Despite a tearful plea for mercy, proclaiming she's "no monster," former Ald. Arenda Troutman is sentenced to four years in prison on fraud charges.
There are now 51 "probable" cases of swine flu in Illinois, all of them in Chicagoland.
Mired in bankruptcy proceedings, Chrysler wants to eliminate about a quarter of its dealerships nationwide -- and more than two dozen of those are in the Chicago area.
A heavy rush-hour snowfall coupled with reduced plowing put the city in gridlock Tuesday night. And Thursday could be even worse.
Marni Kay Yang, the woman accused of murdering Rhoni Reuter, had a history of making threats, but also volunteered in a community policing group -- which might have figured into the crime.
What has become the city's biggest public drinking party -- the South Side Irish Parade -- is no more.
A fire breaks out in a 15-story high-rise near Erie and the Kennedy, prompting a big response from the Fire Department and causing delays on the expressway.
Woodfield Mall is reopen after the search of nearly all of the Schaumburg mall's 300 shops Monday, following reports that a man with a gun may have entered the mall.
Get your results for the April 7, 2009 special election inside.
The pilot on Wednesday's launch of Space Shuttle Discovery is a Chicago hero who was inspired by a NASA legend from the same suburban hometown.
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