Shooting in Family Dollar store: Security guard killed, suspect on the runFox - 32 Chicago - TV16 HOURS AGO
Desperate Chicago Migrants Resort to Criminal Acts to Get Deported Back to Home CountryNatalie Frank, Ph.D.NewsBreak Contributor
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Gary Shooting: Tragic Clash Unleashes Violence, Community UnitesameriheirNewsBreak Contributor
Chicago Announces Closure of Migrant SheltersNatalie Frank, Ph.D.NewsBreak Contributor
Man Fleeing Police in Stolen Uhaul Dies After Plunging Van Into Little Calumet RiverNatalie Frank, Ph.D.NewsBreak Contributor
As a suburban Chicago mall prepares to close, others ramp up
A suburban Chicago mall will soon close its doors for good, marking another major mall closure that stands in stark contrast with the heightened efforts of other popular shopping centers aiming to stay relevant in challenging times. According to multiple reports, Spring Hill Mall will close most of its stores...
Crestwood, IL – Extended Closure of 127th Street Bridge for Strengthening Works
Crestwood, IL – The Village of Crestwood will experience a significant closure on the 127th Street Bridge starting from March 4, 2024, through December 2024. This announcement, made by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), details that the closure is necessary for the re-strengthening of the bridge, with work being carried out from both the top and underneath on a barge. During this period, traffic will be rerouted, and local authorities urge residents and commuters to plan their travel accordingly and use alternative routes.
Snow moves through Chicago area causing several spinouts, crashes on roadways
A burst of light snow blew in through the area early Saturday causing several spinouts and accidents on Chicago area roadways.
Suburban father of 4 killed while working security in shooting inside Austin Family Dollar
A suburban father of four who worked as a security guard at a West Side dollar store was shot and killed inside the store Friday.
You Can Thank Illinois Restaurant for Inventing This Famous Food
I think if you live in Chicago you are the only residents in Illinois that are thankful for this unique food invention. When it comes to hot dogs just grill it up and splash some mustard on it and I am good to go. However, those in Chicago have to spice things up with their hot dogs. The Chicgao-Style hot dog is the state's most famous food invention, but it's a unique taste that not everyone likes.
A Culinary Journey to Mexico: The Trio of Blue Island's Finest Restaurants
This article presents a guide to three top-notch Mexican restaurants located in Blue Island. Have you had the chance to taste their unique flavors? If you've already visited any of these spots, we'd love to hear your experiences in the comments section below:
Midway officers make unusual discovery inside tube of toothpaste
CHICAGO - Officers at Chicago's Midway Airport recently made an unusual find in a passenger's luggage. What looks like a normal tube of toothpaste turned out to be someone's vice. On Friday, TSA agents posted a photo on X of a tube of Colgate toothpaste. Inside, though, they discovered a...
$100,000 reward for info that busts fake postal worker
CHICAGO — Do you need a quick $100,000? All you need to do is figure out who this phony mail carrier is, and the cash could be yours. The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering the bounty for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the scammer. They say he dons a U.S. Postal Service uniform and steals mail while pretending to be making his rounds in downtown Chicago.
Illinois Woman Gets TSA Pat Down at O’Hare Because of her Hands
If you're headed on vacation this spring, you might want to monitor what you put on your hands before you leave for the airport. Or you might get a pat down.
Cold start to weekend before another warmup
CHICAGO (CBS) -- The weather roller coaster continues in Chicago. A drastic change in the weather department. Temperatures start in the teens and 20s then rebound to the 30s – not too far off from normal for February. The rest of the weekend stays calm with bright sunshine. Quick warmup into Sunday, reaching the middle 50s.Monday starts strong in the 60s with abundant sunshine. Unsettled skies return Tuesday with strong to severe thunderstorms during the afternoon and evening. This will bring another sharp cool-down by mid-week. TODAY: DECREASING CLOUDS & COLDER HIGH: 35TONIGHT: MAINLY CLEAR SKY, CHILLY LOW: 32TOMORROW: A FEW CLOUDS, BREEZY HIGH: 56
This Illinois City Was Just Named Ugliest in the Entire State
Saying a city is ugly is subjective and can be based on personal preference. Some of the reasons a community is called ugly could be the decaying infrastructure, a lack of green space, or excessive billboards and ads that clutter up the landscape. A new study by Travel Alot is...
Dolton Bars Raids Blamed on Political Retaliation by Mayor Tiffany Henyard
Unrest brews in Dolton as police crack down on local establishments allegedly at orders from Mayor. The city of Dolton Illinois, a suburb in the south of Chicago, was rattled by controversy on Tuesday as law enforcement officers descended upon two bustling bars, closing them and casting a shadow of uncertainty over the community. At the heart of the commotion lies a contentious dispute involving allegations of political vendetta orchestrated by Dolton Mayor Tiffany Henyard, triggering a cascade of repercussions that have reverberated throughout the region.
Chicago man accused in Christmas Eve carjacking at Oak Lawn gas station
CHICAGO — A Chicago man accused in an armed carjacking at an Oak Lawn gas station has been taken into custody, police say. According to Oak Lawn police, 22-year-old Marvin Johnson has been charged with one count of aggravated vehicular high jacking. Oak Lawn police say the charge stems from an alleged carjacking that occurred […]
Six of America’s Very Best Wedding Venues Are in Illinois
You begged, persuaded, or just straight up asked and got the answer you wanted, and now you're officially getting married. Now the fun begins. Uh, "fun" for some. The process of planning a wedding could be an absolute nightmare but if you're hunting for a wedding venue while living in Illinois, you're in luck.
Chicago Forecast: Partly cloudy skies alongside cold temperatures and moderate winds
It's been a roller coaster of a week for weather in the Chicago area, and the whiplash will continue this weekend heading into next week. In a week that featured the year's first 60-degree day towards the beginning while ending with snow accumulation for much of the Chicago area, residents will start their weekend with a continued taste of winter.
West Side leaders backing Harris for State’s Attorney
A group of West Side faith leaders has endorsed Attorney Clayton Harris III for Cook County State’s Attorney. With a month to go before he squares off against former Chicago Alderman Bob Fioretti and former Appellate Judge Eileen O’Neil Burke in the March 19 Democratic Primary, Harris seeks to replace Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx, who is not seeking reelection after serving two terms in office.
East Chicago teacher found dead inside school
EAST CHICAGO, Ind. - A teacher in East Chicago was found dead inside their school on Friday. Around 6:41 a.m., police responded to East Chicago Light House Charter School located at 3916 Pulaski Street after maintenance personnel reported finding a body. When officers arrived at the scene, they observed a...
Car bursts into flames at River Forest McDonald's, witness says
COOK COUNTY - A car erupted in flames in the parking lot of a suburban McDonald's on Friday. The incident occurred around 2 p.m. at the McDonald's located on Harlem Avenue in River Forest, according to a witness. The blaze was extinguished by 2:25 p.m. The circumstances of the incident...
10 Best Lavern Baker Songs of All Time
Lavern Baker, born Delores Evans in 1929 in Chicago, Illinois, was a powerhouse vocalist known for her electrifying performances and versatile musical style. Rising to prominence in the 1950s and 1960s, Baker left an indelible mark on the worlds of rhythm and blues, rock and roll, and jazz. With a...
Three Arrested Following Fleeing Traffic Stop
32-year-old Germaine Hearns was arrested, processed, and released on a Notice to Appear for Fleeing and Eluding a Peace Officer and Possession of a Controlled Substance. 29-year-old Alexander Gary of Hazel Crest was arrested, processed, and released on a Notice to Appear for Obstructing a Peace Officer. Gary was transported to the Will County Adult Detention Facility for a Cook County Arrest Warrant.