Real Estate Developer Charles Cui Pleads Not Guilty To Bribery Charges Linked To Ald. Edward BurkeA real estate developer from Lake Forest pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges he bribed Ald. Edward Burke (14th) in exchange for assistance getting city permits he needed.
Westlake Hospital Appears To Restore Full Services By Judge's DeadlineStay open, or pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines; that’s the decision owners of Westlake Hospital face after a judge ruled the company in contempt of court for violating a previous order to stop reducing services and laying off staff.
Man, Woman Sought In Connection With Fatal Shooting In Gary, IndianaDetectives in northwest Indiana have released surveillance images of two people wanted in connection with the murder of a 19-year-old man in Gary.
1 Killed, 1 Injured In West Chicago FireA 53-year-old man was killed and a 92-year-old man was critically injured in a fire that destroyed a home Wednesday night in far west suburban West Chicago.
Two Shuttered Kankakee River State Park Campgrounds Costing State And Nearby Businesses RevenueState parks generate nearly $40 million in annual revenue for Illinois, but two of the most popular campgrounds at one park have been closed since 2015.
‘Easier Than Robbing A Bank:’ City of Chicago Almost Lost More Than $1 Million In Phishing ScamThe City of Chicago’s Department of Aviation thought it was paying an approved vendor more than $1 million for services earlier this year. But your tax dollars didn’t reach them.
1 Killed, 2 Wounded In South Side ShootingTwo high school seniors and a third person were shot when a gunman opened fire on their car Wednesday night on the South Side. One of them did not survive.
After Son's Suicide Attempt, Mom Sues CPS For Ignoring Chronic Bullying At Woodson Elementary; ‘I Asked For Help, And I Didn’t Get It, And I’m So Mad’Teirra Black says her son, Jamari, was constantly bullied at school. Others vouched for that. Now it's one claim of dozens in a federal lawsuit versus the Chicago Public Schools.
Controversial Priest And Head Of Maryville Academy, Fr. John Smyth, Is DeadJust four months, ago, with Smyth already ailing, he was accused of sexual misconduct dating from the years 2002 and 2003. The archdiocese removed him from active ministry.
Owners Offer To Transfer Westlake Hospital To Melrose Park, Village Accuses Company Of 'Publicity Stunt'Amid a fight over efforts to close Westlake Hospital, its owners have offered to transfer control of the hospital to the village of Melrose Park.
South Side House Catches Fire After Explosion At Nearby Finkl Steel Plant; 'They Saw Fireballs'A home in the Burnside neighborhood caught fire Wednesday morning, after an explosion in a slag pit at the nearby Finkl Steel plant sent flaming debris flying into the air.
Midlothian Police Officer Ian Covey Asks Judge To Delay Lawsuit Over Fatal Shooting Of Security Guard Jemel RobersonJemel Roberson’s family has sued Officer Ian Covey and the village of Midlothian, calling the shooting unreasonable, unprovoked and unjustified.