Driver arrested after returning to scene of fatal collision with pedestrian Driver arrested after returning to scene of fatal collision with pedestrian

A driver who fled after police say he fatally struck a pedestrian in Winnetka was arrested later the same evening after returning to the scene.

today, 18:12
Accused gunman in Laguna Woods church shooting identified, but motive a mystery Accused gunman in Laguna Woods church shooting identified, but motive a mystery

Authorities try to determine why a man opened fire Sunday inside Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods, killing one churchgoer and injuring five.

today, 16:30
With overdose deaths rising, here's how to test drugs for fentanyl With overdose deaths rising, here's how to test drugs for fentanyl

Fentanyl is often mixed with other drugs (including heroin, methamphetamine and cocaine) to increase potency, but it can be deadly. Test kits can help.

today, 15:41
Garcetti's nomination remains stalled in Senate Garcetti's nomination remains stalled in Senate

Several Democrats are hesitant over Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's nomination to be ambassador to India, with no vote expected soon.

today, 13:00
Chicago City Council passes new ward map after bitter fight, avoiding a voter referendum Chicago City Council passes new ward map after bitter fight, avoiding a voter referendum

The map includes one less Latino-majority ward than the Latino Caucus wanted.

today, 20:26
Former Hammond megachurch pastor released from prison early Former Hammond megachurch pastor released from prison early

A judge last rejected Schaap’s bid for early release in February 2021, saying he expressed little remorse for his actions and would continue to pose a danger to others.

today, 19:18
‘We need to take care of ourselves’: Ride-share, delivery drivers learn about wellness, self-care as stress of the job increases ‘We need to take care of ourselves’: Ride-share, delivery drivers learn about wellness, self-care as stress of the job increases

The surge in people choosing to drive for a living for rideshare and delivery companies was met with a pandemic of viral infections but also more crime on the roads, and drivers are struggling to balance the pros of the job, like flexible schedules, with the reality of the risks of being on the road.

today, 19:17
Mayor Lori Lightfoot imposes 10 p.m. curfew on minors following teen’s shooting near The Bean Mayor Lori Lightfoot imposes 10 p.m. curfew on minors following teen’s shooting near The Bean

Lori Lightfoot will implement a 10 p.m. weekend curfew for minors in an attempt to reduce crime after a teenager was shot and killed at Millennium Park over the weekend.

today, 17:56
Chicago homicides in 2022: 204 people have been slain. Here’s how that compares with previous years. Chicago homicides in 2022: 204 people have been slain. Here’s how that compares with previous years.

Maps and charts showing where and when homicides took place in the city during 2022, with race, sex and age of the victims.

today, 17:14
Watch live: Mayor Lori Lightfoot to address shooting near The Bean Watch live: Mayor Lori Lightfoot to address shooting near The Bean

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is scheduled to discuss the latest COVID-19 news with Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike.

today, 16:24