confused about – or get tickets for parking in – what appear to be legitimate parking spaces next to a fire hydrant along the city’s riverfront.
The Chicago Police Department and the American Civil Liberties Union have reached a groundbreaking deal to set up an independent evaluation of police “stop and frisk” procedures, in an effort to prevent racial profiling.
Countless people dumped ice water over their heads last summer, as part of the ALS The Ice Bucket Challenge, a viral effort to promote awareness of ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.