Freeport Man Charged After 2 Men Killed In Bar Shooting
A northern Illinois man has been charged with murder in the fatal shootings of two men at a Cedarville bar.
Chicago Electric Train Lines Open Post-Arctic Freeze
Electric-powered commuter trains in the Chicago area are getting back to normal operations after Artic cold played havoc with overhead powerlines and forced the shutdown of two major lines.
Rockford Police Commander ID’d As Officer Who Fired Shots
A Rockford Police Department commander has been identified as the off-duty officer who fired a gun during a traffic altercation Jan. 20.
Good Samaritan Picks Up Hotel Tab For 70 Homeless In Chicago
A good Samaritan offered to pay for hotel rooms for 70 homeless people who were camped out in tents in the bitter cold that blanketed Chicago .
Report: Powerful Illinois Speaker Madigan Recorded In Probe
A Chicago newspaper reported Tuesday that a lengthy federal court affidavit says the FBI secretly recorded Illinois' powerful House speaker in 2014 discussing a hotel development project and the possibility of its Chinese developer becoming a client of the speaker's private law firm.
Apple To Fix FaceTime Bug That Allows Eavesdropping
Apple has made the group chat function in FaceTime unavailable after users said there was a bug that could allow callers to activate another user's microphone remotely.
Illinois Lawmakers Consider Raising Tobacco-Buying Age To 21
Illinois legislators are reviving bills that would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products to 21.
Bitter Cold Brings -30 Wind Chills To Northern Illinois
Wind chills have dipped to 30 degrees below zero in northern Illinois with the bitter cold weather prompting schools to close and warming centers to open.
Student Tackled For Stealing Own Car Settles Suit For $1.25M
A Chicago suburb has tentatively agreed to pay a former doctoral student $1.25 million to settle a lawsuit alleging police officers tackled him to the ground and arrested him for stealing a car that turned out to be his own, his attorney said.
Los Angeles Teachers Head Back To School After Reaching Deal
Tens of thousands of Los Angeles teachers planned to return to work Wednesday after voting to ratify a deal between their union and school officials, ending a six-day strike in the nation's second-largest district.