Park Ridge police were asking for the public’s health in a fraud investigation against a man they said has been using a fake identity to fleece people in at least four states.
Syracuse has been under investigation for possible NCAA violations, mostly in its basketball program, for at least a year, according to two reports.
In the aftermath of former Congressman Jesse Jackson Junior’s conviction for misusing campaign funds, there’s been increased scrutiny of how politicians use the money donated by supporters. Now, the Better Government Association has found another lawmaker with questionable expenses.
Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Friday the search for the killer of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton is at a critical point, but he said he can’t reveal any details, at the risk of jeopardizing the investigation.
Going forward, Cook County taxpayers won’t have to pay for work of a special prosecutor investigating why Chicago Police and Cook County prosecutors did not charge a nephew of former Mayor Richard Daley in the death of David Koschman.
The state Department of Children and Family Services is investigating Monday’s death of a five-month-old boy on the Near South Side.
The death of a 2-year-old South Side girl has been ruled a homicide, due to multiple injuries from a beating, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.
The chilling security video shows the last minutes of Anthony Kyser’s life. Chicago Congressman Bobby Rush is calling for a special prosecutor to investigate. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.
Maine Township School District 207 confirms that subpoenas have been issued by a Cook County grand jury for records from administrators as part of an investigation into allegations of hazing.
The U.S. Justice Department has been conducting an investigation into the interrogation practices at the Chicago Police Department, and “60 Minutes” is about to break the story wide open.
Northern Illinois University has placed its police chief on administrative leave and is firing another officer over the department’s handling of a sexual assault case.
It’s a disturbing allegation of bullying in a suburban school. The person accused of doing the bullying is not a student, it’s the principal of the school.
Police in Naperville have charged the suspect in the stabbing deaths of two small children at a suburban town home overnight.
Officials at West Aurora High School, already under fire for not stopping a sexual predator, now are being accused of trying to cover up the whole mess.
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating two near-collisions within months of one another last year at O’Hare International Airport.
Two years ago Monday, federal agents in Chicago, Michigan and Minnesota raided the homes of 23 antiwar activists. Now, those who were targeted in the Sept. 24, 2010, raids say they simply want to know where the investigations are but are getting few answers.
Glenview police have completed a two-month investigation into the June 15 drowning death of a 4-year-old boy in a park district pool.
Police in south suburban Glenwood say they’re hoping to interview a two-year-old boy who was at the scene of a shooting in his home earlier this week.
The Indiana Attorney General has opened an investigation into BP’s handling of the bad gasoline produced at its Whiting, Ind., refinery and its dealings with motorists whose vehicles were affected.
Police are questioning several people in connection with the murder of a Dallas woman, who was found shot to death in a room at the Whitehall Hotel just off the Magnificent Mile.