Bystanders rescued the infant who slipped out of her stroller and onto the Blue Line tracks Thursday morning.

"Making a Murderer" Challenge: An Illinois attorney who has vowed to exonerate Steven Avery is so confident that she's offering $10,000 to anyone who can pass her "proof of guilt" test. #IllinoisPatch

The Zellner Law Office created the 100-question test to rattle her foes who insist that her client Steven Avery killed Teresa Halbach.
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What happened to Robert Bee Jr? Investigators continue to search for answers and say a skull and scattered remains found this week are like those of the missing boy. #IllinoisPatch

Investigators believe a skeleton found Monday is that of 13-year-old Robert Bee Jr.

An investigation into allegations of improper disposal of pet remains was halted this week after the owner of a pet cemetery committed suicide. #IllinoisPatch

Joe Abts was recently interviewed by the sheriff's department regarding allegations of improper disposal of pet remains.

"I want to extend my sincere apologies to those in our Scouting family who were offended by the political rhetoric that was inserted into the jamboree." (via White House Patch)

The CEO of the Boy Scouts of America made “sincere apologies” to families offended by President Trump’s campaign-style speech at Jamboree.

A day after a horrifying accident at the Ohio State Fair, Illinois has announced a statewide ban on three rides until further notice.

The Fire Ball ride and others like it are temporarily barred from fairs, fests in Illinois.

He told authorities he threw a vodka bottle and punched his father after the dad walked in on his girlfriend taking a bath. #IllinoisPatch

He admitted he struck his father for walking into a bathroom as his girlfriend took a bath.

A dating app that connects couples based on their mutual dislikes is revealing the biggest pet peeve in each state.

The HaterDater app connects couples based on their common hates, which promotes bonding, according to a scientific study.

An unspeakable tragedy: Six-year-old Owen Schmidt has died, days after a crash that also claimed the lives of his pregnant mother and little brothers, ages 1 and 4.

Family loses pregnant mother, three sons in horrific crash.

That's a long time to avoid the long arm of the law. #IllinoisPatch

A southwest suburban man was captured by Homewood police for a lewd exposure charge he sustained in 2003.

With the Sox down 2-1 in the series, could things get ugly once again? Here's a trip down memory lane:

White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski pounded home plate. Cubs catcher Michael Barrett pounded Pierzynski In the jaw. Then it got ugly.

Instead of heeding a bystander's call to "shoot him!," police used to a Taser to subdue the bloodied, naked man, who was taken to a hospital for a mental evaluation. #IllinoisPatch

The man was taken to a local hospital for a mental evaluation following Monday's incident in Irving Park, police say.

"What the hell is going on in Chicago? Better tell that mayor to get tough, because it's not working what they're doing," the president said.

After a cool summer, the elected officials turned up the heat this week. Find out what the two were beefing about in public now.

"There are thousands of Sema'js out there, and for too long, DCFS has been failing the children of this state," one rep said. #IllinoisPatch

Officials with Department of Children and Family Services assure state lawmakers that positive changes are in store.

"They can come up with a cure, but it takes money to get to that. The more people are aware about it, you never know where that last extra dollar might come from.”

Here's how you can help little Avery. (via Ledyard Patch)

A Connecticut family is desperately searching for a cure to baby girl's very rare skin condition.