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One person is dead and an officer wounded after a police-involved shooting in the Bucktown neighborhood early Monday, officials said. More>>
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Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation that will expand the Illinois Holocaust and Genocide Commission. More>>
A man from Griffith, Ind. died Sunday morning in what the Lake County Coroner’s Office has called a homicide, the Post-Tribune is reporting. More>>
One of the country's most popular music festivals starts in Chicago in a few days and that means traffic headaches for some motorists. More>>
A 13-year-old boy was killed and at least 22 others -- including a 3-year-old boy -- have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening.
A 13-year-old boy was killed and at least 22 others -- including a 3-year-old boy -- have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening.More>>
Chicago violence is on the minds of many. Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel was at two public events on Sunday afternoon but he did little to address those concerns. More>>
Two Southwest Side men have been charged in connection with a shooting that left a 3-year-old boy in critical condition Friday night. More>>
A mother and her two daughters were shot during a robbery attempt in northwest Indiana late Sunday morning. More>>
State child welfare officials are investigating the parents of a northwest suburban boy who died Saturday morning. More>>
Scattered thunderstorms on a balmy Sunday afternoon could be the precursor to another unseasonably cool July week in Chicago. More>>
A 28-year-old Lisle man died after crashing his motorcycle in west suburban Naperville Saturday night. More>>
Two teens were killed and two others were critically injured when the stolen vehicle they were riding in crashed early Sunday in south suburban Harvey, officials said. More>>
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has agreed to briefly live on the equivalent of a minimum-wage salary as he rallies support for a ballot measure. More>>
A West Side man has been charged with the armed robbery of five passengers on a CTA Orange Line train last week. More>>
A demolition crew took the first major step in tearing down a 30-year eyesore Saturday in northwest Indiana. More>>
A North Side man was fatally struck by a car Saturday evening after running onto the Eisenhower Expressway in the West Side East Garfield Park neighborhood. More>>
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a former Obama administration chief of staff, wants to expand the city’s efforts to house young illegal immigrants from Central America, reportedly proposing to shelter an additional 1,000 of them by year's end. More>>
A Brighton Park neighborhood corner was filled with police activity after gunfire broke out late Friday night. The victim, Jason Ares, a toddler only three-years-old. More>>
Eleven-year-old Shamiya Adams won’t only be missed by her family… she is being mourned by an entire community. Hundreds gathered to celebrate her life at the Living Word Christian Center in west suburban Forest Park Saturday. Shamiya was killed by a stray bullet last week.
Three men in face paint and wigs robbed a bank in south suburban Lansing Friday afternoon, according to the FBI. More>>
One person was killed and six others were wounded after a shooting Friday evening in the West Side East Garfield Park neighborhood, according to fire authorities. More>>
Principal Joshua VanderJagt of Ogden International School has asked to be reassigned after an incident arose in recent months involving anti-Semetic bullying between students at the school. More>>
Fast food workers from across the country have voted in suburban Chicago to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation by including civil disobedience. More>>
Three people are in custody Saturday in a Southwest Side shooting that left a 3-year-old boy critically injured Friday evening, police said. More>>
An employee at O’Hare International Airport was charged with theft after he allegedly stole items from military foot lockers that were meant to be shipped overseas. More>>
Karen Wessel was so caring, her sister says she would cut each grape and cherry in half before serving them. More>>
Chicago Bulls player Joakim Noah will address ways to curb Chicago's gun violence. More>>
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he plans to fight for Republican Bruce Rauner in what he called one of the most important governor's races nationwide. Christie and Rauner stopped at a Portillo's restaurant downtown Chicago on Friday before heading to an evening fundraiser. More>>
A Chicago Lawn man is the second to be charged with the fatal shooting of a 48-year-old cab driver in 2013 on the South Side. More>>
A northwest suburban man who was hanging out of the window of his ex-girlfriend’s car and attacked her as she drove to a police station was convicted of several felonies Friday and faces up to 30 years in prison. More>>
One person is in custody in connection to armed robberies on the CTA Orange Line, police say.
Several events, protests and closures in the Loop are bound to cause major traffic headaches for downtown commuters during Friday evening’s rush. More>>
Police have located a 10-year-old girl missing from north suburban Skokie since Thursday night. More>>
Three teenagers were hurt in a rollover crash on Lake Shore Drive early Friday afternoon. More>>
Even before Tevin Lee fired at a group of boys in West Garfield Park, a friend told Lee the rival he hoped to punish wasn’t there, Cook County prosecutors said. More>>
The family of an Arlington Heights woman is grieving her death after trying to save three boys drowning in a northern Wisconsin lake. More>>
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is acknowledging that the city needs to take steps to restore public trust in the red-light camera program after an unexplained spike in the number of tickets. More>>
The weekend will kick off with a round of storms Friday evening, and the wet, warm weather is expected to continue through Sunday.
If you and the family find yourself in Bourbonnais for Chicago Bears training camp and are looking for more than just some football fun, we’re your official tour guide for the area. More>>
One person was killed and seven others were wounded in shootings across Chicago Thursday. More>>
A 66-year-old man Cook County prosecutors described as a “member of the clergy” allegedly gave a minor a copy of the Kama Sutra and said he kissed her because she was “shy” and he “wanted her to be more confident.” More>>
Cook County is getting more than $4.7 million from the state for construction projects, including new roofs for buildings at area colleges. More>>
The director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is set to tour a new Chicago center that authorities hope will help stem gun-related violence in the nation's third latest city. More>>
The Chicago Bears open up training camp Friday morning and tens of thousands of fans will be descending on Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, in the days ahead, to get an opportunity to see their favorite players up-close. More>>
A fight between two teenage boys is apparently what triggered the shooting that killed an 11-year-old girl as she attended a west side sleepover last weekend.
Keeping your kids safe in some Chicago neighborhoods gets tougher in the summer months when violence can push the city to the tipping point. Looking to combat the bloodshed, a unique partnership is getting young adults who need jobs together with young children who need mentors.
The top two finalists on Hell’s Kitchen were from Chicago and Chicagoan Scott Commings took home the top prize.
Esther Chereck of Skokie had to wait 22 years before seeing an arrest made in the 1992 murder of her 15-year-old son, David. More>>
Police have located a 9-year-old girl who had not returned to her Hermosa neighborhood home from school Thursday afternoon on the Northwest Side.
A 25-year-old Portage man has been charged in the shooting death of a Gary police officer. More>>
New federal data show Illinois received 305 unaccompanied children caught at the U.S. border this year. More>>
Kenneth Jackson didn’t like the alleged comments Simeon High School football player Michael Flournoy made to his daughter.
A south suburban man is the second to be charged and ordered held without bond for fatally shooting one man and wounding two others almost two months ago in Englewood. More>>
An autopsy Thursday was inconclusive for a 4-year-old boy who died in a house fire in northwest suburban Bensenville. More>>
A Chicago teenager has been released from the hospital after appearing to faint at a campaign event where the Illinois governor ended up kneeling over him and holding his hand before an ambulance arrived. More>>
A Chicago woman has created a Facebook page to help musicians find their stolen gear. More>>
Gov. Pat Quinn has blasted a new commercial by his Republican opponent in which headlines from news stories appear doctored. More>>
The state Department of Employment Security says unemployment rates dropped in June in all 12 Illinois metro areas. It was the third straight month of across-the-board decreases. More>>
Two men are facing murder charges after police officers witnessed a fatal drive-by shooting early Tuesday in the Southwest Side Chicago Lawn neighborhood. More>>
Police surrounded a home in southwest suburban Oak Lawn Thursday morning after callers demanded ransom and claimed they were holding the residents hostage. More>>
A north suburban man being sought for domestic battery was found hiding in an attic, and when police closed in, he fought with an officer and struck a police dog, according to police. More>>
Each week, FOX 32 Good Day Chicago anchor Natalie Bomke searches for the best deals out there for you and your family.
Gov. Pat Quinn has thrown his support behind a Cook County ballot measure that asks voters to weigh in on Illinois gun laws. More>>
Authorities say a skydiver from Illinois has been killed while taking part in a demonstration jump in Oklahoma to honor World War II paratroopers. More>>
A northwest suburban man donned a hood and tried to kidnap a girl outside her north suburban home Wednesday night, according to police. More>>
If you grew up in Chicago like FOX 32 anchor Corey McPherrin did, you probably have your favorite hot dog stand and Italian beef place in the neighborhood. An you probably have you favorite pizzeria! More>>
A 16-year-old boy died in a shooting less than a block away from his home Wednesday night in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. More>>
Sometimes you’re just having one of those days where nothing is going right and all you need to hear is a compliment. More>>
Cook County buildings will be getting greener. More>>
A Vietnam War veteran from southwest suburban Yorkville had another reason to celebrate Independence Day this year.
A 16-year-old boy was killed and six others were wounded in shootings across the city Wednesday. More>>
Residents are being strongly urged to take precautions against mosquitoes because West Nile virus has been found in Griffith, Ind. More>>
Illinois’ official state insect, the monarch butterfly, is nearly endangered. Now, home gardeners are working to restore the monarch population. More>>
A Chicago woman said she caught a man on the Red Line Tuesday trying to take an up-skirt photo of her. More>>
A 64-year-old woman killed when a tire struck the windshield of her car on the Bishop Ford Freeway on the Far South Side early Wednesday morning has been identified as a northwest Indiana resident. More>>
Rondell Sanders is a free man after spending twenty years in prison for a murder he always maintained he did not commit. Wednesday morning he was released from prison after being acquitted in his third trial since 1994. More>>
A family spokeswoman says an Indiana teenager was killed when his plane crashed while trying to set a record for an around-the-world flight. More>>
Chicago Public Schools’ proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2015 was voted on and passed Wednesday without opposition by the Chicago Board of Education.
Chicago Police confirmed with FOX 32 News that a person of interest is in custody for the shooting death of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams, slain last week during a sleepover on the West Side. More>>
Gerald L. Gaddy allegedly raped a 17-year-old girl repeatedly in his Simeon Career Academy office, telling her he “liked to see her struggle.” More>>
November voters in Cook County will get a chance to weigh in on Illinois gun laws. More>>
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has changed its outlook on Illinois' credit rating for the worse. More>>
Former Mayor Richard Daley won't have to testify in Chicago's lawsuit seeking to break the agreement for a Millennium Park restaurant. More>>
When screws and nails were found sticking out of sliding boards in a southwest suburban park last month, residents and police were understandably concerned. More>>
A stay-at-home dad blogger is suggesting that the ‘playdate’ be banished because it’s hampering spontaneity for kids.
A West Side man has been charged with several felonies for attacking his physically disabled ex-girlfriend during a domestic dispute in late June, according to prosecutors. More>>
Popular 1980s band Duran Duran is suing its own fan club. More>>
Illinois doctors, nursing homes, hospitals and hospice organizations are ramping up for their role as gatekeepers in the state's new medical marijuana program. More>>
For every shooting on Chicago's streets, there are mentors trying to steer children away from gangs, drugs and gun violence. More>>
A track coach at Simeon Career Academy is facing sexual assault charges after he allegedly had sexual relations with two female students. More>>
For those considering braving the unusually cool temperatures and cold lake water, the National Weather Service is warning of dangerous swimming conditions at city beaches. More>>
Forget about 'stranger danger' if you are riding the El. A new University of Chicago study finds that talking to strangers on public transportation might improve your quality of life.
A man has been charged with the shooting death of a Simeon Career Academy sophomore football player who was gunned down two miles from his Chatham home in April. More>>
Two former employees of the Bob Rohrman Auto Group are suing the company, alleging that they and other employees were forced to give up part of their wages as a way to help dealerships make up profit losses.
A Chicago man who was stuck inside the Cook County Jail for 32 hours earlier this month has now filed a lawsuit alleging negligence.
Chicago does not have the highest murder rate in America statistically, but the violence here has become part of our reputation around the globe. More>>
Michael Jordan was drafted by the Chicago Bulls 30 years ago on June 19, 1984.
There are entire neighborhoods where old folks are afraid to come out of their homes, young people hang out at their own risk and strangers don't dare drive through. These are places that have our city at a Tipping Point between hope and despair.
Hill Harper came to Chicago and paid a visit behind bars, hoping to strike a chord with young men at the Tipping Point. More>>
There's a growing anti-violence movement, led by young people, who are bringing their message into Chicago classrooms. More>>
Special Olympics is full of fierce competitors and Allison Leehaug is perhaps among the most fierce. More>>
In a FOX 32 News Special Report on Education, we explore K-12 education in Illinois -- what's good with it, what's bad with it, what's fixable, and maybe not fixable.
In a FOX 32 News Special Report on Education, we explore K-12 education in Illinois -- what's good with it, what's bad with it, what's fixable, and maybe not fixable.More>>
The emotion is real when you start messing with neighborhood schools. Parents are fed up with years of reforming, re-staffing, merging, closing, taking over and turning around with mixed results for students.
The emotion is real when you start messing with neighborhood schools. Parents are fed up with years of reforming, re-staffing, merging, closing, taking over and turning around with mixed results for students.More>>
They are the most fiercely fought-over questions in Illinois politics. And they help to explain other fights, including the current battle over the state income tax. When it comes to public school funding, who should pay? And, how much is enough? More>>
Tots on laptops and tablets, they are masters at home and now they're swiping their way through school too. More>>
The wide range of needs in different schools, and even within schools, makes it tough to reach a consensus on how to improve education. More>>
Young individuals are masters of technology at home, and now, they're swiping their way through school too. More>>
Growing up on the west side of Chicago, Amelia Hernandez has been competing in Special Olympics since she was 7 years old.
A child growing up in the Austin neighborhood is getting a Chicago Public School’s education that costs about $9,500 a year. In Oak Park, a child receives an education worth more than $13,000 a year.
A Miami Marlins fan who lost his wallet during a game had also lost hope of ever finding it again until a fellow fan returned it but not without asking for a special favor. Cristhian Reyes, a senior at Miami Senior High School, had gone out to Opening Day to catch the hometown Marlins take on the Colorado Rockies. When Reyes reached into his pocket, a sinking feeling hit him: his wallet was gone. "I was looking all over, like the seats, to see if I had just dropped it," Rey... More>>
Rahm Emanuel has been a force in politics and now the hard-charging mayor intent on fixing what ails the nation's third-largest city. More>>
Police were investigating why four Smart cars were flipped over during an apparent vandalism spree early Monday morning in San Francisco. More>>
A noble photographer refused to let a father's pancreatic cancer prevent him from walking his youngest daughter down the aisle. More>>
While some have expressed outrage this single mom's actions, she's also developed support from all over the U.S. from people who say they sympathize with her situation. FOX 10's Marc Martinez reports.
A person is hospitalized in intensive care after being shot Wednesday morning in north suburban Northfield. More>>
Once in a while, a story comes along that affirms there are good people in the world. There are people who are genuinely grateful for the smallest things, with the instinct to share even when they have next to nothing. More>>