1 killed after shooting leads to police pursuit

A high-speed police pursuit turned deadly after the driver of a car suspected in a shooting died in a crash on the city's South Side.

Chicago-based Cards Against Humanity doles out pieces of Maine island

A quarter of a million participants in a Chicago game-maker's holiday fundraising campaign can now lay claim to small pieces of an island in...

Operation Santa delivers cheer to fallen or injured officers' families

Katarina Perez was 9 years old when her father, a Chicago police officer, was killed in the line of duty.

Borman Expressway reopened after 'police incident'

The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Post-Tribune is reporting that the Borman Expressway in northwest Indiana was temporarily...

Mayoral challengers call for suspension of red light camera program

Chicago mayoral challengers Jesus "Chuy" Garcia and Ald. Bob Fioretti are calling for an immediate suspension of the city's red light camera...

1 dead, 8 wounded in separate West, South side shootings

A 44-year-old man was killed and at least eight others, including a 14-year-old girl, were wounded Sunday in separate shootings on the city'...

Cops warn of attempted child luring on West Side

Chicago police issued an alert Sunday afternoon warning about a man who tried to lure a young girl on the West Side by asking if she...

Mother, her 2 young children among 4 found dead in Rockford

A 24-year-old mother, her two young sons and a man were discovered fatally wounded late Friday night in a Rockford home, police said.

Bronzeville man held on $300K in Loop convenience store robbery

A Bronzeville man was ordered held on $300,000 bail Sunday after prosecutors said he robbed a series of 7-Eleven convenience stores this...

South Loop crash kills 2, hospitalizes 1

At least two people were killed and a man was hospitalized in a single-vehicle crash in the South Loop early Sunday.

At least 5 wounded in shootings since Saturday evening

At least five people were wounded in separate shootings across the city since Saturday evening.

FBI: 'Play-Along Bandit' hits 6th bank

A serial bank robber is suspected of hitting a bank in the Austin neighborhood Saturday morning, authorities said.

Man dies day after Albany Park shooting

A man shot in the head in the Albany Park neighborhood died a day later, according to information released Saturday.

Demario Bailey funeral: 'The kids are the world. It starts with them'

Mourners who packed a South Side church Saturday morning to remember Demario Bailey were urged to look after each other.

DNA leads to murder charges in 1994 stabbing

DNA evidence has led to murder charges against a Boulder, Colo., man in the 1994 stabbing death of a 28-year-old woman in her Lakeview...

Emanuel's son robbed near family's North Side home

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s 17-year-old son was robbed near the family's Ravenswood...

Officials: Two Bartlett students hacked into Elgin district portal

Two Bartlett High School students hacked into an Elgin U-46 district online portal to access a staff member's email account and change...

Officials: Child at U. of C. tests negative for Ebola

A child admitted to the University of Chicago Medical Center early Friday after being...

Crest Hill brothers face child pornography charges

Two Crest Hill brothers were arrested at their home Friday morning and charged with possession of child pornography.

1 dead, 16 injured in separate shootings

A 19-year-old man was killed and 16 other people, including a 16-year-old girl, were injured in 14 separate shootings in Chicago since...

Firefighter injured in Robbins blaze

At least one firefighter was injured during a fire in south suburban Robbins on Friday evening, officials said. 

East Chicago man fatally shot in Gary

A 39-year-old man was fatally shot in Gary, Ind., early Saturday, authorities said.

Firefighter injured in Far South Side blaze

A firefighter was injured while battling a blaze in the Cottage Grove Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side early Saturday, authorities...

Barrington High grad, teammate win $1 million on 'The Amazing Race'

Northwest suburban native Amy DeJong and teammate Maya Warren — the “Sweet Scientists” — won a sweet victory...

High school student among 2 charged with Joliet murder

Two Joliet residents — one of them a high school student — are each being held on $1 million bail in connection with a fatal...

Laptop with 2800 Northwestern Memorial patients' data stolen

Nearly 3,000 people are being notified that a laptop computer stolen in October contained private health information about patients of the...

Two more Chicago pot dispensaries get zoning approval

Two more would-be Chicago medical marijuana dispensary operators on Friday won zoning approval to set up shops on the North and Northwest...

Two charged with stealing Salvation Army donation bucket

Authorities say two men stole a Salvation Army donation bucket outside a Lombard grocery and then led police on a high-speed chase before...

Bail set at $2 million in Willowbrook strangulation

A Willowbrook man with a history of domestic violence against his girlfriend was ordered held in lieu on $2 million bail Friday after he was...