Illinois Democrats ask Evers to review Foxconn plant impact

Illinois congressional Democrats have asked Wisconsin's new Democratic governor to re-evaluate the environmental impact of a sprawling plant that Foxconn Techno
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3 men charged with conspiracy to make 'swatting' calls

Three men have been charged with conspiracy to help a Los Angeles man make phony emergency "swatting" calls around the nation in hopes of sending police to the
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Archdiocese removes ex-children's home chief from ministry

The Archdiocese of Chicago has removed from ministry the former longtime superintendent of its Maryville Academy for troubled children while it investigates all
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Cost of keeping Asian carp from Great Lakes nearly triples

A federal plan to prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes has gotten considerably more expensive
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Slain Chicago officer remembered as a 'guardian'

A Chicago police officer who was killed in a shoot-out after he chased a gunman into a hospital last week has been remembered as a "guardian" who was devoted to
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Slain Chicago officer remembered as a 'guardian'

Hundreds of police officers gathered to pay their final respects to a Chicago officer who was killed by a gunman at a South Side hospital last week
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Slain Chicago officer remembered as a 'guardian'

Hundreds of police officers gathered to pay their final respects to a Chicago officer who was killed by a gunman at a South Side hospital last week
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Funeral services set for Chicago officer killed at hospital

The Chicago Police Department is releasing funeral arrangements for an officer who was shot and killed by a gunman in a South Side hospital this week
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Des Plaines spent $60,000 in probe of drunken police party

Des Plaines spent nearly $60,000 to get to the bottom of what happened at drunken golf outing and party that some members of the city's police department attend
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Priest, other passengers celebrate Mexico jet crash survival

An Illinois priest and several fellow passengers celebrated their survival of a jet crash in Mexico during a Mass in suburban Chicago
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The Latest: Illinois priest among survivors of Mexico crash

An Illinois priest is among those who survived the crash of an Aeromexico jetliner
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McDonalds: Illinois chain museum will still be taken down

McDonald's officials have confirmed that they intend to take down a replica of the hamburger chain's first restaurant
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Man charged with hate crime over Puerto Rican shirt incident

A man who can be seen in a video chastising a woman at a Chicago forest preserve for wearing a shirt with the Puerto Rican flag on it has been charged with comm
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Make your money go further with this budget

Don't feel down on yourself if you struggle with money sometimes. In fact, 44 percent of Americans wouldn't be able to cover a surprise $400 expense, according
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Surprising signs you have black mold

While mold is everywhere, black mold is a particularly dangerous type of mold. Not everyone feels symptoms from exposure to this type of mold, but individuals w
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The easiest way to house-train your puppy

There's no denying that puppies are adorable, but having to clean up their accidents is not nearly as cute. House-training your puppy may seem like an impossibl
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Are energy drinks safe?

Whether you're getting ready for a run, a night out with friends or a long shift at work, at some point you may have found yourself feeling so exhausted that yo
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Should I eat before or after the gym?

Whether you're exercising for the first time or just reevaluating an old fitness routine, you've probably wondered how your mealtimes affect your workout. If yo
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Bud Light Will Release an Area 51 Can If Enough People Retweet Them

Bud Light is on a mission to give free beer to any alien who makes it out of the Area 51" raid" rumored for September 20, and they' ve designed a special can to
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'Keto Rash' Is the Horrifying New Side Effect of Eating Low-Carb

Keto flu, keto breath, keto crotch… What' s next? Unfortunately, new side effects of the keto diet continue to emerge. People are now breaking out in full
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Pringles Introduces 2 New Flavors, Bacon and Mac 'n Cheese

Pringles is known for creating wacky new flavors, having tried everything from Top Ramen to Thanksgiving dinner. Now, they' ve rolled out two new varieties: Bac
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Rapper Jadakiss Ordered a Crust-Only Pizza, and the Internet Is Confused

The best part of a pizza is debatable. Cheese, pepperoni, sauce, crust… it' s all good. Brooklyn pizza joint Cuts& Slices posted a photo of Jadakiss' carb
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McDonald's Is Testing Blueberry McGriddles Breakfast Sandwiches in DC

One of McDonald' s most popular breakfast items is about to get a whole lot sweeter. At over 100 locations in Washington, D.C., the fast food chain will be test
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These are the healthiest cat food brands

Cats are notoriously picky eaters, and that can be stressful for cat owners trying to find the right cat food. What makes the search more confusing is that cats
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