Service on the South Shore commuter train line was temporarily suspended east of Hammond on Wednesday evening, due to damage to the overhead wires that power the trains.
Police are using an unusual tactic to try to force a Mokena woman to tell a police commission how her cop ex-boyfriend hit, head-butted and choked her this past summer.
Notre Dame has suspended starting tailback Cierre Wood two games for violating team rules.
Lollapalooza will close a half hour later than usual at 10:30 p.m. due to severe thunderstorms that passed through the Chicago area, which caused concert promoters to suspend the event.
Operations at Terminal 2 at O’Hare International Airport were returning to normal Thursday afternoon, after a suspicious package forced authorities to shut down the terminal’s security checkpoints.
Due to staffing shortages, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office has announced that full autopsies will no longer be performed in certain cases in which drugs or alcohol might have led to a person’s death.
Chicago’s top cop is weighing in on that savage hit taken by Blackhawks star Marian Hossa.
It turns out the man who walked off after his pit bull mauled a tiny dog to death was a Chicago Police officer. That officer has been ticketed and relieved of his police powers while the department investigates his actions.
Grayslake’s police chief has been stripped of his duties while he deals with a drunk driving arrest.
A white teacher at the predominantly African-American Murray Language Academy in the Hyde Park neighborhood has filed a federal lawsuit, after he was suspended for five days for using the N-word in class.
Blackhawks winger Daniel Carcillo has been suspended seven games by the NHL for his hit from behind on the Edmonton Oilers’ Tom Gilbert in Monday night’s loss.
College Illinois – a program aiming to give parents a chance to pay today’s tuition rates for their children to attend college later – is taking a break from accepting new participants.
A downstate teacher has been suspended for showing segments of Jon Stewart’s “The Daily Show” in class that parents found objectionable.
The Illinois Supreme Court has suspended former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s law license “until further notice.”
Two teenage sisters have been charged with battery and suspended from school after viciously beating a classmate in school last week, in an assault captured on cell phone video.
The head of the Chicago Public Schools promised on Tuesday that the district would have zero tolerance, after two high school coaches were suspended in connection to a violent attack against a high school student.
The holiday driving should be easier, with many road workers taking a long weekend too.
A southwest suburban police officer is in trouble with his own department, and two other officers might be in trouble too, following a trip to a law enforcement conference downstate.
It’s been a week of controversy for St. Sabina Catholic Church on the South Side, but on Sunday parishioners raised their voices in song and prayer under the watchful eye of their embattled pastor, Rev. Michael Pfleger.
The south suburban high school dean who sparked controversy when she held a party where a photo of a former principal was burned in effigy has been suspended.