A Manteno veterans’ home resident who contracted Legionnaires’ disease has died, state officials said Friday, becoming the 15th resident of a state veterans’ facility killed by the flu-like illness.
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The National Weather Service says Friday's deep freeze is a preview of next week, which could bring more than a half-foot of snow and the potential for the “coldest stretch in years.”
Orland Park Police say Jakharr Williams of University Park was arrested Wednesday without incident. He was wanted in connection with Monday's fatal shooting of Javon Britten of Richton Park.
The ruling comes a week after Chicago building inspectors found code violations at the R&B star’s recording studio on the city’s Near West Side during a court-ordered inspection.
Orland Park Police identified the suspect as 19-year-old parolee Jakharr Williams of University Park. The department said that Williams, who fled after the shooting and has not been arrested, should be considered armed and dangerous.
The announcement comes two weeks after the popular documentary series “Surviving R. Kelly” drew fresh attention to the sex abuse allegations against R. Kelly, which have dogged him most of his career.
The Rev. John Smyth has been removed from the Archdiocese of Chicago’s ministry while it investigates accusations of sexual abuse against the longtime priest.
The governor’s third executive order requires a review of emerging industries so that state money for workforce training can be best used.
Chicago Building Department spokesman Gregg Cunningham says the agency will list the violations during a court hearing next week.
Eddie Lampert, the hedge fund owner who steered Sears into Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in October, is aiming to keep open roughly 400 stores and preserve tens of thousands of jobs.
A 19-year-old man from Elgin allegedly stole a cellphone belonging to an individual he met through an unidentified dating app.
With current enrollment of just 20 students and a small incoming class projected, the Archdiocese of Chicago announced it will close St. Joseph College Seminary.
The request was filed hours after Ald. Burke waived his right Monday to a preliminary hearing to determine whether there was probable cause for the criminal complaint against him filed Jan. 3.
Cook County Judge Nicholas Ford handed down the sentence to 24-year-old Micheail Ward on Monday, five months after Ward was convicted of murder and aggravated battery in the killing of Hadiya Pendleton.
The Chicago Bears rode a dominant defense to the NFC North championship in a breakout season. They hope to keep it going with a new coordinator.
The Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio replaces Vance Joseph, who was fired on New Year's Eve as head coach of the Denver Broncos.
Mondelez says it signed a 15-year lease on a five-story office building under construction in the Fulton Market neighborhood that it expects to occupy in 2020.
Video showed Philadelphia's Treyvon Hester tipped the ball, which bounced off the upright and hit the crossbar.
The 69-year-old from Skokie has joined the lobbying firm Advantage Government Strategies.
Robert Peters, a Chicago political and community organizer, has been appointed to the Illinois Senate to finish the term of Attorney General-elect Kwame Raoul.
Pope Francis is encouraging U.S. bishops meeting near Chicago to unify as the Roman Catholic church deals with a “crisis of credibility” stemming from the clergy sex abuse scandal.
Preliminary numbers indicate that homicides in Chicago fell last year, though the total again eclipses the number of homicides in Los Angeles and New York combined, according to data released Tuesday.