'Under No Circumstances' Will Foster Kids Be Transported In Shackles, DCFS Director Says In MemoThe director of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services sent out a memo late Monday categorically banning the use of handcuffs or shackles when transporting young people.
CPS To Recommend Closing 2 Charter Schools, Including Chicago Virtual Charter SchoolTwo charter schools could soon see their doors closing for good – including one at which CBS 2 has been investigating questionable spending.
Drew Peterson Transferred From Federal Prison To State Prison Outside IllinoisConvicted killer Drew Peterson has been transferred out of federal prison.
City Cuts Funding For More Than A Dozen Early Childhood Education Centers, With No Reason Why GivenFunding doors have slammed shut for more than a dozen early childhood education centers in Chicago, despite decades of service.
Orland Park Teacher Killed In Hit-And-Run Remembered, Retired Priest Stands ChargedServices were under way in Tinley Park Monday night for a Catholic school teacher who was killed after a parish event last week.
Autopsy Inconclusive After Rapper Juice WRLD's Death At Midway AirportAn autopsy was unable to determine a cause of death, pending further studies – including additional examinations of his cardiovascular and nervous systems, tissue studies, and toxicology tests.
New Year, New Tax: Illinois To Start Collecting Sales Tax On Vehicle Trade-Ins Worth More Than $10,000“January is usually a slow month for auto sales, but this January is going to be particularly tough,” said David Sloan, president of the Chicago Automobile Trade Association.
New E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Romaine Lettuce Has Now Affected 23 States, Including IllinoisA new E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce is growing – with cases now in 23 states.
Witnesses To Package Thefts Say They're Getting Runaround From 311’Tis the season for package thefts, but people trying to report the crimes said they got the runaround from police and 311.
Woman Killed When Car Collides With Train In Whiting, Ind.A train accident in Northwest Indiana claimed the life of a Chicago woman early Sunday.
Escaped Grundy County Inmate Andrew Viles Captured Near MorrisViles, 34, had escaped from the Grundy County Jail during a meal delivery around 4:30 p.m. Saturday.