Dec 18, 2009

Show Us the Thomson Money, Pat

Show Us the Thomson Money, Pat

Lawmakers want to get the most $$$ for the Thomson prison.

Dec 17, 2009

Thomson Now State's Biggest Political Football

Thomson Now State's Biggest Political Football

Illinois GOP -- and Quinn's opponent Dan Hynes -- voice their displeasure.

Dec 17, 2009

Illinois Gets Gitmo

Illinois Gets Gitmo

Rural prison to be acquired by federal government, will hold 100 detainees.

Dec 17, 2009

Terrorists in Thomson? How Ironic

Terrorists in Thomson?  How Ironic

The reason Thomson sits mostly empty today: 9/11.

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Manhunt Continues Day After Fox Lake Officer Fatally Shot

Manhunt Continues Day After Fox Lake Officer Fatally Shot

A massive manhunt was still underway for three armed men in far north suburban Fox Lake who authorities say are responsible for Charles Gliniewicz's shooting death

Vigils Scheduled to Honor Slain Fox Lake Officer

Vigils Scheduled to Honor Slain Fox Lake Officer

Vigils have been scheduled for Wednesday night to honor Lieutenant Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, who was shot to death in the line of duty in Fox Lake Tuesday.

Suspect in Custody in Willowbrook Attack

Suspect in Custody in Willowbrook Attack

A suspect was taken into custody in South Bend, Indiana Tuesday in connection with the stabbing and sexual assault of a 26-year-old woman inside her parents' suburban home over the weekend, according to...

Fox Lake-Area Schools Closed Wednesday as Manhunt Continues

Fox Lake-Area Schools Closed Wednesday as Manhunt Continues

Grant Community High School, Fox Lake, Gavin, Big Hollow, and Saint Bede Catholic School are all closed as police continue their search for the suspects in the fatal shooting of Lieutenant Charles "Joe"...

1st Hearing for Officers Charged in Freddie Gray's Death

1st Hearing for Officers Charged in Freddie Gray's Death

A hearing has gotten underway at a courthouse in Baltimore for six police officers charged in the in-custody death of Freddie Gray. Prosecutors and defense attorneys presented arguments on two key issues...

Clinton Email Dump Includes Messages to Chicago-Area Friend

Clinton Email Dump Includes Messages to Chicago-Area Friend

Betsy Ebeling has been pals with Clinton since two were young grammar school friends in the suburb. While Clinton served as secretary of state, the presidential hopeful shared joking emails with Ebeling...