| Jun 28, 2010
| 8:18 PM
The breadth of evidence in the perjury case against former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge was so strong that his testimony was not credible, several jurors said Monday.
"It was kind of hard to believe," said Gary Dollinger, 31, an information...
| Oct 6, 2010
| 3:20 AM
A man described as mentally unstable stopped his pickup truck in rural, out-of-the-way spots in Illinois and Indiana on Tuesday morning, randomly asking strangers questions about honeybees before opening fire, wounding a farmer and construction worker and...
| Jan 23, 2011
| 1:05 PM
One of the Chicago-area's best-known harness drivers was booked into the Will County Adult Detention Facility today on a domestic battery charge, according Will County records.
Michael J. Oosting, who has 4,400 career victories and $27.8 million in...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 8:44 PM
A girl raped by three teenagers and a 22-year-old pleaded that she was only 14 years old during an attack her assailants recorded on a cell phone camera, prosecutors said during a bond hearing today for one of the suspects.
Vicente Hernandez, 22, of...
| May 10, 2011
| 8:24 PM
A woman was killed and two children severely injured in Channahon this afternoon when their SUV collided with a semitrailer, police said.
The crash happened at about 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of Eames Street and Bell Road, police said....
| May 11, 2011
| 5:05 PM
A Department of Children and Family Services source confirmed this afternoon the state agency is investigating a Crete-Monee High School coach accused of sexual impropriety with a male student.
The source termed the investigation as “related to...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 4:14 PM
Orland Park Police is asking the public for help in identifying a female suspect who shot a 67-year-old woman in an attempted armed robbery Friday night outside of the Orland Square Mall.
The department on Monday released video obtained from mall...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Every day we see young men -- and sometimes young women -- wearing their pants so low that one wonders how they can walk and why they aren't embarrassed about showing their underwear.
South suburban Lynwood Mayor Eugene Williams says, "It's ugly and...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 8:10 PM
Sparks flew as hundreds turned out tonight at the first four public hearings on the Illinois Tollway’s plan to nearly double tolls.
But the testiest exchanges weren’t among members of the audience. They erupted between a member of the...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 12:44 PM
The families of two Lansing teens found shot to death in Sauk Village are offering a $10,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.
The bodies of Marcus Mireles, 19, and Abel Galindo, 18, were discovered...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 6:49 AM
A 25-year Orland Park resident with more than 20 years of experience on the U.S. House of Representatives Legislative Staff has been appointed to represent the 37th District of the Illinois House for the remainder of the term vacated by Kevin McCarthy, D-...
| May 8, 2009
Drew Peterson, whose third wife died mysteriously and fourth wife vanished, had taunted authorities to come and get him -- when he wasn't clowning for the cameras. On Thursday, they came for him.
Peterson, 55, was arrested at an intersection near his...