Most Chicago Area Counties Among Illinois' Healthiest, But Not CookCook County came in the middle of the pack in a recent county health ranking for Illinois, but seven other Chicago area counties were among the top 20.
New Mental Health Hospital To Be Built, Lessen Burden On Will County JailPlans are in the works to build a new, 100-bed mental health hospital in southwest suburban New Lenox to serve people in Will and Grundy Counties.
Elephant Attraction In Grundy County Draws CriticismThe fairgrounds is the scene of an animal-rights debate. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Semi Driver Dead In Two-Truck Collision Near Coal City
Support Group Seeks To Help Hoarders Find Cause Of Their CompulsionHealth officials in southwest suburban Grundy County have begun reaching out to people known as hoarders, to provide help for a relatively rare mental health disorder.
Ice Jams Close Bridge On Kankakee River, Threaten HomesWhile the threat of flooding has eased in much of the Chicago area, there's still concern about the Kankakee River, because of ice jams in the water.
Missing Teen Found SafeA 13-year-old boy who has been missing since Monday afternoon was found safe.
Governor Asks For 11 Counties To Be Named Federal Disaster AreasOn Thursday, the entire Illinois congressional delegation and Gov. Quinn asked President Obama for federal flood-relief funds.
Governor Declares 38 Counties Disaster Areas Due To FloodsThe designation will help speed and expand access to state emergency resources and allow the governor to pursue federal relief and support, a statement from the governor’s office said.
Extra-Alarm Fire Engulfs Warehouse In Coal CityFirefighters spent several hours Thursday working to put out an extra-alarm blaze at a warehouse building in far southwest suburban Grundy County.
Body Found After House Fire In Grundy CountyA person was found dead after a house fire in Grundy County, Morris police said.
Possible Bomb Threat Prompts Search Of Southwest Suburban SchoolBomb-sniffing dogs searched a Grundy County middle school complex after a threat was found written on a bathroom wall, the Herald-News is reporting.