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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.
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A FEMA assistance center is now open in Des Plaines for Cook County residents, the Chicago Tribune reports.
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A lawyer representing an Orland Park man charged with killing a nurse in a drunken crash as she drove to work last year said the case might close next week.
Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart's Office will be providing free child identification kits this week allowing parents to store critical identifying information about their children that would assist law enforcement if the child goes missing.
Three of four men charged with robbing an Orland Park jewelry store more than three and a half years ago have been shipped off to prison, and the judge wants the last case taken care of next month.
Texting and driving isn't as easy as it looks, Lyons Township students learned Tuesday during a workshop set up by the Cook County Sheriff's Office.
The bike trail that winds through Busse Woods in Cook County is a beautiful suburban oasis.
A 51-year-old Mount Prospect man was killed at 9:44 a.m. Tuesday when he was struck by a Metra train near the Prospect Heights Metra Station near Wolf Road and Euclid Avenues, Prospect Heights Police Chief Jamie Dunne said in a press release.
Des Plaines residents made more than $20 million in flood damage claims between 2007 and 2011, according to a study by the nonprofit Center for Neighborhood Technology .
A Willow Creek Community Church volunteer charged earlier this month with molesting an 8-year-old boy also worked for a Barrington Park District program that looked after children before and after school.
Former state senator Susan Garrett has been named to the board of directors of the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform along with Evanston attorney David Melton.
The burr oak tree in Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin's backyard is roughly 600 years old, according to Evanston city arborist Mark Younger.
In the early 1980s, the steel industry collapsed in Chicago. Wisconsin Steel and U.S. Steel, two Southeast Side mills which had once employed tens of thousands of workers, were shut down.
Tensions erupted at the District 204 School Board meeting Monday night when a former District 101 School Board member attacked 204's relationship with the beleaguered Lyons Township Treasurer's Office.
Two men have been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of a man whose body was found last month.
MONDAY Police identify Gary, Ind. man as second suspect in Orland Park home invasion where a 30-year-old man was shot.