| Dec 17, 2012
| 3:45 PM
A woman who abducted her 21-month-old son last month has been ordered held without bail after being extradited from Memphis, Tenn., where she was arrested and the boy found safe, police said.
Taneil Curtis, 33, was charged with felony child abduction...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 4:42 PM
A worker was killed in an industrial accident at a Chicago Heights metals plant this morning, officials said.
Crews responded to 333 State St. in the south suburb, where a company called Vesuvius, a metals plant, is listed.
A worker was pronounced...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 8:55 AM
A woman who abducted her 21-month-old son last month has been arrested and the boy found safe in Memphis, Tenn., officials said.
Taneil Curtis, 32, took the child on Nov. 7 during a visit supervised by the Illinois Department of Children and Family...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Basketball rosters and 2012-13 schedules for Illinois-Chicago, Loyola and Northern Illinois:
Kelsey Barlow*/Sr. /6-5/200/Indianapolis
Daniel Barnes/Sr. /6-2/168/Oak...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 5:16 PM
An investigation is under way after the death of a 17-year-old boy who suffered a gunshot wound while in an apartment in south suburban Calumet City Saturday night.
Tyshaun McClurg, 17, of the 17300 block of Wausau Avenue in South Holland, was...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 4:05 PM
The death of a boy fatally shot in south suburban Calumet City Saturday night has been ruled an accident, authorities said today.
An autopsy today found Tyshaun McClurge, 17, of the 17300 block of Wausau Avenue in South Holland, died of a gunshot...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 2:11 PM
The state of Illinois is teaming with Cook County on a trial program in which a loan fund will be created to buy vacant foreclosed homes, renovate them and resell them to home buyers at low interest rates.
Six suburbs will take part: Berwyn, Chicago...
| Jun 4, 2011
| 4:14 PM
Five people are dead and at least 11 others were wounded in overnight shooting incidents in Chicago, police said.
The first fatality stemmed from a 10:50 p.m. Friday shooting in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. Police found a 30-year-old man with...
| Apr 14, 2011
This event will take place on Thursday April 14, 2011. Representatives from The Illinois Department of Employment Security, Department of Human Services/Division of Rehabilitation Services, Disability Works and and the Progress Center for Independent...
| Apr 30, 2011
| 8:01 AM
Martha Stevenson was out of work and behind on her mortgage payments when her furnace started to go.
When Stevenson, 60, contacted the Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County, she was told workers could replace her furnace, vent her...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 1:48 PM
Three more deaths in Cook County have been attributed to the heat, bringing to 15 the number of people who have died from heat-related causes since last week.
In most of the cases, including the three latest, heart disease was listed as the primary cause...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 8:24 PM
A Cook Countyjudge was removed from the bench Monday following separate incidents last week in which she was arrested after shoving a courthouse deputy and ordered to leave her Markham courtroom after launching a lengthy tirade.
The Cook County circuit...