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The body of a 3-year-old girl was found Sunday afternoon in a wooded area in south suburban Riverdale, authorities said.
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The defendant in one Elgin murder case that was perhaps even more shocking and notorious than Lisa Koziol-Ellis' - the killing of a 5-year-old boy riding in a car full of women and children - may finally be nearing his trial, two and a half years after the murder occurred.
A 31-year-old woman was charged with first-degree murder Saturday night in connection with a police chase that began in the south suburbs and ended with the death of a decorated 10-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department.
In February the Illinois Liquor Control Commission conducted compliance checks around the state and visited 211 businesses licensed to sell liquor.
I take voting for judges seriously and want to vote for the best people by checking their past experience.
Among the projects, Algonquin Road in Hoffman Estates, Inverness and South Barrington will be patched and repaired under a $2,3 million contract with R.W. Dunteman Co.
A former Cook County, Ill., correctional officer will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars after being sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison for a 2013 Hammond road rage murder.
A Hoffman Estates man has been accused of threatening an ex-girlfriend with a pellet gun and attempting to kidnap her by dragging her out of her vehicle by the hair, Carpentersville police said Friday.
A Chicago police officer was on his way home from work when the car he was driving was struck by a van involved in a Calumet Park police chase.
When state Rep. Robert Rita said last spring that he was going to take a fresh look at casino expansion legislation for the state, I doubt anyone took him seriously.
Sheriff Tom Dart has run the department for eight years, but his three opponents all say the office needs a leader with hands-on experience in law enforcement.
Early voting for the March 18 primary election ends at 5 p.m. Saturday - and Arlington Heights Village Hall is among the three busiest sites, the Cook County Clerk's Office said Thursday.
Former Chicago alderman and Cook County tax board commissioner Bob Shaw plans to run against Mayor Rahm Emanuel in next year's election.
After robbing and fatally beating and stabbing his father, 19-year-old Matthew Nellessen went on a shopping spree, took a girlfriend on a date and used his father's debit card to get spending money, prosecutors said at the start of his murder trial Wednesday.
This is where the bodies are buried - along with the money to pay them. This is where government waste goes to hide.
A 3-year-old girl was found dead after an apartment fire that started when a mattress ignited Wednesday in the North Side Rogers Park neighborhood.