A Cook County corrections officer is being held on $50,000 bail this morning.
Firefighters were on the scene of an explosion and fire at a paint manufacturing plant that injured three people in the northwest suburbs.
Late Wednesday afternoon, Cary police say they received a computer message from a 16-year-old boy who claimed there had been a shooting in a home on Adare Drive. The teen said he was hiding in an upstairs room.
A woman is going to spend four years in prison for embezzling her employer in Algonquin.
Several people in the Chicago area spotted a meteor streaking across the sky Wednesday night.
The 19-year-old driver of a car that crashed into a tree in northwest suburban Cary early Saturday has been charged with driving under of the influence of alcohol.
Police got a bit of a surprise during a drug bust earlier this week.
A Metra train slammed into a car Tuesday morning at a crossing on the border between Cary and Crystal Lake.
A teen driver told police he fell asleep before crashing a Jeep into a curb and rolling the SUV over twice Wednesday afternoon in northwest suburban Crystal Lake.
A suburban Girl Scout troop experienced the worst and best in people after someone stole more than $400 in cookie sales, but contributions on Monday more than made up for the loss.
Police in the northwest suburbs say two donation jars were stolen from businesses in Crystal Lake and Cary.