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  • New Illinois ID cards aim to help drivers with disabilities

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS – New identification cards in Illinois aim to ease interactions between police and people with disabilities.
    March 18, 2017 - 11:48 pm
  • Charges filed against parents of wounded toddler

    CHICAGO – The parents of a Chicago toddler who accidently was shot in the head have been charged with crimes related to the shooting and the care of t ...
    March 18, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Cubs World Series championship cost Chicago $18.8M in overtime, records show

    CHICAGO – Records show Chicago spent $18.8 million in worker overtime during the Cubs' World Series title run.
    March 18, 2017 - 11:47 pm
  • Republicans join Democrats against Trump's Great Lakes cuts

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – It sounds like an idea that would warm a conservative Republican’s heart: Kill funding of a regional environmental cleanup that ...
    March 17, 2017 - 11:32 pm
  • Glen Carbon paramedic rescues baby from submerged SUV

    ST. LOUIS – A fast-acting paramedic dove into the frigid water of an Illinois lake where a SUV was submerged on Thursday and found an infant floating ...
    March 17, 2017 - 12:14 am
  • Chicago police superintendent meets with U.S. attorney general

    CHICAGO – Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson asked U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday to send more federal prosecutors and feder ...
    March 17, 2017 - 12:14 am
  • Illinois could lose $40 billion in federal Medicaid support

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois could face nearly $40 billion in lost federal Medicaid support over 10 years under a health care overhaul proposed last week by ...
    March 17, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • Illinois' poor more often victims of violent crime, report finds

    CHICAGO – People living in poverty are more likely to become victims of violent crime than higher income earners whether they live in cities, suburbs ...
    March 15, 2017 - 11:18 pm
  • Chicago Police Department releases blueprint for reform of practices

    CHICAGO – Chicago Police Department officials on Tuesday released a blueprint of reforms it will undertake to help it battle crime and combat the dist ...
    March 14, 2017 - 10:31 pm
  • U.S. attorney in Chicago resigns, laments persistent violence

    CHICAGO – The U.S. attorney in Chicago who oversaw the hush-money case of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert and who helped focus federal scruti ...
    March 14, 2017 - 12:01 am
  • St. Charles police: Man shot his daughters, wife

    ST. CHARLES – Randall Coffland told a 911 dispatcher Friday that he shot his daughters to death, he shot his wife, and he was going to shoot himself.
    March 13, 2017 - 12:56 am
  • Illinois considers applying sales taxes to more services

    SPRINGFIELD – If you get your nails done at a salon or have your lawn mulched next spring, the service could be taxed under a plan Illinois lawmakers ...
    March 13, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • Immigration officials shift where deportees are held

    CHICAGO – Immigration officials in the Chicago area have shifted where they detain immigrants being deported to Mexico.
    March 12, 2017 - 10:40 pm
  • Ex-Adams County prosecutor: Acquittal in wife's death answer to prayers

    SPRINGFIELD – A former Illinois prosecutor who was found not guilty in the 2006 death of his first wife said the jury’s verdict was the answer to his ...
    March 11, 2017 - 10:59 pm
  • Vaccine clinic being held in response to Barrington mumps outbreak

    BARRINGTON – Health officials are holding a vaccination clinic in response to a mumps outbreak at suburban Chicago schools.
    March 11, 2017 - 10:58 pm
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