3 Arrested, 1 Other Questioned In Murder Of Pregnant Teen Marlen Ochoa; Baby Cut From Her Womb Remains In Critical ConditionChicago police are questioning four people in the brutal murder of Marlen Ochoa, a pregnant teenage mother whose unborn child was cut from her womb. Her body was found at a home in the Scottsdale neighborhood three weeks after she went missing, and her baby is in critical condition.
Report: DCFS So Focused On Keeping Families Together, Agency Often Puts Kids In DangerA report has found that it's so difficult to remove children from their parents' care, that many DCFS workers won't even recommend removal to prosecutors.
Police Release Surveillance Images Of 2 Suspects In Argyle Red Line ShootingPolice have released surveillance images of two men wanted in connection with a shooting at the Argyle stop on the CTA Red Line on Monday.
R. Kelly's Attorneys Still Haven't Received Copy Of Video In Sex Abuse Case; 'Maybe The Squirrels Are Working Slowly'“The state has the tape. I can’t get it from them. They have to produce it. They have an obligation to produce it,” defense attorney Steve Greenberg said. “Maybe the squirrels are working slowly.”
Judge In R. Kelly Sex Abuse Case Could Rule On Bid To Preserve Communication Between Prosecutors And Michael AvenattiSinger R. Kelly is due back in court this morning for a hearing on his sex abuse case, and a judge could rule on his attorneys’ request to preserve all communications between Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx and celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti.
Search Continues For Missing Chemical Plant Worker After Deadly Waukegan ExplosionThe search continues for one man still missing after a deadly explosion at the AB Specialty Silicones plant in Waukegan this weekend.
Five Teens Charged With Vehicle Break-Ins At Loop Parking GarageFive teenagers have been charged with breaking into several cars in a Loop parking garage earlier this week.
Chicago Weather: Persistent Rain Flooding Roads Across City And SuburbsIt’s been a soggy start to the morning for Chicago area commuters, with lots of delays and detours due to persistent rain that left many roads flooded.
Some Homewood-Flossmoor Students Plan Walkout Over Video Of Classmates In BlackfaceStudents and parents at Homewood-Flossmoor High School are taking action this morning, after a video showing white students in blackface.
Facing Angry Shareholders, Boeing CEO Says 737 Max Software Fix Nearly CompleteResisting calls from some shareholders to resign over the 737 Max scandal, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said he’s focused on safety as the company continues working on a software fix for the grounded planes, after two fatal crashes resulted in more than 300 deaths.
Boeing Holds First Shareholders Meeting Since Deadly 737 Max CrashesBoeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg will come face-to-face with shareholders on Monday, for the first time since two fatal crashes led to hundreds of deaths.
'Maybe Mommy Didn't Mean To Hurt Me'; A.J. Freund Told Doctor About Mysterious Bruise Five Months Before His DeathFour months before 5-year-old A.J. Freund was killed, he told a doctor “maybe someone hit me with a belt. Maybe mommy didn’t mean to hurt me” after police found a mysterious bruise on his hip, according to a timeline released by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.
Family Of Missing Crystal Lake Boy Is No Stranger To PoliceThe latest visit was this past December. An officer clearly stated the house is "cluttered, dirty and in disrepair." Officers said they saw dog feces and urine throughout the house. This was in the middle of winter and officers said the windows were falling apart. The rooms cold.
How Wheelchair-Friendly Is Chicago?As America's third-largest city, Chicago should have top-notch accommodations for the disabled, but a closer look reveals the challenges of navigating a wheelchair in the city.
Chicago's Women's March Draws Thousands: 'This Is A Different Sense Of Urgency'"This is the most important election of my lifetime and basically everyone's."