Police Working Longer Hours Over July 4th Holiday WeekendPolice are preparing for a busy holiday weekend, and they will be working longer hours to prevent violence and ensure a safe celebration.
Boy Struck By SUV While Playing Basketball In South ShorePolice believe it was no accident when the SUV drove onto the basketball court at Rosenblum Park around 5:30 p.m., after first driving through an adjacent soccer field.
Governor, Democrats Still At Odds In Face Of Partial Government ShutdownHouse Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) planned to call for a vote on a $2.3 billion one-month budget to avoid the shutdown, but Gov. Bruce Rauner's office has indicated he would veto any such measure.
State Budget Deadline Looms With No Compromise In SightIt’s a race against the clock in Springfield, with lawmakers and Gov. Bruce Rauner facing a midnight deadline to reach a deal on the state budget so no state services are interrupted.
1 Dead, 5 Wounded In Two Shootings In Chatham, Greater Grand CrossingThe first shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. in the 7500 block of South Stewart Avenue. Police said three women were fighting on the street, when an unknown man shot them, and then fled the scene in a dark-colored SUV.
Six Hospitalized After Trucker Falls Asleep, Crashes Into 13 Cars On StevensonThe crash happened around 3:40 a.m., when an Illinois State Police trooper was conducing nightly lane closures for road construction work in the northbound lanes near 1st Avenue in southwest suburban Summit. Thirteen vehicles were stopped on the Stevenson, when a truck plowed into them.
Blackhawks And Their Fans Keep Stanley Cup Party Going Well Into The MorningChicago won its third Stanley Cup in six seasons on Monday night.
Police, Business Owners Getting Ready For Rowdy Crowds If Blackhawks Win Stanley CupWith the Blackhawks on the cusp of clinching the Stanley Cup on home ice for the first time since 1938, Chicago business owners and the Chicago Police Department have been taking steps to prepare for championship celebrations on the city streets.
Shooting On Dan Ryan Expressway Leaves Three WoundedIllinois State Police shut down the outbound lanes of the expressway for more than three hours after someone drove up next to another vehicle, and fired several shots near 57th Street around 1:10 a.m.
Customers Sick After Eating At Suburban RestaurantMore than a dozen diners say they got sick after eating at a suburban restaurant.
Two Dead In Park Forest CrashTwo people were killed overnight, when a stolen car struck a tree in south suburban Park Forest. The driver was arrested after fleeing the scene.
Boy, 3, Seriously Injured In Fall From Window In EnglewoodThe boy fell around 9 p.m., from a home in the 7100 block of South Emerald Avenue. He landed on a metal fence, cutting his stomach.