The Hawks begin their playoff series with the Blues tonight in St.
Long-gone lantern factories produced sandy, radioactive waste that was used as landfill, leaving a toxic legacy that affects development projects today.
The union seeking to represent football players at Northwestern University filed a document with the National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday in response to the university's appeal of the ruling that cleared the way for players to vote on April 25.
A Naperville trucking company called an "imminent hazard to public safety" after a January crash that killed a tollway worker will be allowed back on the road.
A Racine County, Wis., judge determined today there is probable cause to hold James Eaton for trial in the killing of a 14-year-old Palatine girl 17 years ago.
Tiny plastic particles found in many facial cleansers and soaps would be phased out of products sold in Illinois in a measure being advanced through the state legislature.
Almost 300 people were missing after a ferry capsized off South Korea, in what could be the country's biggest maritime disaster in over 20 years.
A 20-year-old man has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman in a Lakeview alley Monday afternoon, police announced this morning.
Hand-written index cards reflecting patronage hiring at Metra dating back 30 years contain recommendations from dozens of politicians ranging from Chicago aldermen to state legislators and even a former U.S.
Industry insiders say high costs will ensure serious inquires onlyEntrepreneurs and patients are criticizing proposed rules for medical marijuana in Illinois, saying the fees are too high and the rules too restrictive.
The wife of a Villa Park man who drowned two years ago after a swan attacked him is suing his employer and the condo complex where he tended the swans.
Police said four Woodstock High School students face criminal charges related to the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl--an act that authorities said was filmed and posted on a social media website.
The CTA will move ahead as early as 2017 with the reconstruction of four stations and the replacement of deteriorating structures on the Red Line north branch.
The filing is the utility's fourth request under a formula-based ratemaking process established by a law passed in 2011 to modernize the electrical grid. It would at about $3 to the average electric bill.Commonwealth Edison Co.
The northbound and southbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive were closed between the Wilson and Foster exits this afternoon as police investigated a suspicious object found in the Uptown neighborhood, officials said.<
Smoking among Chicago high school students has dropped to its lowest rate in more than a decade, according to a new city health department study.
DigitalPLUS: The Palatine father of slaying victim Amber Creek feels relief after a suspect was arrested in the cold case.
Eight people were injured, including two firefighters and a police officer, in a fire at a West Pullman home this evening, an official said.
Steven Mandell may have been convicted of plotting to torture, murder and dismember a businessman, but he wants the judge who oversaw his trial to know he wouldn't hurt a fly.
Separatists attacked a base of the Ukrainian national guard overnight and Kiev said three separatists were killed, the worst bloodshed yet in a 10-day pro-Russian uprising.
Legislation that would limit the length of suspensions and put an end to disciplinary fines is under consideration in the state General Assembly.
Joakim Noah proud of team's work and eager for playoff fun to start Sunday against Wizards at the United CenterTonight's loss against the Charlotte Bobcats locked the Bulls into the fourth seed and they will host the Wizards to open the playoffs at 6 p.m.
The smoke was too strong for them to get inside the house, but the two Chicago police officers heard children screaming from the top floor. "I think the first one was the hardest," Officer Samantha Smith said.
The latest plan to add casinos in Illinois got a hearing in Chicago today as gambling expansion supporters pitched a revised version aimed at winning the signature of Democratic Gov.
The seafood at Joe's Crab Shack is, well, swimming in artificial trans fat, according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
After 20 years of perky hosts and ping pong balls, the future of live Illinois Lottery drawings on WGN-Ch.9 is up in the air.
The fate of embattled Homewood-Flossmoor girls basketball coach Tony Smith grew murky the board cast an initial 4-3 vote to not renew his contract
A man who won thousands of dollars at a casino Monday was shot and robbed this morning in his Palos Heights home, authorities said.
Boston marked the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, which killed three people and injured 264, on Tuesday with a memorial service.