An employee at O’Hare International Airport was charged with theft after he allegedly stole items from military foot lockers that were meant to be shipped overseas. More>>
One person was killed and six others were wounded after a shooting Friday evening in the West Side East Garfield Park neighborhood, according to fire authorities. More>>
Karen Wessel was so caring, her sister says she would cut each grape and cherry in half before serving them. More>>
Chicago Bulls player Joakim Noah will address ways to curb Chicago's gun violence. More>>
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he plans to fight for Republican Bruce Rauner in what he called one of the most important governor's races nationwide. Christie and Rauner stopped at a Portillo's restaurant downtown Chicago on Friday before heading to an evening fundraiser. More>>
A Chicago Lawn man is the second to be charged with the fatal shooting of a 48-year-old cab driver in 2013 on the South Side. More>>
A northwest suburban man who was hanging out of the window of his ex-girlfriend’s car and attacked her as she drove to a police station was convicted of several felonies Friday and faces up to 30 years in prison. More>>
One person is in custody in connection to armed robberies on the CTA Orange Line, police say.
Several events, protests and closures in the Loop are bound to cause major traffic headaches for downtown commuters during Friday evening’s rush. More>>
Police have located a 10-year-old girl missing from north suburban Skokie since Thursday night. More>>
Three teenagers were hurt in a rollover crash on Lake Shore Drive early Friday afternoon. More>>
Even before Tevin Lee fired at a group of boys in West Garfield Park, a friend told Lee the rival he hoped to punish wasn’t there, Cook County prosecutors said. More>>
The family of an Arlington Heights woman is grieving her death after trying to save three boys drowning in a northern Wisconsin lake. More>>
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is acknowledging that the city needs to take steps to restore public trust in the red-light camera program after an unexplained spike in the number of tickets. More>>
The weekend will kick off with a round of storms Friday evening, and the wet, warm weather is expected to continue through Sunday.
If you and the family find yourself in Bourbonnais for Chicago Bears training camp and are looking for more than just some football fun, we’re your official tour guide for the area. More>>
One person was killed and seven others were wounded in shootings across Chicago Thursday. More>>
A 66-year-old man Cook County prosecutors described as a “member of the clergy” allegedly gave a minor a copy of the Kama Sutra and said he kissed her because she was “shy” and he “wanted her to be more confident.” More>>
Cook County is getting more than $4.7 million from the state for construction projects, including new roofs for buildings at area colleges. More>>
The director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is set to tour a new Chicago center that authorities hope will help stem gun-related violence in the nation's third latest city. More>>
The Chicago Bears open up training camp Friday morning and tens of thousands of fans will be descending on Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, in the days ahead, to get an opportunity to see their favorite players up-close. More>>
A fight between two teenage boys is apparently what triggered the shooting that killed an 11-year-old girl as she attended a west side sleepover last weekend.
Keeping your kids safe in some Chicago neighborhoods gets tougher in the summer months when violence can push the city to the tipping point. Looking to combat the bloodshed, a unique partnership is getting young adults who need jobs together with young children who need mentors.
The top two finalists on Hell’s Kitchen were from Chicago and Chicagoan Scott Commings took home the top prize.
Esther Chereck of Skokie had to wait 22 years before seeing an arrest made in the 1992 murder of her 15-year-old son, David. More>>
A man who saw a plane flown by an Indiana teen who was killed during an around-the-world flight attempt says the aircraft was flying low but didn't show any obvious signs of distress before diving into the ocean off... More>>
Police have located a 9-year-old girl who had not returned to her Hermosa neighborhood home from school Thursday afternoon on the Northwest Side.
A 25-year-old Portage man has been charged in the shooting death of a Gary police officer. More>>
New federal data show Illinois received 305 unaccompanied children caught at the U.S. border this year. More>>
Kenneth Jackson didn’t like the alleged comments Simeon High School football player Michael Flournoy made to his daughter.
A south suburban man is the second to be charged and ordered held without bond for fatally shooting one man and wounding two others almost two months ago in Englewood. More>>
An autopsy Thursday was inconclusive for a 4-year-old boy who died in a house fire in northwest suburban Bensenville. More>>
A Chicago teenager has been released from the hospital after appearing to faint at a campaign event where the Illinois governor ended up kneeling over him and holding his hand before an ambulance arrived. More>>
A Chicago woman has created a Facebook page to help musicians find their stolen gear. More>>
Gov. Pat Quinn has blasted a new commercial by his Republican opponent in which headlines from news stories appear doctored. More>>
The state Department of Employment Security says unemployment rates dropped in June in all 12 Illinois metro areas. It was the third straight month of across-the-board decreases. More>>
Two men are facing murder charges after police officers witnessed a fatal drive-by shooting early Tuesday in the Southwest Side Chicago Lawn neighborhood. More>>
Police surrounded a home in southwest suburban Oak Lawn Thursday morning after callers demanded ransom and claimed they were holding the residents hostage. More>>
A north suburban man being sought for domestic battery was found hiding in an attic, and when police closed in, he fought with an officer and struck a police dog, according to police. More>>
Each week, FOX 32 Good Day Chicago anchor Natalie Bomke searches for the best deals out there for you and your family.
Gov. Pat Quinn has thrown his support behind a Cook County ballot measure that asks voters to weigh in on Illinois gun laws. More>>
Authorities say a skydiver from Illinois has been killed while taking part in a demonstration jump in Oklahoma to honor World War II paratroopers. More>>
A northwest suburban man donned a hood and tried to kidnap a girl outside her north suburban home Wednesday night, according to police. More>>
If you grew up in Chicago like FOX 32 anchor Corey McPherrin did, you probably have your favorite hot dog stand and Italian beef place in the neighborhood. An you probably have you favorite pizzeria! More>>
A 16-year-old boy died in a shooting less than a block away from his home Wednesday night in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. More>>
Sometimes you’re just having one of those days where nothing is going right and all you need to hear is a compliment. More>>
Cook County buildings will be getting greener. More>>
A Vietnam War veteran from southwest suburban Yorkville had another reason to celebrate Independence Day this year.
A 16-year-old boy was killed and six others were wounded in shootings across the city Wednesday. More>>
Residents are being strongly urged to take precautions against mosquitoes because West Nile virus has been found in Griffith, Ind. More>>
Illinois’ official state insect, the monarch butterfly, is nearly endangered. Now, home gardeners are working to restore the monarch population. More>>
A Chicago woman said she caught a man on the Red Line Tuesday trying to take an up-skirt photo of her. More>>
A 64-year-old woman killed when a tire struck the windshield of her car on the Bishop Ford Freeway on the Far South Side early Wednesday morning has been identified as a northwest Indiana resident. More>>
Rondell Sanders is a free man after spending twenty years in prison for a murder he always maintained he did not commit. Wednesday morning he was released from prison after being acquitted in his third trial since 1994. More>>
A family spokeswoman says an Indiana teenager was killed when his plane crashed while trying to set a record for an around-the-world flight. More>>
Chicago Public Schools’ proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2015 was voted on and passed Wednesday without opposition by the Chicago Board of Education.
Chicago Police confirmed with FOX 32 News that a person of interest is in custody for the shooting death of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams, slain last week during a sleepover on the West Side. More>>
Gerald L. Gaddy allegedly raped a 17-year-old girl repeatedly in his Simeon Career Academy office, telling her he “liked to see her struggle.” More>>
November voters in Cook County will get a chance to weigh in on Illinois gun laws. More>>
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has changed its outlook on Illinois' credit rating for the worse. More>>
Former Mayor Richard Daley won't have to testify in Chicago's lawsuit seeking to break the agreement for a Millennium Park restaurant. More>>
When screws and nails were found sticking out of sliding boards in a southwest suburban park last month, residents and police were understandably concerned. More>>
A stay-at-home dad blogger is suggesting that the ‘playdate’ be banished because it’s hampering spontaneity for kids.
A West Side man has been charged with several felonies for attacking his physically disabled ex-girlfriend during a domestic dispute in late June, according to prosecutors. More>>
Popular 1980s band Duran Duran is suing its own fan club. More>>
Illinois doctors, nursing homes, hospitals and hospice organizations are ramping up for their role as gatekeepers in the state's new medical marijuana program. More>>
For every shooting on Chicago's streets, there are mentors trying to steer children away from gangs, drugs and gun violence. More>>
A track coach at Simeon Career Academy is facing sexual assault charges after he allegedly had sexual relations with two female students. More>>
For those considering braving the unusually cool temperatures and cold lake water, the National Weather Service is warning of dangerous swimming conditions at city beaches. More>>
Forget about 'stranger danger' if you are riding the El. A new University of Chicago study finds that talking to strangers on public transportation might improve your quality of life.
A man has been charged with the shooting death of a Simeon Career Academy sophomore football player who was gunned down two miles from his Chatham home in April. More>>
When people think of Chicago, they often think of the skyline, sports and deep dish pizza. But many also think about a juicy Chicago style hot dog! More>>
A man was fatally shot by a gunman on a motorcycle Tuesday morning in north suburban Skokie, police said. More>>
There is a protest scheduled for Wednesday regarding red light cameras.
Plans are in the works to name a school in Michael Jackson's Indiana hometown for the late pop star. More>>
One man was killed and four other people were hurt in shootings across Chicago on Tuesday. More>>
Chicago plans to install eight new airport noise monitors in neighborhoods near O'Hare International Airport. More>>
For every shooting on Chicago’s streets, there are role models trying to make the neighborhoods safe for kids. Some kids join boxing clubs, and the safety and discipline they find there makes a difference. More>>
It's been months since the last snowflake fell, but Chicago residents are still hitting potholes that make your teeth chatter. Which is why one Southside resident was puzzled when construction crews began repaving a road that virtually no one uses.
Gov. Pat Quinn signed an approximately $1 billion capital spending plan on Tuesday intended to create jobs and help repair Illinois roads and bridges after a harsh winter. His opponent, Bruce Rauner, continued against Quinn his unique election campaign attacks.
A south suburban police officer was drinking at a friend’s house when he started firing his gun, sending bullets into a neighboring home and vehicle, then called another officer to try to have him hide the evidence. More>>
The training center for Chicago's famous Second City comedy group is expanding. More>>
Nine longtime friends were enjoying a warm summer day swimming off a pontoon boat on Third Lake on Monday when one of them began having problems and went under water. More>>
The driver of a semi-truck involved in a crash on Interstate 55 Monday that killed four people, including an 11-year-old girl, is being held on $1 million bond. More>>
A court says state regulators can force Illinois electricity customers to help pay for the $1.6-billion FutureGen project. More>>
A school bus driver was ordered held on a $100,000 bond Tuesday for allegedly fondling and kissing a 9-year-old girl he was baby-sitting over the weekend.
A South Side man who raped a woman during a home invasion bragged about his “Fat Man” tattoo and repeatedly asked the victim if she’d be his girlfriend.
Two employees of a west suburban auto repair business were tied up Tuesday morning when robbers apparently mistook them for employees of the jewelry store in the front of the building. More>>
At least one window of a CTA bus was shattered by a BB or pellet gun Tuesday afternoon in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side. More>>
Four masked men broke into a west suburban home early Tuesday and took off after the robbery in a stolen vehicle. More>>
A southwest suburban man and a 16-year-old girl died and two other people were seriously injured in a rollover crash Sunday night in Grundy County. More>>
Would you relish having a towering ketchup bottle? That emblem of roadside Americana could be yours if you fork over enough money. More>>
A north suburban man who lived and worked at a day care facility has been charged with abusing a child there. More>>
It’s been called the Golden Age of crime in America, but on July 22, 1934 – 80 years ago Tuesday - in front of the Biograph Theater in Lincoln Park it all came to an end. More>>
Technology expert Dr. Frank A. Viggiano Jr. joined us on Good Day Chicago to talk about all the cool summer technology on the market right now More>>
No one was hurt when a porch collapsed early Tuesday morning in the South Side Chatham neighborhood. More>>
A Tinley Park man will appear in court Wednesday, facing a charge of disorderly conduct after he allegedly swore at his two young children, ages 6 and 7, in a restaurant and then told a woman who intervened to “shut the f--- up,” Orland Park police said Monday. More>>
The Chicago Bears are gearing up for another season in Chicago - but first, the players must report to training camp.
Get ready to sweat Tuesday in Chicago because it may be the hottest day of the year.
Charges have been filed against a woman who allegedly kidnapped her two young children from their foster parent last week in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side. More>>
One man was killed and at least six people, including three teenage boys, were shot were shot across the city Monday. More>>
A measure signed into law by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn gives certain counties mostly in northeastern Illinois more authority to remove their appointees who violate ethics standards. More>>
A South Side man has been charged with shooting a south suburban man to death and wounding two others almost two months ago in the Englewood neighborhood. More>>
While vigils, protests, marches and conferences may make people feel better, they don't seem to get at the root of Chicago’s violence problem. More>>
Two thousand inmates in the Cook County Jail are battling some type of mental illness every day. More>>
A big idea that took root in Chicago has grown into a global treasure, and it’s so important that it's getting its own 'virtual shelf' at the Library of Congress.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel met with law enforcement and school officials Monday to talk about the city's violence problem. More>>
Get ready for a steamy, stormy Tuesday. Soaring temperatures could bring us the hottest day yet this year, but strong thunderstorms might hit the Chicago area in the evening. More>>
A dog is a man’s best friend, but one family pet is at the center of a divorce.
Rapper Kanye West is making news again for a comment he made during an interview with GQ.
McDonald's and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare Monday after a Shanghai television station reported a supplier sold them expired beef and chicken. More>>
An orangutan at the Brookfield Zoo is serving as the surrogate mother of a 6-month-old male orangutan from the Toledo Zoo.
A homeless man was arrested Sunday morning shortly after he entered a north suburban apartment and touched a woman while she slept, according to police. More>>
Authorities say they've found the body of a missing swimmer in the Fox River in suburban Chicago. More>>
The Trio Animal Foundation in Chicago has been busy with their fair share of animal abuse cases. Recently, workers say they retrieved a terribly matted and urine soaked dog from an open access shelter. According to the workers, the dog’s fur was so terribly groomed; they were unsure which side was the face at first.
In a FOX 32 News Special Report on Education, we explore K-12 education in Illinois -- what's good with it, what's bad with it, what's fixable, and maybe not fixable.
In a FOX 32 News Special Report on Education, we explore K-12 education in Illinois -- what's good with it, what's bad with it, what's fixable, and maybe not fixable.