A man was shot early Saturday while driving on Lake Shore Drive in the North Side Lincoln Park neighborhood. More>>
At least 11 people -- including a 3-year-old boy -- have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon. More>>
A Waukegan man accused of attacking a woman on the Des Plaines River Trail near Libertyville in June has pleaded not guilty to several felony charges of sexual abuse.
The Chicago area was hit with several inches of rain Thursday night into Friday, prompting temporary road closures and delays for commuters.
James Barkemeyer, mayor of north suburban Bannockburn for more than seven years, stepped down unexpectedly Friday.
A convicted murderer who was on electronic home monitoring as a condition of his parole was one of two men charged late Thursday with taking six children and two women hostage after a shootout with Harvey Police this week. More>>
A semi rolled over and crashed into a heavily wooded area on the west side of Interstate 94 near north suburban Wadsworth during the Friday morning rush. More>>
Federal prosecutors in Illinois and Indiana have announced the indictment on racketeering charges of eight members and associates of a street gang operating in the states. More>>
A duck found injured in DuPage County will live to waddle another day thanks to the efforts of a concerned citizen, sheriff's police and animal control officials. More>>
The Illinois State Board of Elections has certified the Nov. 4 ballot without the inclusion of a question asking voters whether state lawmakers should have term limits. More>>
Authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying a body found in Gary, Ind. on Thursday. More>>
The Archdiocese of Chicago says Cardinal Francis George is trying an experimental drug to treat his cancer. More>>
Chicago rapper Chief Keef missed a court hearing Friday for a municipal traffic ticket for driving under the influence of marijuana, spurring a Lake County judge to issue a $50,000 bench warrant for his arrest. More>>
Construction will suspend “L” service this weekend on parts of the CTA's Green and Blue lines – the latter to wrap up track improvements as part of the $492 million Your New Blue project. More>>
The non-fatal shooting of a Wisconsin man by a north suburban police in June has been ruled legally justified by the Lake County state's attorney's office. More>>
A United Express flight from St. Louis to Chicago made an emergency landing in Peoria after the cabin lost air pressure. More>>
The state's top ethics investigator says the Illinois Department of Transportation improperly hired more than 250 employees in the past decade. More>>
In an effort to find some furry friends a loving home, the Anti-Cruelty Society is waiving pet fees Friday and Saturday! More>>
A South Loop man was ordered held in lieu of $60,000 bail Thursday for allegedly biting a man's arm and another's shin during Lollapalooza. More>>
Woah! He's the face of Illinois - so it was only a matter of time before Mini Abe was called on to take the Ice Bucket Challenge! More>>
It was the third watch party at the Ray and Joan Kroc Center, and all eyes were on the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars. More>>
Villa Park in suburban Chicago has been awarded a $432,000 federal grant to purchase vehicles for its fire department. More>>
The Archdiocese of Chicago is a little cool on the Ice Bucket Challenge that has recently gone viral on social media and raised millions for the ALS Association. More>>
Bond was denied for the third person charged with stabbing a 15-year-old boy and dumping him in a trash can earlier this year in the Little Village neighborhood because he refused to join a gang. More>>
A debate over a bar has turned ugly. More>>
Congressman Paul Ryan is weighing a presidential bid but says he would love to see Mitt Romney run again.
Chicago Police spent Thursday working with the community to find those responsible for gunning down 9-year-old Antonio Smith. More>>
Life on the North Side just got a little more difficult. More>>
Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the person who shot a 17-year-old boy Sunday evening in north suburban Evanston. More>>
One of three teens who were trying to steal metal rods from a south suburban construction business died early Wednesday when 34,000-pound concrete and brick panels fell and pinned him. More>>
About 400 people will lose their jobs and a piece of American baking history will shut down when Hostess Brands closes the suburban Chicago bakery where the Twinkie was invented. More>>
The city of Chicago plans to host another watch party for fans of Jackie Robinson West, the team playing in the Little League World Series. More>>
Jordan completed the challenge, and called out some of the greatest players of all-time.
An autopsy Wednesday was inconclusive on a man who died at the Cook County Jail Tuesday while awaiting trial in the murder of his 8-year-old daughter. More>>
A man who was shot and killed by Chicago Police Tuesday night in the Far South Side Riverdale neighborhood has been identified as a 21-year-old from the Far South Side. More>>
The FBI is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a man who shot a bank employee during a robbery at a southwest suburban bank. More>>
The one and only Mario's Lemonade Stand has been a staple on Taylor Street for decades.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says the state will receive $300 million in its share of a national settlement with Bank of America. More>>
A couple of friends playing Fantasy Football in Chicago - for many of us, it's the story of our lives.
Police say someone broke in to a Loop retail store and stole multiple phones early Thursday. More>>
A 9-year-old boy was killed Wednesday afternoon and seven others were wounded in city shootings throughout the day. More>>
U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro was in Chicago to break ground on a new public housing project. More>>
Illinois officials will trot out a TV star to emphasize holiday traffic safety. More>>
A four-vehicle crash on the Tri-State Tollway near south suburban Blue Island Wednesday night left two people injured and shut down the southbound lanes of the tollway into the early morning hours Thursday. More>>
Have you noticed the new trend? More young women are dyeing their hair grey.
Ever heard the saying "one man's trash is another man's treasure?" Well, how about "one man's trash is another man's dinner?"
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis formally registered with the State Board of Elections on Wednesday. More>>
They may not be playing tonight, but Jackie Robinson West is still at the stadium in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. More>>
A 20-hour police standoff ended Wednesday morning in south suburban Harvey when police stormed a home, freed four hostages and arrested two gunmen. More>>
Four people were taken to hospitals Wednesday afternoon after a vehicle drove into a Mariano's grocery store in north suburban Northfield. More>>
A northern Illinois man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after impregnating a 12-year-old girl. More>>
A man and woman died in what authorities called a “domestic-related murder-suicide” Tuesday night in the South Side Bridgeport neighborhood. More>>
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is getting a hand from someone with a familiar name to raise money for Lou Gehrig's disease. More>>
A man has been charged with attempted murder for shooting his girlfriend in both legs during an argument in July in the West Side Austin neighborhood, police said. More>>
At least ten people were injured in a CTA bus crash Wednesday afternoon in the South Shore neighborhood. More>>
Northeastern Illinois University is the setting for the last of three town hall meetings about the application process for the state's medical marijuana program. More>>
For some, it's more than 1,500 feet of nightmares - but for Danny Drozd, it's another day at the office. More>>
A first-term alderman in the Chicago suburb of Des Plaines has died of an apparent stroke. More>>
Authorities say a 52-year-old man was found dead in a northwestern Indiana campground's lake after apparently going for a swim. More>>
The Illinois State Board of Education says Illinois' high school graduating class of 2014 earned a composite score of 20.7 on the ACT. More>>
Authorities say a Chicago-area woman has died in custody two days after she and three other suspects in a burglary ring were arrested in central New York. More>>
A Chicago woman had the honor of sharing her 100th birthday with Wrigley Field.
As the body of the Chicago woman killed in Bali returns to the United States, a published report reveals new information about the people involved in the murder.
One person was injured when an SUV crashed into a police car blocking a road near an ongoing standoff in south suburban Harvey early Wednesday. More>>
The magic continues for Jackie Robinson West. More>>
Tommie Miller has been homeless in Chicago for 18 years, and for 16 of those years, he lived under a bridge. More>>
Chicago only has a few months of warm and sunny weather each year, and spending time outdoors can feel good after a long winter. However, do you really know what the sun does to your skin?
Tuesday was International Orangutan Day.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday defended the city's controversial red light camera program. However, more red light camera tickets were also thrown out today. More>>
One person is dead and another injured after a head-on crash Tuesday afternoon in south suburban Beecher, according to police. More>>
Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other grocers are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination. More>>
Chicago officials say classroom air conditioning has been installed in 57 public schools, with 29 more scheduled to get it by the end of October. More>>
Eight people were injured in a bus crash Tuesday afternoon in the Beverly neighborhood on the Southwest Side. More>>
Jackie Robinson West took on the team from Rhode Island in the Little League World Series Monday night, and won. More>>
Police in west suburban Aurora are investigating four shootings which happened on Sunday, the Beacon-News is reporting. More>>
Advocates for term limits in Illinois say the state Supreme Court likely will decide whether the issue can appear on the November ballot, no matter how an appeals court rules. More>>
A Georgia man was arrested after TSA officials found a handgun in his carry-on luggage Monday at Midway Airport. More>>
High school coaches and athletic directors will have to take concussion training courses under a new Illinois law signed by Gov. Pat Quinn. More>>
A Chicago Police officer shot and killed a dog while chasing a robbery suspect Monday morning on the South Side. More>>
A man was shot dead and two other people were wounded in a shooting in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood Monday night. More>>
She's a local Chicago actress with a last name that might sound familiar – Scorsese. More>>
The body of an American woman will be flown to the United States after her daughter and the daughter's boyfriend were accused of killing her on the Indonesian resort island of Bali. More>>
A woman from Schererville, Ind. and her fiance recently got hitched by Sir Paul McCartney on stage.
Rahm Emanuel swept into the Chicago mayor's office with support from across the city, a nod from favorite son Barack Obama and a promise - some might say a threat - to tackle Chicago's many problems with the same ferocity that made him at times feared in national politics. More>>
It is estimated that every single person in America will have their personal information stolen at least once in their lives.
Two northern suburbs were placed under a water ban Tuesday morning.
Two men were stabbed, one critically, in an argument early Monday that stemmed from an argument about loud music. More>>
Authorities say they've arrested four people from the Chicago area in connection with multiple burglaries committed in central New York. More>>
If you find yourself needing a loan, you'd probably go to a bank. However, Village Officials in Southwest Suburban Summit found another way to get some fast cash -- from taxpayers. More>>
The Chicago River this summer has been more congested than ever, as Chicagoans and tourists take advantage of a river that's cleaner and more scenic. More>>
Governor Pat Quinn claims Illinois' economy is improving faster than at any time since the 1980's. His republican challenger, though, complains the state ranks dead last in job creation since the great recession began back in 2008. More>>
A 65-year-old North Chicago woman was able to get her mother and a 2-year-old out of a burning house Monday afternoon without injury. More>>
Police located the family of an unattended male child in Homewood.
An elderly North Side woman reported as the first human case of West Nile virus in Illinois this summer is recovering in her home. More>>
A man suspected of robbing two suburban banks and trying to rob a third in the last three months struck again Monday morning, this time in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood on the Southwest Side, the FBI said. More>>
A DuPage County judge sentenced a northwest suburban school bus driver to 20 days in jail Monday for driving drunk last year. More>>
The investigation into a north suburban shooting last week got help from residents, resulting in an arrest and a drug bust in the same block. More>>
Federal auditors have found that Illinois used faulty methods for withdrawing federal Medicaid money, resulting in overdraws the state later had trouble repaying. 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>>