Four days after a fire knocked a critical air-traffic facility in Aurora offline, O'Hare International Airport on Tuesday edged past the busiest U.S. airport in terms of total flights, according to federal aviation data.
America's pony car had been lagging behind in recent years but the 2015 Mustang is the pinnacle of 50 years of evolution and refinement.America's pony car had been lagging behind in recent years but the 2015 Mustang is the pinnacle of 50 years of evolution and refinement.
Homicides continue to drop in Chicago, to the lowest levels since the 1960s, but shootings remain stubbornly higher, with the numbers of incidents and victims both on the rise at the nine-month mark of 2014, according to statistics released Wednesday by Chicago police.
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned under fire on Wednesday after a series of security lapses came to light involving the protection for President Barack Obama.
Qualified graduates of Chicago's public high schools will be eligible for a free ride at one of the city's seven community colleges under a scholarship program announced today by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Cheryl Hyman.
A DuPage County jury this afternoon is deciding if a Naperville woman resisted arrest during an encounter with police that took place while she was filming workers installing a wireless utility meter in 2013.
Sharon Shapiro, a blogger on Jewish issues who lives in West Rogers Park, was dismayed over reports that an El Al Israel Airlines flight from New York to Israel last week was disrupted when ultra-Orthodox men on board demanded that other passengers trade places with them so they wouldn't have...
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a former civilian police employee on charges that he helped a friend carry out a bizarre scam to seek revenge on the friend's perceived enemies.
A man was injured and two Illinois state trooper's cars were damaged on Interstate 355 in Bolingbrook early Wednesday morning.
Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo died Tuesday after his wife, Levette, shot him several times during a domestic dispute, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials said.
Police have yet to make an arrest in a Skokie shooting that killed one 17-year-old high school student and critically wounded another Sunday night.
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A "disgruntled worker who had a bad day" was arrested after he pulled a gun at an Elgin area water treatment plant Wednesday, officials said.
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A man who was arrested almost 1 ½ years ago continued to direct his cocaine and marijuana operation while he was in custody, according to charges against nearly two dozen individuals unveiled today by federal authorities in Chicago.
Federal prosecutors want an animal activist accused of releasing hundreds of minks into the wild kept in jail pending trial, saying that he has shown "an escalating dangerousness" in his protests of the fur trade and other issues.
A political fund backing Mayor Rahm Emanuel has added more than $1 million to its war chest to advocate for the mayor, his City Council allies and political positions he supports in the run-up to the 2015 city elections.
A woman was sexually assaulted over the weekend in Lincoln Park, police said in a alert.
A man who flew from Liberia to Texas has become the first patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus to be diagnosed in the United States, health officials said on Tuesday, a sign the outbreak ravaging West Africa may spread globally.
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is requiring airlines to replace cockpit displays on more than 1,300 Boeing Co airplanes to avoid interference from Wi-Fi and cellular devices.
A Carpentersville woman was charged today with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of her sister Monday night.
A suburban man has been charged with sexually assaulting a baby, Cook County authorities said.
Most of us can picture, perhaps from experience, the grim landscape of a college dorm room floor the morning after a big party. But how many can say it inspired a company?
Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner acknowledged Wednesday he would have vetoed legislation expanding government-subsidized Medicaid to low-income people under President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, but does not support a rollback in coverage.
Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall, defensive linemen Jared Allen and Jeremiah Ratliff, offensive linemen Roberto Garza and Matt Slauson and cornerback Sherrick McManis returned to practice Wednesday.
CTA riders who use the Wilson Red Line stop soon will need a new thesaurus.
It's not every day that a university announces a new school on its campus. For the University of Notre Dame, it has been nearly 100 years.
No, Marilyn Monroe did not leave it behind.
The death toll from Japan's volcanic eruption rose to 48 on Wednesday, the worst in 88 years, after more victims were discovered on the ash-covered summit.
With the aid of DNA evidence, a North Side man has been charged in a string of brutal sexual assaults across Chicago that stretched back to 2003 and included two he allegedly committed with his brother, authorities said Tuesday.