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TURTLE SEASON MEANS KEEPING YOUR EYES PEELED FOR HATCHLINGS IN PARKS, FOREST PRESERVES

Watch your step. Officials with the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Lincoln Park say young turtle hatchlings of many varieties are...

REPUTED GANG MEMBER CHARGED IN SHOOTING OF ATF AGENT PLEADS NOT GUILTY

A reputed Chicago gang member pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges he shot an undercover federal agent who was conducting a narcotics...

 
 
 

MOM HURRIES FROM COURTROOM AS PROSECUTORS SHOW GRAPHIC PHOTOS OF SON'S HOMICIDE SCENE

As Cook County prosecutors on Tuesday displayed photos on a big screen of the viaduct where 15-year-old Demario Bailey was fatally...

BOURBONNAIS MAN FOUND GUILTY OF MURDERING MAN, WOMAN IN JOLIET AUTO BODY SHOP

A Bourbonnais man faces a mandatory life sentence after a Will County jury Tuesday found him guilty of killing a man and woman in Joliet...

 
 
 

WALTER PAYTON FACULTY MEMBER REMOVED AFTER ALLEGATION

A faculty member at Walter Payton College Prep is being investigated following allegations of “inappropriate behavior” with a former...

ALDERMEN ADVANCE PLAN SETTING THRESHOLD FOR CITY COUNCIL PROPOSALS REQUIRING FINANCIAL ANALYSIS

Legislation that would affect Chicago's finances would be required to undergo deeper scrutiny before the City Council could vote on...

 
 
 

TWO MEN, ONE WITH A GUN, ATTACK AND ROB PEDESTRIAN ON AUSTIN BOULEVARD IN OAK PARK: POLICE

Oak Park police are searching for two men who robbed a pedestrian at gunpoint in the early morning hours of May 21. According to police,...

OFF-DUTY OFFICERS INJURED IN SHOOTING OUTSIDE HIGHLAND BAR RELEASED FROM HOSPITAL

Two off-duty police officers injured in a shooting outside a Highland bar over the weekend have been released from area hospitals as...

 
 
 

STAR RECRUIT ROMEO WEEMS PICKS DEPAUL OVER MICHIGAN STATE AND MICHIGAN

DePaul received a surprising commitment Tuesday from Romeo Weems, the top-ranked recruit in Michigan who picked the Blue Demons over...

AMAZON IS SELLING FACIAL RECOGNITION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT - FOR A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS

Amazon has been providing facial recognition tools to law enforcement agencies in Oregon and Orlando for only a few dollars a month,...

 
 
 

MCDONALD'S WORKERS FILE SEX HARASSMENT CLAIMS

Energized by the MeToo movement, two national advocacy groups are teaming up to lodge sexual harassment complaints against McDonald's...

ANOTHER VFW QUEEN OF HEARTS RAFFLE TOPS $1 MILLION AS GAMES GROW IN POPULARITY, PRIZES

The McHenry VFW Post's Queen of Hearts raffle has reached $1 million in bets and is attracting thousands of players, a few new members...

 
 
 

WALTER PAYTON FACULTY MEMBER REMOVED AFTER ALLEGATION

A faculty member at Walter Payton College Prep is being investigated following allegations of “inappropriate behavior” with a former...

ATTEMPTED MURDER TRIAL UNDERWAY FOR KENOSHA MAN ACCUSED OF STRIKING WOMAN WITH SUV IN ZION

A verdict is expected this week in the trial of a Kenosha man on attempted murder charges for allegedly running over a woman with his...

 
 
 

HEBRON MAN GETS MORE THAN 6 YEARS ON CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGE

A Hebron man was sentenced Tuesday in Hammond's federal court to more than six years in prison on a child pornography charge. Daniel...

MORE THAN $50,000 IN MERCHANDISE TAKEN AFTER VEHICLE DRIVEN THROUGH LUIS VUITTON DOOR AT OAKBROOK CENTER

More than $50,000 in merchadise was reported stolen during an early morning burglary Tuesday at Luis Vuitton in Oakbrook Center. The...

 
 
 

JOLIET COP NOT GUILTY OF GUN CHARGES, BUT JUDGE SAYS HE AND FIANCÉ - ALSO A COP - 'DEMEANED' POLICE FORCE IN FIGHT WITH EACH OTHER

A Joliet police officer Tuesday was cleared of charges he recklessly discharged his gun during a fight with his fiance in her townhome....

DOZENS OF STUDENTS TREATED AFTER GAS LEAK NEAR SOUTHWEST SIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Eighteen elementary school students and a teacher were treated at area hospitals Tuesday after a gas leak near Sidney Sawyer School...

 
 
 

MASKED MAN, WOMAN ROB GURNEE BANK WITH AK-47, FBI SAYS

Two suspects who wore red face masks and used an AK-47 rifle are being sought following what the FBI described as a takeover-type bank...

WISCONSIN SUPREME COURT BLOCKS CONCRETE COMPANY FROM DIGGING UP AMERICAN INDIAN BURIAL MOUNDS

A concrete company can't dig up American Indian burial mounds located within its southern Wisconsin quarry, the state Supreme Court...

 
 
 



Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

The bill would help people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments. Read more ...

NFL owners approve sale of Carolina Panthers

NFL owners approve sale of Carolina Panthers

NFL owners on Tuesday approved Pittsburgh Steelers minority owner David Tepper to purchase the Carolina Panthers. Read more ...

Police are responding to reports of an active shooter in Panama City, Florida

Police are responding to reports of an active shooter in Panama City, Florida

Authorities responded Tuesday to reports of an active shooter in Panama City, Florida. It's unclear whether anyone is injured. Authorities were responding Tuesday to reports of... Read more ...

A scoundrel is born in Star Wars spinoff 'Solo'

A scoundrel is born in Star Wars spinoff 'Solo'

"Solo: A Star Wars Story" introduces Han Solo on his home planet, where he dreams of becoming a pilot and owning a ship. Read more ...

One of Michael Cohen's business partners - known as 'the Taxi King' - just...

One of Michael Cohen's business partners - known as 'the Taxi King' - just reportedly agreed to cooperate with the government

One of Michael Cohen's business partners is now cooperating with the government, The New York Times reported. That could increase the likelihood of Cohen's cooperation, The... Read more ...

Jets trade Christian Hackenberg to Raiders

Jets trade Christian Hackenberg to Raiders

Christian Hackenberg's Jets career is over, technically before it ever started. The Jets dealt Hackenberg, their 2016 second-round pick, to the Raiders in exchange for a... Read more ...

Texans star J.J. Watt visits school shooting survivors as they recover from...

Texans star J.J. Watt visits school shooting survivors as they recover from their injuries

NFL player J.J. Watt steps into the homes and hospital rooms of recovering shooting victims after a Texas high school loses 10 people. Read more ...

Two officers - one a groom on his wedding day - killed in 'violent' Maserati...

Two officers - one a groom on his wedding day - killed in 'violent' Maserati crash

"His life was just getting started." Two off-duty officers died in the crash of a rented 2018 Maserati after celebrating at a wedding reception, according to police. Read more ...

How Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's official portraits compare to Prince...

How Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's official portraits compare to Prince William, Kate Middleton's

The portraits are actually quite different from one another. Read more ...

Ariana Grande sends love to fans, remembering UK concert attack

Ariana Grande sends love to fans, remembering UK concert attack

Ariana Grande has shared a message with her fans on the anniversary of the bombing at Manchester Arena, which killed 22 people. Read more ...