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1 hr ago | Daily Herald
An Illinois appeals court on Wednesday upheld a lower court's ruling barring a question from the November ballot about whether to impose legislative term limits, dealing another potential setback to Republican Bruce Rauner's campaign for governor.
5 hrs ago | The Southtown Star
A bicycle on the ground at the scene of a police-involved shooting Tuesday night on the Far South Side.
9 hrs ago | WHO-TV Des Moines
At least one robbery suspect held two children and two adults hostage for a second day Wednesday inside a suburban Chicago home as authorities continued round-the-clock negotiations with the alleged perpetrator, authorities said.
9 hrs ago | Channel3000
Police say they rescued four hostages -- two children and two women -- and arrested two suspects Wednesday morning, ending a two-day hostage situation at a suburban Chicago house.
10 hrs ago | WGN-TV Chicago
When war reporter James Foley wasn't writing for GlobalPost or recording video for AFP or appearing on the PBS "NewsHour," he occasionally shared stories on his own blog, aptly titled "A World of Troubles."
The owner of gun shop Shore Galleries has proposed relocating to 6950 Central Park Ave., shown, and adding a shooting range.
The estate left behind eight years ago by James L. Mack, whose wife was found stuffed in a suitcase in Bali last week, didn't amount to much - at first.
Schaumburg Township Assessor John Lawson announced Tuesday that the Cook County assessor will accept property assessment appeals through Sept.
Members of the River Grove Lions Club weren't the only lions on the prowl at the River Grove Lions Club's third annual Steak 'N' Lobster fest on Aug. 9. The fest, which is held at Riverfront Park on Grand Avenue every year, attracted attendees from Schiller Park to Elmwood Park to folks from Crystal Lake.
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for northwestern Lake County in northwest Indiana and southeastern Cook County in northeast Illinois.
Chris Williams admitted he was a little embarrassed when he found out his wife, Amy, nominated him for a hot husbands contest.
A 12-year-old girl pulled from a pool in an Arlington Heights apartment complex Monday afternoon has died, police said this morning.
The Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County sponsors Document Destruction events to assist residents with recycling outdated or sensitive documents.
Defense attorneys for Edwin Paniagua, charged with the 2010 stabbing death of a Mount Prospect man, called their client's co-defendant to the witness stand late Monday.
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Seven people have been killed and at least 29 others wounded in shootings across the city since Friday evening.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 04:37 pm
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