Trump Picks Rockford Native Heather Nauert As U.N. AmbassadorPresident Donald Trump announced on Friday that State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert is his choice to succeed Nikki Haley as US ambassador to the United Nations.
Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak Tied To 9 More IllnessesNow, 52 people have been infected with E. coli in this outbreak linked to Romaine lettuce, which was announced in October, according to the CDC.
Rochelle And Gilmore, Two Dogs From Jail Training Program, Need Forever HomesTwo dogs who recently completed a new obedience training program at the Cook County Jail are looking for their forever homes.
The Illinois Capitol Is Ringing In The Holidays With A Satanic Statue
Chicago Woman Suing Hilton For $100M, Claiming She Was Secretly Filmed In The Shower And BlackmailedA Chicago woman was staying at a Hampton Inn in Albany, New York, in 2015, when she was recorded by a hidden camera in her room's bathroom.
Republican Wisconsin Lawmakers Approve Measures To Weaken Incoming Democratic Governor, Attorney GeneralThe Wisconsin Legislature passed a sweeping measure Wednesday that shifts power to the Republican-controlled body and weakens the Democrat replacing Republican Gov. Scott Walker.
Bob Dole Rises From Wheelchair To Salute President Bush's Casket At CapitolFormer U.S. Sen. Bob Dole saluted former President George H.W. Bush at the Capitol on Tuesday by standing up from his wheelchair and saluting the late president’s casket.
Nexstar To Pay $4 Billion To Buy Tribune Media, Becoming Largest TV Station GroupNexstar is offering to buy Chicago's Tribune Media for about $4 billion Monday, four months after the collapse of a similar bid from Sinclair Broadcast Group.
Metra Heritage Corridor Train Stalled More Than 2 Hours After Engine BreakdownMetra passengers have been sitting on a stalled train for more than two hours, after the engine broke down on the way from the southwest suburbs to Union Station.
St. Louis Police Officers Indicted For Beating Undercover Officer, Trying To Cover It UpFour Missouri police officers have been indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with the assault of a fellow officer who was working undercover.
4 Children, 2 Adults Believed Dead In Fire In Logansport, IndianaOne body has been found inside the burned-out remains of a rural northern Indiana home where fire officials believe four children and two adults died in a fire early Wednesday.
Former Trump Campaign Aide George Papadopoulos Begins 14-Day Prison SentenceGeorge Papadopoulos, 22 months after he first lied to the FBI about his contact with Russians while working for the Trump presidential campaign, reported to a federal prison camp in Oxford, Wisconsin, Monday.
Bus Driver Honored For Finding Homeless Man A Place To Stay; 'He Calls Me His Little Guardian Angel'A Wisconsin bus driver didn't skip a beat when a homeless man stepped on her bus during a cold night, offering him food and helping him find a place to stay.
Obama Praises 'Extraordinary' Pelosi Amid Leadership BattleFormer President Barack Obama offered effusive praise of Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday as the Democratic leader faces opposition to her bid for House Speaker.
Judge Blocks Trump Administration From Denying Asylum Claims To Immigrants Who Cross Border IllegallyIn an order laced with language accusing President Donald Trump of attempting to rewrite immigration laws, a federal judge based in San Francisco temporarily blocked the government late Monday night from denying asylum to those crossing over the southern border between ports of entry.