| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:53 AM
A stolen police squad car was involved in an deadly crash in East Saint Louis, IL.
Police say it started with a man who was arguing over a bus fare around 8 a.m. Wednesday. Officers were called to escort the man off a Metro bus at 80th and State streets,...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 10:37 AM
A rare event is set for the Chicago suburbs later this week when the Ryder Cup golf tournament comes to Medinah Country Club.
Some economic experts say the tournament could bring around $130 million in revenue to the area. That's about the same...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 10:29 AM
Police in Lake County are investigating the mysterious deaths of a brother and sister within a five month period.
The half-siblings had the same father but grew up in different households.
Six-month old Desire Thompson died December 28th after being...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 6:43 AM
LOS ANGELES -- The days of most tax-free Internet shopping in California are over.
After years of controversy, the world's largest online retailer, Amazon.com Inc., was set to begin collecting state and local sales taxes on California purchases at 12:...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 4:02 PM
Don’t expect a vote on a plan to overhaul the state’s government worker pension program until after the new year, Illinois Senate President John Cullerton indicated Thursday.
The North Side Democrat said that there simply aren’t...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 12:06 PM
As the Democratic National Convention began its first full day of events in Charlotte, North Carolina, Illinois delegates came out swinging against the GOP.
At a morning meeting of the Illinois delegation, U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky blasted republican U....
| Aug 29, 2012
| 11:09 AM
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) addressed the Illinois GOP delegation in Tampa, Florida Wednesday morning.
Boehner told the group he believes republicans can make some gains in Illinois because of the state's economic problems under...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 7:01 PM
An Evanston man selling his iPad on Craigslist got more than he bargained for.
Police say Sean Thomas answered the ad but brought along a knife instead of money.
The two were supposed to meet Sunday afternoon in the 800 block of Noyes Street, but it got...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 7:36 PM
Oh my God. Those were first words of a police officer who arrived on the gruesome 2007 crime scene.
Monday was a graphic day of evidence and testimony at the Christopher Vaughn murder trial.
Jurors heard from those first one the scene and got to see...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 9:11 AM
September 29, 2012 St. Louise de Marillac Parish in La Grange Park, Illinois Free Admission
Traditional Oktoberfest Food will be available for purchase along with imported and domestic beers, wine, pop, and water. The menu includes bratwurst, pork...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 1:46 PM
State lawmakers today kicked out a West Side Democrat accused of taking a $7,000 bribe, marking the first expulsion from the Illinois House since 1905.
Rep. Derrick Smith failed to show up to defend himself or hear his fellow House lawmakers condemn...