The Illinois State Police and the Kane County State’s Attorney’s office have concluded their investigation into the officer-related shooting death of a west suburban Batavia man last July.
Both robberies–believed to be related–happened after a cab driver picked someone up from the Aurora Transportation Center, 233 N. Broadway Ave.
A special prosecutor has released a report concluding there’s no evidence former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley or other family members sought to influence an investigation into the 2004 death of a man punched by Daley’s nephew.
The Republican Race for governor took a bizarre turn Friday, as Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford claimed his rival, billionaire Bruce Rauner, was behind an attorney’s demand for $300,000 to keep a treasurer employee’s allegations quiet.
Sources tell CBS 2 the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services has been notified. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
The police board scrapped the deal that police Supt. Garry McCarthy had struck with Sgt. Steven Lesner. Instead, the eight-member panel of mayoral appointees has ordered a full inquiry into the events that led to Catherine Weiland’s death.
An investigation by the Better Government Association has raised questions about a technology center launched by Congressman Bobby Rush more than a decade ago.
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.