Take a look at the biggest stories of 2011.
The Illinois Senate approved a package, but their colleagues in the house submarine it.
A small plane crashed in Kane County Sunday afternoon.
The ramp at Armitage remains closed after a rollover crash on the Kennedy Expressway.
Firefighter from North Carolina dies while running Chicago Marathon.
A man was killed, and three other people were seriously hurt in a three-car crash on the outbound Dan Ryan Sunday morning.
Garden, chef salads manufactured and distributed by Greencore U.S.A. to stores in five states.
Educators note more test-takers had a first language other than English.
Suspect in custody, questioned in case.
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