|Three men from the Chicago area join 'Bachelor in Paradise' cast|
Monday, 17 June 2019 22:40
At least three men with ties to the Chicago area will participate in the upcoming season of â€œBachelor in Paradise.â€�
Manteno behavioral health specialist Kevin Fortenberry; Bartlett native Chris Bukowski; and NFL journeyman Clay Harbor, who was born in Libertyville and raised in Waukegan and downstate...
|Cubs VP Jed Hoyer lists Lincoln Park home for $2.5 million|
Monday, 17 June 2019 22:30
Chicago Cubs executive vice president and general manager Jed Hoyer and his wife, Merrill, on Monday placed their five-bedroom Lincoln Park house on the market for $2.495 million.
However, Hoyer, who with Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein worked to assemble the Cubsâ€™ World Series-winning...
|Police: 2 shot on CTA bus on city's South Side|
Monday, 17 June 2019 20:20
Two people were seriously hurt Monday evening in a shooting on board a CTA bus on the cityâ€™s South Side, according to authorities.
The shooting occurred in the 7700 block of South State Street around 6:20 p.m. in the Chatham neighborhood, police said.
A gunman fired numerous shots on board, striking...
|'I wasnâ€™t planning on shooting anybody': Libertyville murder defendant takes stand, claims self-defense|
Monday, 17 June 2019 19:55
For the first time since his arrest in 2016, Kenneth Seplak, testifying Monday on his own behalf, admitted to seeing and having a confrontation with David Gorski the night Gorski was found dead in his car in Libertyville.
Previously, Seplak had told police he had gone to a local gas station and...
|Aqua Illinois lifts 'do not consume' advisory for some water customers as lead testing continues|
Monday, 17 June 2019 19:35
Aqua Illinois officials, who warned customers in eastern Will County against consuming tap water because of its elevated lead levels, lifted the advisory for some of their customers.
Company officials said in a statement Monday that customers could now safely consume water at Governors State University,...
|Lake Michigan water levels on pace to reach record high in June, skirt records into fall|
Monday, 17 June 2019 19:15
After late snowstorms and record-setting rainfall this spring, Lake Michiganâ€™s water levels are projected to rise to a record level this month.
The rising water, which could swell more than 2.5 feet above its long-term monthly average, is expected to tie the previous June peak set in 1986.
|'Jeopardy James' won't be there in person, but makes donation in Trebek's name to Naperville pancreatic cancer walk|
Monday, 17 June 2019 19:00
A Naperville woman received a special donation from â€œJeopardy!â€� champion James Holzhauer for a walk sheâ€™s hosting to raise money to find a cure to the same type of cancer that afflicts â€œJeopardy!â€� host Alex Trebek.
Like many people from Naperville, Ann Zediker got caught up watching the record-breaking...
|Waukegan man sentenced to more than 50 years in jail for North Chicago murder|
Monday, 17 June 2019 18:55
The 11-year-old daughter of Melvin DeVost II, who was killed on March 5 of last year, spoke of the pain of losing her father at the sentencing hearing Monday for the man convicted of her fatherâ€™s murder.
â€œI hope you feel sorry for what you did, and the tears, pain and struggles you put our family...
|Kendall County GOP condemns party volunteer who gave Nazi salute to local Dems, including Lauren Underwood, during Oswego parade|
Monday, 17 June 2019 18:45
A Kendall County Republican volunteer who gave a Nazi salute and shouted â€œsieg heilâ€� as Kendall County Democrats passed the float on which he was riding at Oswegoâ€™s PrairieFest parade Sunday drew condemnation from those who witnessed it, including U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood.
â€œToday, while walking...
|Chicago police official won't face discipline for taking summer vacation: Mayor Lori Lightfoot|
Monday, 17 June 2019 18:30
The Chicago Police Departmentâ€™s second-in-command wonâ€™t be disciplined after taking vacation earlier this month despite Mayor Lori Lightfootâ€™s order barring the departmentâ€™s top leaders from taking time off over the traditionally violent summer months, the mayorâ€™s office said Monday.