Also in the news: Lightfoot commission says Christopher Columbus statues should not return to Grant Park and Little Italy; Darren Bailey referred to Chicago as "a hellhole"; Chatham car wash takes a step closer to reality and more.
Also in the news: Highland Park group decided how to distribute donations after Fourth of July massacre; A 26-year old woman was shot in the face during an argument ; Off-duty CPD officer shot and seriously wounded last month expected to come home today and more.
Also in the news: Woman testifies to having sex 'hundreds' of times with R. Kelly before she turned 18; Advocates call out Illinois prison system for lack of access to clean, safe water; Girl struck by lightning in Chicago has been given a clean bill of health and more.
Also in the news: Two people fall into lake near 'Playpen,' 1 still missing; Indiana 8-year-old boy dead after accidentally shooting himself; Former Chicago Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno considering a political comeback and more.
Also in the news: Scammers ready to pounce in tight rental market; Crime spree overnight leads to five people robbed, one shot; Chicago woman heads home after undergoing a double-organ transplant and more.
Also in the news: Cook County car owners urged to sign up for car tracking program; R. Kelly federal trial scheduled to begin today; Driver who crashed into Crystal Lake home facing charges and more.
Also in the news: Highland Park council passed resolution calling for tighter gin restrictions; Northern Illinois Food Bank opened new, larger facility; Retired Blackhawks play-by-play man Pat Foley will call Cubs game and more.
Also in the news: A 76-year-old North side man is charged with the sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl on the lakefront ; Lottery ticket retailers sold 79 Mega Millions tickets per second, during recent jackpot; Autopsy reveals 3 victims of Indiana house explosion died of blunt force trauma, asphyxia and more.
Also in the news: A mother supporting 'Reeses Law' to protect children from button batteries; Elgin library celebrating more than 40 years of its art program; Low income Wisconsin residents who attend University of Wisconsin to receive aid and more.
Also in the news: 3 people recovering after being shot in a parking lot outside Six Flags Great America; Pickleball tournament returning to Highland Park; 1 dead, 3 hurt after shooting on the Reagan Tollway in Oak Brook and more.
Also in the news: Illinois rideshare and delivery drivers want a union; Illinois leaders planning to spend big on transportation upgrades; Congressman celebrates India's independence and more.
Also in the news: CPD officer shoots, critically wounds armed suspect after confrontation in Back of the Yards; Police looking for suspect who stole SUV with two dogs inside; 45-year old man is dead after being pulled from Lake Michigan and more.
Also in the news: Shooting involving Joliet police officer remains under investigation; Longtime Parkinson's patients visit Chicago, providing inspiration and hope with their upcoming film; Old Joliet Prison to host first ever Blues Brothers Con and more.
Also in the news: Man charged with firing gun after lost teens pulled into his driveway; Rally held demanding the indictment of Chicago police officer who shot, killed Anthony Alvarez; Burglary crew fools elderly couple, ransacks home and more.
Also in the news: Vernon Hills police searching for burglary crew who pulled off 6 smash-and-grabs; Mayoral candidate Willie Wilson says that security on the CTA is worse than a failure; Geneva shot down Verizon plan to build a massive cell tower and more.
Also in the news: Seven Cook County murder convictions have been overturned; Olivia Newton-John's death reminds women to get annual mammogram; Two men sentenced to prison after convicted of federal drug investigation and more.
Also in the news: 38 new Chicago police officers are on the streets; Oak Lawn residents speak out against police arrest of teen; Batavia golf course open, after two-year renovation and more.
Also in the news: New details emerging about NASCAR racing in Chicago next summer; Senator Darren Bailey receives backing from Illinois FOP; A four-year-old boy dead, two days after being pulled from a pool and more.
Also in the news: Chicago mentorship group giving haircuts to Chicago Public School students; Chicago school that accepted Ukrainian students gets financial gift; 26-year-old man is facing murder, sexual assault charges in the stabbing death of a 17-year-old girl and more.
Also in the news: Chicago Park District fall programs sign up begins tomorrow online; UpRising bakery hosted controversial drag brunch this weekend; Northwestern University students want better working conditions and more.
Also in the news: Addison Fire Department donating ambulance to help people of Ukraine; C2E2 is back in Chicago this weekend; Cook County remains at a high COVID-19 level and more.
Also in the news: Dolton must pay more than $33 M for police chase that left one man dead and another with lifelong disabilities; UpRising Bakery ends dispute with Lake in the Hills over events ban; One dead, one injured after being shot in a parked car in Roseland and more.
Also in the news: ACLU of Illinois says it's brokered an agreement with Lake in The Hills to allow UpRising Bakery to host future events; Leaders of a program set up to help neglected and abused children in Kane County say they need more volunteers ; Pritzker refuses to commit to endorsing Lori Lightfoot for re-election
Also in the news: Man stabbed while riding CTA Red Line near Roosevelt stop; Four pigs have been on the loose in Wayne since last week; An Italian American group wants Christopher Columbus statues returned to Chicago parks and more.
Also in the news: Three people arrested after stealing phones from Lollapalooza attendees; Republican Congresswoman Jackie Walorski killed in two-car crash; A man was killed after being hit twice by separate drivers in West Garfield Park and more.
Also in the news: Kane County man found guilty of trying to kill ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend by fiddling with his home's gas line; 434 cases of monkeypox have been confirmed in Chicago; 17-year old boy at the center of a controversial police arrest in Oak Lawn has been released and more.
And in other news: Naperville Police are trying to identify a group of teens who broke into a shuttered amusement center last month; a new Chicago music venue hopes to prove its worth of salt; An Illinois law school is getting a big grant to tackle first amendment issues and more.
Also in the news: two Chicago police officers are recovering after reportedly being sprayed with mace last night; Cook County Judges are joining an effort to collect school supplies; Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown says more effort needs to be made to steer young people away from crime specifically ones involving vehicles; one person is dead, and another seriously hurt, after a kayaking incident in Northwest Indiana Sunday night; and much more.
Also in the news: Police investigating Ravenswood home invasion and robbery incident; Plans to convert Mt. Carmel Catholic High School into co-ed are being put on hold; More than a dozen car thefts have been reported in the last 3 weeks in Chicago and more.
Also in the news: Lil Durk is recovering after walking into pyrotechnic at Lollapalooza; A 25-year old woman is hospitalized after being slashed with a knife during a robbery; Lisa Hernandez named new Democratic Party of Illinois Chairwoman and more.