2 Inmates to be Released After Murder Charges Dropped``The principal witness from the trial has since submitted an affidavit that the trial testimony he gave was `false in all respects' and it was coerced by the detectives investigating the murder,'' the court stated in its ruling.
Ackerman: Cardinals' Best Baseball is On The WayThe defense and pitches must improve, but this team is more talented than last year's.
Emanuel Says Chicago Schools Will Open on Time This FallChicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool said Thursday the state action ``builds a foundation for cementing a long-term education funding solution.''
Gun Shop Raffles Off AR-15 to Benefit Shooting VictimsShop owner says their intent is not to offend or make a political statement, but to help.
Crestwood Ready for Public Input on Comprehensive City PlanCity Planner Adam Jones says it's important to change with the times.
Violent Crime Rising In Major Cities Across U.S.Trend has experts puzzled
Tapes: Peterson Planned Celebration After Hit on ProsecutorPeterson is heard saying he hoped to get "some booze'' to "celebrate that night.''
Vacant Chicago-Area Building Could Hold Obama Library ItemsA vacant furniture building in suburban Chicago could be the temporary holding facility for President Barack Obama's presidential library archives.
Jury Selection to Begin in Ex-Cop's Murder-For-Hire TrialDrew Peterson is serving a 38-year-sentence at the maximum security Menard Correctional Center in southern Illinois.
STL, Chicago Fans React to Game 7 on TwitterRelive last night's Game 7 between the St. Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks through Twitter.
Illinois Seeks to Limit Use of Solitary ConfinementAs many as 82,000 inmates are in solitary on any given day, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Blackhawks' Shaw Appears to Use Gay Slur in Loss to BluesAsked twice about what happened, Shaw said he didn't remember what he said.