Police said it wasn’t clear if the robbery was connected to a series of other smash-and-grab burglaries in the Chicago area over the last two months.
Storms out east have been snarling flights for many travelers ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, but for the most part, it’s been smooth sailing for people using O’Hare International Airport on Wednesday.
Dozens of residents in the Edison Park neighborhood spent the night without heat, after city water crews knocked out a gas line.
There have been at least 10 holdups in a little more than two months on or near the school’s Hyde Park campus.
Chicago was paying a last tribute Monday to its first and only female mayor, as funeral services were held for Jane Byrne at the church where her mother attended grammar school, and her grandparents were early members.
A police chase in the far northern suburbs involved two separate crashes overnight, and at some point during the pursuit, police shot the suspect.
Business was back to normal at Illinois driver’s license facilities on Thursday, a day after a computer glitch shut down offices statewide.
Around 10 p.m., the officer’s 21-year-old daughter and her daughter’s boyfriend were involved in a domestic dispute in the 2200 block of East 68th Street. The boyfriend then shot the 49-year-old officer and her daughter, and fled with his girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter
It will be the second time this year the church has made public secret files regarding substantiated allegations of sex abuse by clergy.
Two women were sexually assaulted in the West Loop on Halloween, and police were asking for help tracking down the men they believe are responsible.
The 14-year-old boy’s family reported him missing after firefighters responded to a blaze in the 1200 block of Stratford Road around 3:45 a.m. When firefighters arrived, the boy’s parents said the teenager was nowhere to be found. Hours later, the boy was found safe at a friend’s apartment.
In another stunning reversal in a 1982 double murder, Cook County prosecutors have thrown out the conviction of 64-year-old Alstory Simon, whose videotaped confession freed Anthony Porter from death row in 1999, approximately 48 hours before Porter was to be executed.
Marcus DiPaola returned to the U.S. from Monrovia, Liberia, on Oct. 20. Since he returned, he has been monitoring himself for a fever by taking his temperature every hour. He has yet to show any symptoms of Ebola. Two nurses from the Chicago Department of Public Health visited his home Wednesday to check on him.
A week after he was held in contempt of court for refusing to speak to a judge, suspected serial killer Darren Vann politely answered the same judge’s questions, and pleaded not guilty to the murders of two women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana earlier this month.
A pregnant woman woke up to find her house on fire Tuesday morning in west suburban Woodridge, and she scrambled to get her family to safety.
A manhunt was underway early Friday, after an off-duty Chicago police officer was shot during a robbery attempt in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.
An initial court appearance for suspected serial killer Darren Vann was delayed one week, after Vann refused to speak in court on Wednesday.
A convicted sex offender was expected in court Wednesday, charged with killing one of seven women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana over the weekend.
A convicted sex offender who allegedly confessed to at least seven murders in northwest Indiana has told police his crimes date back as long as two decades.
Members of the NAACP were urging officials in Hammond to stop what the civil rights group calls aggressive treatment by police officers, concerned the northwest Indiana town might become the next Ferguson, Missouri.