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Friday, May 19, 2017 at 10:59 PM CDT

Tick Season Brings New Warning About Lyme Disease

Tick Season Brings New Warning About Lyme Disease

As the weather warms up, ticks begin to wake up--and one man's story serves as a warning. Emily Florez reports.

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 10:50 PM CDT

Hinsdale Homicide Investigation Intensifies

Hinsdale Homicide Investigation Intensifies

The funeral for a murdered mother in the western suburbs is slated for Saturday, while the police continue to scour evidence and hunt for her killer.

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 10:31 PM CDT

Soldier Charged With Punching Security Guard Out on Bond

Soldier Charged With Punching Security Guard Out on Bond

The man charged with punching a River North security guard in a brutal attack that was caught on camera last weekend bonded out of jail Friday evening, the Cook County Sheriff's Department confirmed.

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 10:48 PM CDT

Wife, Daughter of Wounded Amtrak Conductor Speak Out

Wife, Daughter of Wounded Amtrak Conductor Speak Out

Sara case has not been able to talk to her husband since before his surgery on Tuesday. She says the days that followed have been emotionally draining but she is encouraged by doctors who say her husband is...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 10:46 PM CDT

2nd Mumps Case Confirmed at Algonquin High School

2nd Mumps Case Confirmed at Algonquin High School

School officials informed parents late Thursday that a second student has come down with a confirmed case of mumps at an Algonquin high school. But public health officials say additional students are being...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 09:26 PM CDT

Contreras Has Heartwarming Moment With Young Fan

Contreras Has Heartwarming Moment With Young Fan

On a cold and rainy day at Wrigley Field, Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras shared a moment with a young fan that will melt your heart.

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 08:35 PM CDT

2 Charged in Drug Case Where Suspect Was Shot by Feds

2 Charged in Drug Case Where Suspect Was Shot by Feds

Two men face charges related to a federal drug investigation in which one of the accused men was shot Wednesday by agents in suburban West Dundee.

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 10:47 PM CDT

Woman, 78, Badly Beaten in Home Invasion: Chicago Police

Woman, 78, Badly Beaten in Home Invasion: Chicago Police

A 78-year-old woman was brutally beaten during a home invasion on Chicago's North Side Friday afternoon, according to police and family members.

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 04:58 PM CDT

Suburban Man Accused of Mother's ‘Truly Sickening’ Ax Attack

Suburban Man Accused of Mother's ‘Truly Sickening’ Ax Attack

A west suburban man appeared in court Friday after being charged with hitting his mother “repeatedly” in the face with an ax the day before Mother's Day, prosecutors announced.

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 04:56 PM CDT

After-School Chicago Program 'Invests in Chess'

After-School Chicago Program 'Invests in Chess'

The program "Invest in Chess," founded by a University of Chicago student, teaches chess to Chicago Public Schools students who want to learn how to play. "It doesn't matter what academic...

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