Supporters of mental health funding have said the mass shooting last week in Newtown, Conn., should prompt a discussion not just of gun control laws, but the need for more attention to mental illness.
Three families have joined a lawsuit against Maine Township High School District 207, alleging their children were also hazed at Maine West High School.
Looking for a unique gift this holiday season? A Chicago company that makes furniture out of garbage may have the answer.
Family, friends and colleagues of a “larger than life” Chicago firefighter were mourning the loss of a man who they said “was always a hero to us.”
A Highland Park teen pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges she huffed a cleaning product before her car slammed into a family on Labor Day, killing a 5-year-old girl.
The City Council’s Budget Committee held its first hearing Tuesday on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s $8.3 billion budget plan for next year.
A science experiment by some Chicago Public School students is making its way to the International Space Station.
The City Council’s Finance Committee has endorsed a multi-million dollar financial settlement for a man who served 8 years in prison for a murder he did not commit.
Thousands of runners and walkers hit the lakefront this morning, all in the name of finding a cure for AIDS.
U.S. Customs agents at O’Hare International Airport helped save the life of a man who collapsed on Sunday.
One northwest suburb is hoping residents will pay out of their own pockets for next year’s July 4th fireworks display.
The City of Chicago is offering a major reward to cabdrivers who serve disabled passengers – a free medallion.
An Illinois appellate panel court has sided with two pharmacists, saying the State of Illinois may not force them to dispense morning-after pills.
Chicago Teachers Union delegates are expected to meet Sunday afternoon and could decide whether to end a strike that kept students out of classes last week.
Chicago teachers now have company on the picket line, after talks broke down between teachers and school officials in north suburban Lake Forest.
A limited edition copy of Oscar Wilde’s “Picture of Dorian Gray” has returned to the Chicago Public Library during an amnesty that forgives fines.
It wouldn’t be late summer in Chicago without the sound of a military plane zooming through the air, turning eyes skyward from Lakeview to the Loop.
A former administrator of west suburban Bellwood has been charged with stealing more than half a million dollars from the village.
As of midday Thursday, a Michigan couple promoting awareness of postpartum depression were 41 miles into their swim across Lake Michigan.
Police say a Chicago man used a dog to escape officers serving a search warrant in the Englewood neighborhood Tuesday night.