Suburban Mother Who Killed Her Autistic Son In 2013 Will Be Released From JailFor nearly four years, Dorothy Spourdalakis has been in jail after drugging her 14-year-old severely autistic son and then stabbing him to death.
Fatal House Fire May Have Been Sparked By Christmas Display: OfficialFire Department Spokesman Larry Langford says there were no working smoke detectors in the Southwest Side home.
CPD Say Goodbye To Retired CTA Canine 'Bob'Members of the Chicago Police Department held a procession on Wednesday to honor Bob, explosive detection dog on the canine unit that had to be euthanized due to a brain tumor.
Cook County Inmate Escapes From Markham CourthouseVivian McGee slipped out of her handcuffs around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and left the courthouse, apparently still wearing her Cook County Jail-issued blue uniform, said Cara Smith, chief policy officer for the Cook County Sheriff’s Office.
Black Workers Accuse Chicago Area Temp Agency Of Favoring HispanicsThe lawsuit, filed Tuesday in federal court in Chicago, claimed Deerfield-based MVP Staffing denied jobs to African-American applicants.
U Of C Investigating After Racist, Anti-Semitic Posters Found On CampusRacist and Anti-Semitic stickers have been found all over the University of Chicago campus, on many buildings including the building where the LGBTQ club meets, a source told WBBM.
Inbound Eisenhower Expressway Reopens After Earlier ShootingA shooting on the Eisenhower Expressway shut down all inbound lanes for more than three hours on Monday.
Investigators Looking Into Woodstock Pot Arrest That Led Officer To ResignMcHenry County's state's attorney-elect said prosecutors are investigating a traffic stop by a Woodstock police officer who has now resigned - a traffic stop where the officer said one thing and the dashcam audio showed another.
Judge Rules Against Fenwick's Bid To Overturn Playoff LossA Cook County judge has ruled against Fenwick High School’s request to overturn the controversial result of its football team's semifinal loss to Plainfield North last weekend.
Repo Man With Soft Spot Helps Elderly Couple Keep Their CarHe also started a Go Fund Me page to help the downstate couple pay for their medicines. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
State Rep Doesn't Want Pension Money Funding Trump's Border Wall"We don't believe that Illinois dollars should be used to help send a message of hate to immigrants in this country," Illinois State Rep. Will Guzzardi said.
Brookfield Man Was Fatally Shot Before He Could Testify, Police SayThree suspects have been charged in Michael Smith's January murder, Brookfield police announced Monday.