The Cubs' offensive struggles continued Monday night, but at least one long-dormant bat finally awakened.
Illinois State Police were on the scene of a fatal crash that happened late Monday afternoon in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 80 in southwest suburban Joliet.
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Pop singer Meghan Trainor said she was forced to postpone her show on July 12 at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago due to a vocal cord hemorrhage. Trainor, known for hits such as "All About That Bass," "Lips are Movin" and "Dear Future Husband," had already postponed shows in Connecticut and Atlantic...
Medical personnel at Camp Lejeune say a Marine was bitten by a shark off the North Carolina coast last weekend, the eighth such attack in the last three weeks.
Bill Cosby testified in 2005 that he got Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with, and he admitted giving the sedative to at least one woman and "other people," according to documents obtained Monday by The Associated Press.
Mundelein Mayor Steve Lentz gave a controversial Fourth of July speech in which he said America faced a moral crisis due to gay marriage and decades of "unwed mothers."
Hagerstown police say a 9-year-old boy has died after he was allegedly handcuffed and beaten for eating a piece of birthday cake without permission.
Salary Cap Watch 2015 continues.
Investor Warren Buffett has given more than $2.8 billion worth of Berkshire Hathaway stock to five charities as part of his plan to gradually give away his fortune.
The DuPage County coroner's office said Sunday that an autopsy showed the victim in a small plane crash Friday afternoon died of "multiple traumatic injuries." Identification is delayed, however, because the county is seeking dental records before making a positive identification, according to...
A 16-year-old boy was killed and another teen was left in serious condition in a shooting late Monday afternoon in the city's South Chicago neighborhood.
By heeding their government's advice and voting "no" in the referendum on Sunday, Greek citizens sent an unambiguous message. Much like the fictional Americans encouraged in the movie "Network" to open their windows and shout out, "I'm as mad as hell and I'm not going to take this anymore," the...
The Lake Bluff Lawn mower Precision Drill Team has long prided itself on being an "equal opportunity offender" through its outrageous, politically incorrect antics during the community's Fourth of July parade.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday defended his policing strategy following a violent Independence Day weekend in Chicago, laying blame where he frequently does after shootings spike in the city: lax gun laws, amoral gang members and questionable values.
For some gamers, the only thing cooler than playing "Minecraft" might be playing "Minecraft" on a huge theater screen.
Which of the city's 15,000 restaurants and vendors are most likely to be the site of foodborne illnesses and should be targeted for a closer look? How can the city identify which establishments likely sell untaxed cigarettes?
Starbucks is raising prices again starting Tuesday, with the increases ranging from 5 to 20 cents for most affected drinks, the company said.
A 3-year-old Tinley Park girl died Saturday, a possible drowning victim after she fell into an in-ground pool at a family gathering in Mokena, police said.
An Iraqi fighter jet accidentally dropped a bomb over a Baghdad neighborhood Monday, killing at least 12 people on the ground, Iraqi officials said.
Monday afternoon and evening thunderstorm downpours hit portions of the Chicago area, as a cold front approached from the west. With the front south and east of the area, cool Canadian-source high pressure will follow Tuesday with some locations experiencing a temperature drop of nearly 30 degrees...
The unexpected rout of Islamic State forces across a wide arc of territory in their northeastern Syria heartland has exposed vulnerabilities in the ranks of the militants - and also the limits of the U.S.-led strategy devised to confront them.
Residents of the Englewood and West Englewood neighborhoods celebrated the Fourth of July weekend like most in Chicago.
Cubs rookie Kris Bryant was named as a replacement for Giancarlo Stanton of Miami, who is injured.
A man accused of blowing up his Indianapolis home for the insurance money, killing two neighbors and devastating a neighborhood in the process, told a former friend some days before the explosion that his house had blown up and that he wanted to buy a luxury car, the ex-friend testified Monday.
The room filled with voices sliding up and down in pitch and an assortment of buzzings and hummings.
No one came close to NBA legend Bill Walton's Grateful Dead fandom this weekend - he exhaustingly documented the band's final shows on his Twitter page - but a few other celebrities were spotted at Soldier Field this weekend too, including Bill Murray, John Mayer, Katy Perry, "Game of Thrones"...
Authorities are continuing Monday to investigate the death of a man whose body was found under a moving carnival ride on Thursday's opening day of the Exchange Club of Naperville's annual Ribfest.
The Cubs and White Sox will honor Ernie Banks and Minnie Minoso when they face each other for the Crosstown series, the teams announced Monday.
A La Grange resident has launched an online petition to change village ordinances and allow a brewery, distillery and trendy bars to open.