The Cook County medical examiner's office has released the names of the two teens killed in a crash Sunday in Harvey.
CHICAGO | A bipartisan panel of Illinois lawmakers voted Thursday to postpone grilling people connected with Gov. Pat Quinn's anti-violence program, bowing to the wishes of the U.S. Justice Department, which has a criminal investigation underway.
HOBART | A law firm representing the family of two Gary boys who drowned last month in an excavation pit in Hobart said Wednesday it plans to file a lawsuit seeking $60 million.
CHICAGO | Members of a legislative panel investigating Gov. Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence program plan to meet next week even after federal authorities asked them to hold off while they conduct their own probe, lawmakers said Thursday.
EAST CHICAGO | Police are seeking tips following a robbery early Monday at a Mexican restaurant on Indianapolis Boulevard.
EAST CHICAGO | A woman's ex-husband showed up as she sat on a balcony in East Chicago early Sunday and shot a man she was sitting with in the leg, police said.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. | A Republican lawmaker has called for investigations into spending costs associated with promoting President Barack Obama's health care law in Illinois.
CHICAGO | U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said Thursday there is new evidence of a "culture of corruption" at a veterans hospital in suburban Chicago and that a federal investigation of the facility should examine whether any alleged delays in treatment contributed to the deaths of patients.
GARY | Authorities investigating a rash of auto thefts served search warrants Tuesday on an auto salvage yard near Ninth Place and Van Buren Street.
GARY | An investigation of a suspicious package on the platform at the Miller South Shore commuter rail station delayed a westbound train there Friday morning.
CROWN POINT | Crown Point detectives are trying to figure out how a man wound up lying in his yard unresponsive with head trauma Friday afternoon.
GARY | FBI and IRS agents raided the Calumet Township trustee's office Thursday, removing several boxes of evidence and at least one computer as part of a federal investigation of the office.
Speaker Brian Bosma has called for an ethics investigation into Rep. Eric Turner's role in killing a bill that would have been bad for his family's business.
CROWN POINT | Officials looking into the cause of a March 12 house fire plan to meet April 1 to make a determination.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath wants to know why it's taking so long for the state ethics watchdog to determine if Republican Tony Bennett, the former superintendent of public instruction, improperly manipulated school grades prior to the 2012 election.
VALPARAISO | A 30-year-old woman from Ogden Dunes died early Saturday morning at the Porter County Jail shortly after she was taken into custody. The name of the woman has not been released by the Porter County coroner.
GARY | A Gary man was carjacked and shot in the leg when he stopped at a busy intersection to check on his tire.
SCHERERVILLE | Schererville police are investigating a suspicious incident involving a driver who was stopped early Sunday in the 2000 block of Meadow Lane.
HAMMOND | Police said someone fired shots near the corner of 173rd Place and Walnut Avenue early Friday, hitting a nearby home.
First Baptist Church in Hammond on Tuesday, July 31, 2012.
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