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Vehicle Wanted in Chicago Homicide Hits, Flips Lands on Other Cars During Police Chase in MilwaukeeNatalie Frank, Ph.D.NewsBreak Contributor
Lawsuit against Hinsdale South High School is Savage!Adrian HolmanNewsBreak Contributor
Construction Stopped at Chicago's Brighton Park Migrant Camp Pending Further Environmental ReviewNatalie Frank, Ph.D.NewsBreak Contributor
Oakbrook Terrace shooting: Man shot to death at Hilton hotel ID'd by coroner
The man killed in a west suburban hotel shooting on Saturday night has been identified.
Bite into Lyons: The 3 Fast Food Destinations You Need to Try
This article presents a spotlight on three popular fast food joints in Lyons. Have you had the chance to sample their offerings yet? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
2 More Venezuelan Migrants Caught Shoplifting From Chicago Macy’s Mall: State’s Attorney’s Office
At least nine Venezuelan migrants have been arrested in separate alleged retain theft cases at and near that store recently
FEMA assistance application open for September 17–18 storm damage
CHICAGO, Ill. (December 4, 2023) – Cook County residents affected by the severe storms and flooding of September 17- 18, 2023, may now call or go online to register for disaster assistance from FEMA. Online and over-the-phone FEMA registration. If you have insurance coverage, first file a claim. If...
2 SIU-Carbondale students from Chicago suburbs killed in downstate crash
Two Southern Illinois University students from the Chicago suburbs died Monday morning in a truck crash downstate, Carbondale police said.
Breakthrough Human Trafficking Operation: Chicago Man Arrested, Four Women Rescued
Human trafficker apprehended after two-month investigation, turned in by one of his victims. The Illinois State Police revealed on Monday the culmination of a human trafficking investigation that led to the apprehension of a suspect and the liberation of at least four women.
Chicago shooting: Limousine company owner, driver shot to death in North Austin, police say
A limousine company owner and driver was killed in a shooting on the West Side on Sunday, Chicago police said. The father of three was "working hard for his kids," his brother told ABC7.
Chicago Anti-Cruelty Society waiving adoption fees for dogs, cats this December
Overpopulation at the Anti-Cruelty Society in Chicago is reaching "catastrophic levels," the shelter said.
27-year-old woman shot, wounded in Chicago
CHICAGO (CBS) -- Chicago police are on the scene of a shooting that left a woman injured in the Englewood neighborhood.CBS 2's Kris Habermehl reports she was injured in the lower part of her body inside a vehicle on Monday afternoon.She was taken to the University of Chicago Hospital and reportedly in good condition.It happened in the 6300 block of South Yale and the street is partially blocked off as CPD continues its investigation.This is a developing story.
Chicago limo drivers seek increased safety measures following colleague's murder
CHICAGO - The limo driver community in Chicago is on edge and calling for increased protection after the killing of one of their own. Mohammed Al Hijoj lost his life on Sunday night after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds on North Lotus Avenue in the city's Austin neighborhood. According to a...
Super Secret McDonald’s Spin-Off Restaurant Set to Open a Short Drive from Michigan
McDonald's has a menu and a concept that is comfortable to the millions and millions to dine there. A new restaurant that is kind of like McDonald's but not quite is set to open its first test location in south suburban Chicago, a short drive from Michigan. The Story Behind...
Online child exploitation risks grow, federal agents say; 'sextortion' on the rise in Chicago area
Federal agents are spreading the word about the growing practice of child exploitation on the internet, and Homeland Security Investigations has a program to educate parents and kids about the dangers that lurk online.
These lombard, IL based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of lombard..
‘That was to get us out’: New details revealed after arson fire at historic Swift Mansion
CHICAGO — More details have been revealed in the fire that started inside the iconic Swift Mansion, including a battle between the owner and tenants. Officials say the blaze started around 11:30 a.m. Sunday in the 4500 block of South Michigan in the Bronzeville neighborhood. The fire rekindled three times at the historic mansion. At […]
Illinois City Named One of the Rudest Places in America
Chicago, Illinois usually finds itself high on the list of the rudest places in America, but a recent study proves that bummer rep may no longer be true. It's an unarguable fact; rude people exist everywhere, but when you are one of the largest cities in America, your jerk/non-jerk population is significantly higher.
Armed Robbery at Gold Coast Walgreens; Police Search for Suspects
CHICAGO — Police are currently searching for two suspects involved in an armed robbery at a Walgreens store in Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood. The incident occurred just after 9 p.m. on Sunday at the Walgreens located on the 900 block of North State Street. According to the Chicago Police Department, two armed men entered the store and forced employees into a back office at gunpoint. They then restrained a 23-year-old employee while removing an undisclosed amount of money from a safe.
Busted: Video Shows Illinois Dog Trying to Free His Friends
You can't blame a dog for trying. A security camera showed a dog in Illinois get busted when he tried to bust his friends out of their cages to play. It would appear that Charlie is an escape artist. His owners who are apparently from Chicago, Illinois based on the video description caught Charlie in the act. After he escaped from his daytime cage, his owners watched him try to bust his friends out, too. Watch closely for the look on Charlie's face when he realizes he's been caught in the act.
23-year-old man dies after Little Village shooting
CHICAGO — A 23-year-old man died early Monday morning following a shooting in Little Village. Just after 3:30 a.m., the man was walking on a sidewalk in the 2800 block of South Drake when CPD said he sustained two gunshot wounds to the abdomen and one to the left leg. Officers found him unresponsive and […]
Proposal would raise retirement age for Chicago police, firefighters
Police officers and firefighters would no longer be forced to retire at age 63 under a proposal that's being considered by a city council committee.
Construction of Brighton Park Migrant Camp in Chicago Paused due to Toxic Elements
• Construction on the Brighton Park migrant camp in Chicago has been halted due to high levels of mercury, lead, and other toxic elements found at the site. • The camp was intended to provide alternative housing for thousands of migrants currently living in makeshift tents, police stations, churches, and overcrowded shelters.