It might be a bit more crowded on the roads and at the airport during the upcoming Labor Day weekend, when compared to last year.
The Chicago Transit Authority’s transition to Ventra may — after a series of early hiccups — have finally started to work for the majority of CTA riders, but there’s one group Ventra does not seem to be benefiting: low-income Chicagoans.
By any conventional standard of manly physical appearance, Chris Williams is a good-looking dude
A local Honor Flight organization which typically takes fast-disappearing World War II and Korean War veterans to see memorials in Washington D.C. was, for the first time, taking a Vietnam War veteran along on Thursday.
The city’s popular public bike transit system will be expanding in the spring, including under-served neighborhoods on the south and north sides.
U.S. District Judge Richard Young ruled Tuesday that Indiana must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, but he put the order on hold as a federal appeals court is taking up his earlier decisions on the issue. The state appealed the latest ruling Wednesday.
The deal announced Thursday by the U.S. Justice Department stems from the bank’s role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis.
Around 4:30 a.m., police responded to a burglar alarm at the Best Buy in the Hancock Center, at 800 N. Michigan Av. Officers discovered a broken window, and searched the building, discovering an unknown number of cell phones had been stolen.
Kenny Scott, 20 of the 4800 block of West Quincy Street, is charged with attempted first-degree murder, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Illinois State Police said a Toyota Camry heading south on Interstate 294 struck a construction vehicle parked on the side of the road near Kedzie around 10:50 p.m. The driver of the Camry was ejected from the vehicle, onto the roadway, where he was hit by a semi-trailer truck.
One of three teenagers who were trying to steal metal rods at an Alsip construction business died early Wednesday when 34,000-pound concrete and brick panels fell and pinned him.
A 17-year-old boy and a 45-year-old man were talking outside when an SUV drove past, and someone inside fired shots, police said.
The boy, 14, was standing in the 2400 block of North Kilbourn about 9:30 p.m. when he heard gunshots and felt pain, police said. He was shot in the arm.
The 22-year-old got into an argument with a “known offender” outside in the 7800 block of South Bennett about 9:15 p.m.
Police investigating an American couple suspected of killing the woman’s mother at a resort hotel on Indonesia’s Bali island said Thursday the three had a disagreement over who was paying for the rooms, but that a motive for the crime has not been established.
Noise from a spin studio in Evanston has some people upset – claiming their complaints have fallen on deaf ears, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.
We all worry about keeping our credit cards safe, but we should be just as concerned about protecting our medical insurance information.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says his chief negotiator told him that in 150 such cases, he had never seen one like it.
The 21 hour standoff forced people living on the 14700 block of Seeley Avenue, like Gary Peoples, out of their homes.
A nine-year-old boy died Wednesday afternoon after being shot multiple times in the chest.
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.