Created: Sun, Dec 04 2022 08:41:57 PM
Author: Staff Reports
Bob McGrath, an Ottawa native who rose to fame as one of the first human stars on Sesame Street, has died at 90 years old, according to family.
Created: Sun, Dec 04 2022 05:30:05 PM
Several days after multiple family members were found murdered inside a Buffalo Grove home, friends are opening about the people they knew and efforts to give the victims a proper funeral.
Created: Sun, Dec 04 2022 04:31:59 PM
A Chicago business’ manager is speaking out after a brazen break-in at his auto body shop this weekend. The theft happened quickly and quietly Saturday afternoon at Cosmetic Auto on Northwest Highway in Norwood Park. “The whole thing takes about three minutes,” said manager Bill Senchuk. “They took two Grand Cherokees and a Range Rover.” The entire incident was captured...
Created: Sun, Dec 04 2022 04:18:29 PM
People from all across Wisconsin, and even other parts of the U.S., descended on the Milwaukee suburb of Waukesha as the city brought back its Christmas parade for the first time since last year’s tragic attack that killed six people and injured dozens of others. The parade got underway late Sunday afternoon, with vehicle barriers put in place along the...
Created: Sun, Dec 04 2022 03:21:27 PM
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish had some ups and downs under first-year head coach Marcus Freeman, and they will be rewarded with a bowl game berth against the South Carolina Gamecocks.
Created: Sun, Dec 04 2022 03:01:22 PM
The Illinois Fighting Illini will hope to win their first bowl game in more than a decade when they head to Florida for a January showdown against the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
Created: Sun, Dec 04 2022 02:58:00 PM
Author: Josh Schrock
The Bears jumped out to a 16-3 lead on the Packers on Sunday. But they crumbled in the second half, and Justin Fields couldn't deliver a game-winning drive to save them.
Created: Sun, Dec 04 2022 12:47:24 PM
At least 12 people were hospitalized after a carbon monoxide leak at a Chicago church on Sunday morning, officials say.
Created: Sun, Dec 04 2022 11:12:40 AM
Author: Mohammad Samra
A father is facing multiple felony charges after he allegedly lied to police about a shooting that left his 3-year-old son wounded last week in Austin.
Created: Sun, Dec 04 2022 10:55:18 AM
Authorities in suburban Zion say that at least five teens were shot inside of a residence early Sunday morning.
Created: Sun, Dec 04 2022 10:07:40 AM
A Chicago man has been charged with fatally shooting a 28-year-old man early Saturday outside Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.
Created: Sun, Dec 04 2022 09:18:51 AM
Chicago residents can expect plenty of sunshine on Sunday, but changing weather patterns could mean plenty of cloud-cover for the foreseeable future.
Created: Sat, Dec 03 2022 08:29:45 PM
A 28-year-old man died Saturday hours after he was shot in a disturbance outside Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, according to authorities. Police were initially called to the hospital’s emergency room entrance at approximately 2 a.m. for a large group involved in a disturbance, according to the Oak Lawn Police Department. As officers arrived, they heard a gunshot...
Created: Sat, Dec 03 2022 07:29:10 PM
Two people were injured Saturday afternoon when a gunman opened fire inside a Chinese restaurant in Chicago’s Chatham neighborhood, authorities said. The shooting occurred at approximately 12:20 p.m. at See Thru Chinese Kitchen, 610 E. 79th St., located in the Chatham Plaza. Police stated two people were inside the restaurant when an unknown offender entered, produced a gun and fired...
Created: Sat, Dec 03 2022 06:26:38 PM
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has returned home after being hospitalized for treatment of pneumonia, his office said Saturday. The 54-year-old Holcomb was diagnosed with pneumonia after going to a doctor on Thursday believing he was ill with the flu, according to his press secretary, Erin Murphy. “Out of an abundance of caution he was admitted to the hospital and he’s...
Created: Sat, Dec 03 2022 05:34:10 PM
Those looking to spruce up the Christmas spirit can cut down their own tree at farms across the Chicago area. Timber lots have been harvesting all sorts of trees, from firs to pines, throughout the seasons to take part in the holiday tradition.
Created: Sat, Dec 03 2022 04:33:18 PM
An investigation is underway after a man was found dead in a wooded area in west suburban Oswego, authorities said Saturday. At approximately 11:29 a.m., officers with the Oswego Police Department were called to near Jaycee Park, 134 Sauguatuck Rd., for the report of an unresponsive subject. Officers found the body of an adult male in “dense brush” just south...
Created: Sat, Dec 03 2022 03:41:40 PM
Two men were killed in a shooting early Saturday in Auburn Gresham on the South Side.
Created: Sat, Dec 03 2022 02:56:50 PM
With cases increasing in Illinois as weather gets colder and residents return from holiday gatherings, 12 of the state's 102 counties have now reached a "high" community level, according to the CDC.
Created: Sat, Dec 03 2022 01:30:21 PM
A driver fell from an overpass and died during a six-vehicle crash early Saturday on the Dan Ryan Expressway on the South Side.
Created: Sat, Dec 03 2022 11:49:15 AM
A South Chicago woman has been charged in a shooting last month that wounded a 12-year-old girl in Calumet Heights.
Created: Sat, Dec 03 2022 11:15:53 AM
The 2026 FIFA World Cup will be jointly hosted by the United States, Canada and Mexico, and will be the first World Cup to feature 48 teams. The 2026 iteration of the World Cup will be the first time three countries hosted a tournament together.
Created: Sat, Dec 03 2022 09:51:25 AM
A young Indiana woman was sentenced Friday to 25 years in prison for the death of her 3-year-old daughter who ingested fentanyl.
Created: Sat, Dec 03 2022 08:45:52 AM
Two people were shot to death and another critically wounded in a drive-by shooting in Austin on the West Side.
Created: Sat, Dec 03 2022 08:21:08 AM
After overnight hours that saw much of the Chicago area under a wind advisory that expires Saturday morning, below freezing temperatures and sunny skies are on the way to start off the weekend.
Created: Fri, Dec 02 2022 09:47:26 PM
Author: Lexi Sutter
Security video captured two men stealing two vehicles from an attended parking lot near the corner of Maple and LaSalle streets in the Gold Coast neighborhood Thursday afternoon. The company manning the lot said the attendant was moving a parked car when the two men approached with a weapon, and then stole several sets of keys from the attendant’s booth....
Created: Fri, Dec 02 2022 09:17:18 PM
Author: Vi Nguyen
Another Chicago eatery is sounding the alarm about fraud on DoorDash following complaints about a fake listing that tried to cheat customers.
Created: Fri, Dec 02 2022 08:28:47 PM
Author: Natalie Martinez
Skyrocketing demand for Santa and fewer little helpers could have Christmas looking a little different this year. With more-in person holiday parties and mall visits returning, Santa is being sought by many. But demand for Saint Nicholas is outpacing his availability. Despite good earning potential – up to $20,00 per season, according to CNBC, it seems fewer people want to...
Created: Fri, Dec 02 2022 07:35:36 PM
After visiting Bensenville Friday, the popular Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is heading to yet another Chicago suburb. The colorfully decorated train, which features live music and and raises awareness and money for food banks across the CP network, will stop in the village of Pingree Grove early Saturday. It’ll arrive at approximately 8:45 a.m., just ahead of a 9 a.m....
Created: Fri, Dec 02 2022 07:34:14 PM
Federal prosecutors are seeking a stiff five-year prison sentence for the so-called straw purchaser of the gun used to kill Chicago Police Officer Ella French and seriously wound her partner — insisting that the man “shares blame for what happened to those officers.”
Created: Fri, Dec 02 2022 06:55:53 PM
A year after the omicron variant of COVID-19 began to upend the world and start a new stage of the pandemic, several new subvariants have originated from the variant, with reaction to treatment changing along with the subvariants.
Created: Fri, Dec 02 2022 06:09:21 PM
Author: Regina Waldroup
Chicago police have issued an alert about a string of robberies and carjackings on the North Side, some of which took place just minutes apart from each other.
Created: Fri, Dec 02 2022 05:51:30 PM
A CTA employee has been charged with stealing more than $350,000 from the agency’s retirement fund by creating fake beneficiary information.
Created: Fri, Dec 02 2022 05:28:42 PM
If you are trying to figure out if you have COVID, you probably turn to taking an at-home COVID test. But how accurate are they?
Created: Fri, Dec 02 2022 05:14:18 PM
Author: Staff Reports
As the weather gets colder, flu season is worsening, and both Illinois and Indiana are no exception. Influenza activity is considered to be “very high” in both states based on the most recent data from the week ending Nov. 26, according to a Weekly Influenza Report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Activity was “low” in Illinois until...
Created: Fri, Dec 02 2022 04:45:51 PM
Author: Charlie Wojciechowski
To passersby it was a frightening scene in Chicago's Loop Friday morning.
Created: Fri, Dec 02 2022 04:32:44 PM
Police say a western Indiana police officer investigating a domestic disturbance fatally shot a knife-wielding man who approached the officer after ignoring repeated commands to drop the weapon.
Created: Fri, Dec 02 2022 04:28:56 PM
Author: Jen DeSalvo
Chicago resident, Captain David Truitt, has been serving with the U.S. Coast Guard for 60 years. His entire life, he says, he worked on a rescue boat - the boat he captained. But it wasn't until the holiday season more than two decades ago that he started a tradition now known as Chicago's Christmas Ship.
Created: Fri, Dec 02 2022 04:17:08 PM
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has been admitted to the hospital with pneumonia, according to a spokesperson. In a statement, Press Secretary Erin Murphy said Holcomb went to the doctor Thursday, thinking he had the flu, but was diagnosed with pneumonia. He was admitted to the hospital “out of an abundance of caution.” Holcomb is said to be “responding well” to...
Created: Fri, Dec 02 2022 04:08:03 PM
The individual accused of stabbing his father-in-law and mother-in-law Thursday in south suburban Crete may have been motivated by anger regarding his divorce with the couple's daughter, authorities revealed.
Created: Fri, Dec 02 2022 04:02:13 PM
Author: Staff Report
If you filled out a claim for the class-action settlement involving Google in Illinois you may want to check your email.
Created: Fri, Dec 02 2022 03:27:48 PM
With the holidays coming up, a survey dished on the most popular Christmas candies across the U.S. So, what's the word in Illinois? Well, it's not the classic candy canes you may have had in mind.
Created: Fri, Dec 02 2022 02:56:37 PM
An Indiana judge imposed a gag order on Friday in the case of a man charged in the notorious slayings of two teenage girls.
Created: Fri, Dec 02 2022 02:51:13 PM
Interstate 90 in Northwest Indiana is closed in both directions after a semi-truck crashed off of bridge, plummeted into a river and caught fire, officials say.
Created: Fri, Dec 02 2022 02:28:47 PM
The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 20,495 new COVID cases over the past week, as well as 57 additional deaths, as it warned of an increase in COVID and other respiratory viruses across the state.
Created: Fri, Dec 02 2022 02:17:30 PM
Cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in the state of Illinois, with CDC data released Friday reflecting the increase.
Created: Fri, Dec 02 2022 01:58:44 PM
Author: Alex Shapiro
Barring a setback to his shoulder injury, Justin Fields is healthy enough to play against the Packers in Week 13.
Created: Fri, Dec 02 2022 01:55:34 PM
"It's a Wonderful Life" may be coming to a theatre near you. The 1946 holiday classic will roll on the big screens once again to celebrate its 75th anniversary at select cinemas across the country -- and the Chicago area is on the bill for showings.
Created: Fri, Dec 02 2022 01:31:08 PM
After the Illinois Senate and House voted to approve of some major changes to Illinois' SAFE-T Act Thursday, sending the proposed amendment to the controversial bill to Gov. J.B. Pritzker, many are wondering what's next and what this means?
Created: Fri, Dec 02 2022 01:07:53 PM
Author: Staff Reports
It's one of the most iconic holiday movies homes, and it just happens to be in a Chicago suburb.