Friday Dec 6
Attorney, nephew charged with sexually assaulting man
A downtown attorney and his nephew plied an 18-year-old man with liquor, then sexually assaulted him on Thanksgiving in a the older man's Bronzeville neighborhood home, Cook County prosecutors allege.
Thornton school board member's wife handcuffed in chaotic meeting
A south suburban school board meeting devolved into chaos on Wednesday, peaking when one Thornton Township High School District 205 board member's wife was removed in handcuffs by security.
Cops: Charges filed after robber with fake gun foiled by clerk with real one
Police say a robber tried to hold up an electronics store in West Rogers Park with a fake gun but was foiled when the clerk pulled a real gun from a safe and opened fire.
East of I-57 and stretching south to the Indiana border, it includes some of the poorest communities in the state.
Antigay Pastor Claims LGBT Parents Are Like Toddlers Who Want to Drive Cars
A group of antigay protesters rallied in Springfield, Illinois earlier this week, to encourage lawmakers in the state to vote against legislation that would legalize marriage for same-sex couples.