The incidents occurred late last month, on the afternoons of July 22 and July 24 on Chicago’s West Side.
Lollapalooza, says Grant Park Conservancy President Bob O’Neill, has become one the of the best rock concert public-private partnerships in the world.
What does music look like to those who cannot hear it? So-called “performance interpreters” from Austin-based LotuSign will be on hand at Lollapalooza this weekend to help the deaf and hard-of-hearing experience the many concerts going on over the next three days.
If you spot snow in the northwest suburbs tonight, don’t worry, it’s not an untimely return of the Polar Vortex, it’s just a special viewing party for the Disney movie “Frozen.”
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has called for a federal investigation of federal disaster relief funds that the Quinn administration used for an anti-violence program already under the microscope for mismanagement of funds.
Three people were hospitalized, and traffic on the inbound Dan Ryan Expressway was backed up to 95th Street, after a tanker truck flipped on its side on top of a car near 47th Street.
Illinois State Police surprised a lot of people on the Kennedy Expressway on Friday morning, as they conducted a distracted driving detail to catch people texting or talking on cell phones while they were behind the wheel.
With scattered showers moving through the area, including a small cell that could pass over Grant Park, the first acts of Lollapalooza were being delayed Friday afternoon.
Today’s the day! Lollapalooza is rocking Chicago for the tenth year in a row, and hundreds of thousands of people are expected to cram Grant Park to see their favorite bands for the next three days.
Lollapalooza might be sold out, and officials have said they expect 300,000 people to attend the three-day music festival, but many tickets were still in the hands of ticket brokers on Friday.
A Loop executive remained in critical condition Friday morning, after an apparently disgruntled colleague shot him in the head Thursday over a recent demotion.
A 23-year-old man was found dead in the attic of a building in west suburban Cicero, after firefighters extinguished a fire early Friday morning.
A 50-foot, 17-ton electromagnet settled into its new home at Fermilab on Thursday, where it will prepare to start searching for dark matter after a couple years of tweaking.
At least two people were in custody Friday morning, after leading police on a chase when officers responded to reports of someone stealing the catalytic converter from a car in the Chatham neighborhood.
Officers responding to a call of a person down about 3:40 a.m. found the 23-year-old shot to death in the entryway of an apartment in the 6700 block of South Clyde Avenue.
The centerpiece of what will be known as Big Marsh Eco-Park will be a 45-acre mountain bike park; including a single-track trail, a dual slalom course, a dirt jump trail, a pump track, a cyclocross course, a short-track course, a gravity flow trail, a slope-style course, and a bicycle skills area.
A team of archaeologists has been excavating the yard of a west suburban home for the past two weeks, after the residents unearthed several graves from a 19th century cemetery.
Low water pressure hampered firefighters as they spent several hours overnight extinguishing an extra-alarm blaze at a pallet factory in the Little Village neighborhood.
Streets bordering Grant Park will be blocked off to traffic for at least three days, from Friday through Sunday, during the sold out festival, according to a statement from the Office of Emergency Management and Communications.
The 16-year-old was standing on the sidewalk about 11 p.m. in the 5400 block of West Iowa when someone walked up and fired shots at him, striking him in the right thigh and groin.
A CTA Blue Line train jumped the tracks at the O’Hare station early Monday, after the train failed to slow down while pulling into the station, and went through the barriers at the end of the tracks.
A man wanted for murder in Georgia rammed several cars while fleeing police Sunday, before crashing on Lake Shore Drive, prompting a standoff with police that lasted more than 8 hours.
Much of the town of Washington, Ill was destroyed by a tornado on Sunday.
We asked Blackhawks fans to share their photos as they headed out to the Stanley Cup victory rally and parade.
Heavy rainfall that continued for several hours early Wednesday in the north and northwest suburbs left many streets and homes flooded.