By Sunday morning, there were three eggs in the plovers’ nest. A fourth, likely completing the clutch, is expected soon.
Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.
Imam Hassan Aly said he will not be opening Mecca Center until medical experts deem large worship services safe.
Hundreds of people attend drive-thru Eid al-Fitr celebrations on May 24, 2020, in their cars at the Mecca Center in Willowbrook. Also called the "Festival of Breaking the Fast," Eid is a religiou...
The online flower sale from the Park District is open through Wednesday and contactless curbside pickup will be available starting Thursday.
With all four regions of the state as defined under Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s phased-in reopening plan slated to advance to the next stage Friday, the state rolled out detailed guidance Sunday for b...
The plan to reopen Illinois depends on a host of metrics laid out by Gov. J.B. Pritzker. Here's a breakdown of where each region stands.
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The Illinois General Assembly passed a maintenance-level $40 billion state budget Saturday night that would rely heavily on federal funding to close a gaping pandemic-driven deficit. The spending...
The Chicago area can look forward to sunny skies and high temperatures in the mid-80s for the rest of the weekend.
Connor Kerner, 19, of the 100 block of Kinsale, Valparaiso, remains at the Porter County Jail without bond. H
Illinois lawmakers approved a maintenance-level $40 billion state budget that depends heavily on federal funds and made another effort to get a Chicago casino off the ground.
Legislators on Saturday approved change the tax structure for a Chicago casino that Mayor Lori Lightfoot has been pushing for the past year..
Illinois legislators late Saturday night overwhelmingly approved a measure aimed at helping bars and restaurants who’ve been forced to close for dine-in service during the pandemic. The bill wo...
Democratic Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan won a federal court victory in Chicago on Saturday as he worked on wrapping up the pandemic-shortened legislative session in Springfield.
Illinois changes COVID-19 data for nursing homes.
Northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin, northwest Indiana and eastern Iowa all were under tornado watches Saturday afternoon, the harbinger of a sometimes stormy holiday weekend in the Chicago are...
A group of Chicago-area church leaders Saturday slammed President Donald Trump’s call to governors to allow churches to reopen for in-person services, even as other pastors said their churches ...
A Cook County jail inmate found in his cell died by suicide Thursday, officials said.
Chicago police are cracking down on speeding and large group motorcycle rides over the Memorial Day weekend, officials said in a Saturday morning news conference at the closed North Avenue Beach.
Corrupt Chicago narcotics cop Glenn Lewellen, convicted of teaming up with a vicious gang member to kidnap and rob other drug dealers, has been ordered released from prison more than six years ea...
The Pritzker administration released for the first time details of the number of cases and deaths tied to long-term care facilities in Illinois. The data shows at least 189 long-term care facilit...
Local garden centers are seeing more sales than ever this spring compared to years prior.
Two were killed, and at least five were wounded in overnight violence on the West and South sides, Chicago police said.
One person was found dead following a coach house fire early Saturday in Wicker Park, according to Chicago police and fire officials.
Chicago wants to make sure the city’s youths are engaged in activities that speak to their passions this summer. That's where My Chi. My Future. comes in.
“This is the first time I’ve experienced anything like that. It’s an emergency situation,” one school lunch administrator said of the growing need for meal assistance among local families...