Sun falling on the parking lot of Woods Creek Elementary School, a growing purple mob awaits migration.
CHICAGO â Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says bringing to Chicago some 1,000 immigrant children who have fled Central America is simply the right thing to do.
A law that takes effect Friday expands the list of people who may give epinephrine injections to schoolchildren suffering severe allergic reactions.
CHICAGO â A demoted executive shot and critically wounded his companyâs CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a high-rise office building in downtown Chicagoâs bustling financial district, police said.
CHICAGO â Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner said Thursday he would work to reduce taxes and regulatory burdens on farmers and would travel the globe on his own dime to promote Illinois products if elected.
He was accused of 2011 assault
Zoning board grants request for continuance
MADISON, Wis. â A woman who admitted to taking her newborn nephew from a Wisconsin home and ditching him in freezing temperatures outside an Iowa gas station was convicted Thursday of kidnapping.
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone â The death toll from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa as security forces went house-to-house in Sierra Leone's capital Thursday looking for patients and others exposed to the disease.
JERUSALEM â Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire beginning Friday, during which time there will be negotiations on a more durable truce in the 24-day-old Gaza war, the United States and United Nations announced Thursday.
WASHINGTON â The CIA's insistence that it did not spy on its Senate overseers collapsed Thursday with the release of a stark report by the agency's internal watchdog documenting improper computer surveillance and obstructionist behavior by CIA officers.
ALGONQUIN â A former area homebuilder was sentenced Thursday to 15 months in federal prison for defrauding a bank of more than $1 million tied to the failed Riverside Plaza
WOODSTOCK â A Woodstock man was arrested after police said he threatened his girlfriend with an illegally owned gun, then showed up at her workplace in a jealousy-fueled search for her co-workers.
WOODSTOCK â Police say two local juveniles â and a possible third who has since moved â are responsible for damage to 19 vehicles in early July.
LAKEMOOR â The first major project in Lakemoorâs effort to connect its neighborhoods with biking and walking paths is moving ahead.
HUNTLEY â District 158 students on Friday and Saturday will perform "The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood," which features a cartoonish blend of Robin Hood and Monty Python.