A man was taken to the hospital in ‘traumatic arrest’ after exchanging gunfire with Cook County sheriff’s deputies, authorities said.
The CTU rank-and-file narrowly passed the measure Wednesday, with about 56% of the vote in favor.
The only other Republican on the board is Sean Morrison of Palos Park, who has not formally announced whether he will run for reelection this year.
Former Bears player Desmond Clark is scheduled to be among ex-players signing autographs at the vaccination clinic in Englewood.
Settlement reached in lawsuit stemming from George Floyd protest in Joliet.
Jannie M. Perry, 38, was remanded afterward to the Lake County jail, where she is being held in lieu of $5 million bail, charged with the first-degree murder in the death of her son Damari.
As many as 15 shots were fired in an exchange between the husband of Illinois Sen. Kimberly Lightford and carjackers, according to a police report.
A shooting Wednesday afternoon left a 14-year-old boy dead on the Near West Side.
Illinois' top public health official said Wednesday it’s too soon to say whether the latest omicron-driven surge has peaked.
Emanuel “Chris” Welch was vague about possible measures, but acknowledged a need to address rising crimes like carjackings and organized retail theft.
Ronnie Spector, who sang such 1960s hits as “Be My Baby,” “Baby I Love You” and “Walking in the Rain” as the leader of the girl group the Ronettes, has died.
McHenry County Auditor Shannon Teresi announces a bit for the Republican nomination for state comptroller and the right to take on Susana Mendoza in November.
A former loan officer for a failed Bridgeport bank admitted in federal court Wednesday that she falsified loan records for Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson at the direction of the bank’s president.
Matteson hotel that the village had threatened to close, displacing some 80 occupants, got a reprieve after it passed a new fire code inspection Wednesday.
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A Chicago police officer has been relieved of his police powers after shooting three people while off-duty at Burr Oak Bowl on Tuesday.
Illinois was also hit by severe storms in spring and summer, as well as the tornadoes that led to six deaths at an Amazon facility in Edwardsville.
‘At least 3′ shot near Green Line station in Parkway Gardens neighborhood, fire officials say
State Sen. Thomas Cullerton’s long-awaited trial on federal embezzlement charges has been postponed due to a COVID-19 scheduling requirements.
Emmett Till was a Chicago teenager killed by white supremacists. His mother insisted on an open casket funeral to demonstrate the brutality of his death.
At-home COVID-19 rapid tests will soon be free to many people after the Biden administration said it will require insurance companies to cover their cost. Here’s what to know.
Chicago Teachers Union members are due to vote Wednesday on the reopening deal.
The coroner’s office issued a statement saying its preliminary finding was that the North Chicago boy died from hypothermia.
The mayor has mild symptoms and is working from home.
Soldier Field, which is owned by the Chicago Park District, holds 61,500 fans, the smallest capacity in the NFL. Here’s what to know about the possible stadium move, with reaction from City Hall to Arlington Heights.
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Chicago Bears Chairman George McCaskey said there is “a lot of due diligence that needs to be performed before we can close” on the Arlington Heights property for a potential new stadium.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot tests positive for COVID-19 in wake of Chicago Public Schools drama, further proof the coronavirus won’t bend to our will. America needs patience.
As Illinois schools struggle to staff classrooms pummeled by the latest COVID-19 surge, state officials said Tuesday they halved the recommended quarantine time for students and teachers from ten to five days.
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