New rules: Naperville bars can't offer large discounts on beer

Naperville bars can no longer offer major discounts on beer and their security guards will get extra training under rules councilmen...

Robber points shotgun at homeowner: 'I'm reloaded'

A woman and two men have been arrested after the men forced their way into a home in Roscoe Village and threatened the homeowner with his...

Boy, 16, charged in fatal shooting of retired police sergeant

A 16-year-old boy from the Far South Side has been charged in the March home invasion and slaying of a 73-year-old retired Chicago police...

Woman to be sentenced today in Highland Park 'huffing' crash

Carly Rousso, the Highland Park woman found guilty of aggravated DUI in a "huffing" crash that killed a 5-year-old girl, is due to be...

Police: Man was drunk when he was struck by train

A man was cited for being under the influence of alcohol after he was struck and slightly injured by a train in west suburban Oswego Tuesday...

Two boys, two men injured in city shootings

Two boys and two men were wounded during separate shootings in the city Tuesday night.

Police seek man missing since August

Police are looking for a Rogers Park man who has not shown up for work since the end of August.

Family of man killed by Wheeling police SUV files suit

The family of a man who was killed when he was fatally struck early Sunday by a Wheeling police SUV filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that...

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in Will County

West Nile virus was discovered last week in mosquitoes at two new Will County locations despite the cooler temperatures, the health...

Scots, Scottish Americans in Chicago brace for Thursday's independence vote

One of the proudest days in John Crombie’s life was the day he became an American citizen. But the Scotland native who has lived in...

Ex-banker gets prison for raiding garages of Lincoln Park neighbors

A prolific burglar who then unleashed online attacks against victims who contacted authorities, damaging their reputations or businesses,...

Barefoot man flees traffic stop, eludes police for hours

A man who fled a traffic stop in his bare feet this morning was arrested 10 hours later when he was caught trying to swim across the Cal-Sag...

Well water testing urged for some McHenry Co. residents

Some residents of the small McHenry County community of Lakewood who are on private wells are being advised to have their water tested after...

Convicted killer of Indian Head Park teen due back in court next month

The Chicago man found guilty Monday of fatally stabbing a high school freshman is due back in court next month for a likely sentencing date.

White supremacist Matthew Hale wants to play violin in solitary

Years before he was convicted of plotting to kill a Chicago federal judge, white supremacist Matthew Hale was an accomplished violinist said...

Emanuel sidesteps his campaign's criticism of Fioretti

Mayor Rahm Emanuel declined Tuesday to back up his campaign’s accusation that Ald. Robert Fioretti has no political backbone, choosing...

Convicted ex-aide to former Mayor Washington dies

Clarence McClain, a controversial former aide to the late Mayor Harold Washington, has died at 73.

Emanuel calls on Chicagoans to push Fallon on 'Tonight Show' visit

Mayor Rahm Emanuel today called on Chicagoans to push Jimmy Fallon to bring "The Tonight Show" to Chicago following an on-air pledge the...

Man tried to lure Downers Grove teen girl: police

Downers Grove Police are investigating reports that a man tried to lure a 16-year-old girl into his car near the downtown area late Monday...

Hinsdale high school district stops investigating teachers who 'liked' Facebook post

The investigation into 17 suburban teachers who liked a Facebook post featuring a photo of an ax lodged in a car windshield has been...

Schaumburg crash sends six to hospital

Six people were hospitalized with minor injuries in a Schaumburg crash this morning.

Wallenda to walk the wire between Chicago skyscrapers

Nik Wallenda, a seventh-generation member of the famed “Flying Wallendas” acrobatic performance family, is planning to walk more...

Rauner would have vetoed medical marijuana law

Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner today said he would have vetoed Illinois' new law legalizing medical marijuana and questioned why...

Man fatally struck by Metra train in Naperville

A man was killed after he apparently jumped in front of a Metra train in the Naperville train station in an apparent suicide, police said.

Minnesota governor: Suspend Adrian Peterson

One of the biggest Vikings fans in the state of Minnesota, governor Mark Dayton, called for the franchise to suspend running back Adrian...

New subpoena in federal probe of Quinn anti-violence grant program

SPRINGFIELD -- A new subpoena seeking records about Gov. Pat Quinn's botched 2010 anti-violence program has been issued, this time from a...

Woman charged with West Side beating death of another woman

A 23-year-old North Side woman has been charged with murder in the beating death of another woman Sunday night on the West Side.

Committee taking 45 more days to review fracking rules

The Illinois legislature's Joint Committee on Administrative Rules will take an additional 45 days to review rules that would govern...

Chicago film festival announces full 2014 slate

Tributes to Liv Ullmann, Isabelle Huppert, Taylor Hackford, Kathleen Turner and Oliver Stone, all scheduled to attend, share the...

Art Institute tops TripAdvisor museum rankings

The couple in "American Gothic" may be blushing. The Art Institute of Chicago, home to Grant Wood's iconic American painting and several...