Dr. Steven Maynard-Moody said he and his fellow researchers found no racial bias in normal traffic stops — in which the sole reason a driver is pulled over is an actual traffic violation — but they did find tremendous bias in so-called “investigatory traffic stops.”
Buses remained the most popular option for public transit users in Chicago last year, although rail ridership set a new record for the CTA.
Our clocks won’t be the only things springing forward this weekend. After setting a new record for cold overnight, temperatures will gradually return to normal for this time of year over the weekend, ahead of even milder conditions in the middle of next week.
A car that had broken down on northbound Route 83 at Aptakisic Road shortly before 5 a.m. when the semi struck it from behind, according to a statement from the Long Grove Fire Protection District. The car’s driver was outside the car at the time of the crash.
The Chicago Blackhawks have been tugging at heartstrings all season with the fans they’ve been showcasing through their “What’s Your Goal?” campaign.
Illinois labor unions filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to invalidate Gov. Bruce Rauner’s executive order ending a requirement that state workers pay union dues even if they don’t want to join a union.
Now that a historic, 1928-vintage Prairie-style home, designed by an associate of Frank Lloyd Wright, has been moved to its new home, it’s time to piece the jigsaw puzzle back together atop a new foundation.
CHICAGO (STMW) – The escort thought she was meeting a new client named “Ricky Singh” when the bearded, turbaned man arrived at her Bucktown apartment before Valentine’s Day weekend. But when the 26-year-old woman struggled […]
Come Wednesday, the Illinois Commerce Commission will consider opening an investigation into allegations of mismanagement of Peoples Gas Light and Coke Company’s natural gas main replacement program.
Police said driver picked up a male passenger at the intersection of Devon and Western avenues around 2:30 a.m., and when the passenger got inside, he announced a robbery.
A vehicle in the 300 block of South Pulaski Road struck the pedestrian, then several parked vehicles, at about 1:20 p.m., police said.
A 16-year-old boy was wounded in the most recent shooting in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood on the South Side. A gray or silver truck pulled up near the boy in the 1100 block of East 72nd Street, and a male inside fired shots.
CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports on a meeting between locals and Cubs representatives.
The suspects used a maul—an axe-like tool—to smash the glass, police said. They then dragged two blue garbage bins into the store and filled them with purses and sunglasses worth about $50,000.
Sources say the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Inspector General is looking into how Benito Juarez Community Academy High School uses “benchmark recovery” — a grading system that is supposed to help failing students meet standards. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.
The protest was timed to coincide with a University of Chicago alumni event. The U of C, with its medical campus, has been a consistent target of criticism.
Ford’s publicist released a statement Thursday night saying the actor was flying a World War II vintage plane that had engine trouble on takeoff.
According to railroad officials, the train derailed around 1:20 p.m. Thursday in a rural area where the Galena River meets the Mississippi.
Several buses, vans and caravans are on the way from Chicago to Selma, Alabama, to celebrate a civil-rights milestone. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez has their story.
Stuntman Nik Wallenda braved cool temperatures and 15 mph winds as he walked 50 stories above the streets of Chicago as thousands looked on Sunday, November 2nd (Photos by Alex Goykhman).
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.