| May 22, 2013
| 4:00 AM
— The Illinois House's longtime gambling expansion point man has dropped his sponsorship of a casino bill to avoid a potential conflict of interest.
Democratic Rep. Lou Lang of Skokie wrote to the House clerk that he is now affiliated with a law...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 1:00 PM
At least 10 people were killed, including a 6-year-old girl, in shootings over the weekend in Chicago.
The slain were among at least 49 people wounded in shootings from 5 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday, according to information compiled by the Chicago...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Police in south suburban Harvey believe the death of a 14-year-old boy late Saturday was the result of an accidental shooting, authorities said.
The teen was identified as Mario Butler, of the 1600 block of Downs Drive in Calumet City, and he was...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:10 PM
MISHAWAKA – Mirko Jurkovic, a member of Notre Dame's 1988 national championship team and consensus All-American lineman, died Wednesday at the St. Joseph Medical Center in Mishawaka from complications from colon cancer. He was 42.
Jurkovic was a...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 6:35 PM
Eight men charged in connection with attending a dogfight busted by police this week in Dolton were ordered held on bail today, authorities said.
Seven dogs used in the fighting ring in Dolton were rescued by authorities following raid on the dogfight...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 2:53 PM
A 20-year-old man was found fatally shot in his car near Sibley Boulevard and Hoxie Avenue in Calumet City Saturday night.
Gage Jean-Pierre, of the 200 block of Calhoun Avenue, was pronounced dead at Advocate Christ Medical Center about 11:30 p.m., a...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 12:20 PM
A road worker was struck by a semi Wednesday while taking measurements on an Indiana Toll Road ramp about a mile west of the Michigan City exit. The worker, Chad Fleager, 34, of Lowell, Ind., was airlifted to Memorial Hospital in South Bend, where he died...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 12:35 PM
A casino development company based in North Las Vegas revealed plans today for a $250 million casino in Country Club Hills, a location that proponents say would draw gamblers from throughout the south suburbs.
However, the proposal faces two serious...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 3:02 PM
A South Bend grandmother is facing up to 90 years in prison, and Thursday, jurors told WSBT why they found Dellia Castile guilty of neglect.
Castile is the South Bend grandmother convicted Wednesday of neglect, accused of not reporting abuse that...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 6:24 AM
Two people were killed and two others wounded in a shooting outside a Calumet City club early Saturday morning, according to police.
Police exchanged gunfire with an offender, according to Calumet City Police Chief Edward Gilmore, and it's not yet...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 11:31 AM
A Cook County Judge ordered the live-in boyfriend charged in the death of a missing Calumet City woman held without bail Sunday.
As friends searched a forest preserve Sunday for the remains of Gena Chiodo, Donal E. Clark, 42, appeared in Cook County bond...