Cops: Man on moped leads cops on North Side chase

A Chicago man who allegedly ran a red light aboard his moped led police on a brief chase during which he twice fell off his vehicle,...

Survivors of Elmhurst family laud parents 'unwavering' commitment

Two days after an Elmhurst man shot his wife and the couple's two developmentally disabled adult children before taking his own life, family...

1 dead, 13 hurt in shootings across city

Shootings on the North, South and West sides left one man dead and at least 13 people injured from early afternoon Sunday through early...

I-90/94 reopened after semi rollover leads to inbound closure

All lanes of the inbound Kennedy Expressway were reopened this afternoon after a semi-truck rollover accident earlier in the day, Illinois...

1 in custody after shooting in Oak Forest forest preserve

Charges are pending against a male who allegedly shot someone after a soccer game in an Oak Forest forest preserve Sunday, officials said.

Body of Chicago Heights boy, 14, pulled from Kankakee River

A Chicago Heights boy who was swimming in the Kankakee River with other youths was pronounced dead after being pulled from the water...

'As horrible as it sounds, it came out of love': family of 4 dead in murder-suicide

Frank and Joan Stack of Elmhurst were known for doting on their neighbors, offering to mow the lawn when one wasn't around, making a grocery...

Rainstorms part of Labor Day forecast

Labor Day started cloudy in downtown Chicago — advance warning of what forecasters say promises to be an overcast day with some rain...

Tammy Duckworth pregnant, expecting girl in December

Tammy Duckworth, an Illinois congresswoman and Iraq War amputee, announced Monday that she is pregnant and is due in early December.

Cops: Man batters woman and child, throws toddler from vehicle

A 46-year-old man is in custody after beating a woman, hitting her young son when he tried to intervene and throwing an 18-month-old girl...

Tougher rules ahead on domestic abuse

People accused of violent domestic abuse crimes may soon be forced to pay for their own electronic monitoring as a condition of bail,...

Area gun ranges defend training youths

Scott Peters wasn't surprised that a New Jersey couple allowed their 9-year-old daughter to fire a gun at a shooting range near Las Vegas...

New sculpture in Niles to be dedicated to St. John Paul II

Catholic Cemeteries will dedicate a new 32-foot sculpture at Maryhill Cemetery in Niles honoring Pope John Paul II, in light of his 2014...

Autopsy: Father kills wife, 2 disabled adult children in Elmhurst murder-suicide

An 82-year-old man fatally shot himself and three members of his family in the head Saturday night in a murder-suicide in west suburban...

No bail for 2nd man charged in killing of woman days before Mother's Day

A second man has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a mother of three in May, police said Sunday.

Quinn takes on minimum wage challenge

Gov. Pat Quinn said Sunday he had begun a weeklong attempt to spend no more than $79 on food and other expenses, part of an effort to...

Man, 49, dies after being pulled from water near Montrose Beach

A 49-year-old man was pronounced dead this morning after being pulled out of the water near Montrose Beach, officials said.

Man beaten to death in Logan Square

A 59-year-old man believed to be homeless was beaten to death in the Logan Square neighborhood Saturday night.

Man dies after being beaten, run over in Little Village

A 23-year-old man died after being beaten and then run over by a car in the Little Village neighborhood early Sunday morning, according to...

12 wounded in city shootings

At least 12 people were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning, according to authorities.

Cops: Man dies following Tri-State crash

A 50-year old man died after his car hit a truck and then crashed into a light pole on Interstate 294 near Schiller Park early this morning,...

Prosecutors: Man robbed woman, then raped her in 2nd attack

A 25-year-old man punched and robbed a woman as she tried to ride her bike home in the Craigin neighborhood, then when he ran across her...

2 dead, 9 hurt in city shootings

Two men were killed and at least 9 other people were hurt in city shootings late Friday and early this morning, according to authorities.

Family mourns slain 9-year-old boy

Three weeks ago, Antonio Maurice Smith, Jr., was just another kid enjoying summer with his family at the annual Bud Billiken Parade.

Prosecutors: Man cut fellow CTA bus rider's face over 'disrespect'

A 55-year-old man cut another rider's face with a large hunting knife on a CTA bus this week after accusing the other man of disrespecting...

Tinley Park boy drowns in backyard pool

A 1-year-old Tinley Park boy drowned in a backyard pool Friday in Tinley Park, authorities said.

Man robs Andersonville bank, suspected in Lakeview heist

A man who robbed an Andersonville bank late this morning also is suspected in another North Side robbery earlier this month, authorities...

Labor Day forecast: Chance of showers and thunderstorms

If barbecue is a part of your Labor Day plans, you may want to fire up the grill on Sunday instead.

Family asks for kindness on anniversary of son's disappearance

For Karen and Mike Laspisa, every birthday, every holiday, every month is one more without Bryce.

UIC faculty vote no confidence in chancellor

The University of Illinois at Chicago faculty senate voted no confidence Thursday in the chancellor's leadership, five months before her...