Crime, recently, in Chicago's west suburbs:

'They had his body in the garage that whole time': Family coming to grips with death of Aurora teen addicted to heroin:

LaSalle jail suicide highlights complexity of screening inmates for mental illness:

Number of shootings down, but gun violence more spread out in Aurora:

Documents: Ex-Aurora cop says she lied, but is still grieving loss of son:

Drug-induced homicide charge is complicated, for families and officials:

Kane officials probe death of man found guilty in fatal 2014 DUI; 'Every day he brought it up':

Inspired by police who caught brother's killers, Jason Contreras joins the force:

Accounts differ on confrontation in Boulder Hill park that ended in fatal shooting of dog:

'They took him from my kids, and that's not fair':

Watchdog & enterprise from the PNW:

Clackamas County Chairman John Ludlow used personal email to collaborate with light-rail players:

Paying taxes for what? Damascus residents question inclusion in city:

Planning commissioner ousted over Oswego Lake public access lawsuit:

Governments and property owners at odds over Legislature's role in Stafford land use saga:

Intel baby death: In dozens of similar U.S. cases each year, caregivers often cite distractions, change in routine for forgetting child in car:

Frustrated parents and teachers consider leaving Lincoln Street Elementary:

Clackamas County on lonely side of industrial reserves bill:

Western Washington University: The surprising new right-wing target:

‘Thresholds’ marks the unmarked at Kent cemetery:

'Burning Up' in Hillsboro, drag shows form suburban community (photos, video):