For the past six years, Bobby Irons and Miles Alexander have built a bond that means the world to both of them. But the organization that brought them together, Big Brothers Big Sisters, says it's in need of...
Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 07:40 PM CDT
Who Will, Won't and Might Run for Illinois Attorney General
Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s revelation that she would not seek a fifth term in office sent shockwaves through Illinois’ political circles, with several names floated as potential candidates for the...
Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 07:25 PM CDT
Chicago Loses Suit Over 2014 New Year’s Eve Shooting--Another $4.75M Judgment
A Cook County jury has awarded a South Side family $4.75 million, in connection with a 2014 New Year’s Eve shooting where an officer was accused of blindly firing into the rear of a 105th Street home. Phil...
Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 07:21 PM CDT
'Far Beyond Hazing': Attorney Says Players Played 'Muslim Music,' Threatened Sodomy During Alleged Hazing Incident
Five football players facing felony charges at a Christian college in suburban Chicago went well beyond hazing and into criminal territory when they allegedly duct-taped, beat and threatened to sodomize a...
Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 10:26 PM CDT
Toll Worker Killed Near Alsip in Hit-and-Run Accident: ISP
Five football players from Wheaton College, one of the top ranked Division 3 football programs in the nation, face felony charges for a hazing incident last year, authorities confirmed Monday. Patrick Fazio...
Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 10:23 PM CDT
Proposed Plainfield Mosque Approved After Initial Rejection
A nurse from Oak Park is Making a Difference in her community by performing free health screenings at a local pantry. The American Heart Association just honored Nurse Donna, as she's known, with a national...
Sen. Dick Durbin again called on Congress to pass the Dream Act for undocumented immigrants – particularly those looking to serve in uniform – from a military academy on Chicago’s West Side Monday. NBC 5's...
Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 07:45 PM CDT
Rahm, Rauner Sending Delegation to Amazon's Seattle Headquarters
A team from both the city of Chicago and the state of Illinois will head to Seattle Tuesday, as the full-court press to bring the new Amazon headquarters to Chicago continues to heat up. Mary Ann Ahern reports.