Chicago would get a city-owned casino and be allowed to keep all revenue for seven years to help make ballooning pension payments, and new casinos would be added throughout the state under legislation expected to be introduced Thursday in the Illinois Senate.
A 40-year-old UPS driver in Rockford is credited with saving the life of a man who tried to take his own life Tuesday by jumping off a bridge into the Rock River.
Video posted on YouTube shows a North Carolina man’s close encounter with one of the powerful tornados that hit Illinois near Rockford last week.
Gov. Bruce Rauner confirmed two people have died in the tiny hamlet of Fairdale, Illinois, after a massive “wedge” tornado virtually destroyed the town.
About 3 a.m., officers found Israel C. Pena unresponsive on the ground with a gunshot wound to the chest in the 1200 block of West 32nd Street, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
A shooting in Rockford has left four people dead, including two young boys Saturday evening.
Morin hasn’t appeared in a game for Chicago since Nov. 20.
The recent shuffling was presumably for salary cap purposes.
Goalie Antti Raanta and defenseman Stephen Johns are on their way back to Chicago.
The move comes after news that winger Patrick Sharp will be out at least a month.
Terence Doddy of Rockford is accused of killing two people, one at a rest stop in northern Illinois, before leading police on a high-speed chase earlier this month.
Kaeden Witt and Kylie Wicker were born missing parts of the fingers on one hand. Design engineering students at a Rockford school came to the rescue. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports.
The Rockford man wanted for killing two people earlier this week was in custody in Wisconsin on Friday afternoon, after leading police on a high-speed chase that ended when he crashed into a tree.
Authorities are searching for 36-year-old Terence Doddy of Rockford in connection with the murders of Tonya Bargman, 44, and Todd Hansmeier, 37.
Illinois State Police are searching for a Rockford man in connection with the murders of two people.
Jeremy Morin is set to remain in Chicago through summer 2016.
The recent sightings of a young black bear in northern Illinois could be a signal more of the animals will make their way here. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.
The bear was last seen in the Rochelle area about mid-afternoon, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s office said.
The far west suburban town of Genoa was abuzz Wednesday morning, with reports of a black bear sighting.
It’s not something we’re used to seeing in the Midwest but today a black bear was spotted in Rockford.