It contained a milky white substance that tested negative at first for cyanide, and then positive during a second test. It’s being tested a third time.
What Alfreda Murphy read prompted her to call the police and lock her children inside her home, CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.
Prosecutors accused Michelle Morrison of sending letters to Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital patients, claiming their electroshock therapy treatment had not worked.
A letter that went out to some people in the southwest suburbs ahead of today’s elections has sparked outrage from local residents and officials.
The Chicago Public Schools system has apologized for sending an email to parents that included a typo in a web link that sent them to an erotic website as a result.
Thirty one principals in the Chicago public schools are sending a message to teachers union president Karen Lewis today.
The mother of missing Indiana University student Lauren Spierer posted a bitter letter on the family Web site Thursday — as she awaits the results of DNA testing on a skull found in the White River near Indianapolis.
A group of about 50 transit activists swarmed into the lobby of a Loop bank on Thursday, demanding to know why big banks are being bailed out, while charging sky-high interest rates for loans to public transit agencies.
When Regional Transportation Authority Chairman John Gates wrote last week urging the Chicago Transit Authority, Metra and Pace to work more closely together, he wasn’t anticipating the collaboration that resulted.
New questions are being raised in the case of a father from Oswego who stands charged with killing his wife and three children in 2007.
Francis Cardinal George came out with guns blazing against a federal rule that would require employers to pay for contraception for their staff, but President Barack Obama has now announced changes to the rule.
Roman Catholics in the Joliet Diocese will be hearing about birth control from their bishop at mass this weekend.
Drew Peterson recently remarked in a letter to a friend that he was “being held hostage against his will” in jail and made a long list of grievances about the conditions he is suffering through.
The president of Northwestern University sent an email to students and staff today concerning the child sex abuse scandal at Penn State.
Gov. Pat Quinn was firing back on Thursday, after being attacked by the state’s Catholic bishops for presenting an award at an abortion rights group event.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel was experiencing a first on Wednesday – pushback from a majority of Chicago aldermen. It’s all over his budget plan for 2012.
In a letter to Metra riders, the agency’s CEO on Friday called proposed fare increases “jolting” but necessary due to rising costs, lower income and inaction by the previous Metra administration.
Gov. Pat Quinn disagrees with the contention that the only way to block the Asian carp from the Great Lakes is to close the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal.
Some Great Lakes States are putting pressure on the federal government to wall off the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal to stop the spread of Asian carp.
In the wake of a threat by the CME Group to leave Chicago, Florida Gov. Rick Scott is now trying to lure the parent company of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Board of Trade to his state.