Person fatally struck by Metra Electric train
Metra Electric trains are on the move again after a pedestrian was struck and killed near 95th Street and Cottage Grove on the city's Far South Side.
Judge instructs IHSAA to add Griffith, Hammond teams to tourney after brawl
The Indiana High School Athletic Association has redrawn one Class 3A sectional to include Griffith and Hammond following a ruling by a Lake County judge.
State leaders attend Casimir Pulaski Day event
Several state leaders gathered on the city's Northwest Side Monday morning to celebrate Casimir Pulaski Day.
33rd Ward alderman's race could still head to runoff
The election for alderman of Chicago's 33rd Ward could be heading to a runoff after claims of broken rules on Election Day.
'Famous Jameis' trademark filed
Jameis Winston, the potential No. 1 overall NFL draft pick, has filed to trademark "Famous Jameis," a nickname he was given during his impressive two-year stint at Florida State, where he won a national title and a Heisman Trophy.
Rep. Aaron Schock used taxpayer money to fly to Bears game, investigation says
Another week, another controversy for Illinois congressman Aaron Schock. This time it involves rides on private planes - in one case to a Bears game.
Garcia apparently changes stance on Obama Library site
Jesus "Chuy" Garcia is apparently changing his stance on where to build the Obama library, as one group is accusing him of going against their choice
James Harden suspended 1 game
Houston Rockets star James Harden has been suspended one game for kicking LeBron James in the groin.
Child care advocates demand funding for state program
More than 30 child care providers and the children and parents they serve came together to make a plea for the governor and state lawmakers to find funding immediately for the Child Care Assistance Program.
Long commutes are harder on moms than dads
When it comes to parents balancing demanding careers with spending time with their children, I think eliminating the minutes and hours wasted by commuting is key.
Boy, 6, accidentally shot by 5-year-old brother near Houston, police say
A child was shot in east Harris County today, according to the sheriff's office, in what may be the third accidental shooting of a child in just the last few days.
Floyd-Manny conference March 11
With the deal for the long-awaited Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao megafight signed, it's time for the top two boxers in the world to come face to face to officially kick off the promotion for the fight.