A man already serving a 26-year sentence in a 2010 murder pled guilty and was sentenced to 20 years more in prison Wednesday in a murder-for-hire plot against a witness in the 2010 case, authorities said.
The Cubs and their fans can have a good laugh over the FBI's investigation of their archrivals for allegedly hacking into the Astros' database.
Police were responding to a call of a "mass shooting" at a church in South Carolina Wednesday evening, according to a local Fox affiliate .
A man was shot and seriously wounded Wednesday afternoon in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police said.
A cheer-dance team in Mexico drew criticism for a routine in which they displayed flags with swastikas, dressed in pseudo-military outfits and one girl appeared to toss a Nazi salute to the crowd.
The Cook County medical examiner's office is appealing for the public's help finding the family of a 43-year-Harvey man who died after jumping into the Chicago River late last month.
Naperville firefighters and paramedics are working to rescue at least one teenager or young adult rafter from a tree or island in the DuPage River along the city's border with Bolingbrook.
I have one thing to say to Donald Trump, the newest Republican candidate for president: I am so, so, so very sorry.
By owner Peter Bovis' estimate, Wildberry Cafe & Pancakes goes through more than 14,000 eggs a week at its Randolph Street location just north of Millennium Park.
Fans swamped Ticketmaster on Wednesday for free tickets to the Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup celebration at Soldier Field, creating "higher traffic than usual" and wait times of up to 30 minutes.
CLEVELAND— It was one of those nights where crazy things just happen, and Cubs manager Joe Maddon cautioned the 17-0 win over the Indians doesn’t mean anything once they begin play on Thursday.
Fire crews in Naperville made their third water rescue in two days Wednesday evening when they pulled a 58-year-old man from a tree in the DuPage River after he failed to reach land in his inflatable canoe, authorities said.
Brian Williams may be returning to NBC, but not necessarily to his "NBC Nightly News" anchor chair.
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Tonight's Mumford & Sons show on the North Side has been rescheduled for Friday, the band announced this afternoon on its Facebook page .
The FBI is investigating whether an executive at the firm that manages Chicago's privatized parking meters was paid $90,000 in bribes to steer a contract to install and maintain the controversial meters across the city.
A prison worker charged with helping two convicted murderers escape from a maximum-security facility had discussed with them a murder-for-hire plot involving her husband, a district attorney confirmed Wednesday.<
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A man shot early Tuesday died later the same morning of his wounds, the Cook County medical examiner’s office determined Wednesday.
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel sought to jump-start his second-term agenda Wednesday, pitching a plan to allow drivers to reserve airport parking spaces for an extra $10 a day, hitting up off-site airport parking companies for 10 percent of their take and winning approval of a plan to borrow $1.1 billion to...
Northwestern University leaders are defending themselves for the second time this year against claims that they undermined academic freedom after faculty in the Feinberg School of Medicine complained that a risque article was removed for months from a website for the bioethics journal Atrium.
In the 1979 movie "The Jerk," Steve Martin introduces us to his character (Navin Johnson) with the classic and hilarious line: "I was born a poor black child." The flashback to his upbringing shows him surrounded by his happy black family singing and dancing on the front porch of their sharecropper's...
AT&T Mobility has been slapped with a record $100 million fine for offering consumers “unlimited” data, but then slowing their Internet speeds after they reached a certain amount.
Mundelein Village Trustee Dakotah Norton was charged Monday with driving under the influence of alcohol, according to police — which is now his second criminal charge since 2007.
Confusion over similar-sounding flight numbers is under investigation as the cause of a close call between two airliners taking off at the same time on intersecting runways at Midway Airport, an aviation source said Wednesday.
Early on a Saturday morning in 1915, thousands of workers and family members from Western Electric Co.
The Stanley Cup is a blend of elements — a precious metal, silver, and a base metal, nickel.