A 17-year-old boy who attended Taft High School was struck and killed by a Metra train on Friday, just blocks away from school.
Inbound Union Pacific/Northwest Line no. 630 struck a truck that was backing into a lumber yard in the 6900 block of North Northwest Highway about 8:20 a.m.
A building housing a carpet outlet and an electronics store was evacuated in northwest suburban Mount Prospect, amid fear that the roof would collapse.
A water main break Wednesday morning snagged Northwest Highway in Park Ridge.
A suspicious fire damaged a church early Sunday in the Norwood Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Police in the northwest suburbs are warning people about someone who has been trying to impersonate them.
Footprints in the snow turned out to be the key in a burglary case in Crystal Lake.
The Palatine Village Council has reversed itself, ordering another look at a plan to allow a Starbucks on Northwest Highway after residents voiced opposition.
Authorities have charged a man with beating his neighbor to death in the Northwest Side’s Gladstone Park neighborhood earlier this week.
Police were questioning a suspect Thursday morning in the murder of a Northwest Side man who was found beaten to death in his basement.
A man was discovered beaten to death in his Northwest Side home Wednesday, and a homicide investigation is underway.
A Metra train crashed into a semi-trailer truck Friday morning in Mount Prospect, causing the truck to burst into flames.
The City of Park Ridge is taking legal steps to get the manager of a strip mall to remove some storefront signs that are raising eyebrows.