Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer Shot In BronzevilleThe officer was shot in the head around 1:30 a.m. near 37th and Prairie.
Defense: Chinese Scholar's Killer, Brendt Christensen, Offered To Locate BodyLawyers for a former University of Illinois doctoral student convicted of killing a scholar from China says he offered after his arrest to divulge where her remains are in exchange for a life sentence.
Park District Workers Pocketed Cash From Scrap Metal Sales, Set Up Tax-Exempt Sam's Club Accounts, Inspector General FindsSeveral Chicago Park District employees are facing disciplinary action, and might be fired, after allegedly selling scrap metal for more than $64,000 in cash they never turned over to the district.
All Three Suspects Plead Not Guilty In Marlen Ochoa KillingAll three defendants pleaded not guilty in the killing of Marlen Ochoa.
R. Kelly's Attorneys Get Video Evidence In Sexual Assault Case; Judge Aiming For Trial Early Next YearFour months after he was first indicted on sexual abuse charges, R. Kelly's defense team has been given a copy of video evidence allegedly showing him assaulting one of four victims in his case.
Prosecutors: No Criminal Charges In Illinois Ammonia LeakAuthorities have said a tractor driver was towing tanks of anhydrous ammonia from Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, to an Illinois farm when the chemical leaked, creating a toxic gas cloud.
Aviary Cocktail Bar Worker Detained After Spitting On Eric TrumpAn employee at The Aviary cocktail bar reportedly was arrested Tuesday night, after spitting on Eric Trump, the son of President Donald Trump.
Illinois Court Upholds Dismissal Of Suit Against HastertThe unnamed accuser says Hastert abused him when he stopped to use a bathroom at a Yorkville building outside Chicago. He says Hastert warned him not to go to police.
Cook County Jail Detainee Charged With Solicitation Of MurderA Cook County jail detainee was charged after officials said he tried to hire an individual to kill two people associated with his case.
Illinois Man Gets 15 Years For Burglary In Missouri ShootingAn Illinois man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after accepting a plea deal in a Missouri drug-deal shooting that left one man dead and another wounded.
Homeowner Can't Get Flooding Issue In His Alley Fixed; 'You Can Go Fishing Out Here In The Puddle Of Water'Why does a large puddle linger behind David Johnson’s garage in an otherwise dry alley? He’s been asking his alderman the same question for years.
Forest Playschool Loses Permit To Operate In Walking Stick Woods, Must Shut Down In AugustForest Playschool, an outdoor preschool in the North Park neighborhood, must shut down by August because it cannot obtain the state license it needs to keep operating after losing its permit from the Chicago Park District.
Man Killed In Hit And Run Near Buckingham FountainA man was killed Tuesday evening in a hit and run crash near Buckingham Fountain.
Cook County Public Guardian Wants To Know Why Kim Foxx Has Not Brought Charges In Case Of Swindled Nursing Home ResidentCook County's public guardian says a 98-year-old woman was preyed upon by nursing home employees paid to take care of her.
Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana In IllinoisWith Gov. JB Pritzker's signature Illinois is the 11th state to legalize marijuana, and the law is being called the most progressive in the country.