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2 hrs ago | Daily Herald
Cook County Republican Party Chairman Aaron Del Mar faces a challenge for the post from Chicago GOP vice chairman Chris Cleveland when the party meets Wednesday to pick its leader in Illinois' biggest county.
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6 hrs ago | CBS Local
The pastor of a Roman Catholic church in the Lakeview neighborhood on the North Side has been reinstated after an investigation found an allegation of sexual contact with a child nearly 20 years ago was unfounded.
11 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle listens as James D'Amico, director of facilities management for Cook County, speaks during a press conference to announce significant energy savings across the county through the efforts of their ongoing partnership with ComEd.
15 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago
April showers brought a fresh coat of snow blankets in the Chicago area Tuesday, making for a sloppy and dangerous commute.
18 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune
One by one, five police officers took the witness stand at the Skokie courthouse late last month for what would typically be a routine hearing on whether evidence in a drug case was properly obtained.
The following information is from the Glenview Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.
In exchange for Onetsed Ruiz's plea to the Class 3 felony, Cook County Judge Bridget Hughes sentenced him to two years in prison, with credit for the 271 days he has spent in custody since his arrest.
A Bartlett man accused of breaking into an elderly woman's house, exposing himself, then punching her and knocking her down a flight of stairs was sentenced to prison Monday.
Woodland Middle School seventh grader Bradley Wilinski was superintendent for a day on Tuesday.
Keep calm and drive on. Because, really, there's nothing you can do about this year's roadwork mother lode unless switching to public transit is an option.
Residents of three choice Northwest Side neighborhoods have won property tax appeals - of up to nearly 12 percent - after arguing that the value of their homes has taken a nose dive due to new flight patterns at O'Hare International Airport.
Ronald McGowan, 27, was shot in the 800 block of South 19th Street in Maywood, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.
Hail as big as golf balls blanketed roads and lawns from Elgin to Waukegan as severe thunderstorms rolled through the suburbs today.
Two people were killed and at least 14 others were wounded in shootings across the city since Friday afternoon.A 37-year-old man was shot to death in the South Shore Avenue Friday night, police said.
A man died after the vehicle he was driving crashed in to a parked semi on Interstate 94 early Saturday in north suburban Wilmette.