Armed Inmate Killed, Hostage Rescued At Illinois HospitalOfficers fatally shot an armed jail inmate and freed his hostage at hospital in northern Illinois on Saturday, several hours after the inmate stole a gun from the correction's officer guarding him, authorities said.
Illinois Mother Dies In House Fire After Saving Newborn Baby's LifeA young mother who died in a house fire on Monday is being hailed a hero for the quick-thinking move that authorities say saved her newborn daughter’s life.
1 Of Chicago's Bloodiest Years Ends With 762 HomicidesOne of the most violent years in Chicago history ended Sunday with a sobering tally: 762 homicides, the most in two decades in the city and more than New York and Los Angeles combined.
Teen Survives Three Gunshots To The HeadShot three times in the head and left for dead, Evelyn Bunte's survival is nothing short of a miracle.
Car Hits Tree - Driver Keeps DrivingVideo shows the vehicle driving through town with the tree stuck in the car's grill.
A History Lover's Travel Guide To ChicagoThe Chicago Water Tower, Grant Park and Wrigley Field are among the must see attractions in Chicago for history lovers.
Bush Book Signing Sparks Controversy In IllinoisOfficials of a Chicago suburb are questioning who should pay the cost of the security provided for a book signing this week by former President George W. Bush.
Learning About The Past Brings The Future Into View For One Dallas HistorianMatt Hinckley was destined to be a history professor, and according to him, the benefits of an advanced degree go way beyond the pay.
Jet From DFW Makes Emergency LandingAn American Eagle jet flying from DFW International Airport to Illinois has made a safe emergency landing at a small North Texas airport amid reports of smoke in the cabin.
Missing Grandfather / Kids To Be Reunited With FamilyA grandfather and his two grandchildren from Carrollton, who had been missing for two days, should be reunited with family members later on Wednesday.
Illinois Governor Calls Perry Visit "An Escapade"Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says Texas Gov. Rick Perry's visit to try to entice businesses away from Illinois is merely "an escapade" and Illinois can compete with any state.
Perry Announces Recruiting Trip To IllinoisGov. Rick Perry is heading to Illinois to recruit businesses to relocate to Texas. He made the announcement Wednesday after purchasing $42,000 in radio advertising in the Chicago area.