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A 64-year-old woman was killed in a hit-and-run accident Sunday night in the West Side Austin neighborhood.
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CHICAGO – A former death row inmate whose wrongful murder conviction helped bring about the end of Illinois' death penalty said life has recently been more difficult with renewed questions about his innocence.
Cook County activities in recognition of Earth Day include a workday at Deer Grove West Forest Preserve in Palatine on Saturday, April 26. Cook County Chief Sustainability Officer Deborah Stone will speak on highlights of the county's sustainability work.
By the end of 2013, Bruce Rauner had spent $7 million, buying up TV ads to introduce himself to voters, running polls, traveling the state and working on strategy for the next three months of 2014.
He got a pardon, but he didn't get a dime when he sued the city and the cops for framing him.
Two men were killed and at least nine other people have been wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening.
An Elgin man who once nearly beat a convenience store clerk to death was sentenced Thursday to prison for selling cocaine near a public park.
A Cook County jury awarded $14 million Friday to an Elmwood Park woman who suffered a severe stroke after taking prescribed birth control medication.
Clerk David Orr says he issued the marriage license in downtown Chicago on Friday to a gay couple from Chicago's Albany Park neighborhood.
A Tinley Park man has been charged with felonies after authorities recovered numerous pornographic videos involving children on a computer in his home, according to prosecutors.
A Rolling Meadows man was sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to molesting a 5-year-old girl last year, court records show.
A 12-year-old boy and seven others were wounded in shootings between about noon Thursday and 4 a.m. Friday.
Chicago environmental groups filed a lawsuit Thursday to stop the proposed $1.3 billion Illiana Expressway linking northern Illinois and northwestern Indiana, claiming the Illinois Department of Transportation doesn't have authority to develop it.
The projects that will receive the money are in Chicago, Alsip, Broadview, Countryside, Glenview, North Riverside, Oak Forest, Orland Park, Oak Lawn, Skokie and Tinley Park.
A concrete drivers' strike has delayed the start of Darien's concrete replacement program which was schedule to start on Thursday.