For the second time in 19 months, southwest suburban Coal City was digging out from the rubble, after a powerful tornado tore roofs of houses, and reduced many other buildings to kindling.
National Weather Service crews were headed out Tuesday to try to confirm reports of up to six tornados touching down Monday in Grundy, LaSalle, Lee, and Will counties, including three already confirmed in Ottawa, Sublette, and Coal City.
Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. returned to his home in Washington, D.C., on Monday, after spending 17 months in federal prison, and another three months in a Baltimore halfway house.
As Chicago gears for the Pride Parade, celebrations come with concerns about a health alert in the gay community.
Two days later than originally planned, British rockers Mumford & Sons were ready to perform at Montrose Beach on Friday, and some tickets are now available to their previously sold-out show.
The blaze started around 2:15 a.m. in a first-floor bedroom of a home in the 7600 block of West 160th Place. Christina Campa was getting ready for work, when she noticed sparks coming out of the wall near an outlet.
A big concert Wednesday night has raised some big concerns along the lakefront, where Grammy winners Mumford & Sons will play before a crowd of 35,000 at Montrose Beach.
Chicago won its third Stanley Cup in six seasons on Monday night.
More than 2,500 people, mostly kids, were marching from the South Loop to Bronzeville on Friday, demanding an end to the violence on the streets as students get ready to start their summer break.
A CTA bus driver has been ticketed for running a red light Tuesday evening before striking two pedestrians and several cars downtown, killing a 51-year-old woman, and injuring at least eight other people.
The county’s jailers are trying a new approach, says Sheriff Tom Dart. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports.
Oak Park police were hunting for a man who carried out a violent home invasion Thursday night, when the attacker forced his way inside a home on one of Oak Park’s busiest streets.
Police were questioning two men after their mother was found dead Wednesday night inside a home in the Archer Heights neighborhood.
A 12-year-old girl, whose four-year struggle with cancer galvanized her neighborhood and inspired a wave of support over the last several weeks, has died.
Former President Bill Clinton and a who’s who of Illinois politics were on hand Monday morning as Mayor Rahm Emanuel was sworn in for a second term.
Some big names were in Chicago Monday to celebrate Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s second term. Former President Bill Clinton will watch as Emanuel is sworn in, along with all 50 aldermen, the city clerk, and city treasurer. Lyric Opera soprano Renee Fleming and Englewood poet Harold Green also will perform at the ceremony.
A new high-tech opportunity for Chicago opened on Goose Island on Monday, as a cutting-edge research and development complex was officially unveiled.
An estimated 50,000 people visited Draft Town in Grant Park on the first day of a three-day fan festival outside the Auditorium Theatre, where the draft stage has been set up.
Representatives from every NFL team are in town for the draft, and the league has transformed part of Grant Park into “Draft Town,” a sprawling fan festival where fans can meet this year’s prospects, watch the draft, and even learn football skills.
Are you ready for some football? Grant Park certainly is, and the city is hoping to score a touchdown with this week’s NFL Draft.