An Elgin resident faces four counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty, after authorities found 60 dead cats in a van in his driveway.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Saturday unveiled plans to redevelop three old industrial sites on the Southwest Side – including the two infamous coal plants that closed last month.
A former student of a band teacher convicted of sexual abuse is now suing the West Aurora School District.
It may still seem like summer for all intents and purposes, but fall allergy season is in full swing.
Old-fashioned penmanship is considered by many to be a lost art, or even something obsolete.
Did you ever dream of running away and joining circus? Thirty people in Chicago tried to make that dream come true on Wednesday.
The northern tier of Grant Park will soon be getting a major makeover, and a new name in honor of late Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley.
The decision by U.S. Anti-Doping Agency to come down hard against Lance Armstrong could have a wide-ranging effect on other sports beyond cycling, given that drug testing efforts have been stepped up across the board.
A former cable company co-worker of Drew Peterson’s was on the witness stand in Peterson’s trial Wednesday morning, testifying about a request to hire a hitman.
Jurors in Christopher Vaughn’s family murder trial were shown graphic photos of the defendant’s dead wife and three children, and prosecutors claimed Vaughn planned the murders as part of an “exit scenario” to get away from a troubled marriage and start a new life in the Canadian wilderness.
The western suburb of Winfield is considering an unusual step to save money.
Gov. Pat Quinn is calling for a federal investigation of Chicago-based Megabus.
With unemployment running north of eight percent, one rather unconventional employer says it has openings for the right people.
The state’s largest public employee union has won a short-term victory, with the state agreeing to temporarily stop moving inmates from prisons scheduled to close.
An Elgin couple is claiming they suffered injuries at this past weekend’s Lollapalooza festival.
Civil rights history is on display at the Chase Center downtown this week, with an interactive, traveling exhibit profiling the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The Chicago Housing Authority is taking applications to get on its wait list for sites in three adjacent areas of the city.
A man suspected in a Northwest Side mugging early Monday morning is behind bars, after police say his victim put up a good fight.
CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. (CBS) — An electronic billboard proposed to be built just outside Crystal Lake has city leaders so vexed, they’ve increased the size of the city. As WBBM Newsradio’s John Waelti reports, the […]
A Logan Square neighborhood pastor used the controversy over a proposal to build a new Chick-Fil-A restaurant in Chicago as part of his sermon Sunday, asking those opposed to the new franchise to reverse course.