A new report has found the Chicago Housing Authority socked away hundreds millions of dollars in reserves, while thousands of people have waited for housing subsidies.
With construction just starting on Chicago’s first Shake Shack, the wildly popular burger emporium is already planning a second downtown location.
Illinois State Police have joined their counterparts in a dozen other states for a massive public safety initiative this weekend.
To prevent customers from stealing bikes, shops across the city often require an ID and credit card before letting someone take one of their cycles for a test ride. This process has worked well, until recently, that is…
Jason E. Wiese, 28, faces three felony counts of grooming and two misdemeanor counts of sexual exploitation of a child.
Ryan Flannigan, 26, was discovered lying unconscious and bleeding from his head in the 0-100 block of North Bothwell Street about 11:30 p.m. on July 18.
Judge Donald Panarese called 15-year-old Rasaan Price “a danger to society” after prosecutors detailed how he allegedly fatally shot 16-year-old Darren Foggey through a bedroom window
Once the vagabond of the music festival and touring circuit, Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago when it opens for three days starting Friday with a lineup including Eminem, Outkast and Kings of Leon.
At Wednesday’s City Council meeting, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is expected to introduce a measure that would gradually increase the minimum wage in Chicago to $13 an hour.
The three were standing on the sidewalk in the 200 block of South Western Avenue about 10 p.m. when a male got out of a dark-colored sedan and opened fire.
An autopsy was scheduled for Wednesday on the body of a man that washed up on a beach in Whiting, Indiana. Authorities suspect the body could be the last missing victim of the season’s first fatal boating accident.
A federal appeals court has explained its ruling that a 20-year-old terrorism suspect has no right to see classified documents regarding how evidence against him was gathered, but much of the court’s opinion itself has been kept secret.
The fatal shooting happened about 10 p.m. on the Near West Side. A 17-year-old boy and two men, ages 49 and 18, were standing on a sidewalk in the 200 block of South Western Avenue when a male got out of a dark-colored sedan and opened fire.
Shortly before 8 p.m., the three men — two 63-year-olds and a 50-year-old — were aboard a 19-foot sailboat bound for the harbor when a 46 mph gust capsized the boat and the men fell in the lake
If you could log onto a website and upload a selfie to find out how old you really look, and how long you’ll probably live, would you do it?
The results of a new public opinion poll show Mayor Rahm Emanuel may not be in as much trouble with voters as some thought and that CTU President Karen Lewis’ strength may have been overstated, though she disagrees.
The community of Barrington is preparing to bury the seven-month-old girl who police say was starved to death by her parents in January.
Lombard Police say they are cracking down on drivers using hand held cell phones, reports WBBM’s Kimberly Easton.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has joined challenger Bruce Rauner on TV, with an unusually early series of campaign commercials.
Police in Long Beach, Indiana have released surveillance images of a person of interest in a series of burglaries last Saturday.
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.