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  • Chicago nightclub owners get probation in stampede deaths

    CHICAGO – The owners of a Chicago nightclub where 21 people were crushed to death in a stairwell in 2003 while fleeing pepper spray were sentenced Fri ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Illinois officials seek supplier for body cameras

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois officials have taken another step toward equipping police officers with body cameras.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:59 am
  • Chicago says it'll release shooting video per judge's order

    CHICAGO – The city of Chicago said Thursday it will comply with a judge's order and soon release a video of a white police officer shooting a black te ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 12:59 am
  • Chicago says pension overhaul delivers benefits despite cuts

    SPRINGFIELD – Lawyers attempted to convince the Illinois Supreme Court on Tuesday that Chicago's plan to save its pension program from insolvency does ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • North Chicago settles Taser death lawsuit for $3 million

    NORTH CHICAGO – The city of North Chicago has agreed to pay $3 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a man who died after police officers ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Blagojevich asks high court to hear corruption-case appeal

    CHICAGO – Imprisoned ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to hear an appeal of his corruption convictions that inc ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Ex-NFL player joins Illinois' Democratic U.S. Senate primary

    HARVEY – A former professional football player-turned-Illinois lawmaker joined the Democratic race for U.S. Senate on Tuesday, setting up a three-way ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Chicago woman in court, accused of killing baby daughter

    CHICAGO – A Chicago woman accused of throwing her infant daughter to her death from an eighth-floor window appeared in court Monday where a judge allo ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Correctional officer committed suicide after shooting 2

    BRIDGEVIEW – Police said a Chicago-area woman and her father are in critical condition after they were shot by her former girlfriend, who then fatally ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Data show 48 percent Illinois households are wireless only

    SPRINGFIELD – State data show that about half of Illinois households only have wireless phone service.SPRINGFIELD – State data show that about half of ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Northern Illinois state's attorney arrested on DUI charge

    DIXON – A northern Illinois state's attorney has been charged with driving under the influence after the sheriff says the van she was driving struck a ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Bruce Rauner says Illinois won't take in more Syrian refugees after Paris attacks

    Illinois on Monday joined 23 other states trying to block or suspend accepting Syrian refugees after Friday’s deadly terrorist attacks in Paris.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Future uncertain for rare white deer at former weapons site

    ROMULUS, N.Y. – Hundreds of ghostly white deer roaming among overgrown munitions bunkers at a sprawling former Army weapons depot face an uncertain fu ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 12:25 am
  • Elgin police get grant money for body cameras

    ELGIN – Police in Elgin should have body cameras by next summer.ELGIN – Police in Elgin should have body cameras by next summer.
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • 6-year-old Metamora student raises $1,400 for honor flights

    METAMORA – A 6-year-old Metamora student has raised $1,400 in a week to send war veterans to Washington, D.C.METAMORA – A 6-year-old Metamora student ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 12:23 am
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