The Top Stories Of 2019 On CBSChicago.com2019 was a busy year in the news in Chicago – from a historic election that brought a new mayor into office to a scandal that forced a police superintendent out. But the Jussie Smollett saga was the big show-stopper here on CBSChicago.com.
Zion Elementary School Principal, Curtiss Tolefree Jr., Charged With Sex Assault In KenoshaCurtiss Tolefree Junior was charged with three counts of felony sex assault by school staff and two misdemeanor counts of exposing genitals to a child.
Woman Dragged By Car During Hit-And-Run In ZionThe 62-year-old woman was transported to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville with serious injuries, police said. 
Suspects Leads Police On Chase From Kenosha To Zion, EscapesA man wanted in a murder led police on a chase from Kenosha, Wisconsin across the state line to Zion.
Hero Officers Talk About Rescuing Woman From Burning Car In ZionA car accident in Zion was caught on police dash cam, as a woman screamed in pain while trapped in a burning car.
Zion School District To Begin School Year After Losing Nearly 50 Teachers, StaffIt’s back to school in far north suburban Zion, and there will be a lot of new faces, after nearly 50 teachers and staff resigned last week.
Many Alarmed As Nearly 50 Zion Teachers, Staff Quit Just Before School StartsNearly 50 teachers and staff in far north suburban Zion have handed in their resignations just days before the start of school.
Fatal Stabbing In Zion Leaves 1 DeadA man was killed on Friday during a stabbing in Zion. 
Vincent Bevly Charged With Murder Of Missing Zion Man Cory RhinehartA 57-year-old Zion man has been charged with killing a man who was reported missing two months ago.
Body Pulled From Pond In ZionA body was pulled from a pond Monday in an apartment complex in far north suburban Zion, police said. 
MISSING: Cory Rhinehart, 28, of Zion, Was Last Seen FridayA Zion family is frantically searching for Corey Rhinehart, 28, who went missing Friday. Rhinehart's family told Zion police they last saw him at 9 a.m. Friday.