A group of Lake County residents has formed a community organization, and begun pooling money, to fight a plan to move chronically homeless people suffering from mental illnesses to a residential neighborhood near Lake Zurich.
A vehicle fatally struck a north suburban teenager Monday in North Chicago after the boy’s vehicle hit a median and he got out to look at the damage.
Two of the men, who were shot in an alley behind 22nd Street and Hervey Avenue in North Chicago about 10:30 a.m., were being treated for minor wounds at Vista East Medical Center in Waukegan, officials said. A third victim was in stable condition at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.
Forensic testing results key to a Chicago man’s quest to see his 2004 murder conviction overturned are expected within the next several weeks.
Logan Dreyer insisted he’s not a hero, saying “I was just doing my job;” although he said helping save the baby was “the best feeling I’ve ever felt in my life.”
These aren’t the wetlands the North Chicago residents imagined: cars under water, condominiums flooded and a major mess to clean up after storms May 13. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
Devin Bickham Sr., 42; and Devin Bickham Jr., 23, were convicted of first-degree murder in the death of Chervon Alexander, 29, of Chicago, who was fatally shot while sitting in a car in River Forest on July 11, 2011.
Heavy rainfall from a series of thunderstorms that moved through the Chicago area on Monday and early Tuesday left several roads impassable, and many basements flooded, especially in the northern suburbs, where the rain was heaviest.
A North Chicago man caught during a traffic stop near Lowell with almost 1.5 kilograms of crystal meth will spend just less than six years in prison, a sentence that reflects coming changes to how some drug cases are handled.
Prosecutors said Terrell Garrett, an off-duty North Chicago officer, was traveling at 60 mph in a 45 mph zone in March 2013, heading north in the southbound lanes, when his SUV crashed into a Jeep, killing Joaquin Garcia, 25, and his friend, Fabian Torres, 27.
The 15-year-old North Chicago boy found dead in an alley in the city around 11 p.m. Wednesday night had recently transferred to the Waukegan school district to try and restart his school career.
Officials hope the theft of government funds case against former North Chicago Police Chief Michael Newsome will be concluded this summer after the latest in a series of delays has resulted in a new trial date of June 6.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Chicago will be assuming the investigation into the death of Darrin Hanna of North Chicago, who died after being arrested and allegedly beaten by North Chicago police officers.
A family was told a North Chicago officer was fired, for taking part in the beating death of their loved one. But CBS 2 has learned, that officer was actually fired for other reasons.
The program director of a suburban children’s home was ordered held on a $250,000 bond Wednesday for allegedly having sex with a former teenage resident.
North suburban North Chicago announced Saturday the formation of a United States Justice Department-inspired Citizen Advisory Committee for the police department, and Mayor Leon Rockingham is calling for volunteers to be on it.
The owner faces animal-abuse charges after 30 dogs were found in a small one-bedroom apartment in North Chicago.
Dozens of dogs were discovered in a small one bedroom apartment in North Chicago.
Fifty people marched against police violence in suburban North Chicago, then staged a rally at the steps of community City Hall.
Zion resident Marcus Brown received a sentence of natural life in prison Monday for the 2004 double homicide of two North Chicago residents, including one who lingered in a paralyzed state for five years prior to her death.