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Cook County state's attorney recuses herself from Jussie Smollett case

The Cook County state's attorney has recused herself from the investigation surrounding Jussie Smollett, as Chicago police continue to dig into the alleged hate crime attack the actor claims occurred last month.


Body found in vehicle at Cook County Forest Preserve near Hoffman Estates

The body of a Hampshire man was found Monday afternoon in a vehicle on the Cook County Forest Preserve District property known as Barrington Road Pond near Hoffman Estates, authorities said.


Cook County Sheriff's Podcast Aims To Help Opioid Addiction

COOK COUNTY, IL — The Cook County Sheriff's Office is battling the region's opioid crisis with a podcast aimed at people who know or love someone with an opioid addiction. The podcast features specialists and researchers who explain the science behind addiction and offer ways to cope with the stress


STAFF EDITORIAL: Response to Editorial Shows Rooney on the Wrong Side of Free Speech

During last week’s Pizza with the President, an event hosted by Loyola’s President Jo Ann Rooney, she brought up our critical staff editorial published Feb. 13. The editorial argued Loyola’s media policy is detrimental to the entire Loyola community.


SWAT Teams Respond To Barricade Situation In Park Manor; Nearby School Locked Down

CHICAGO (CBS) — A South Side elementary school has been locked down, as police surround a Park Manor home, where a man has barricade himself inside after officers responded to a domestic dispute.


Cold Kills 31 In Cook County This Winter

CHICAGO (CBS)–This winter, 31 people in Cook County have died from cold-related causes. None of those deaths were reported in the deep freeze that gripped Chicago at the end of January, however.


Police: Chopper tracked armed suspects after cell phone store robbery

Two armed suspects outran police on Interstate 80 but couldn’t escape a helicopter that tracked them to Chicago Heights, police said. The two suspects, Allen Johnson, 18, of Chicago Heights and Sean Watson, 20, of Hazel Crest, held up the AT&T store at 1728 W. Jefferson St. about 7:30 p.m. Saturday,


BC-BKC--Wake Forest-Notre Dame Box

WAKE FOREST (10-15) Hoard 4-12 2-3 10, Sarr 6-8 1-3 14, Brown 3-6 2-3 8, Wright 4-7 0-0 9, Childress 5-7 5-6 20, Mucius 1-5 1-2 3, Smart 1-5 0-0 2, Johnson 2-3 4-5 9, Wynn 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 26-53 15-22 75.


Hazel Crest Hosts Black History Celebration

HAZEL CREST - In celebration of Black History Month, the Village of Hazel Crest will present the 2019 Art & Soul Celebration on Saturday, February 23, 2019, from noon until 3:00 pm in the Village Hall Senior Room (3000 W. 170th Place, Hazel Crest). This year's annual program is a two-part event, a v


Gov. Pritzker Says Illinois Needs Gun Reform

CHICAGO (CBS)–Since CBS 2 revealed Monday that shooter Gary Martin’s FOID card was revoked, it’s a wonder why he was still in possession of a gun. Aurora police say they could find no record that Illinois State Police notified them about it.


Man crashes minivan on Far South Side after Hammond police chase

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A driver being pursued by Hammond police crashed a minivan on the Far South Side Wednesday morning, Chicago police said. The chase started in northwest Indiana just after midnight, and ended when the Dodge Caravan slammed into an embankment at 13000-block of South Indiana Avenue, po


Man, woman killed in Calumet Park shooting

A man and a woman were shot to death early Sunday in south suburban Calumet Park. Raynard J. Sullivan, 26, and Tamela D. Sullivan, 47, were both shot at 12:54 a.m. in the 1100 block of West 127th Place in Calumet Park, according to a statement from the Cook County medical examiner’s office. They wer


Officers find gunshot wound victim near State Line Pizza; suspect in custody, police say

Police responded late Tuesday morning near State Line Pizza in Hammond for a reports of a fallen gunshot wound victim. The alleged shooter was taken in custody and the victim was taken to an area hospital.


After more than two decades overlooking Chicago Heights crossroads, St. James stained glass moving to new home

The Our Lady of the Wayside statue will return to its traditional position at Lincoln and Dixie highways after demolition work is completed at the old St. James Hospital in Chicago Heights, a Franciscan Health spokesman said.


Drugs, Stolen Weapons, Cash Seized From South Elgin Home: Police

COOK COUNTY, IL — Authorities announced Tuesday two men have been charged with dealing cocaine after police recovered weapons - some stolen - and drugs from a South Elgin home Thursday as a result of a covert operation by the North Central Narcotics Task Force, according to the Daily Herald. The new


Man pleads not guilty in double homicide case

CROWN POINT — A Hammond man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to two counts of murder alleging he fatally shot a New Chicago couple last year over a drug debt. Teal Laquan "Toby" Cross, 25, appeared in custody before Lake Criminal Court Judge Clarence Murray with attorney Kerry Connor. He is being held wit


Josvai Named 'Master Pastry Chef' In Homewood's Chocolate Fest

HOMEWOOD, IL — Chocolate-covered strawberries. Crushed pretzel crusts. Mocha mousse. Choosing the winner from all of the sinful delights at Homewood's Chocolate Fest was a dirty job...but judges managed to do it.


Body Found In Park Forest, Investigation Indicates “Not A Random Crime”

CHICAGO (CBS) — Park Forest police responded to a call of a man down Monday and discovered an 18-year-old man dead with signs of trauma, police say. It happened near a utility easement behind the 300 block of Somonauk Street at 12:37 p.m.


Illinois small business cuts 6 jobs immediately after $15 minimum wage hike

A vinyl graphics business in southwestern Illinois wasn’t planning to downsize. But the state’s $15 minimum wage hike has forced the owners to cut six jobs. Shane Moore and Tracy Ross tripled their business after buying a local vinyl wrap and graphics shop and rebranding it Fenix 5ive in Wood River,


Days after I-Team report, home monitoring fugitive busted at car wash

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Career criminal Jovany Galicia may have been trying to clean up his act by working at a Chicago car wash, but for the 26-year-old fugitive it was an ill-fated job choice.