A former Waukegan police officer who was fired after he shot into a car two years ago, killing a Black man and seriously wounding the man’s girlfriend, has been charged with second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter, authorities announced on Thursday.
Cooper Roberts is home again. The 8-year-old, paralyzed from the waist down in the Highland Park July Fourth parade shooting, spent more than two months recovering at Comer Children’s Hospital and the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab in Chicago.
Elgin Community College is planning a $55 million manufacturing center that will provide state-of-the-art classroom space for HVAC-R, mechatronics, industrial maintenance, energy management, computer numerical controls and welding programs.
Metra commuter trains will run as scheduled after a tentative labor deal to avert a freight rail strike was announced, the agency said.
Metra expects Milwaukee District trains will run Friday along with three other lines but the popular Union Pacific Northwest, North and West, as well as BNSF routes will be sidelined if freight rail workers strike.
The strike would affect four of Metra's busiest lines, the BNSF and Union Pacific North, Northwest and West.
Two sitting judges – a Democrat from Lake County and a Republican from Kane County – are set to face off for one open seat on the Illinois Second District Appellate Court this November.
It is specially designed to fight the current version of the virus.
The new booster is available free to anyone 12 and older who has already received the original vaccine course. More than 700,000 doses of the newest booster were shipped to Illinois providers last week.
Two people are charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a Wisconsin man at an Antioch apartment late Monday, police said Thursday afternoon.
A 42-year-old man was fatally shot Monday night in Antioch in what police say “appears to be a targeted, isolated incident,” the Lake County Major Crime Task Force said in a news release.
Heavy smoke and fire could be seen rising from the roof of the RV service building at Route 45 and Route 173.
Nearly two months after being paralyzed in the Fourth of July parade shooting in Highland Park, 8-year-old Cooper Roberts is showing signs of cognitive loss, according to the medical team at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab in Chicago.
Suburban veteran aid leaders say the increased budgets will help do away with the long waiting lists that veterans must deal with before receiving help.
A suburban billionaire and his wife have contributed millions of dollars to conservative candidates and organizations across Illinois and the nation this election cycle, state and federal records show.