Northwest Indiana businessman Jeff Ake went to Iraq in 2005 and never came back. The LaPorte, Indiana business owner was taken hostage on April 11, 2005, while installing equipment at a water bottling plant near Baghdad.
Some big names in Hollywood have teamed up to make a documentary about the life of Pulitzer-prize winning film critic Roger Ebert.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Police are warning South Side residents about a gunman who has been going around in a mask inspired by the movie “Scream.” As WBBM Newsradio’s Jackie Swike reports, police say a young […]
An Adler Planetarium astronomer who said he’d go to Mars “in a heartbeat,” said he’s thrilled by what the rover Curiosity might find on the red planet.
A 6-year-old girl was struck by a police squad car that was responding to a shooting Saturday evening in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood.
In a headline that has become all too common lately, a 2-year-old girl was hurt when a TV fell on her in her home in Aurora over the weekend.
U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) says he wants the U.S. to stand strong in the face of a new North Korean leader.
The Salvation Army Tri-City Corps in the western suburbs has lost up to $400, after a man fooled a bell-ringer into giving him a kettle full of cash.
Some Democrats in the Illinois House are flip-flopping on whether to crack down on pension abuses by union officials, including two lobbyists who got teacher pensions for working just one day in the classroom.
Chicago Police need your help to find a missing teenage girl, last seen Friday near a high school on the Southwest Side.
An electrical worker suffered “significant injuries” after being shocked while working on electrical equipment over the weekend at a Naperville retirement home.
An 80-year-old woman – a longtime teacher in northwestern Indiana – has been found slain inside her home.
A parking enforcement officer is in the hospital with critical injuries, after a sport-utility vehicle plowed into her over the weekend in Wrigleyville.
Four kids were rescued from an extra-alarm blaze at a public housing complex in south suburban Robbins.
An investigation is underway into the death of a man who apparently succumbed to carbon monoxide poisoning in a south chicago home.
CHICAGO (STMW) – One man is dead and six others were wounded in an early Sunday shooting at a Woodlawn bar, police said.
The unidentified human remains that were found in a wooded area of Prairie Park in DeKalb were discovered “early in the investigation” of a search for a missing Northern Illinois University student, police confirmed Sunday.