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.
A west suburban school district is starting the school year Tuesday with new laptops for each high school student.
Authorities have charged a teen in the beating of an off-duty Chicago Police officer who was involved in an accident in Maywood over the weekend.
Drivers in Olympia Fields may want to watch where they park, to avoid becoming part of the south suburb’s answer to its budget crisis.
Chicago will pay millions to two victims of former police Cmdr. Jon Burge’s torture, while former Mayor Richard M. Daley will not have to testify in the cases.
The lack of rain this summer might be killing your garden, but it’s actually good news for people studying the health of the Fox River.
There are still a number of boats out on the lake, but the winner of the Chicago Yacht Club’s Race to Mackinac finished Sunday night.
A driver who hit a boy on Interstate 57 Sunday afternoon is not facing any charges.
Gunfire over the weekend left three men dead and at least 26 others wounded, from Portage Park to Auburn-Gresham.
Lawyers are questioning witnesses in court today and tomorrow in their bid to get a new trial for one of the men convicted of the gruesome 1995 slayings of a pregnant woman and her two kids.
Days before jury selection is to begin in Drew Peterson’s murder trial, it is still unclear if prosecutors will be able to use the victim’s statements.
Illinois lawmakers have a limited time to hand out their last round of legislative scholarships.
A medical supply salesman who left town in the middle of jury duty avoided going to jail when he was sentenced for contempt of court on Tuesday, but he must attend a legal symposium on the jury system as part of his punishment.
You know them as the invasive species trying to enter Lake Michigan, but one Taste of Chicago booth could get you to think differently about Asian Carp.
A man convicted in the 1995 murder of Debra Evans–in a plot to steal her unborn child–is hoping testimony of a former prosecutor can help him get a new trial.
As crews continued cleanup of the train derailment and bridge collapse that killed a Glenview couple, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin was calling for increased federal oversight of railroad bridge inspections.
Violence has become not just a problem for Chicago’s most dangerous areas, but the adjoining neighborhoods as well.
A person of interest is in police custody for the fatal shooting last week of 7-year-old Heaven Sutton in front of her Austin neighborhood home.