Evanston police have opened an investigation into a 26-year-old woman’s claims that she was the victim of an unwanted sexual act by an on-duty Evanston firefighter early Saturday at one of the northern suburb’s fire stations.
For the second time this year, Gov. Pat Quinn has suspended state funding to the scandal-scarred United Neighborhood Organization, the biggest charter-school operator in Illinois.
April Dixon was found dead with multiple stab wounds about 7:10 p.m. inside the apartment in the 3500 block of South Rhodes Avenue.
The officer was placed immediately on paid administrative leave Sept. 20 when Lake County Sheriff John Buncich learned of the allegations.
Police Supt. Garry McCarthy on Monday denied news reports police had arrested two men in connection with a mass shooting in the Back of the Yards neighborhood last week, but insisted he’s confident the case would be closed “very quickly.”
Angry parents met with the principal of a Rogers Park elementary school Thursday morning, after two female staffers were removed from classrooms, due to allegations of inappropriate conduct with underage students.
Two staff members, including a teacher, have been removed from a local elementary school over allegations of misconduct. CBS 2 has learned it may involve inappropriate conduct with minors.
Michael Bassaly, of Downers Grove, was denied bond when he appeared before a DuPage County judge Friday morning.
The state Department of Children & Family Services and Chicago Police are investigating the death of Tayshaun Dyson, who was found unresponsive at his home in the 8900 block of South Throop Street.
No arrests were made at the site of the raid, and no charges have been filed in the case.
Nancy Rivera doesn’t believe that an abscessed tooth gave her 87-year-old mother a black eye or severely fractured jaw, but she says a nurse at a Zion care facility insisted that was the case.
Cheryl Jackson got the call that her brother Cary Owsley had killed himself on April 7th. She said his death was immediately ruled a suicide but Jackson says there was no autopsy and no forensics.
The FBI has re-opened a 1964 kidnapping case in Chicago, after DNA evidence revealed the man believed to have been the victim was not the infant who was taken from Michael Reese Hospital nearly 50 years ago.
Metra has asked former federal prosecutor Patrick Collins to conduct an independent investigation of former CEO Alex Clifford’s patronage hiring allegations.
Park rangers have brought in ground-penetrating radar to help determine why a 6-year-old boy plunged 11 feet under the sands of Mount Baldy at the Indiana Dunes a week ago.
A 23-year-old man has been charged with beating his pregnant girlfriend so badly, she lost her nearly full-term baby earlier this month.
Thirty-two Chicago police officers who were fired from the department or who quit while facing firing since 2004 have been collecting city pension that cost more than $1.2 million a year.
A Chicago woman who lost her father and stepmother in the crash of TWA Flight 800 in 1996 said she doesn’t believe claims made in a new documentary that the plane was brought down by a missile and was covered up by government investigators.
Police were looking into new leads in the investigation of the murder of a 20-year-old man from Highland Park.
That marks the fourth time in as many months that a sworn officer in the village has run afoul of the law. CBS 2′s Mike Puccinelli reports.