Rash Of Robberies Plagues Little VillagePolice have issued a community alert for the Little Village neighborhood in the wake of a rash of robberies.
Report: GOP Wants To Make Resentment Of Madigan A Campaign IssueThe criticism of Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) by Republicans is on the rise.
Lawmakers Pass Bill Demanding Open Books On Corporate Tax BreaksBefore adjourning the spring session and leaving Springfield last week, Illinois lawmakers sent Gov. Quinn a bill that would require the state to reveal the details publicly on corporate tax breaks.
Indiana School Voucher Program Called A SuccessIndiana's school voucher program has finished its first year, and state officials say it is a true success story.
Man Carjacks Vehicle On Way To Prom, Upsets GirlfriendA West Side man has been charged after he allegedly hijacked a sports-utility vehicle at gun-point on his way to prom with his girlfriend.
South Shore Prep School To Add Coveted SeatsGetting into selective-enrollment public high schools in Chicago is difficult, but it may get a little easier next year.
Illinois Backs Move To Preserve Montana Campaign Finance LawIllinois is among the states backing Montana in its fight to prevent the U.S. Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United decision from being used to strike down state laws that restrict corporate campaign spending.
Report: Road Construction Money Went To Jobs Program Under BlagojevichThe Illinois executive inspector general says the state Department of Transportation directed $3.1 million in road construction money to go to a summer jobs program for teens in Chicago during the Blagojevich administration.
Lawsuit: School Failed To Stop Violent BullyA local elementary school student’s father is suing Chicago Public Schools because, he says, faculty failed to keep his son safe from a bully.
State Announces Nearly $5 Million In Green Infrastructure GrantsIllinois used Earth Day Weekend to announce nearly $5 million in Green Infrastructure Grants statewide.
Day Care Owner Dies Before Standing Trial In Case Of Boy's DeathIn 2009, a boy was killed by an employee at a Lincolnshire day care center, and the trial of the owner on obstruction of justice charges was to begin soon.
Gun Sales Skyrocketing In IndianaGun sales are up in Indiana, to the point where some stores are running short on both ammunition and weapons.
Duerson's Family Creates Safety Program For Indiana School AthletesThe family and friends of the late Dave Duerson, who spent seven seasons with the Chicago Bears, have created a program to help Muncie, Ind., high school and middle school athletes who suffer head injuries.
Man Shot Dead By Police After Going For Gun During ArrestMany questions are cropping up following a rash of shootings involving Chicago Police officers, the most recent of which happened late Sunday night.
Occupy Chicago Protesters Rally Against Arrests In New York, St. LouisA small group of Occupy Chicago activists marched through downtown Chicago Sunday night, in a hastily-called march to protest the arrest of their fellow demonstrators at gatherings in St. Louis and New York City over the weekend.