Elderly Couple Dead In West Garfield Park FireAround 3:15 a.m., the Fire Department responded to a blaze at a two-story apartment building near Pulaski and Wilcox.
Preservation Chicago Hopes To Save Facade On Old Near West Side BuildingA local preservation group said it has two people who are seriously considering rescuing the facade of a nearly 100-year-old building on the Near West Side.
Surveillance Cameras, Interviews Led To Charges In Tollway Worker’s DeathIllinois State Police said tollway surveillance cameras and interviews of out-of-state witnesses helped investigators and prosecutors bring reckless homicide charges against a 26-year-old Ohio truck driver this week.
Suburban Police Departments To Be Trained, Equipped With NarcanPolice from 30 suburban departments in Cook County are going to soon be trained and equipped with Narcan to try to save the lives of people overdosing on opioids.
Metra Fare Hikes Start Today, Service Cuts Begin MondayThe fare hikes and service reductions were approved as part of the rail agency’s $797 million budget and capital program for 2018, and will help eliminate a $45 million deficit.
Aspiring Rapper Pleads Guilty To Illegally Possessing Gun While Filming VideoRicardo Burgos, who performs under the name “Nation," has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison.
Cook County Jail Prepares For Blitz Of 'Sick Calls' During Super BowlLast year, approximately 350 correctional officers called in "sick."
Wind-Whipped Westmont Fire Forces Dozens Out Of HomesThe extra-alarm blaze started around 1:30 a.m. at a 16-unit apartment building near 67th and Park.
Attempted Home Invader Fatally Shoots Accomplice In RavenswoodNo one in the home was injured, police said.
St. Charles School District Considering Closing Elementary SchoolA decline in enrollment is prompting a move to close Fox Ridge Elementary in St. Charles District 303.
Man Accused Of Shooting Girlfriend 11 Times, Stopping Kids From Calling 911Mario Scott, a convicted felon, has been charged with one count each of attempted murder and aggravated battery with a firearm.
Cops Who Ran Into Fire Had To Answer To Wives; 'She Said I Was Crazy'Four Chicago police officers were hailed as heroes for helping rescue a family from an "intense" fire early Monday, but in the eyes of their wives, they were "crazy to run in a burning building."
DNA Ties Man To 2015 Robbery At Orland Square MallA 24-year old man has been arrested for a mall parking lot robbery from almost two-and-a-half years ago, thanks to DNA information and a timely traffic stop.
Heath Department: It's Not Too Late To Get A Flu ShotThe Chicago Department of Public Health says not to be deterred because of reports that the flu vaccine is only 10 percent effective.
Chicago Youth Cigarette Use Reaches All-Time Low, New Report SaysA record low 6 percent of Chicago high schoolers reported smoking cigarettes in 2017, according to a new health department report.