Cook County

Ghost Gun Leads to Arrest of Three Teens in East Chicago Shooting Incident

East Chicago, IN - Three 15-year-old juveniles were arrested following a shots-fired incident on Tuesday morning in East Chicago. According to the East Chicago Police Department, officers were dispatched to...

Heatwave Alert: Find Your Nearest Cooling Center in Will County

Braidwood, IL - As temperatures rise to extreme levels this week, residents of Will County are urged to...

Illinois Golf Course Evacuated During Chase of Lottery Ticket Fraud Suspect

Channahon, IL – The Bluffs Golf Course was evacuated Wednesday morning as authorities pursued a suspect involved in...

Bourbonnais Summer Concert Series: Free Live Music at Perry Farm Park in July

Bourbonnais, IL - The Bourbonnais Township Park District invites the community to its Summer Concert Series at Perry...

Bourbonnais, Illinois: Red Lobster in Danger of Closing as Chain Struggles with Debt

Bourbonnais, IL - The Red Lobster in Bourbonnais is in danger of closing as the restaurant chain struggles...

Chicago Man Allegedly Fires Gun in Intense Road Rage Encounter on I-55, Released Hours Later 

CHICAGO – An alarming road rage incident has regular drivers of I-55 on edge. On Thursday, Illinois State Police (ISP) arrested 39-year-old Jose Gonzalez from...

Indiana Man injures Young Woman in Albany Park Shooting 

CHICAGO — A dramatic turn of events in Chicago's Albany Park neighborhood led to the arrest of an Indianapolis man Friday evening.  Gregory Mulkey, 33, from...

Illinois Trooper’s Car Slammed by DUI Driver: 13th Scott’s Law Violation Crash of 2023

COUNTRYSIDE, IL – Early morning chaos erupted on Interstate 55 as an Illinois State Police (ISP) squad car, parked on the shoulder, was struck by...

Illinois Library Grants Announced to Boost Education and Literacy Across the State

CHICAGO — A major stride in fortifying education and literacy has been unveiled in Illinois, as Secretary of State and State Librarian Alexi Giannoulias announced...

Cook County Resident to Succumb to West Nile Virus this Year

Chicago, IL – A 90-year-old resident of Cook County has become the first victim of West Nile virus this year.  The Illinois Department of Public Health...

Chicago Mail Carrier Stable after Being Shot, USPS Offering $50K Reward for Clues

CHICAGO - A USPS mail carrier is in stable condition after being shot during an armed robbery Tuesday evening.  According to investigators, the incident took place...
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