The topic came up at a status hearing in a civil case in front of the U.S. District Court in Chicago. Attorney Michael Shakman asked in a motion last week for an investigation into Quinn’s hiring practices.
Anthony Smith was suspended in February amid allegations of recruiting violations. The association now says Smith is reinstated and is eligible to coach at any IHSA member school immediately.
Counselors were visiting a middle school in southwest suburban Homer Glen on Friday to talk to children about the dangers of sexting, as police investigated an incident involving sexually explicit images shared by 6th graders.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Chicago will be assuming the investigation into the death of Darrin Hanna of North Chicago, who died after being arrested and allegedly beaten by North Chicago police officers.
Some students at a northwest suburban middle school could face criminal charges, after using their phones to share provocative photos of classmates, including some naked pictures.
Neither school officials nor police are releasing specifics on the length of the list, the reasons why the students being accused put it together, or how it was to be carried out.
The Cook County State’s Attorney has been re-evaluating a 1982 murder case to see if the right man is in prison, and WBBM has learned there are developments in the case.
Recently disclosed FBI files might answer the question of why late Metra executive Phil Pagano allegedly stole nearly a half million dollars from the commuter rail agency, before ultimately taking his own life.
Relatives of a dead southwest suburban teenager don’t believe they’re getting all the facts about her death, and they want police to say more.
Caterpillar Inc. executives defended a tax strategy Tuesday that has saved the Peoria-based manufacturing giant billions in U.S. taxes. They got support from Republican senators, including one who said the company deserves an award.
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.