A Latin Kings street gang member will serve 25 years in prison in connection with his part in the double homicide outside a Griffith restaurant in February 2007.
Chicago gained nearly 10,000 people from July 2011 to July 2012, but was the slowest-growing major city in the country according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released Thursday.
Charles Keller died after he was shot in the chest multiple times near 152nd Place and Freeland Avenue about 1 a.m.
Is Donald Trump a “reprehensible” conman who ripped off an Evanston grandmother and “stole her faith in other people?” Or is he being unfairly sued by a “sophisticated investor” who bought two hotel condos in the Trump Tower “with her eyes wide open” but got buyer’s remorse and backed out?
A police officer said someone cut off the bus, and when the bus driver slammed on the brakes, the bus slid on wet heavy metal sheeting on the roadway, then crossed into oncoming traffic, and hit a building.
Scammers will run an ad – on Craigslist, for example – which touts low rent for a nice house, and ask for money to hold the property for interested renters.
Police are seeking two teenaged thieves, who allegedly stole smart phones twice in the past week on or near 35th Street, near U.S. Cellular Field and the IIT campus.
It could have been a matter of life or death last month when a city ambulance broke down while rushing a gunshot victim to a hospital for emergency care. How could that happen? Pam Zekman and the Better Government Association investigate.
At one of the schools ordered closed by CPS – there was quiet opposition from some parents today…and some seemed resigned to what is about to happen. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
Timothy Smith tearfully apologized Thursday for pimping his pregnant wife and for gunning down an unarmed man who came to their McHenry County home seeking sex.
The list of Top Ten fugitives in McHenry County got shorter after a man wanted for the sexual abuse of a girl was captured by police and federal agents in Milwaukee.
Two bodies were found inside a car on the South Side and one of the victims worked for Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown.
A north suburban teacher gives new meaning to the term “burning your bridges behind you,” as she resigns on a YouTube video decrying a shift towards “Teaching to the Test.”
The Chicago School Board voted to close 49 underutilized or underperforming elementary schools on Wednesday as part of a plan to close a $1 billion budget deficit.
The Chicago Board of Education on Wednesday voted to close 49 elementary schools, in what is believed to be the biggest single mass shutdown of schools in U.S. history.
McMahon said people can agree or disagree with his decision not to file charges, but he stands by it as the right thing to do. He said there was no evidence of a coverup, and that the problem was more one of ignorance of the state’s reporting law than anything else.
Morton West High School has been placed on lock down for precautionary reasons after an unknown individual entered the building.
The Illinois Senate has passed a measure that would require parents to send their kids to school before their 7th birthday, in a vote that broke down along party lines.
A 19-year-old former student at Glenbard East High School in Lombard was in custody on Wednesday, accused of planning a “Columbine-style” attack on the school, with a list of people he wanted to target.
Workers at the Will County Recorder of Deeds office have been complaining of a rotten stench in the office, but officials haven’t been able to figure out what’s causing it.
2013 Chicago Auto Show took place at McCormick Place, February 9th – 18th.
The ice-encrusted remains of a massive abandoned warehouse, the site of the biggest blaze in Chicago in about seven years, was still smoldering on Wednesday …
Teachers marched down Michigan Avenue, taking aim at the use of TIF money for non-educational purposes. Things seemed more optimistic for the teachers’ strike Thursday, a deal close to being struck. Though school won’t come back on Friday, it seems likely there will be classes come Monday. (Credit: Mason Johnson)
The teachers’ strike is on its second day and will likely to go into a third, according to Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis. Salary is far from the only issue on teachers’ minds. Other issues include quality of the classroom, job security, and teacher evaluations…
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