A bicyclist in Elgin scared off a man attacking a young woman who was jogging on the Fox River Trail on Wednesday.
Witnesses said the attack started inside a home, and the boy’s mother was able to drag the dog and her son outside, and began asking neighbors to help her get the dog off her son. Neighbors used sticks and rocks to try to beat away the dog, and tried to free the boy from its jaws.
CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports one of the most memorable tricks ever on the show was the special talent of a Chicago woman.
Organ recipients expressed thanks Thursday to the parents of Jermaine Cullum Jr., 16, who passed away last year of a heart attack.
A man fired a gun while in the restroom on a Megabus, and then tried to take control of the bus from the driver late Tuesday night, before another passenger tackled him and held him down until police arrived.
Sports organizations across the nation have come under fire for not doing enough to safeguard against concussions, particularly in football, and the IHSA’s “Play Smart. Play Hard” campaign was designed to address that.
Crews from multiple south suburbs were battling an extra-alarm fire in Burnham Monday morning.
The fire started around 11:30 p.m. at a home in the 600 block of North Humphrey Avenue. A 6-year-old boy and a 54-year-old man were trapped and unconscious in a second floor apartment for some time until fire rescue crews in oxygen masks could reach them.
Get ready for a new man in the driver’s seat at the CTA. Mayor Rahm Emanuel was set to name a man with more than 30 years of public transportation experience in Chicago and Washington as the transit agency’s new president on Tuesday.
NTSB officials pointed to the trip arms and bumping posts at the O’Hare terminal at the end of the tracks, saying neither could adequately slow or stop the train, after the operator nodded off while pulling into the terminal.
Approximately 2,000 mourners packed Holy Name Cathedral on Thursday, as they gathered for the funeral mass for the late Cardinal Francis George.
In the face of disaster, a Chicago boy’s acts of kindness continue to grow. Samuel Love is organizing another toy drive, this time for the victims of last week’s deadly tornadoes.
School officials said the attacker is not believed to be a student at the Evanston campus, where a young woman was raped inside a dorm room between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Police said two suspects were in custody from at least one of a string of convenience store robberies early Friday, while two more suspects remained on the loose.
The leak happened just before 11 p.m. near 80th Street and Crandon Avenue. A 20- to 24-inch underground main was leaking, filling the air with the smell of gas, and creating some tense moments as neighbors were told to evacuate their homes.
A new study has found distracted driving is to blame for nearly 60 percent of traffic accidents involving teenagers.
Smoke and flames could be seen for miles Thursday night, as an extra-alarm blaze engulfed a fire extinguisher plant in the Archer Heights neighborhood.
Jeffrey Bellinger, a student at the Hanover Central Middle School, in Cedar Lake, was walking along the side of a set of CSX railroad tracks Tuesday afternoon, about 200 feet north of the 137th Avenue crossing in Cedar Lake, Ind., when he was struck from behind by a train that was unable to stop.
Illinois State Police said, around 2:50 a.m., a passenger in a gold Chevrolet Impala fired shots at a semi-tractor trailer headed north on the Dan Ryan Expressway near Monroe Street.
City officials were warning of increased traffic delays in the Loop beginning Monday, as work begins on the so-called “Loop Link” project to provide faster bus service from Union Station to Millennium Station.