A 22-month-old girl was in the custody of the State of Illinois Friday morning, after police say her parents left her home alone while they burglarized cars in northwest suburban Wheeling.
A Texas man accused of working with former Chicago Bear Sam Hurd to arrange large purchases of drugs is now facing prison time.
Residents of some parts of Chicago protested and tried to stop Wal-Mart when the retailer announced plans to move in, but in Naperville, the city government is willing to dish out some big money to keep Wal-Mart from leaving.
Police in Northwest Indiana are looking for a man driving a pickup truck after an incident of road rage near Gary.
Major construction work on one of the busiest stretches of Chicago area roadways is about to begin.
The former Cook County Medical Examiner is speaking out for the first time after being forced from office two months ago.
Will County prosecutors are now taking on two high-profile murder cases at the same time in the same courthouse.
With state lawmakers trying to hash out comprehensive pension reform by the end of the year, Illinois state workers are retiring in record numbers to make sure they preserve their existing benefits.
United Airlines headquarters will soon be contained within one iconic Chicago address.
Jury selection begins Monday morning in another high-profile murder trial in Will County.
As the Drew Peterson murder trial continues, another high-profile case begins this Monday in another courtroom at the Will County courthouse.
You might think as Lollapalooza kicks off that the music festival would be the perfect incubator for Chicago’s new marijuana policy, but such is not the case.
Will County officials say they plan to meet later this month with the Illinois transportation director to discuss the proposed Peotone airport project.
An Aurora man is facing charges, after he allegedly tried to trick Naperville police into giving him a ride home from work.
A Chicago man who spent years in prison on a wrongful murder conviction is headed back behind bars.
Joliet police say they did not want to break a record they set last year, but it looks like it’s going to happen.
Gov. Pat Quinn has signed three new laws aimed at protecting the environment in Illinois.
The former chief financial officer of the Argonne National Laboratory is suing the organization, claiming it fired him for blowing the whistle on some alleged illegal accounting at the lab.
A 14-year old Chicago girl says she’s alive today because her 13-year old friend stood in front of her during a gang shooting on the city’s Southwest Side.
An Orland Township firefighter has been charged after allegedly sending explicit messages and pictures to what he thought was a 13-year old girl.