A family is looking for answers after a young mother of two left her Chicago home Tuesday and hasn’t been seen since.
A Naperville high school Monday was investigating a racially “insensitive” social media post involving two students, a school official confirmed.
An inmate sentenced to prison in connection with an attempted armed robbery and charged with murder in a highway shooting was mistakenly released from the Illinois Department of Corrections Monday, authorities said.
President Donald Trump is proposing a huge $54 billion surge in U.S. military spending for new aircraft, ships and fighters in his first federal budget while slashing big chunks from domestic programs and foreign aid to make the government "do more with less." The Trump blueprint, due in more detail next month, would fulfill the Republican president's campaign pledge to boost Pentagon spending while targeting the budgets of other federal agencies. The "topline" figures emerged Monday, one day before Trump's first address to a joint session of Congress, an opportunity to re-emphasize the economic issues that were a centerpiece of his White House run.
For the first time since Jesse Jackson Jr. was released from prison, the ex-congressman spoke publicly about his time behind bars and his highly-publicized divorce case.
Get ready for another busy weather week. In the next five days, the Chicago area could see isolated thunderstorms, a high-temperature record, damaging winds, light snow and another warm-up -- all before the weekend.