Excessive Heat Warning Issued Through Friday EveningWith the heat index expected to climb into triple digits each of the next few days, people who work and play outside will need to take extra precautions to protect themselves from dangerous heat.
Viking Ship Draken Sailing To Chicago AgainA real, but modern Viking ship that made its way to the United States from Norway is on its way again after financial troubles left it docked in Bay City, Michigan.
Whitney Young Students To Release Endangered Turtles DownstateA small group of students from Whitney Young Magnet High School will be going on a trip this week to help put an endangered animal out into the wild.
Girl, 6, Shot On Grandmother's Porch; 'Mama, My Stomach Hurt'A 6-year-old girl was expected to make a full recovery after she was shot while playing on her grandmother's porch in Englewood.
State Senator Wants Illinois To Allow Local Assault Weapon BansState Sen. Julie Morrison (D-Deerfield) said, based on the past two months alone, with the destruction wrought across the U.S. by assault weapons, local communities have to be given the flexibility to decide for themselves whether such guns should be outlawed.
Heat Watch In Effect For Illinois Thursday And FridayMonday was expected to be a pleasantly warm summer day, but temperatures will be dangerously hot by the end of the week across the entire state.
Hebron Trustee Trying To Get Embattled Village President RecalledA trustee in the small village of Hebron, near the Wisconsin border, has taken steps to get a referendum on the November ballot to recall the village president, who is facing drug and gun charges.
Man Shot And Killed At Park Manor Gas StationMarwan Mahmoud Sadeq, 45, a father of four, was hanging out with some friends in the parking lot of the Citgo at the corner of Marquette Road and Sate Street around 12;40 a.m., when he was shot in the head.
3 In Custody After 3 Vehicles Stolen; Skokie Cop Hurt In ChaseThree suspects have been arrested, after a crime spree stretching from north suburban Skokie to the South Side of Chicago, including a home invasion, three stolen vehicles, and a crash with a police car.
Protest Organizer Released From Jail After Supporters Raise BailSupporters of a protest organizer arrested over the weekend during a demonstration against police killings were hoping to raise enough money to get him out of jail on Tuesday
Jockey, Horse Injured During Race At Arlington Park RacetrackChris Emigh, 45, was thrown from Fitz’s Storm as they were coming around the far turn, when the 3-year-old horse suddenly ran through the temporary turf rail instead of running alongside it.
A Prayer For A Nation 'Reeling' From Dallas Police AmbushIn Lemont this afternoon, a short prayer service was held outside the police station, prompted by last night’s Dallas police massacre.