Minivan Crashes Through Bloomingdale Home On Christmas DayIt was the second time a vehicle crashed into a northwest suburban home in less than a month.
Cook County State's Attorney Gets $500,000 To Fight Human TraffickingA total of $500,000 in federal grant money will allow a program to combat human trafficking to continue in Cook County.
Prosecutors: Hillside Man, 18, Plotted To Blow Up Downtown BarAn alleged plot to bomb a downtown Chicago bar apparently has been foiled, and a young man has been arrested, in a FBI undercover operation.
Winnetka Village Trustee Busted For Allegedly Driving Drunk In SkokieA Winnetka village trustee was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after she was pulled over for a traffic stop in Skokie early this past Thursday morning.
Glenview Police Close Case Of 5-Year-Old Boy Who DrownedGlenview police have completed a two-month investigation into the June 15 drowning death of a 4-year-old boy in a park district pool.
Police To Target Drunken Drivers Statewide During Labor Day HolidayThe Illinois Department of Transportation has announced the opening of its Labor Day effort called, “Drive Sober or Get Pulled over.”
City To Build More Than 30 Miles Of New Bike LanesMayor Rahm Emanuel has announced Chicago is building more than 30 miles of new bicycle lanes this year.
Neighbors Loot Aurora Family's Home After They Move, Leave Items BehindAs if their life were not difficult enough, the Stapleton family of Aurora came home to find their house looted – allegedly by people they thought were their friends.
Divorce Expo Coming To Naperville Next MonthWedding expos are a huge industry as couples try to make for the perfect day to remember for a lifetime, but in Naperville next month, an expo specially geared toward marriages that don’t work out is coming.
Des Plaines Mayor: Hart, Schaffner & Marx Should Make 2014 Olympic UniformsDes Plaines Mayor Marty Moylan has a suggestion for the next Olympics in 2014 –have Hart, Schaffner & Marx make those uniforms at its Des Plaines factory.
Report: Falling Property Values Mean Falling Tax Revenues In ChicagoFalling property values mean falling tax revenues in Chicago.
Woman Set To Go On Trial For Squalid Animal ShelterA woman charged with animal cruelty and neglect goes on trial in Markham Monday.
Summer Drought Hurting Farmers In IndianaThis summer's drought is really hurting some farmers in Indiana.
McHenry County Woman Gets 4 Years For Stealing $185,000 From EmployerA woman is going to spend four years in prison for embezzling her employer in Algonquin.
Inspector General For City Council Says He Needs More MoneyThe Chicago City Council appointed its first internal watchdog just seven months ago, and he says he's busy, but he's out of money.