The former box office manager of the Chicago Opera Theater is charged with stealing more than $100,000 in ticket receipts over a 3 1/2-year period.
Jeff Mayes is the editor of the Chicago Sun-Times Wire 24-hour breaking news service; and the Homicide Watch Chicago website. A graduate of Valparaiso University, he formerly worked as sports editor of the Post-Tribune in Merrillville; city editor and opinion page editor of the Vidette-Messenger in Valparaiso; and news editor of the Sun-Times Red Streak.
It was 45 degrees in Chicago at noon Thursday, and temperatures may not get that high again until sometime next Tuesday.
A drivern who led police on a wild chase along I-65 in NW Indiana eventually ran into a squad car, crashed into a wooded area and escaped on foot.
Round Lake Beach woman charged with killing her 6-year-old son, then taking his body on a train to visit relatives in Chicago, according to police.
Lawsuit seeks to keep west suburban Speedway station closed until it completely cleans air and sewer contamination from leak that led to explosion.
A man was killed and two others were wounded, including a 12-year-old boy, in a shooting Thursday night at a Starbucks in the Uptown neighborhood.
Emergency crews responded after a construction crew struck a natural gas line Tuesday near a busy north suburban shopping mall.
Three people have been charged in connection with an “accidental” shooting that killed a 16-year-old Amundsen High School cheerleader Sunday evening.
A leak from a gas station into a west suburban sewer system caused multiple fires and explosions Friday that left one person injured.
Reports of a gas smell in the sewer system in west suburban Willowbrook have been followed by reports of house explosions and fires in a subdivision.
Singer/songwriter Nora Payne has been found safe after a family member reported she’d been missing for nearly three weeks after a layover at O’Hare.
A wanted NW Indiana man is facing more charges after unsuccessfully using a large to distract police when he tried to hide under a pile of debris.
An armed burglar interrupted by an armed homeowner outside a home in northwest Indiana last week was captured by police several hours later.
A man has been charged with drunken driving and reckless homicide for causing a crash that killed a northwest Indiana couple earlier this month.