Attorney for Minnesota man charged in 1972 Chicago-area slaying of teen wants statements suppressed
An attorney for a Minnesota man charged in the stabbing death of a 15-year-old suburban Chicago girl more than half a century ago wants statements he made at a police station suppressed.
Theater roof collapses: 1 killed and 28 injured as storms rock Chicago area
A band was reportedly playing on stage at the time of the collapse.
Watch: Chicago River goes green for famed St. Patrick's Day celebration
The grand Chicago tradition dates back to 1962.
Illinois woman finds husband's body in closet with Christmas decorations 8 months after disappearance
Richard Maedge’s body was found on Dec. 11, 2022 – nearly eight months after he went missing. His wife told police she had gone to a concealed closet area to retrieve a tote containing Christmas decorations, when she found Richard’s body.
Paul Vallas, Brandon Johnson to clash in Chicago mayoral runoff; Lightfoot ousted
Paul Vallas and Brandon Johnson will meet in a runoff to be the next mayor of Chicago after voters on Tuesday denied incumbent Lori Lightfoot a second term, issuing a rebuke to a leader who made history as head of the nation's third-largest city.
Taylor Swift-themed pop-up bar coming to Chicago
Taylor Swift fans who missed out on tickets to her upcoming concert tour can drown their sorrows at a Chicago pop-up bar that pays homage to the award-winning singer.
Caterpillar fined $145K after worker falls into pot of molten iron, OSHA says
The employee fell into an 11-foot-deep pot of molten iron heated to more than 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit and was "immediately incinerated," OSHA said.
Highland Park Fourth of July parade shooting victims identified: Who were they?
Authorities in Highland Park where seven people were killed while attending a Fourth of July parade by a gunman armed with a rifle identified the victims Tuesday, including a married couple who were parents to a 2-year-old child.
Former ‘Cheer’ star Jerry Harris sentenced to 12 years in prison on child porn, solicitation charges
Prosecutors say former "Cheer" star Jerry Harris used "his status as a competitive cheerleader, his social media persona, and eventually his celebrity and money, to persuade and entice" young victims.
Highland Park shooting suspect contemplated 2nd shooting, confessed to police
Crimo allegedly confessed to his actions while being interviewed by police, and said that he dressed up like a girl and covered his tattoos with make-up because people would recognize him.
Highland Park shooting suspect: Who is Robert E. Crimo III?
The Highland Park shooting suspect fired over 70 rounds and then evaded initial capture by dressing as a woman and blending into the fleeing crowd, police said.
Family of Highland Park shooting suspect release statement, retain lawyers
Tweets posted by Steve Greenberg, a criminal defense attorney at Greenberg Trial Lawyers, stated the family of the suspected gunman in the Highland Park shooting has retained two lawyers to represent them.
Highland Park shooting: Biden orders flags flown at half-staff
President Joe Biden tweeted on Monday calling the mass shooting “senseless” and said he has not given up “fighting the epidemic on gun violence.”
Illinois gubernatorial candidate Darren Bailey says let’s ‘move on’ after Highland Park parade shooting
Illinois GOP Sen. Darren Bailey made the comment in a Facebook live less than two hours after six people were killed and dozens of others were injured.
Illinois congresswoman calls Roe decision 'victory for white life' at Trump rally
The freshman congresswoman, who was among those who voted to overturn the results of the 2020 election, previously came under criticism for quoting Adolf Hitler.
Tri-state passenger rail gets $31.8 million federal grant
Rail commuters from Minnesota, Wisconsin and Illinois could soon see improvements that double available round trips for passengers.
Illinois pileup with 100+ vehicles shuts down I-39 for hours amid winter storm
A winter storm was blamed for multiple crashes across Illinois, including a 100+ vehicle pileup on I-39 that closed the highway for hours.
Amazon, OSHA promise review after tornado destroys warehouse, killing 6
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration opened an investigation into the collapse of an Amazon warehouse in Illinois, killing six people.
Deaths confirmed in collapsed Amazon warehouse in Illinois after severe weather
The Amazon collapse – just across the Mississippi River from St. Louis – was being called a "mass casualty incident."
You can stay in the ‘Home Alone’ house this holiday season
A lucky "Home Alone" fan will get the chance to spend the night in the iconic Chicago-area house, which includes all the '90s junk food their heart desires.