Oak Park and River Forest High School in west suburban Oak Park has reported six cases of whooping cough since November.
Karen Daniel, 62, died at the scene Thursday morning, according to Oak Park police.
Deon Cain, 31, of Chicago, died four days after a car crash in Oak Park.
Families were notified of a fifth confirmed diagnosis of the disease, also known as pertussis, in a message sent by school officials Tuesday.
Anthony Williams, 22, is charged with a felony count of aggravated fleeing, according to Chicago police.
There is new information tonight in a record, more than $100 million settlement for a local family after a baby suffered severe brain damage.
In the western suburbs, a woman is teaching adoptive, foster and bi-racial families how to handle their kids' Afro-textured hair.
A high school in suburban Chicago has decided to reprint its yearbooks after pictures of a potentially racist symbol appeared in the books initially.