Illinois stuns No. 7 Penn State 20-18 in NCAA's 1st 9OT game
New Head Coach Bret Bielema gets the Illini their biggest win of the year and biggest since the program's 2019 victory over then-ranked #6 Wisconsin (which also happened to be their 3rd October game that season).
91-year-old man carjacked and shot early Saturday morning
The 91 year-old male was working as a cab driver at the time.
Deputies shoot driver of vehicle linked to Chicago homicide
A 5-year veteran police dog named Riggs ran after the man and took him down as he was approaching a nearby highway. The man then shot Riggs. Riggs is expected to recover.
3 dead and 2 wounded in shootings around Logan Square neighborhood within 14 hours
In the overnight hours, a 25-year-old male and a 41-year-old male were shot and killed in the Logan Square neighborhood, authorities said. This comes after a male of unknown age was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon blocks away in the same neighborhood.
Two Chicago police officers shot in suburban Lyons
This story has been updated to include additional details from Superintendent David Brown: In a struggle with a suspect, one of the officers accidentally discharged their firearm and one bullet struck the two officers, one in the arm and the other in the shoulder.
LaVine scores 34 points, Bulls beat Pistons 94-88 in opener
The new look Alex Caruso led Bulls win the season opener against the Detroit Pistons, 94-88.
Judge denies Chicago Police union's effort to recuse herself from case
The union wanted Cook County Judge Cecilia Horan to recuse herself because of what its attorney, Joel D'Alba, called the "appearance of impropriety."
Man shot and killed in Logan Square in the middle of the afternoon
Scanner reports of the incident indicated 6 shots were fired near 2125 N Central Park and the man was struck in the head, chest, and twice in the leg.
23-year-old Elgin man charged with attempted murder of a CPD Officer
The incident occurred yesterday at approximately 3:35 p.m. near the Ulta Beauty cosmetics store in a prominent shopping area in the Goose Island neighborhood of Chicago.
Carter Hawkins officially introduced as Chicago Cubs' new general manager
The 37-year-old Hawkins was formally introduced as the Cubs' new general manager on Monday, stepping into a position that had been open since Jed Hoyer was promoted to president of baseball operations almost a year ago.
Former Chicago college student convicted of terrorism charge
Prosecutors alleged Thomas Osadzinski worked in coordination with or at the direction of the Islamic State.
Colin Powell, four-star general and first black chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, dead at 84
Powell rose from a childhood in a fraying New York neighborhood to become the nation's chief diplomat.