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Diagnosing and dealing with depression Video included

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Scientists at Northwestern University found a way to detect depression with a blood test. More>>

Naperville vote on ordinance that would limit alcohol sales postponed Video included

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The Naperville City Council has postponed a vote on the most significant aspects of a proposed new ordinance for regulating bars. More>>

Probation officer of teen charged with sexually assaulting CSU student suspended

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A Cook County probation officer has been suspended Tuesday night in connection with the sex assault of a Chicago State student. More>>

15-year-old boy shot, critically injured in West Garfield Park

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A boy, 15, was shot and critically injured Tuesday evening in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. More>>

Are Chicago's speed cameras really meant for safety? Video included

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If you've been nailed by one of Chicago's speed cameras, you know it's not a cheap ticket -- up to a $100 fine. But the city says it's not about money, it's about protecting kids. More>>

Nik Wallenda to tightrope walk over Chicago River Video included

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Nik Wallenda, the highwire daredevil, plans to take his act to a more urban setting. More>>

Building owner, manager named in two more suits after deadly Roseland fire

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The mother of four children who died in a Roseland apartment fire earlier this month and her boyfriend have filed separate lawsuits against the apartment building's owner and real estate management company. More>>

NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts

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NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil. More>>

Southwest flight makes emergency landing at Midway

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A Southwest Airlines flight from Chicago to New York made an emergency landing shortly after taking off from Midway International Airport Tuesday. More>>

Severe respiratory illness confirmed in 12 states

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Health officials say 12 states now have respiratory illnesses caused by an uncommon virus - enterovirus 68. More>>

Wife of CPD officer killed in crash suing Calumet Park over chase

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The family of a Chicago Police officer killed in March when his vehicle was struck by a van being pursued by Calumet Park police has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the village. More>>

Boy, 12, charged with bringing gun to South Side school

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A 12-year-boy told police he brought an unloaded gun to his Pullman neighborhood school Monday morning because he was being bullied, but he still faces a felony weapon charge. More>>

America's rudest drivers by state

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Insure.com has conducted a survey to discover which states have the rudest drivers, as well as which states hate them the most.


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Chicago DEA chief heading to DC

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The head of the Drug Enforcement Administration's Chicago division, who has been outspoken about the growing influence of Mexican cartels in the American heartland, is leaving to take one of the agency's top posts... More>>

Frontier to resume New Castle-Chicago flights

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Frontier Airlines says it will resume seasonal service at New Castle Airport and Chicago-Midway in the summer of 2015. More>>

New subpoena issued for Ill. anti-violence program

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Federal authorities in Chicago issued a new subpoena seeking records involving Gov. Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence program, state officials confirmed Tuesday. More>>

12-year-old girl on bicycle missing from Brighton Park

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A 12-year-old girl remains missing from her Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood home after she went for a ride on her bicycle Monday evening and never returned. More>>

Lawmaker panel delays decision on fracking rules

A legislative panel said Tuesday that it wants more time to decide whether rules written by the Department of Natural Resources to govern hydraulic fracturing in Illinois can take effect. More>>

Metra train stopped after ‘pedestrian incident’ in Naperville

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A man was fatally struck by a Metra BNSF train Tuesday morning in west suburban Naperville, police said. More>>

Art Institute of Chicago named best museum in world

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The Art Institute of Chicago was recently named the best museum in world by TripAdvisor.
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Aldermen claim speed cameras unfairly targeting South Side drivers Video included

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Speed cameras are popping up like weeds around Chicago, generating millions of dollars for a City Hall starved for cash. But a FOX 32 investigation has found a handful of the 124 cameras are catching far more speeders than the rest. More>>

Police: Woman charged with DUI had two-year-old daughter in backseat

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A northwest Indiana woman who was arrested for DUI after she crashed her vehicle into a concrete barrier on the Borman Expy. More>>

Mayor Emanuel: Students read 2.7 million books Video included

Chicago Public School students read 2.7 million books this summer as part of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Readers Summer Learning Challenge, officials announced Monday More>>

Suit: Nurse had ‘unsolicited’ sex with man waiting for heart transplant

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While a man was lying in his bed in a southwest suburban hospital, medicated and waiting for a heart transplant, a nurse entered his room and “initiated unsolicited sexual relations, including intercourse,” according to lawsuit filed Monday. More>>

Hotel employees take ballet class with Joffrey to improve skills Video included

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Poise and grace are two things you can always expect to find at the Joffrey Ballet. More>>

Man injured in Elgin house explosion Video included

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A man was injured in an explosion that caused about $150,000 in damage to a house in northwest suburban Elgin Monday night. More>>

Man struck by vehicle, critically injured in River North

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A man was critically injured when a car hit him early Tuesday in River North. More>>

Flames engulf van on near West Side Video included

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The Chicago Fire Department responded to a van fire on the near West Side Tuesday morning.
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DuPage County report first West Nile virus case

The DuPage Health Department on Monday announced the county's first reported human case of West Nile virus this year. More>>

Photographer aims to change the face of beauty in advertising Video included

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One suburban photographer is expanding her mission to change the face of beauty. She teamed up with retailers from all over the country, to include children of all abilities in mainstream advertising. More>>

Parents, students on alert after bed bugs found at CPS elementary school Video included

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A bed bug scare has some parents at a Southeast Side elementary school angry and demanding answers. More>>

Fallen Merrillville police officer laid to rest Video included

A Merrillville, Indiana police officer who died in the line of duty was laid to rest Monday.
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Man convicted of murdering 14-year-old Indian Head Park girl Video included

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John L. Wilson was found guilty on all counts Monday in the 2011 stabbing death of 14-year-old Kelli O'Laughlin in her Indian Park Home. More>>

Man shot by Chicago Police charged with injuring officer

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A man shot and wounded by police has been charged with attempted murder for causing a crash that injured a police officer Saturday night on the Near West Side. More>>

Frontier launches O'Hare routes with $29 fares

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Frontier Airlines is offering discounted tickets for one day only to celebrate the launch of its domestic service from O'Hare International Airport in Chicago.
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$800K bond for man charged with sexually assaulting his ex

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A Northwest Side man is being held on an $800,000 bond Monday, charged with sexually assaulting his ex-girlfriend and injuring an off-duty university police officer who tried to help her. More>>

Chicago, NY, Hawaii on Obama library's short list

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Chicago, New York and Honolulu have made the short list to host Barack Obama's future presidential library. More>>

Crews respond to large warehouse fire in Lemont

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Emergency crews in Lemont responded to a large fire Monday morning. More>>

Gary police investigate deaths of 2 found in car

A man and woman were found fatally shot inside a vehicle in northwest Indiana early Sunday. More>>

High-end Gold Coast fashion boutique burglarized Video included

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It's unclear if the smash-and-grab thieves who made off with a small fortune worth of luxury coats early Monday have Twitter accounts, but that hasn't stopped unscrupulous fashionistas looking for a hot coat from posting feelers on the social media website. More>>

Police: Pair try to lure boy into car in Washington Heights

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Police are searching for two people who attempted to lure a 9-year-old boy into a car earlier this month in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the South Side. More>>

Stevenson High ramps up security after threatening Facebook post

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Administrators ramped up security and increased police presence at a north suburban high school Monday morning after a social media post that may be interpreted as a threat to students was discovered Sunday. More>>

Indiana looks to lure adults back to college

Indiana's Commission for Higher Education is working to create a database on former college students who never graduated in hopes of finding ways to get them back in school. More>>

Man found dead in O’Hare parking lot

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A man was found dead Monday morning in a parking lot at O'Hare International Airport. More>>

2 dead, 14 wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago

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Two people were killed and and at least 14 other people were wounded in weekend shootings across the city. More>>

Bears fans still thrilled by Sunday night comeback Video included

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Fans who stayed up to watch the Bears vs. 49ers game Sunday night got a pleasant surprise.
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FOX Furry Friend of the Week: Black cat Opal

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FOX 32 News has teamed up with no-kill shelter PAWS Chicago to bring you an adoptable pet each week. This week, we're featuring an adorable 1 -year-old cat named Opal! More>>

Naperville teen creates anti-cyberbullying program

A 14-year-old Naperville teen has developed a computer program to help work against cyberbullying. More>>

Chicago teen charged as adult in sexual assault

A 17-year-old boy who sexually assaulted a pregnant college student and locked her in the trunk of a car has been charged as an adult with aggravated criminal sexual assault, a state's attorney said. More>>

Emanuel opens new Chicago Library branch

A new library branch with special early literacy learning features has opened on Chicago's Northwest side. More>>

Woman beaten to death in East Garfield Park

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Charges are pending in connection with the fatal beating of a woman Sunday evening in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. More>>

Drunken man stumbles onto Dan Ryan

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A drunken man stumbled onto the Dan Ryan Expressway early Monday on the South Side. More>>

Man crashes car into Lombard 7-Eleven

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A west suburban man who was out to pick up a gallon of milk allegedly drove his car through a window and into a 7-Eleven convenience store Sunday morning in Lombard More>>

12-year-old girl missing from Morgan Park found

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A 12-year-old girl who was reported missing from the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side last week has been found, police said. More>>

Teen charged with sexually assaulting CSU student Video included

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Aaron Parks, 17, is in jail after police say he held a 24-year-old pregnant student at knife point and forced her to drive into an alley where he sexually assaulted her Wednesday afternoon.


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Candidates march in Mexican Independence parade

An annual Mexican Independence Day Parade on Sunday in Chicago drew major candidates for the city's 2015 mayoral election and the November contest for Illinois governor. More>>

Man’s body found floating in Sherman Park lagoon

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A man's body was pulled from a lagoon at Sherman Park on the South Side Sunday afternoon. More>>

Highland teachers may end strike

The school district and teachers union in southwestern Illinois' Highland School District have reached a tentative agreement after a four-day strike. More>>

2 Chicago area schools named for Obama family

Two schools in Chicago's south suburbs will be renamed after the first family, officials said. More>>

Officials ID woman fatally struck by CTA bus

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A woman died Saturday morning after she was struck by a bus on the Southwest Side, authorities said. More>>

CPS to lay off 476 custodians by month's end

Chicago Public School officials plan to lay off 476 custodians, a district spokeswoman said Saturday. More>>

Victim of Brown Line machete attack: ‘I had to do something'

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The victim of a machete attack at a Brown Line stop in Albany Park said Saturday he was cut with the machete when he tried to take it from a gang member holding it to the throat of his teenage brother, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting. More>>

Chicago alderman challenging Emanuel for mayor Video included

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Chicago alderman Bob Fioretti has officially announced that he's running for mayor.

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Weekend construction closes reversible lanes on the Kennedy

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Construction has closed reversible lanes on the Kennedy Expressway this weekend.Closures began Friday at 11 p.m. for ongoing work on the Ohio Street Bridge. More>>

Roosevelt Road construction in Cicero to begin Monday

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A resurfacing project on Roosevelt Road in west suburban Cicero will begin Monday, bringing lane closures and delays for drivers. More>>

4 hurt after car plummets from West Town bridge

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Four people were hurt early Saturday after a car went off a bridge landing on railroad tracks in the West Town neighborhood. More>>

Chicago cop performs CPR to save newborn in Bridgeport

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A Chicago Police officer performed CPR on a newborn baby to help save his life Friday night in the Bridgeport neighborhood on the South Side. More>>

Solar storm arrives at Earth, Northern Lights may be visible from Chicago

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A solar storm zapped Earth on Friday but it was causing few, if any, problems. It also may allow more people to see the colorful northern lights. More>>

Two hurt in small plane crash near Newark

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Two people were hurt when a small plane crashed near a LaSalle County airport Friday afternoon. More>>

Ex-Bears player fundraises for former teammate's son Video included

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Rashied Davis played with the Chicago Bears for five years. Now, the former NFL player is tackling a different challenge: The Men's Health Urbanathlon. More>>

Englewood shelters for abused women seek help after 'Ray Rice incident' Video included

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A group that runs two Englewood shelters for abused women is hoping people in Chicago will help residents in their own neighborhoods after all the recent chatter about Ray Rice.
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Lemont residents upset over removal of trees killed by beetle Video included

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Another community is reeling from the devastating impact of the Emerald Ash borer, which is a beetle that is highly destructive to ash trees. More>>

Fired IDOT workers sue over documents disclosure

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Fifty-five workers who have been told they're being laid off by the Illinois Department of Transportation claimed in a lawsuit Friday that they're being fired to spare Gov. Pat Quinn election-campaign embarrassment... More>>

Suspected 'Hooded bandit' in Chicago area charged

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A 62-year-old suburban Chicago man authorities suspect robbed as many as nine Chicago area banks in the last 18 months was charged with armed robbery in federal court on Friday. More>>

Chase Bank branch robbed in Loop

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A man robbed a Chase Bank branch in the Loop Thursday afternoon. More>>

Car crashes into Buffalo Grove home

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A townhouse in northwest suburban Buffalo Grove was deemed uninhabitable after a car crashed into it Friday morning. More>>

Graffiti vandal spreads positive message across Chicago Video included

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A vandal is defacing property all over Chicago with a positive message: “Keep Havin A Good Day!” More>>

Construction, weekend events shake up transit routes

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CTA construction and weekend events, including parades for Mexican Independence Day, will affect some bus and train routes this weekend. More>>

Police: Man shot to death by Harvey cops sexually assaulted minor girls

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A man who was shot to death by south suburban police when he tried to run them over with his car earlier this year in Harvey has been identified as the attacker who sexually assaulted two minor girls at a Calumet Park hotel.
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Man charged in beating death

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A few weeks ago, Robert Dixon allegedly punched his girlfriend so hard, he knocked a tooth out. More>>

Report released on shooting death of Merrillville police officer

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Michael Hrnciar was wearing police-style body armor and lying in wait at the end of a hallway when he ambushed a Merrillville police officer, investigators announced Friday. More>>

O'Laughlin murder trial to pick back up Monday Video included

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The murder trial of a 41-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing 14-year-old Kelli O'Laughlin could wrap up Friday afternoon.
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Chicago taxi drivers stage slowdown Video included

Chicago taxi drivers are staging a slowdown to press their demand for a fare hike and the regulation of ridesharing operations in Illinois. More>>

Temperatures drop as rain, cold air sweep across Chicago area

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Summer's imminent departure will be felt in doses this weekend as cold air sweeps across the city and surrounding suburbs. More>>

Local family grows 500 lb pumpkin

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One local family is getting into the spirit of fall by growing their own pumpkins. But this family's pumpkins are especially unique.
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2 injured in garbage truck, SUV crash in west suburbs

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A woman with serious injuries was among two people injured Friday morning when a garbage truck and an SUV collided near west suburban Sugar Grove. More>>

Cooking with Corey: Don's Drive-In Video included

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In this week's Cooking With Corey segment, we take a trip to the Southwestside in search of an amazing hot dog. More>>

Man killed in Canaryville motorcycle crash

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A man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Canaryville on the South Side early Friday, police said. More>>

Palos Park police warn of catalytic converter thefts

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Southwest suburban police are warning residents of stolen car parts in the area. More>>

CTA inks contract for unarmed security guards

The Chicago Transit Authority approved a new $10 million contract for unarmed security officers who will help deter graffiti and theft at city and suburban facilities. More>>

Three gang members charged in connection with Little Village burglaries

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Three men -- including a high-ranking member of the Latin Kings -- were charged in connection with a string of burglaries in the Little Village neighborhood since May 2013, according to police. More>>

Man, woman break into church, cause extensive damage: police

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A man and woman were charged with breaking into a northwest suburban church and causing several thousand dollars' of damage in Crystal Lake early Thursday. More>>

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