Chicago Park District Truck Slides In Lake Michigan Near Oak Street BeachA truck slid off Lake Shore Drive into Lake Michigan near Oak Street Beach just before 7:15 a.m.
Orland Park Teacher Killed In Hit-And-Run Remembered, Retired Priest Stands ChargedServices were under way in Tinley Park Monday night for a Catholic school teacher who was killed after a parish event last week.
Victim Thanks Good Samaritan: 'I'm Glad...There Are Good People In Chicago'"I'm just glad to know there are still good people in Chicago. Despite what you hear about Chicago, it's still a good place. Still good people."
Man Pretending To Be A Cop, Really A RobberWearing a green vest to boot, he was given a bag of cash then darted down Illinois Street. It was 90 minutes before closing time, 23 days before Christmas.
Woman Says Pet Sitters Hired Through Rover.com Held Party, Stole Car And BelongingsPooch sitting turned into party hosting in Glenview recently – as in a big party where the pet owner’s car ended up getting involved in a police chase.
Delayed By CTU Strike, Athletes Hit The Pitch For Recruiters, Chance For ScholarshipsCoaches hunting for talent. Players hunting for a home. The final fallout from a teachers strike where the ripple effects may last awhile longer.
No Bond For Suspect In Murder Of UIC Student"We grieve with hope. We hold no hatred towards the perpetrator, but our hope is no other girl would be harmed in this way and for a mother to never experience this type of heartache."
Law Enforcement SUV Recovered After Being Stolen From West Morgan ParkA law enforcement sport-utility vehicle was recovered in West Pullman late Monday, nearly two days after it was stolen from West Morgan Park.
Francis Parker School Has Been Flouting Rules By Renting Out Condo Units It's Bought Up, Neighbors SayOwners of a Lincoln Park condo board say they have been waking up with an intruder.
Questions Mount As To Whether DCFS Was Grading Itself In Audit Of Child Abuse HotlineThe results of an audit of the Illinois child abuse hotline were released Thursday, and the reviews were not good. But even larger questions are emerging over whether the agency being audited was grading itself.
Illinois Lawmakers Propose Bill Forbidding DCFS From Shackling ChildrenIllinois state legislators are looking at putting a new law on the books to prevent shackling of children from happening again.
Who Killed A Couple In Their Buffalo Grove Garage?Investigators said they don't believe the shooter is an active threat to the community. When asked why, investigators said that answer would jeopardize the investigation.
'It Was Messed Up:' Teen In Foster Care Speaks Out About Being Put In Shackles By DCFS WorkersJawan Cross is not a prisoner – he’s a teen in foster care – and yet, he was shackled by workers from the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.
Judge Orders Policy Change At DCFS After Teens Are ShackledA judge has ordered change within the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.
Heat Out For Second Day For Parts Of Kenwood Academy, After Problem Was Thought To Be FixedIt was another cold day in the classroom for students at Kenwood Academy High School, with the heat out for a second day in a row.