Family Distraught After Boy Is Shot Dead In Lake County, Cousins Charged With Murder Despite Not Pulling TriggerThere was heartache this week for a Chicago family – after a 14-year-old boy was shot and killed and his cousins were charged with his murder, even though none of them pulled the trigger.
Student, Mother Blame Volleyball Coach For Freshman Hazing At High School In StreatorStudent athletes in Streator were crying foul ball Thursday night, claiming upperclassmen hazed and harassed freshmen right in front of their eyes.
Girl, 8, Wounded In Drive-By Shooting On West SideAn 8-year-old girl was shot and wounded Sunday afternoon at a barbecue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood.
Carjacking Victim Says Attackers Were Armed And Looked About 10 Years OldA carjacking victim told detectives her offenders appeared to be 10 years old and armed.
Nursing Mother Appalled After Being Told To 'Cover Up' By Riverwalk Security GuardA nursing mother is shocked and appalled after being told by a city-contracted guard to hide her child’s feeding.
Charges Of Insensitivity After Kids Smash Piñata Shaped As ICE Agent"We're just making a statement."
Thieves Take Candy, A Car, Coupons And Keys In Portage ParkAfter rifling through the back room, the burglars left with bank bags. Not filled with cash, but old coupons.
Steep Fines For Drivers Using Their Phones While On The Road"It's unfortunate that we have to go to this extreme to make people stop doing it."
State Investigating 4 Cases Of Legionnaires Disease From Advocate Christ Medical CenterThe Illinois Department of Public Health is investigating four cases of Legionnaires' disease linked to Advocate Christ Medical Center, including two people who were patients in the past two months.
Police Release Image Of Car Involved In Shooting Of Off-Duty Officer; $20,000 Reward OfferedThe 25-year-old officer’s condition has been stabilized after he was critically wounded in a shooting in the Bronzeville neighborhood.
R. Kelly's Attorneys Get Video Evidence In Sexual Assault Case; Judge Aiming For Trial Early Next YearFour months after he was first indicted on sexual abuse charges, R. Kelly's defense team has been given a copy of video evidence allegedly showing him assaulting one of four victims in his case.
New Law Named After Matt Haller Puts Strict Limits On Toxic Ethylene Oxide Emissions; 'An Everlasting Legacy'It's being called the strongest law in the nation against carcinogenic ethylene oxide emissions.
52 Shot, 8 Fatally Over The Weekend; 2 Others Stabbed To DeathThe weekend’s burst of bloodshed included a shooting in Streeterville that left four men wounded during an illegal party at Lake Shore Park.
Lake View High Students, Parents Bothered By Bed Bugs Found At School"Obviously concerning, because we have so many students here and it's easily spreadable."
Driver, Construction Worker Injured In Kennedy Expressway CrashA construction worker was struck on the Kennedy Expressway overnight, when a car barreled into a construction site near O’Hare International Airport.