The Illinois Lottery says big winners since July 1st aren’t getting any money yet because there’s no state budget, meaning the state has no legal authority to pay out lottery winnings.
It was 10 years ago when Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and displaced thousands of families, many of whom came to Chicago because that was where help was offered.
Lucas Cervone is getting more chemotherapy, and Lifesource is helping the family search for a bone marrow donor.
That snake story we’ve been reporting – about a supposedly venomous cottonmouth on the loose in Kane County? Now authorities aren’t so sure.
The head of animal control in Will County says he is concerned about the rising number of rabid bats found in homes this summer.
Fourteen of the painted fiberglass horses you might have seen on the streets of Chicago this summer have been put up for auction on eBay this week, to benefit the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation.
Chicago Police say 20 people were arrested at a noontime protest on North Michigan Avenue where dozens demonstrated against politicians’ handling of the state budget.
For a few years now, the Elgin Fire Department divers have been eyeing new equipment, but the price was $140,000.
The Inspector General’s 15-page report also refers to Cook County’s animal control unit as “efficiently operated,” but says there is an “over-reliance on euthanasia.”
A spat between the village of Buffalo Grove and School District 21 may leave schoolchildren without crossing guards when classes start Monday morning.
The U.S. Army says the 32-year-old parachutist who died after an air show accident here in Chicago has been posthumously promoted to master sergeant, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.
The Will County Health Department says a Naperville family is beginning a series of rabies shots – after a rabid bat was found flying around their home.
21-year-old Eric Lorenz – bedridden now with a rare form of cancer – was just two weeks shy of finishing the requirements for his diploma in culinary arts.
A 21-year-old man already charged with trying to set off a bomb downtown three years ago has been indicted on new charges of attacking and seriously injuring a fellow inmate.
A Chicago Ridge woman is trying to help grant her 21-year-old son’s wish before his life is claimed by a rare form of cancer.
The national office overturned a 2014 decision by the regional office.
A Missouri woman has claimed she is fighting a David-and-Goliath battle with the state of Illinois over her son, and she fears even when he turns 18 in two weeks, Illinois will still insist on custody.
The first lawsuit against United was filed more than a year ago. The latest is the 19th accusing United of not doing enough to stop sex abuse of boys who ranged in age from 5th grade through high school in the late 1990s.
Police in Waukegan are crediting a good Samaritan with rescuing a man from a car that had just plunged into the lake at the Waukegan Yacht Club.
Streamwood Police say a police impersonator robbed a woman last week – after he stopped her car on a side street near Schaumburg Road and Route 59.