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Inside a cluttered downtown apartment that she shares with a cat, the 57-year-old woman is in the midst of a near-meltdown.
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Illinois Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner gives a thumbs up to the crowd during a news conference Monday in Chicago.
Arlington Heights may be contributing up to $75,000 toward a remodeling project at the Albert Goedke Apartments, a building for low-income, elderly and disabled adults in the village.
Authorities are investigating if a man with a history of lewd behavior is wanted in connection with other incidents after the man was arrested for fondling himself in front of two young girls near a south suburban Harvey grade school.
Chicago's Roosevelt has some unusual sculptures. The art is on Roosevelt Road between State Street and the Chicago River.
Cook County, Ill., Sheriff Tom Dart runs one of the largest local jails in the U.S. It also has become a repository for people with mental illness.
Jamal M. Dumas, 18 of the 1600 block of Cottonwood Drive in Mount Prospect, was already on parole for previously possessing a firearm as a felon when Evanston police approached him and a group of people near the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center in Evanston at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, according to a news release.
Two convicted burglars with reputed mob ties and an employee of Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios have been snared in a racketeering investigation, sources say.
Every three years, Portenlanger is faced with horrific details of her sister's murder, as the woman's killer asks a review board to grant his parole.
Police are looking for "armed and dangerous" man wanted in connection with a domestic shooting Saturday that left a man dead and his mother wounded in Chicago Lawn.
Story by 89 WLS Reporter Bill Cameron Popular Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is talking about yet another big job she doesn't want.
Submitted by Cook County Clerk David Orr Cook County Clerk David Orr on Wednesday unveiled an online, interactive TIF mapping tool as he released the 2013 TIF Report , which details the $683 million in revenue collected by 435 active TIFs in Cook County.
Recently, the Hoffman Estates Jaycees participated in the 7th Annual Champions for Children 5K Walk organized by the Children's Advocacy Center of North and Northwest Cook County .
Update: March 11, 2013 Jerrmon S. Davis was given a $50,000.00 bail and the bail was paid by friends and family.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 05:24 am
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