A 20-year-old man whose interaction with police and Secret Service agents outside of President Obama’s Kenwood home earlier this week prompted a bomb squad response has been ordered held on $250,000 bond.
Lincolnwood police say the attack occurred Thursday as a 10-year-old girl, her eight-year-old brother and two friends walked the family’s dog in Rowley Park.
Summer vacation is almost over for high school students in north suburban Mundelein, where the first day of classes is Aug. 11, two or more weeks before most districts.
On cell phone video, a South Holland police officer is heard cursing at a young driver, Rodney Wilson, trying to get him to leave his car.
A six-year-old boy died and 10 other people were hurt Tuesday when a bus from a Gary church en route to a national youth convention in Dayton, Ohio., hit a tree, flipped over and caught fire.
If you are an animal lover and spend a lot of time online, you have probably seen pleas from rescue groups seeking homes for unwanted dogs and cats. The area’s biggest no-kill shelter welcomes the trend.
(CBS) — This is a story about heroic events captured on a police dash camera. Police in northwest suburban Norridge have posted video on Facebook of officers rescuing a man who almost died in a smoky […]
The sheriff at that Texas jail now says Sandra Bland told authorities as she was being booked into jail that she had previously tried to kill herself.
Days after a man crashed his car and died during a drag race on Lower Wacker Drive, changes are being made to try to make it impossible.
Northwestern University is parking its Ryan Field shuttle buses and will let CTA do the job, beginning this fall.
Nearly 200 West Side dogs received free health care and more during a three-hour clinic in the parking lot of the Austin district police station on West Madison Street.
Many of those who marched are state employees, including DCFS worker Stephen Mittons, who said the neediest and most vulnerable are being put in the middle.
Board President Toni Preckwinkle is seeking to reinstate the tax — first enacted during the administration of predecessor Todd Stroger — primarily to cover the county’s pension shortfall.
Time is running out on the experimental CTA mid-evening Purple Express train, which faces an uncertain future.
Most of the work will be done overnights and on weekends, which should minimize the inconvenience to the 13,000 riders who use the Evanston Express each weekday.
A day after Gov. Bruce Rauner told Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan to either fall in line with his agenda or pass a tax hike on his own, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is warning Rauner that doing so was a bad move.
Warrenville Fire Protection District firefighters were called to a home at 29W571 Albright late Wednesday afternoon by the wife of a 78-year-old man who slid head first into his septic tank while working on the tank’s pump.
The governor issued a challenge to Democrats: support reforms or raise taxes.
The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District’s David Zazra says it’s not your imagination: the influx is worse than usual.
Police Tuesday staged a show of force and cooperation on the city’s northern border.