6 Horses Die In Stable Fire, Including One Of Famous PedigreeSix horses -- including the grandson of legendary Triple Crown Winner Secretariat -- were killed in a stable fire over the weekend in Round Lake.
Holder To Discuss Targeted Killings In Northwestern SpeechU.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is set to defend the legality of a controversial Obama administration program Monday at Northwestern University Law School.
Thousands Of Cops Receive Extra Training For NATO/G8 SummitsPolice are going through extensive extra training for the NATO/G8 summits, as two groups of demonstrators have now announced plans to march down Michigan Avenue in the midday hours.
Report: Over Half Of City's Public Schools Are UnderutilizedOver half of Chicago's public schools are underutilized, according to a new report.
Sightings Of Missing Aurora Boy Turn Out To Be False
U Of I Threatens Legal Action For Those Who Buy .xxx DomainsThe University of Illinois won’t be buying .xxx domains, but it is threatening legal action against anyone who might be inclined to start a porn site that besmirches its good name.
Lawsuits: Mortgage Companies Took Money, Did No WorkThree Chicago area firms have been sued by the Illinois Attorney General's Office for allegedly scamming people out of money to help them with their mortgages.
State, Federal Funds To Help Vets, Military Personnel Buy HomesGov. Pat Quinn says money from state and federal sources is now available to help veterans and active-duty military personnel purchase homes in Illinois.
City Settles Lawsuit Claiming Police Detective Attacked KidsWithout admitting wrongdoing, the City of Chicago has settled a federal lawsuit with a family who claimed their children were attacked by a Chicago Police detective and were left frightened for years.
Teens Snatch Northwestern Student's Smart Phone On PorchNorthwestern University issued an alert over the weekend, after a student was robbed of his smart phone.
EPA Approves Plan To Clean Up Chicago RiverPlans are in the works to clean up the Chicago River and its connected waterways, following an order by federal authorities.
Public Hearings To Begin For Ward Remap ProcessPublic hearings are expected to start Wednesday night on re-mapping Chicago's 50 aldermanic wards.
Parking Industry Protests City Congestion FeeMayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed a $2 congestion fee for people who park in public garages and lots downtown.
Madigan Wants More Nurses For Sexual Assault VictimsIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan would like to see number of nurses trained to help sexual assault victims doubled in local hospitals.
Gang Member Sentenced To 90 Years In DePaul Student's DeathNarcisco Gatica gunned down Francisco Valencia, 21, and injured Valencia’s friend after he and others were asked to leave a Halloween party two years ago.