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Illinois Man Killed When Tire Goes Through Windshield

Illinois Man Killed When Tire Goes Through Windshield

A 55-year-old Lombard man was killed Monday after a tire flew off an oncoming vehicle on I-90 in Wisconsin and through his windshield. Read »

8 minutes ago
Man Checks Out of Hotel, Leaves Marijuana in Fridge

Man Checks Out of Hotel, Leaves Marijuana in Fridge

A southwest suburban is facing charges for having marijuana in a tub of butter, which he forgot in the refrigerator... Read »

53 minutes ago
No Bond for Man Charged With Killing Girlfriend, Daughter

No Bond for Man Charged With Killing Girlfriend, Daughter

A Northwest Side man accused of viciously stabbing his live-in girlfriend and 7-year-old daughter to death... Watch »

2 hours ago
Opinion: Pols Need to Back Off Their Love For Uber

Opinion: Pols Need to Back Off Their Love For Uber

It doesn’t really matter how a company makes its money for some Illinois politicians to come-a-running. Read »

4 hours ago
FBI: Chicago Man Threatened Beheadings at SIU

FBI: Chicago Man Threatened Beheadings at SIU

Federal investigators say a Chicago man accused of mailing threats of rapes, killings, bombings and beheadings at a... Read »

4 hours ago
Illinois Lawmakers Proceed With Hearing on Quinn's Scandal-Drenched Anti-Violence Program

Illinois Lawmakers Proceed With Hearing on Quinn's...

While he gains traction in the race to keep his job, Gov. Pat Quinn is not off the hook amid lingering... Read »

5 hours ago
Pet Hospital Where Dogs Died Passed Recent Inspection

Pet Hospital Where Dogs Died Passed Recent Inspection

Conditions at Dolton Animal Hospital were deemed "satisfactory" in most recent annual report. Read »

4 hours ago
Hot Doug's Owner Doug Sohn Reveals Plans for Auction

Hot Doug's Owner Doug Sohn Reveals Plans for Auction

Fans sporting a Hot Doug’s tattoo may already have a piece of the famous encased meat eatery with them forever, but... Read »

5 hours ago
Michigan AD Apologizes for Mistakes With QB Injury

Michigan AD Apologizes for Mistakes With QB Injury

Roughly 12 hours after embattled Michigan coach Brady Hoke said he'd been given no indication that quarterback Shane... Read »

6 hours ago
Defense Wraps Case in Brutal Joliet Slayings Trial

Defense Wraps Case in Brutal Joliet Slayings Trial

The bench trial for the alleged "ringleader" of a gruesome 2013 double murder in Joliet is expected... Watch »

5 hours ago
Veterans Memorial Vandalized in New Lenox

Veterans Memorial Vandalized in New Lenox

In an act being called a “slap in the face” to veterans, a southwest suburban veterans memorial was... Read »

6 hours ago
5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Data Breaches

5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Data Breaches

Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists... Watch »

5 hours ago
Judge: No Public Defender for Ex-Dixon Comptroller

Judge: No Public Defender for Ex-Dixon Comptroller

Rita Crundwell was convicted of stealing money from the city over 22 years, and was sentenced to nearly 20 years in... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
2 Illinois Women Sue Victoria’s Secret

2 Illinois Women Sue Victoria’s Secret

Two south suburban shoppers are seeking $100,000 in damages from Victoria’s Secret in Orland Park, after they... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Elgin Officer Fired After Investigation Into Facebook Post

Elgin Officer Fired After Investigation Into Facebook Post

Jason A. Lentz was a 17-year veteran of the Elgin Police Department. Read »

Sep 30, 2014
State WIC Switching to Skim, 1 Percent Milk

State WIC Switching to Skim, 1 Percent Milk

Beginning Wednesday, many of those who receive food vouchers will be offered skim milk or one percent milk... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Naked, Screaming Man Arrested at Wisconsin Capitol

Naked, Screaming Man Arrested at Wisconsin Capitol

The man appeared undressed in the rotunda around 4 p.m. Monday and began shouting at the top of his lungs. Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Lombard Man Killed When Tire Goes Through Windshield

Lombard Man Killed When Tire Goes Through Windshield

Wisconsin State Patrol said 55-year-old Mark Bolan, of Lombard, Illinois, died Monday in a crash on Interstate 39/90... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Chicago Singer Swivels Chairs on

Chicago Singer Swivels Chairs on "The Voice"

Three judges battle for forklift operator moonlighting as singer. Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Chicago Man Accused of Mailing Threats to SIUC

Chicago Man Accused of Mailing Threats to SIUC

Man accused of making bomb threats and threatening to rape and decapitate female students. Read »

Sep 30, 2014
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