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Resource4thePeople today provides it latest update for consumers following litigation involving allegations that contraceptives Yaz and Yasmin may cause severe blood-clotting problems with news of a woman being awarded $14 million in a jury trial* centering on that side effect.
For $150 to $350 a week, A Fresh Start Sober Living Environments Inc. promises recovering substance abusers a place to live and stay clean in the company of their peers - often in renovated homes in quiet Chicago neighborhoods.
One of three men accused of kidnapping and killing a west suburban landlord who'd been showing one of them a Lawndale apartment has been sentenced to 48 years in prison.
A woman was sexually assaulted Thursday morning on a jogging and cycling trail near a Metra station in south suburban Matteson.
A man was found dead inside his home by crews responding to a gas leak Wednesday evening in southwest suburban Oak Lawn.
A teacher accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl in the 1990s is back in the classroom in suburban Buffalo Grove after an internal investigation found no wrongdoing in the school.
The spotlight on hiring came a day after a complaint filed in federal court by attorney Michael Shakman - whose decades-old court case led to bans on politically based hiring in the Chicago area - alleged improper hiring in the Illinois Department of Transportation.
Thomas Perry, 68, of the 1100 block of Boxwood Drive, faces one felony count after police said he downloaded numerous pornographic images of children under the age of 13 onto his home computer.
We previously reported that dozens of cars parked for free inside an old building in the middle of River North.
Update: March 11, 2013 Jerrmon S. Davis was given a $50,000.00 bail and the bail was paid by friends and family.
A Maywood man has been charged in a hit-and-run crash that left a 64-year-old woman dead Sunday night in the West Side Austin neighborhood.
While he was still in college in the late 1970s, Edward Beaudion dressed up as a vampire to bring a little ghoulish cheer to kids at a local orphanage.
One person died and three others were injured when a van collided with a CTA bus early Wednesday in the Calumet Heights neighborhood on the South Side.
A Chicago Catholic priest, who became the subject of a second child abuse allegation on Monday, will remain in active ministry but will not be alone with children, the archdiocese of Chicago said Tuesday.
Legislators discussed a groundbreaking report from the Northeastern Illinois Public Transit Task Force but the absence of task force members meant a number of questions went unanswered, officials said.
Haggling over legislation to bring a casino to Chicago has become a springtime ritual.