Former Tinley Park Cop Admits To Driving Drunk In CrashA former Tinley Park Police officer admitted to a Will County judge that he left the scene of a drunken driving accident nearly a year ago.
Attorneys Push To Question Daley In Burge Torture LawsuitA renewed push is on to get retired Mayor Richard M. Daley to submit to a deposition about former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge.
Rep. Jackson Plans Groundbreaking Ceremony For Peotone AirportU.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) is making good on his election night promise to push for the start of construction on a third Chicago area airport in Peotone.
Report: Restaurants Floundering Near Harpo StudiosRestaurateurs in the trendy Near West Side neighborhood that is home to Oprah Winfrey's Harpo studios say they are struggling.
Move To Abolish Legislative Scholarships AdvancesAnother push is underway to eliminate the frequently-abused legislative scholarships that state lawmakers are allowed to hand out to students in their districts.
Authorities: Girl's Suicide Can't Be Attributed To BullyingThe case is closed on the investigation into the death of a 10-year-old girl in east central Illinois town of Ridge Farm.
Girl, 11, Killed By Mom's Moving Van After JumpingAn 11-year-old girl is dead after jumping out of the moving van her mother was driving in Dolton, and being run over.
Occupy Chicago Plans 2-Day Festival In MayThe Chicago outdoor festival season is about to get a new, politically-based offering in the spring, in the form of the Occupy Festival.
City Council Cracks Down On Shady Tax PreparersThe Chicago City Council approved an ordinance Wednesday that would crack down on unscrupulous tax preparers.
State: Cook County Owes More Than $500,000 To Canine OfficersThe Illinois Department of Labor claims Cook County owes its canine officers more than $500,000 worth of back pay.
Psychiatric Evaluation Ordered For Teenage Girl's Alleged KillerThe man charged with stabbing a 14-year-old girl to death in southwest suburban Indian Head Park last year has reportedly been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation.
Quinn Heads To Canada To Promote Illinois BusinessGov. Pat Quinn took a surprise trip to Canada Monday to promote Illinois trade and business opportunities.
Police Probe College Student's Death After Frat Party In WoodsSheriff's deputies in Oregon, Ill., are investigating the death of an Illinois Wesleyan University student after a fraternity party in the woods.
Lawsuit: Off-Duty West Chicago Cop Shot At Car In Road Rage IncidentThe family of a Cicero teenager is suing in federal court in Chicago, accusing a West Chicago police officer of shooting at their car and wounding him.
United Flight Attendants Ratify Labor AgreementA new labor agreement has put United Airlines a step closer labor peace with all parties in the airline’s merger with Continental Airlines.