Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis was drawing fire Tuesday over comments made in a speech last month, after a YouTube video surfaced of her jokingly saying “off with their heads” about the wealthy.
There are about 40,000 drunk driving arrests in Illinois each year.
The deadly school shooting spree last week in Connecticut prompted Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn to push for a review of school safety measures in the state.
State lawmakers could attempt to override Gov. Pat Quinn’s veto of legislation to expand casino gambling in Illinois during their two-week veto session that started Thursday, but one city that already has a casino says enough is enough.
Christmastime is here at the Museum of Science and Industry.
A former U.S. Marine, who was left in a wheelchair following his service in Afghanistan, is filing a lawsuit alleging he was injured and left soaked in his own urine after he was mistreated by airline and airport workers at O’Hare International Airport nearly two years ago.
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon opens Sunday, and one athlete is already outrunning the odds.
Police in the northwest suburbs might have tracked down those responsible for more than 60 burglaries since January.
From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tuesday, licensed cab drivers can get a free flu shot at O’Hare International Airport.
The James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center in North Chicago was evacuated Monday afternoon, after someone opened an envelope containing a suspicious powder.
The Occupy movement is now a year old and about 125 people celebrated in the rain at LaSalle Street and Jackson Boulevard Monday night.
The plug has been pulled on a $1 billion highway project to connect I-88 to I-80 in the far western suburbs.
Forty-four students at the College of DuPage, and two alleged ringleaders, are accused in a financial aid scam.
The U.S. Department of Justice has resolved a discrimination claim against a Niles-based company.
A Naperville man could be sentenced to life in prison after his conviction for sexually assaulting two young sisters who were sent to live with him after their mother was murdered.
Chicago Police have issued a community alert following three similar strong-arm robberies in South Shore, near the southern end of Jackson Park.
A former Elgin police officer has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for planting evidence at a crime scene.
Chicagoans are flocking to Navy Pier for Navy Week, and visitors are getting an up-close look at some Navy warships.
The 2012 Olympics are over, and now, two members of the U.S. Men’s Swimming Team from the Chicago area are back home, basking in the glory.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was in Chicago on Monday, with some advice on pension reform.