A verbal confrontation between an off-duty cop and people in a car led to a shooting on Kedzie Avenue, according to police. [ more › ]
The bus had to swerve in the intersection and collided into a second vehicle. [ more › ]
A test of Chicago Public Schools found more than 350 water sources with lead levels that exceeded federal standards. [ more › ]
Eat, drink and protest your way through this week in the city. [ more › ]
Hundreds of protesters rallied in the Loop Sunday afternoon to respond to counter the March for Life, Illinois. Brandishing signs and slogans supporting women's reproductive rights, the protesters faced down pro-life ralliers with the message "our bodies, our choice." [ more › ]
If anything merits another 'inning,' this would be it. [ more › ]
"If you have ever had a moment in your life when you were a father of a sick daughter and had no health insurance, you'll remember it as long as you live," Sen. Durbin said. [ more › ]
The officer's victim attended the same high school where he worked as a security guard, according to prosecutors. [ more › ]
Spring is here! JK. [ more › ]
Cider school, free museum admission and more things to do in Chicago on Monday, Jan. 16.
"We just want to live in peace with dignity," a Syrian refugee said. [ more › ]
Officers thought he was stealing a car that he in fact owned, then forcibly threw him to the pavement and charged him with resisting arrest. [ more › ]
“We’re gonna team up and see if we can bring about some positive change in the inner cities, which I felt was my only agenda.” [ more › ]
The credit agency isn't exactly bashful with its bitter-pill prescriptions. [ more › ]
"Mayor Emanuel must seize this moment to truly clean house," Ald. Waguespack said. [ more › ]
“With all the investigative resources of the federal government, they can’t find me here in River North?” McCarthy told NBC5. [ more › ]
"The City's lack of preparation is now our emergency," an officer told investigators. [ more › ]
'Oczy Mlody' ends up being a surprisingly accessible listen, though The Lips don't let you off the weird hook entirely. [ more › ]
As a victim of torture by Chicago police decades ago, Darrell Cannon has heard promises of reform before. With the U.S. Justice Department expected to release its report Friday on a long-standing pattern of civil rights violations by Chicago police, Cannon, who spent decades in prison for a murder...
A damning U.S. Department of Justice report released Friday morning excoriates the Chicago Police Department for failing to discipline officers who too often resort to force, including shootings. The failure to effectively investigate officers' use of force or discipline police "has helped create...