A man was shot in an attack Tuesday afternoon near a bus stop just north of Washington Park, police said.
The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Lake County New-Sun reports: A negotiated plea is being explored in the murder case of Anthony Marcus of Waukegan, accused in the strangulation deaths of his wife and disabled teenage daughter last summer.
Christian Dior has signed a lease for a Gold Coast location where it will open its first Chicago boutique.
A year to the day after he crawled from his burning squad car along Interstate 88, an Illinois state trooper urged authorities to upgrade charges against the allegedly fatigued semi driver who struck him.
Two brothers from Chicago's West Side who infiltrated the top echelons of the notorious Sinaloa cartel while working undercover for U.S. authorities were each sentenced to 14 years in prison Tuesday for smuggling at least 71 tons of cocaine and heroin.
Real-time traffic app Waze’s police spotting feature is a deterrent for dangerous driving, not a tool that can “track” police officers, Google officials said in response to concerns from the Los Angeles police chief.
The Dow Jones industrial average has dropped 350 points after weak earnings and economic reports.
Chicago's building department published its first "problem landlords" list on its web site Monday night in an attempt to crack down and publicly shame apartment building owners into providing tenants with basic services such as heat, hot water and working smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
Gunmen stormed a luxury Libyan hotel popular with foreigners Tuesday, killing at least three guards and taking hostages, a security official said.
Medical marijuana licensing in Illinois will undergo a legal review that critics fear will further delay the process of getting the drug to patients.
Authorities have positively identified two bodies as those of a Georgia couple who disappeared after driving three hours away to buy a classic auto, and the suspect already in custody has been charged with murder and armed robbery.
Jill Bien was headed back to Norridge after a lousy day at a Wisconsin casino when her luck began to change. For the better, though it didn't seem so at first.
Police are on the scene investigating a report from a man who said he found two grenades when unloading scrap metal on the South Side in the city's Englewood neighborhood.
The mother of a Waukegan man shot to death by police at NorthShore Highland Park Hospital has sued two Highland Park police officers and the city of Highland Park, alleging they used "excessive, unreasonable" force, according to the lawsuit.
The Predators sit atop the Central Division, three points ahead of the Blackhawks with three games in hand.
For a second month, home prices in the Chicago area lost more ground than those in any of the 20 housing markets in the S&P/Case-Shiller home price index.
Chicago’s five mayoral candidates are set to answer questions as a group for the first time Tuesday morning at the Chicago Tribune editorial board’s endorsement session.
A Japanese envoy in Jordan expressed hope that both Japanese hostage Kenji Goto and a Jordanian pilot held by Islamic militants will return home "with a smile on their faces," as questions rose Tuesday over the government's handling of the crisis.
MELBOURNE, Australia — Rafael Nadal has joined Roger Federer on the sidelines at the Australian Open, taking their combined 31 Grand Slam singles titles with them.
The New England Patriots got out of the Northeast on Monday before the blizzard hit, and flew directly into the eye of a different storm.
Amazon said it is making it easier for customers to qualify for the minimum $35 order for free shipping.
The one-time president of the Illinois police chiefs association has pleaded guilty to charges he misused more than $250,000 that he raised for a suburban Chicago police helicopter program.
A teenager accused of stabbing to death her 11-year-old sister following an argument over chores was granted a plea deal Tuesday that will keep her in juvenile detention for at least five years.
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte has paid more than $4 million for a five-bedroom, 9,000-square-foot mansion in Chicago's River North neighborhood.
A suburban Cook County resident has a confirmed case of measles, but it is not likely linked to the multistate outbreak associated with Disneyland, county and state health officials said Tuesday.
The door is open if Brandon Marshall wants to return to Showtime’s “Inside the NFL” next year.
Police are warning Northwest Side residents after a pair of strong arm robberies in Logan Square.
Two police officers who were shot by a gunman inside a suburban Minneapolis city building are expected to recover.
When the Soviet army entered Auschwitz exactly 70 years ago, finding piles of corpses and prisoners close to death, a Russian soldier took a small and hungry 11-year-old girl into his arms and rocked her tenderly, tears coming to his eyes.
A Lake County sheriff's sergeant apparently left his assault weapon on the trunk of his car, then drove away without realizing his mistake until the weapon was recovered from the middle of an intersection, officials said Monday.