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Ald. Silvana Tabares, a one-time Madigan ally, faces challenge from Eddie Guillen, a recent worker in Madigan’s political organization.
On Dec. 18, 2012, Chicago awoke to the sight of bedsheets dangling from the 17th floor of the federal high-rise jail in the Loop and a made-for-Hollywood tale of two convicted bank robbers on the run.
The organization GLAAD found 141 anti-LGBTQ incidents targeting drag events specifically, eight of which were in Illinois.
Millions of people could be at risk from decades of pollution 3M has discharged into one of the nation’s major waterways and emitted into the air without limits since the company began production of forever chemicals at its Cordova plant in 1975.
Chicago police released Saturday morning of images of a person running following. the deadly Friday shooting near Benito Juarez Community Academy.
National Weather Service officials were expecting scattered snow showers before 10 a.m. Saturday with winds blowing from the southwest at 15 mph with wind gust as high as 25 mph.
The start of a federal process that could lead to more regulation of gas stoves is “a big step," advocates say.
Messi, who at 35 is ancient for an elite soccer player, has said the championship game against France will be his final World Cup appearance.
Illinois school calls police on its students — some as young as 9 — at shockingly high rate. Officers have arrested students more than 100 times in the last five school years, an investigation by the Chicago Tribune and ProPublica found.
Community members, friends and neighbors gathered Friday in Buffalo Grove to remember Vera Kisliak and her daughters, Vivian and Amilia, while calling on authorities and each other to prevent domestic violence by speaking up about troubling behavior.
Robert Crimo Jr., faces one count one for each person killed in the July 4 attack. Felony reckless conduct has maximum penalty of three years in prison, but probation is also an option.
Four students have been shot Friday at Benito Juarez high school on the Southwest Side, authorities said.
Lake County prosecutors announced Friday they have charged Robert Crimo Jr., father of alleged Highland Park parade shooter Robert “Bobby” Crimo III, with felony reckless conduct for sponsoring his son’s firearm owner’s identification card.
Tax returns reveal not just candidates’ income but also how they’ve made their money, their financial interests and potential conflicts of interest.
The agency accused Amazon of misclassifying workplace injuries as not requiring time off work or a job transfer or restriction in cases in which they did so.
Federal prosecutors said indicted Chicago Ald. Carrie Austin is exaggerating health issues to avoid going to trial on fraud charges, saying the FBI recently observed her going about political duties and running daily errands.
Saul Chavez, 47, who was extradited from Mexico this month, is being held without bond at the Cook County Jail. Chavez was wanted on two outstanding warrants, including the 2011 aggravated DUI that resulted in the death of William McCann.
Chicago Ridge police say that several shots were fired Thursday night outside of Chicago Ridge Mall and that investigators are interviewing several people.
The former CEO of an Evanston subprime auto lender was indicted on federal fraud charges for allegedly overstating the health of a loan portfolio.
The research center is a joint project between the state and city and will be operated by the Discovery Partners Institute
Entries will be accepted at chicagoshovels.org until 20,000 are received or Jan. 6, 2023, whichever happens first.
Children don't have to be limited to chicken nuggets, pizza and burgers, say D.C. and Alayna Crenshaw, whose sons are adventurous eaters.
A Chicago police officer was fired Thursday night for his role 18 years ago in one of the biggest scandals in department history.
The city will again encourage people to wear masks indoors if high COVID-19 levels are hit
Colder temperatures are expected to move in as a storm system moves to the East.
A prisoner at Chicago’s beleaguered high-rise federal jail in the Loop was raped by a cellmate despite his repeated pleas to guards that he was in danger and needed to be moved immediately, charges show.
A 14-year-old boy was arrested by Chicago police Wednesday after he was identified as the person who brought a firearm to school on the North Side in the Uptown neighborhood.
Even if they lose their homes to a tax buyer, the original homeowners should share in the profits when the property is sold, the suit argues.
National Weather Service officials released a hazardous weather outlook Thursday morning stating scattered snow showers were expected to develop across the area Thursday afternoon.
There could soon be fewer slow zones on the Forest Park branch of the CTA Blue Line, as work is planned to begin rebuilding the first piece of the line
Purdue Northwest’s Chancellor Thomas Keon is apologizing for a culturally insensitive remark he made during the first of two commencement ceremonies Dec. 10.
Many Chicagoans are experiencing sticker shock over new tax bills -- and have to pay them during the holidays following late delivery.
Federal prosecutors have weighed in on a tussle over the release of documents related to the 2011 killing of an off-duty Chicago police officer.
Suspect held without bail in gruesome Portage Park birthday party killings, kidnapping
The approval of the casino deal and a CTA Red Line extension funding district were two wins for Mayor Lori Lightfoot as she seeks reelection.
The cold weather pattern will bring temperatures of normal lows in the single digits to around the 20s, a meteorologist said.
More money is still going to be needed but if all goes according to plan construction could start in 2025.
Police determined the students engaged in “willful physical contact,” while other students watched, and parents of the special needs student seen pushed to the ground in a video posted on social media declined a formal police investigation,
Chicago police officers are expected to pack a federal courtroom Wednesday for the sentencing of an Indiana man who admitted to straw-purchasing the handgun later used to kill Officer Ella French.
The economic development wunderkind talks with us about Bronzeville's trajectory and her plans for making history.
At a World AIDS Day 2022 event, Chatrivia Kennedy and her daughter both shared how they've been affected by Kennedy's HIV status.
The finished Jane Byrne Interchange is expected to mean a significant reduction in congestion.
Samuel Parsons-Salas, 32, was charged with three counts of first-degree murder, one count of first-degree attempted murder and one count of armed kidnapping in relation to the Portage Park triple homicide.
Ald. Walter Burnett, 27th, said he now thinks the casino project will result in enough jobs for minorities and nearby residents.
At around 10:43 a.m. Monday, the stolen car — which officials suspect was used in at least one previous armed robbery — was located by police. The car was fleeing from police when it hit a Department of Streets and Sanitation truck and caught fire.
This tracker is updated monthly using Consumer Price Index data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The Chicago-based carrier has hired about 15,000 people across the airline this year and expects to add a similar number next year.
US authorities say former CEO of failed crypto firm FTX Sam Bankman-Fried has been arrested in Bahamas at US request.
Chicago police detectives questioned a person of interest Monday in a triple homicide over the weekend in the Portage Park neighborhood.
Survivors of mass shootings in suburban Highland Park and the East Garfield Park community of Chicago testify before an Illinois House committee in support of a proposal to ban assault weapons.