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EPA: Speedway knew of Westmont gas leak days before explosions, fires

A leak from a gas station into a west suburban sewer system caused multiple fires and explosions Friday that left one person injured.

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Man charged with crime spree, including sex assault, targeting seniors

A northwest Indiana man has been charged with a series of crimes on both sides of the state lines that targeted seniors.

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Singer/songwriter Nora Payne found safe after 3 weeks missing

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.

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Wanted man captured despite releasing large dog, hiding in junk pile

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.

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Young mother who worked for CPS fatally shot blocks from CSU campus

A young mother of two, Simone 'Coco' McKay, was fatally shot on the steps of her home in the Rosemoor neighborhood near Chicago State University.

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Chase ends with man holding knife to child’s throat before surrender

It all started about 7 p.m. Tuesday when Brown kidnapped the girl and stole a gray 2011 Nissan Quest in South Milwaukee, according to ISP.

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Man facing charges after armed confrontation with NWI homeowner

An armed burglar interrupted by an armed homeowner outside a home in northwest Indiana last week was captured by police several hours later.

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Man charged with OWI for crash that killed NW Indiana couple

A man has been charged with drunken driving and reckless homicide for causing a crash that killed a northwest Indiana couple earlier this month.

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Singer/songwriter Nora Payne, missing for 2 weeks, last seen at O’Hare

The brother of singer/songwriter Nora Payne, who has worked with such superstars as Michael Jackson, Brandy, Will Smith and Jennifer Lopez, says his

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Man who fell from Loop high-rise was newspaper exec, avid photographer

A 44-year-old man fell to his death from the 23rd floor of a Loop high-rise Monday afternoon.