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32 teens escape from Nashville detention center

Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling through a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and more than half of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said.

32 teens escape from Nashville detention center

Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling through a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and more than half of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said.

3 dead, 37 wounded in Labor Day weekend shootings

Three men were killed and at least 37 other people have been wounded in shootings across the city over Labor Day weekend.

Jury selection begins in O’Laughlin murder case

Jury selection begins Tuesday in the murder trial of 14-year-old Kelli O’Laughlin.

Jury selection begins in O’Laughlin murder case

Jury selection begins Tuesday in the murder trial of 14-year-old Kelli O’Laughlin.

3 dead, 35 wounded in Labor Day weekend shootings

Three men were killed and at least 35 other people have been wounded in shootings across the city over Labor Day weekend.

Man charged with throwing baby from vehicle

A South Shore man was charged with domestic battery after he allegedly beat his girlfriend and her son early Monday before throwing her 8-month-old daughter from a moving vehicle, which then ran the baby over in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side.

Castillo, Valbuena help Cubs beat Brewers 4-2

Welington Castillo homered and drove in three runs, Luis Valbuena also hit a home run and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 Monday.

More than 30 teens escape from detention center

More than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 were still being sought early Tuesday, a spokesman said.

State starts accepting medical marijuana requests

Thousands of patients in Illinois will be able to start requesting permission to use marijuana under a new state law.

Officials: One dead after house explosion in LaSalle County

At least one person is dead after a house explosion Monday night in southwest suburban Streator, which is about 60 miles southwest of Joliet.

Russia’s gains cloud Obama’s assurances to Baltics

For the second time this year, President Barack Obama will travel to Russia's backyard to assure nervous nations of his ironclad commitment to their security. But his objectives will be clouded by the West's…

Putin’s aide confirms ’2 weeks to Kiev’ remark

A Russian official is complaining that EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso breached confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks if it wished.