Libertyville police say they have opened an investigation after a 51-year-old woman was found dead without any clear cause of death. The woman, identified as Karla A. Adams, was found dead by her family at about 8:25 p.m.
Alarmed by President Donald Trump's campaign proposals to crack down on immigration and subsequent executive orders that called for barring refugees and expediting deportations, hundreds of churches, synagogues and mosques nationwide — and about two dozen in the Chicago area — are considering the...
Authorities said Monday they are expanding the search for a suspect in the killings of two girls who were found dead near a northern Indiana trail last week. Indiana State Police are looking beyond the town of Delphi for a man photographed near the trail Feb.
Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, a veteran diplomat known as a potent and personable voice for his country's interests as he sparred with his Western counterparts, died suddenly after falling ill Monday in his office at the mission.
A 13-year-old Streamwood boy died after he was hit by an SUV as he crossed the street Sunday night a half-mile from his home, authorities said. Ronald Guidry, of the 800 block of Lacy Avenue in the northwest suburb, was pronounced dead at 8:31 p.m.
A Sunday afternoon fire left a St. Charles home uninhabitable, fire officials said. The St. Charles Fire Department was called to a house in the 1800 block of South Third Place shortly after 1:40 p.m., according to a news release from the fire department.
U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos announced Monday she will not run for Illinois governor next year, leaving the Democratic field without a major Downstate candidate. The 55-year-old, three-term congresswoman from East Moline said after several months of considering a bid that she was calling supporters to...
The National Zoo is packing up its American-born panda cub Bao Bao for a one-way flight to China, where the 3-year-old will eventually join a panda breeding program. The cub won't have to worry about finding overhead bin space or dealing with a talkative seatmate on the 16-hour, nonstop flight...
Americans, it's time we ask ourselves a serious question. How deep into the gutter are we willing to let the Trumps drag us? Some of my Facebook friends hit a new low over the weekend when they got into a heated debate over Ivanka Trump's perfume.
President Donald Trump caused confusion during a Saturday rally in Florida when he said: "You look at what's happening last night in Sweden. Sweden, who would believe this?" Trump then mentioned the French cities of Nice and Paris and the Belgian capital, Brussels.
Late Monday morning, as White Sox players took live batting practice at Camelback Ranch, Giovanni Soto took the mound for his turn. Settling in behind the plate to catch him was none other than Geovany Soto.
Of all the rhetorical salvos fired in support of President Donald Trump's visa restrictions, there was one in particular that etched itself on my brain. I cut Trump some slack when he called the federal judge who put his executive order on hold a "so-called judge." Trump is not a lawyer, he's a...
Nine Gavit High School students and a teacher were involved in a crash on Saturday on Interstate 65 in Tippecanoe County while returning from a music competition in Indianapolis. A minibus carrying the students struck a wall near mile marker 175, near the Indiana 25 exit around 2:30 p.m., according...
Big Ten power rankings: Indiana continues to struggle
President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser. Trump announced the pick Monday at his Palm Beach club, Mar-a-Lago. He says McMaster is "a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience." Trump says retired Army Lt.
This is the first in a series of profiles on Waukegan's mayoral candidates. A story on Cunningham's primary contender, Mayor Wayne Motley, will follow later this week.Sam Cunningham walked into his downtown Waukegan office on North County Street and plopped down a heavy spiral-bound report, thick...
Members of the Chicago Police Department's SWAT unit have been on standby outside a Little Village home for several hours Monday. Police first were called to a home in the 3400 block of West 23rd Street about 7:45 a.m.
Peter Bourjos knows there’s an opportunity to be seized in the White Sox outfield, but the 29-year-old is trying to take a relaxed approach this spring. “Offensively I learned to just slow everything down and not try to do too much,” Bourjos said.
A 68-year-old Cedar Lake man is recovering after he allegedly was stabbed four times by his 21-year-old son in an ambush attack following a verbal altercation. Ian Watt, 21, of Cedar Lake has been charged with aggravated battery, battery resulting in serious bodily injury and battery by means of...
Four people were fatally shot and 25 others were wounded in shootings during an unusually warm winter weekend. As of Monday, there have been at least 88 homicides and at least 468 shooting victims, according to data compiled by the Tribune.
Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has been disinvited to this year's Conservative Political Action Conference after his attempt to clarify past comments on relationships between boys and older men fell flat with organizers.
A California police officer was killed and another wounded in a shooting Monday while they were trying to help a man who had been in a traffic accident in Whittier, officials said.
Friends and relatives of the three members of an Arlington Heights family killed last week in a car crash plan to gather for a visitation Monday evening and remember a family regarded for their deep ties to the community.
Many of President Donald Trump's most dedicated supporters — the sort who waited for hours in the Florida sun this weekend for his first post-inauguration campaign rally — say their lives changed on election night.
Before the Blackhawks faced the Wild on Feb. 8, winger Patrick Kane called it "the biggest game" of the Hawks' season. Now that they are meeting just 13 days later again in St.
Chicago set a record high temperature Monday at O'Hare Airport, and with temperatures still rising it's not clear where the new record will stand, according to the National Weather Service. It's the fourth day in a row the city has seen record-high temperatures. Friday's record of 67 beat the...
Driving on Route 132 west of Gurnee, I hit a pothole. I cursed and blamed Bruce Rauner. I went to the Illinois Secretary of State's driver's license facility in Libertyville.
British lawmakers on Monday kicked off a debate on whether to withdraw an invitation to President Trump for a state visit — an offer that had been extended by the British prime minister with unprecedented speed.
Kids can climb in the beds of pickup trucks and hop in and out of Jeeps at the 2017 Chicago Auto Show, and they can also build a mini Lego Batmobile, drive a racing simulator and play in a mini ball pit.
The baking of planet Earth is proceeding without interruption. Last year was the hottest year on record, according to NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — edging out 2015, which had taken the crown from 2014.