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  • Former transit board chairwoman named Chicago finance chief

    CHICAGO (AP) — The former head of the Chicago Transit Authority Board has been named Chicago's new chief financial officer.
    May 17, 2015 - 8:06 am
  • Spring turkey harvest increases across Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says hunters took 11 percent more turkeys during the 2015 spring season than they did a yea ...
    May 16, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • House fire in Chicago suburb kills woman, injures daughter

    PALATINE – A fire at a home in Palatine has killed a 63-year-old woman and critically injured her daughter.
    May 16, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Illinois man killed after firing on police with rifle

    ROCKFORD – A northern Illinois man opened fire on police with a semi-automatic rifle and was killed by an officer who returned fire.
    May 16, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Gov. Rauner doles out $400K to fellow Illinois Republicans

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner has started doling out money from his campaign fund to fellow Republicans as the Illinois Legislature approaches what coul ...
    May 16, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Gov. Rauner doles out $400K to fellow Illinois Republicans

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has started doling out money from his campaign fund to fellow Republicans as the Illinois Legislature approaches what ...
    May 16, 2015 - 8:04 pm
  • Suburban Chicago man sentenced in child pornography case

    WHEATON (AP) — A former suburban Chicago physician who pleaded guilty to a felony child pornography charge has been sentenced to eight years in state ...
    May 16, 2015 - 7:23 am
  • Loaded 9 mm Smith & Wesson found in carry-on bag at Midway Airport

    CHICAGO (AP) — Security screeners at Chicago's Midway airport have discovered a loaded 9 mm Smith & Wesson handgun in a passenger's carry-on luggage.
    May 16, 2015 - 7:21 am
  • DeKalb County Sheriff: Genoa woman stabs husband, calls 911

    GENOA – After Kendra Burno stabbed her husband, Jene, in their Genoa home, she went to a nearby house and called 911, police said Friday.
    May 15, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Loaded 9mm handgun found in carry-on at Midway

    CHICAGO – A suburban Chicago man has been arrested after security screeners at Midway International Airport found a loaded 9mm handgun in his carry-on ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Rauner says no 'clear roadmap' on pension reform

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner says there's no "clear roadmap" for a solution to the state's pension crisis after the Illinois Supreme Court struck d ...
    May 15, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Illinois road, bridge maintenance funding looks bleak

    SPRINGFIELD – Money to maintain Illinois highways and bridges drops steeply in the coming year and could lead to significantly deteriorated roadways i ...
    May 15, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Bill to allow bobcat hunting advances to full Senate

    SPRINGFIELD – A second attempt to establish a bobcat-hunting season in Illinois is headed to the Senate floor for a final vote.
    May 15, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Illinois House Democrats reject right-to-work legislation

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois House Democrats Thursday voted down a right-to-work plan closely mirroring Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposal to allow local governme ...
    May 14, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • No charges for white Zion police officer who killed black teen, prosecutor says

    WAUKEGAN — A prosecutor said Thursday that he won't charge a white northeastern Illinois police officer in the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old black y ...
    May 14, 2015 - 4:23 pm
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