Missing Illinois girl found safe after nearly 6 years
A suburban Chicago girl who was abducted at 9-years-old by her noncustodial mother in 2017 has been found safe in another state.
Theater roof collapses: 1 killed and 28 injured as storms rock Chicago area
A band was reportedly playing on stage at the time of the collapse.
Watch: Chicago River goes green for famed St. Patrick's Day celebration
The grand Chicago tradition dates back to 1962.
Illinois woman finds husband's body in closet with Christmas decorations 8 months after disappearance
Richard Maedge’s body was found on Dec. 11, 2022 – nearly eight months after he went missing. His wife told police she had gone to a concealed closet area to retrieve a tote containing Christmas decorations, when she found Richard’s body.
Dog named King abandoned at Burger King with note reading 'I'm a good boy'
It turns out the owner was suffering from medical problems, and moved in with family. It was one of those relatives who dumped King.
Man charged in shooting death of Officer Andres Vasquez Lasso ordered held without bond
The man accused of killing Chicago police officer Andres Vasquez-Lasso was ordered held without bond Friday afternoon after prosecutors disclosed new details of the deadly confrontation near a playground at a grade school in Gage Park.
Chicago police officer fatally shot on Southwest Side
Officer Andres Vasquez-Lasso was shot and killed as he chased an armed suspect who suddenly turned and fired "at close range" Wednesday afternoon in Gage Park.
Caterpillar fined $145K after worker falls into pot of molten iron, OSHA says
The employee fell into an 11-foot-deep pot of molten iron heated to more than 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit and was "immediately incinerated," OSHA said.
Suspect allegedly 'ran out of candy,' passed out gummy bears laced with drugs in suburban Chicago
Police in one Chicago suburb are warning families about yellow gummy bears in their kids' trick-or-treat bags possibly laced with drugs.
Josiah Brown: Toddler pushed off Navy Pier into Lake Michigan dies from injuries
A 3-year-old boy who was pushed off Navy Pier in Chicago by his aunt on Monday has died from his injuries, according to the medical examiner's office.
'Horrific' explosion injures at least 8 at Chicago apartment
At least eight people were injured during an explosion at an apartment Tuesday morning in the Austin neighborhood on Chicago's West Side.
Migrants sent by Texas governor arrive in Chicago seeking 'better future'
Bused from Texas, a group of migrants shipped out to sanctuary cities arrived in Chicago Wednesday night as part of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s plan to send undocumented immigrants into Democrat-led cities.
Suspect in Highland Park massacre faces 110 new charges in grand jury indictment
The suspect in the Fourth of July massacre in Highland Park now faces 110 additional criminal charges after a Lake County grand jury handed down an indictment Wednesday.
Chicago to host NASCAR street race downtown in 2023
Chicago is already known as one of the sports capitals of the world. But starting next year, the city will be adding NASCAR racing — and it will happen right downtown.
Highland Park shooting survivor Cooper Roberts breathing on his own, making 'hopeful progress'
Highland Park shooting survivor Cooper Roberts, 8, is making "hopeful progress" in his recovery two weeks after the attack, a family spokesman said Monday.
Family of Illinois parade survivor Cooper Roberts, 8: 'Tough weekend,' told him he's paralyzed
The family of Highland Park, Illinois parade victim Cooper Roberts, 8, said Sunday it's been “a very tough weekend” and that the boy is “in a great deal of pain – physically and emotionally – especially as the family had to share with him the devastating news that he is paralyzed from the waist down.”
Highland Park Fourth of July parade shooting victims identified: Who were they?
Authorities in Highland Park where seven people were killed while attending a Fourth of July parade by a gunman armed with a rifle identified the victims Tuesday, including a married couple who were parents to a 2-year-old child.
Former ‘Cheer’ star Jerry Harris sentenced to 12 years in prison on child porn, solicitation charges
Prosecutors say former "Cheer" star Jerry Harris used "his status as a competitive cheerleader, his social media persona, and eventually his celebrity and money, to persuade and entice" young victims.
Highland Park shooting suspect contemplated 2nd shooting, confessed to police
Crimo allegedly confessed to his actions while being interviewed by police, and said that he dressed up like a girl and covered his tattoos with make-up because people would recognize him.
Highland Park shooting suspect: Who is Robert E. Crimo III?
The Highland Park shooting suspect fired over 70 rounds and then evaded initial capture by dressing as a woman and blending into the fleeing crowd, police said.