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Testimony continued for a third day Wednesday in the Jason Van Dyke murder trial, with the Cook County Medical Examiner taking the stand for the... [Read More]
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The first gunshot wound shown in the darkened courtroom Wednesday traced an ugly red path across the top of Laquan McDonald's head. Over the... [Read More]
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Bears standout Matt Forte stood on a platform in the James R. Thompson Center plaza — his makeshift stage — and read a statement appealing... [Read More]
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Chicago property owners have received their new assessments and many homeowners are stunned by increases of up to 60 percent. [Read More]
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CHICAGO — Chicago police are investigating a brutal attack in Chinatown that sent a 91-year-old man to the hospital. Yen Jit Wong was attacked near 24th... [Read More]
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Cook County Animal and Rabies control issued a warning Tuesday after a 26th bat tested positive for the rabies virus so far this year. ... [Read More]
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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is expected to announce a run for mayor of Chicago this week, sources with knowledge of the decision told... [Read More]
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The Northbrook Board of Trustees will revisit Sept. 25 a Cook County ordinance that would guarantee paid sick leave for most employees. In May... [Read More]
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On Nov. 6, Illinois will hold general elections for a variety of races at the federal, state and local levels. This guide includes information on... [Read More]
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Lincoln Towing Service can resume operating while it challenges a decision by state regulators to revoke its license, a Cook County judge ruled Monday. ... [Read More]
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A judge has ruled a Chicago towing company that had its license pulled by the Illinois Commerce Commission can continue to operate as it appeals... [Read More]
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Defense attorneys have argued a fair trial in Cook County is impossible. But the judge in the high-profile murder case said jurors should be believed... [Read More]
Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke arrived at the Cook County courthouse at 26th and California on Monday to face the charges against him: murder,... [Read More]
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Mark Ortega, 19, was ordered held without bail and booked into the Cook County Jail on Sunday. [Read More]
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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is expected to announce a run for mayor of Chicago this week, sources with knowledge of the decision told... [Read More]
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A 69-year-old man died nearly a week after saving his grandson from a house fire by tossing the boy into the arms of Chicago police... [Read More]
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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle will announce this week that she will run for Chicago mayor, sources with direct knowledge of her plans confirmed... [Read More]
Loaded firearms were found Sunday in the bedroom of a Wilmette juvenile who had been "experimenting with possible explosive devices," authorities said. The... [Read More]
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A 69-year-old man died nearly a week after saving his grandson from a house fire by tossing the boy into the arms of Chicago police... [Read More]
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A judge was expected to decide Monday if the high-profile murder trial of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke will stay in Cook County or... [Read More]
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