A Chicago alderman wants to add a fee to your electric bill so the city can hire more police officers.
Two national groups have thrown their support behind a former teacher at a Catholic school in Indiana, who claims she was fired for trying to get pregnant.
Officials in Chicago Ridge want to revisit a deal they made with their former police chief over his disability pay.
Teachers at Lake Forest High School remain on strike this Friday morning, and classes are again cancelled.
Fermilab scientists are breaking new ground, with a project that most of would admit is hard to get our arms around.
Amtrak says the City of New Orleans passenger train will pull into its namesake city this coming Tuesday, the first time since late August.
Indian Prairie School District 204 says despite rumors, students will not really have to pay to go to the bathroom at Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville.
Two separate incidents of what first appeared to be incidents of attempted child abduction have caught the attention of police in Chicago and Aurora.
With the guilty verdict for Drew Peterson this week, a neighbor of the former Bolingbrook police sergeant says it is now time to put all efforts toward solving the case of Peterson’s missing fourth wife, Stacy.
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.