FBI agents and police have arrested 44 Chicago-area adults as part of a nationwide crackdown on child prostitution.
Rescuers have pulled an eastern Illinois man from the Indian Ocean after the sailboat he was aboard capsized, and two other crew members remain missing.
U.S. Coast Guard officials in Miami say Leo Sherman,...
An off-duty Cook County Sheriff’s correctional sergeant appears to have fatally shot himself Thursday night after crashing his Chevy Blazer into another car and then fleeing the scene, authorities said.
A Burbank woman has been charged with murder for the death of a 15-year-old South Side boy found burned and shot in the head in a gangway in early May.
Stroger promises to veto a second tax cut passed today by the Cook County Board.
A 53-year-old pilot and his 22-year-old passenger die when their single-engine plane crashes into a cornfield and bursts into flames.
There's still no official word about when the fire-damaged Empress Casino in Joliet will reopen, but it's clear a lot of money is being lost.
The Cook County Board has voted to repeal the entire 1 percent sales tax hike it passed last year, but Stroger says they've gone too far.
Fire-ravaged Empress Casino plans to reopen its gambling facilities by the end of June, its vice president told a crowd of workers on Thursday.
U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is expected to talk about developments in the Blagojevich scandal and his own interest in replacing Barack Obama in the Senate. Watch the news conference live right here at 3:15...
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