Spat May Be Brewing Between U.S. Attorney's Office, City Council Finance CommitteeA legal battle may be brewing between the U.S. Attorney’s office and the Chicago City Council Finance Committee.
City Crime-Fighting Partnership With CeaseFire Going Ahead After DelaysAn anti-crime pilot program involving the group CeaseFire and the Chicago Police Department appears to be moving ahead after a disagreement was resolved.
Report: Police War On Maniac Latin Disciples Is WorkingIt has been about a year since Chicago police brass promised to wipe out the Maniac Latin Disciples street gang on the Northwest Side, and a published report says the campaign appears to be working.
New Book Details New, Bizarre Stories About BlagojevichThe saga of Rod Blagojevich involved no shortage of the bizarre and the tawdry, but a book about the deposed and imprisoned governor set for release next month may top it all yet again.
Report: Sikh Temple Gunman's Girlfriend Arrested, Facing ChargesPublished reports say the girlfriend of the gunman who killed six people at a Sikh temple outside Milwaukee has now been arrested.
Investigators Who Probed Savio's Death Testify At Peterson TrialThey never even interviewed Drew Peterson while investigating his third wife’s death, and on Tuesday at Peterson's murder trial, the two investigators who handled the case back in 2004 will have to explain why not.
Top City Colleges Official Fired For Lying On ApplicationA top-level official with the Chicago City Colleges has been fired, just weeks after he was hired, for lying on his application.
8 Volatile Criminals Moved As Tamms Supermax Prison Prepares To CloseEight of the state’s more volatile criminals were moved Thursday from the Tamms Superman prison downstate.
Lawsuit: Girl Scout Troop Was Disbanded Over Deaf Member's NeedsA Schaumburg family is suing the Girl Scouts after their daughter’s troop was disbanded.
Cardinal George Takes Issue With Chick-Fil-A Opponents; Alderman Fires BackThe Chick-Fil-A controversy now has Francis Cardinal George upset, but Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno (1st) –who said he would deny the fast food restaurant a permit to open in his ward – is firing back.
Former Country Club Hills Employee: I Was Humiliated, Demoted Because I'm GayThe southern suburb of Country Club Hills is being sued by one its municipal employees, who is claiming he was humiliated and discriminated against by the suburb’s mayor and former city manager because he is gay.
5 Men Allege Sex Abuse By Members Of Order From Local Catholic High SchoolsFive more men have filed claims in U.S. Bankruptcy Court alleging they were sexually abused as boys while attending Chicago area Roman Catholic schools operated by the Irish Christian Brothers.
3 Arrested For Fighting, Throwing Things At Indiana Water ParkThree people have been arrested after a fight at a water park in Northwest Indiana, in which someone hurled a hammer through the windshield of a car.
Oak Park Man Returns Eagle Scout Medal Over Continued Ban On GaysThe Boy Scouts of America’s policy of banning gay scouts and scout leaders has driven a local man to take action.
U Of I Law School Slapped With $250,000 Fine For Falsifying Student ScoresThe University of Illinois Law School has been censured and fined by the American Bar Association.