The pandemic has been hard on high school seniors and seniors in nursing homes. That's why some Maine West High School graduates held a parade to cheer up and honor the elderly.
Maine West students graduated in virtual ceremony on Sunday, and one of their commencement speakers really knows you don't need perfect sight to have a vision. Anahi Sosa is an above-average teenager who happens to be legally blind.
A suburban community college is answering the government’s call to help create an army of contact tracers needed to track and stop the spread of COVID-19.
There is some good news for green thumbs across the state of Illinois.
A suburban Chicago restaurant is offering a unique perk with every to-go order in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak: a roll of toilet paper.
The Illinois Gaming Board told the state’s 10 casinos Friday that they must shut down starting Monday, March 16 to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Hundreds packed the Rivers Casino in Des Plaines for the official opening of the BetRivers Sportsbook, which is the first legal land-based sports gambling venue in the state of Illinois.
A Des Plaines man was killed in a crash in Long Grove Thursday.
A Des Plaines murder victim died of multiple gunshot wounds.
A Des Plaines woman was killed on I-290 in Elk Grove Village.
Eldor Akilov, 33, is charged with reckless homicide and driving under the influence in connection to the Jan. 5 crash near Elmhurst and Golf roads in the north suburb.
Gerard Merced Delgado Calderon, 31, was charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of concealment of a homicide in the death of Myra Rivera.
A 16-year-old girl has been reported missing.
Wednesday marks the first night of the celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Des Plaines. People come from all over Chicago, the state and the country -- some traveling on foot for days. The suburban shrine is the most visited in the country.
A 64-year-old man who died Friday in north suburban Des Plaines is Cook County’s fifth cold-related death of the season, according to the medical examiner’s office.
A man has been charged in federal court as the alleged getaway driver in a Des Plaines bank robbery earlier this week that led to a police chase to Chicago and shootout that wounded a Chicago police officer and a bystander.
A longstanding family argument turned fatal Monday when a 22-year-old man allegedly shot and killed his father in a Des Plaines mobile home, according to prosecutors.
Kenneth Orstead was reported missing about 10:45 p.m. from the northwest suburb, Illinois State Police said.
A Des Plaines man charged with stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death in June of 2017 in northwest suburban Bensenville has been sentenced to 45 years in prison.
A jury found a Des Plaines man guilty of a hate crime after a viral video of the incident circulated last year.