They never even interviewed Drew Peterson while investigating his third wife’s death, and on Tuesday at Peterson’s murder trial, the two investigators who handled the case back in 2004 will have to explain why not.
A top-level official with the Chicago City Colleges has been fired, just weeks after he was hired, for lying on his application.
Eight of the state’s more volatile criminals were moved Thursday from the Tamms Superman prison downstate.
A Schaumburg family is suing the Girl Scouts after their daughter’s troop was disbanded.
The Chick-Fil-A controversy now has Francis Cardinal George upset, but Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno (1st) –who said he would deny the fast food restaurant a permit to open in his ward – is firing back.
The southern suburb of Country Club Hills is being sued by one its municipal employees, who is claiming he was humiliated and discriminated against by the suburb’s mayor and former city manager because he is gay.
Five more men have filed claims in U.S. Bankruptcy Court alleging they were sexually abused as boys while attending Chicago area Roman Catholic schools operated by the Irish Christian Brothers.
Three people have been arrested after a fight at a water park in Northwest Indiana, in which someone hurled a hammer through the windshield of a car.
The Boy Scouts of America’s policy of banning gay scouts and scout leaders has driven a local man to take action.
The University of Illinois Law School has been censured and fined by the American Bar Association.
Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno (1st) is standing his ground on plans to block efforts by Chick-Fil-A to open a second Chicago restaurant, because the company’s president vocally opposes same-sex marriage.
Law enforcement officials say the Chicago area is among many regions of the U.S. where the heroin problem seems to getting worse among school age youngsters.
The agency that oversees ethics issues for City Hall is reportedly falling down on the job.
Chicago teachers aren’t the only ones threatening to strike; United Airlines pilots could soon be walking picket lines.
An arrest has been made in connection with a mob attack last month on a CTA Red Line train downtown.
Abuse of disability benefits by Chicago Police officers hit the headlines over the weekend, and now, a published report says the firefighters have run up a big tab for the city too.
Gov. Pat Quinn is planning an announcement Tuesday on some major transportation projects.
A Missouri woman has adopted a Chicago cat once condemned to death in the will of her late owner.
Cook County Assessor Joeseph Berrios is rejecting accusations about alleged nepotism in his office.
A suburban-based bank is being sued over the way it handles its customer overdraft protection program.