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A concealed-carry bill that would bar local communities from passing their own gun laws easily cleared the Illinois House on Friday - but is up against significant opposition from Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, and Gov.
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Accused rapist Andre Holmes has been locked up in the Cook County Jail for more than a decade - and he is still waiting to go to trial.
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Dr. Kishor Jain-the Frankfort pediatrician charged with molesting five women in his Colorado Avenue office and named as a defendant in five civil lawsuits -appeared in court this week.
The verdict is still out under Illinois law about whether daily fantasy sports contests are legal games of skill or illegal games of chance.
Cook County Crimestoppers Chairman George McDade says the suspect may have been involved in 10 armed robberies at chain stores.
If you're a pet owner looking to save money on pet vaccines, you're in luck. On June 4 the Cook County Department of Animal Control is sending out its mobile vaccine and microchip clinic to Country Square Plaza, 5505 W 127 th Street in Crestwood from 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. to offer the following services: $7 one-year vaccines for dogs, cats and ... (more)
The Illinois House has passed a concealed carry bill, 85-30, which would set uniform standards for concealed carry statewide.
A wrongful death lawsuit was filed Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court on behalf of the estate of Kim Presbrey, an Aurora attorney who died of medical complications following a 2012 single-engine plane crash in Florida.
A suburban Chicago couple accused in the death of their 1-year-old son has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder charges.
Western Springs' favorite speller got a send off fit for a champion Thursday in Oak Brook.
Citing a new set of sexual abuse charges, a Cook County judge Thursday nixed probation and sentenced Eduardo Patino to three years in prison for the 2012 molestation of a 15-year-old Wheeling girl he met on Facebook.
Alana A. Lauder , 31, is wanted on a charge of possession of a controlled substance.
"We failed to listen to those who came forward and to meet their courage in dealing with Donald McGuire as we should have" ~Rev. Timothy Kesicki In a record-setting settlement , the Jesuit's must pay $19.6 million dollars to six male victims, abused by pedophile priest Donald McGuire.
"I don't remember what it sounded like, honestly. It was like a freight train, but I don't remember much about it," said Rhonda Crosswhite, the Oklahoma grade school teacher who covered students with her body when her town was hit by that deadly twister the other day.
Chicago gained nearly 10,000 people from July 2011 to July 2012, but was the slowest-growing major city in the country according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released Thursday.
A FEMA assistance center is now open in Des Plaines for Cook County residents, the Chicago Tribune reports.