- Ex-prosecutor facing retrial in wife's death back in court Updated: May-06-16 10:48 am
QUINCY, Illinois - A former Illinois prosecutor facing a second murder trial in his wife's 2006 Valentine's Day death is expected to seek a lower bond in his return to court.
- Exelon beats 1Q profit forecasts Updated: May-06-16 9:54 am
CHICAGO - Exelon Corp. (EXC) on Friday reported first-quarter profit of $123 million.
- Report finds false, faulty testimony by Chicago officers Updated: May-06-16 9:49 am
CHICAGO - The court testimony of some Chicago police officers is under scrutiny with a newspaper report finding over a dozen examples where officers gave false or questionable testimony in Cook County.
- Lawrie called out at plate, White Sox lose 7-3 to Red Sox Updated: May-06-16 1:49 am
CHICAGO - Never mind the call on the field or the replay review, Brett Lawrie insisted he really was safe at the plate.
- Pedroia, Ramirez, Bradley homer, Red Sox beat White Sox 7-3 Updated: May-06-16 1:25 am
CHICAGO - The Red Sox got just enough big hits to pull out an ugly win and take two of three from the White Sox in a series matching first-place teams.
- White Sox designate Danks for assignment, recall Johnson Updated: May-06-16 12:55 am
- Nationals shut down by Hendricks in 5-2 loss to Cubs Updated: May-06-16 12:51 am
CHICAGO - Bryce Harper was pitched very carefully. The rest of Washington's lineup was unable to pick up the slack.
- Hendricks, Zobrist lead Cubs past Nationals 5-2 Updated: May-06-16 12:29 am
CHICAGO - Ben Zobrist had a piece of confetti stuck to his back as he stood in front of his locker, and there were a few more in the hallway outside of the lavish home clubhouse.
- Brutality lawsuit filed by former Cook County Jail inmate Updated: May-05-16 10:58 pm
CHICAGO - An excessive force lawsuit has been filed in federal court against the Cook County sheriff's office by a former inmate who claims he was beaten by a corrections officer.
- Cubs OF Heyward replaces Fowler after ejection Updated: May-05-16 9:38 pm
CHICAGO - Jason Heyward wanted to get back on the field as soon as possible. When Dexter Fowler got ejected Thursday night, he got his wish.
- Commissioner: Decision imminent on MLB games in Puerto Rico Updated: May-05-16 7:53 pm
- Illinois Senate approves $454 million more for colleges Updated: May-05-16 6:16 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The Illinois Senate agreed Thursday to spend an additional $454 million on struggling colleges and universities, another stopgap measure as lawmakers continue an epic standoff over a full budget.
- Illinois man admits trafficking heroin from Mexico by bus Updated: May-05-16 4:53 pm
CHICAGO - A suburban Chicago man authorities say is linked to the Guerrero Unidos Mexican cartel has pleaded guilty to federal drug charges.
- State's attorney asks to step aside from Chicago police case Updated: May-05-16 3:10 pm
CHICAGO - Cook County's embattled state's attorney asked a judge Thursday to appoint a special prosecutor to take over the case against a white Chicago police officer she didn't charge until more than a year after he shot a black teenager 16 times.
- The Latest: Prosecutor in Chicago police case seeks recusal Updated: May-05-16 11:33 am
CHICAGO - The Latest on the case of a white Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting of a black teenager (all times local):
- Cook County medical examiner resigns after remaking office Updated: May-05-16 11:09 am
CHICAGO - Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle says that Cook County medical examiner Dr. Stephen Cina is resigning June 5.
- Illinois families sue over transgender access to locker room Updated: May-04-16 11:13 pm
CHICAGO - Dozens of families took legal action Wednesday in a bid to stop a suburban Chicago school district from allowing a transgender student to use a girls' locker room and restroom, arguing the policy trampled on the privacy rights of other students.
- Chicago Teachers Union decides against taking strike vote Updated: May-04-16 9:21 pm
CHICAGO - The Chicago Teachers Union has decided against striking over the lack of a contract, for now.
- Analysis adds fuel to fight over Illinois school funding Updated: May-04-16 7:32 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration on Wednesday released an analysis of a Democratic plan to change the way Illinois funds education, prompting more Republican criticism that it's a "major bailout" for Chicago Public Schools and fueling an increasingly contentious election-year fight.
- Ex-MillerCoors official pleads guilty in $8 million fraud Updated: May-04-16 7:15 pm
CHICAGO - A former vice president at MillerCoors has pleaded guilty to defrauding the beer-maker of more than $8 million.
- Police probe beating of black University of Iowa student Updated: May-04-16 5:00 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - A black University of Iowa freshman told police that he was severely beaten by three white men who called him racial slurs, investigators said Wednesday.
- Illinois lawmakers urge Boeing not to sell aircraft to Iran Updated: May-04-16 4:54 pm
WASHINGTON - Three Republican congressmen from Illinois are urging the chief executive officer of Chicago-based Boeing to avoid doing business with Iran and not sell aircraft to upgrade its fleet.
- Chicago mayor hopes court appeal can save Lucas museum Updated: May-04-16 3:10 pm
CHICAGO - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is turning to a federal appeals court in his increasingly desperate attempt to keep filmmaker George Lucas from building his museum in another city.
- Illinois youth home worker pleads not guilty in teen's death Updated: May-04-16 11:39 am
WAUKEGAN, Illinois - A man who worked at a residential facility for troubled children in northern Illinois has pleaded not guilty to fatally choking a 16-year-old Chicago boy who lived there.
- Advocacy group says Illinois fantasy sports bill needs work Updated: May-04-16 6:34 am
CHICAGO - A law enforcement advocacy group in Chicago says safeguards in proposed Illinois legislation on fantasy sports betting aren't good enough and could open the door to organized crime.