CHICAGO (AP) — About $5 million has been awarded to the family of a 37-year-old black man fatally shot nearly five years ago by a white Chicago police officer. The
HARVEY, Ill. (AP) — A 10-year old boy has been shot while sitting in a vehicle with his father in suburban Chicago. WLS-TV reports that
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai’s government has told The Associated Press that singer R. Kelly has no planned concert and “has not been
WILLOWBROOK, Ill. (AP) — The federal Environmental Protection Agency says no spikes in a cancer-causing chemical were detected after a suburban Chicago plant that uses
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Final grant season for an endangered federal program that’s helped preserve the historic Route 66 Highway for two decades is ending
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Alternative rock band Shinedown will appear at the Illinois State Fair in August. Officials announced Thursday that the multiplatinum-selling group will
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s flag carrier is seeking the cancellation of a multibillion dollar order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets, citing a
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The unemployment rate in Illinois was 4.3 percent in February. Illinois Department of Employment Security officials announced Thursday that the rate
CHICAGO (AP) — A woman and a man have been charged in the death of the woman’s 2-year-old son, who had sores and bruises on
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Officials say an early morning fire in a maintenance building at the municipal airport in DeKalb caused an estimated quarter-million dollars
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois State Police trooper was seriously injured when a semi-trailer struck him and his squad car while he was responding
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey of rural bankers in parts of 10 Plains and Western states shows bankers are losing confidence in the
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A woman traveling with the man accused of killing the mother of his child in Milwaukee is charged with aiding a felon.
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ROCKFORD (WREX) – Some special guests dropped by Becca’s closet in Rockford on Saturday. Becca’s closet is a charity boutique that helps girls find their perfect
(NBC) – A cruise ship with engine problems sent a mayday call Saturday off the coast of Noway and began evacuating passengers. The Viking Sky
FREEPORT (WREX) – People affected by flooding in Freeport can find help with cleanup supplies this weekend. The American Red Cross of Northwest Illinois is
An off-duty Chicago Police officer has died after being shot early Saturday morning, according to CPD chief communications officer Anthony Guglielmi.
A new poll shows a majority of Americans favor stricter gun laws, and most believe schools and places of worship have become less safe over the last two decades.