The fatal crash happened Thursday at 3850 Dempster St. A black 1996 Ford Mustang coupe, traveling westbound on Dempster, left the road and hit a tree in the parkway.
To some, youth violence in Chicago is nothing more than statistics taking up time on their nightly newscast. Carlos Javier Ortiz — in his upcoming book titled We All We Got … — hopes to show you more than a bunch of numbers. He hopes to show you the victims, families and communities plagued by violence, and he hopes you’ll see just how human they really are.
They were arrested when they tried to stop the demolition of the Whittier Elementary School fieldhouse — known as La Casita — which came without warning.
Chicago police officers have been helping a pair of Illinois State Police troopers dig out from the tornado that devastated their hometown of Washington.
As they learn about the life and accomplishments of late South African President Nelson Mandela, students at an Englewood charter school will get a chance to see a new biographical film before it hits theaters later this month.
The consulate general of South Africa in Chicago is making a condolence book available after the death of Nelson Mandela.
The former Whitney Young faculty member is a music legend in Chicago. CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield reports.
The proposed 47-mile tollway would link Interstate 55 in Illinois to Interstate 65 in Indiana.
The new contract includes cost-of-living salary increases of 4-1/2 percent over the next three years. A new salary schedule will move many employees up two steps on the pay scale in June 2015, resulting in an additional raise.
Juan Rangel, longtime leader of the politically powerful United Neighborhood Organization, has stepped aside from his $250,000-a-year post as UNO’s chief executive.
A U.S. Coast Guard ship loaded with more than 1,200 Michigan Christmas trees has arrived in downtown Chicago.
A northwest Indiana man who recently completed a 20-year prison term for murder is wanted on a new murder charge.
Tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot could put a lot of presents under the tree.
Unseasonably cold weather will stick around Chicago for the next week, with a chance of snow accumulation this weekend.
Authorities say this week’s benefit concert for Illinois tornado victims has raised about $300,000 for relief efforts.
Snow is falling in parts of southern Illinois and central Indiana and forecasters say parts of the region could get more than a foot by the time a wintry storm moves through.
Members of the University of Illinois at Chicago’s faculty union voted to approve a strike Thursday, although union negotiators will continue to attend previously scheduled mediation sessions with school administrators.
A man was hospitalized late Thursday after he flipped his vehicle and hit a tree while driving drunk on the South Side.
Karon Godbold, 35, is charged with sexual assault and weapons violations.
Douglas Foster said that Mandela died what many would consider to be an ideal death: with his family at his side, and only after years of preparing the people and politicians of South Africa for his passing.
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.
Blackhawks fans celebrated all night long and into the early morning after the Blackhawks beat the Bruins to win the Stanley Cup for the second time in four years.