Armed Suspect Empty-Handed After Dropping In Through Restaurant RoofEmployees at a combination KFC and Taco Bell at Irving Park and California told police an armed man confronted them around 8:30 a.m. The workers fled, and the suspect left with no money, police said.
Loop Link Measuring Mistake Costs City $150K The city of Chicago now says a measuring mistake on part of the Loop Link will cost taxpayers $150,000.
1,400 Chicago Police Officers To Be Outfitted With Body Cameras Next YearResearchers at the University of Illinois-Chicago will be studying whether or not a new Chicago Police Department body camera program improves interactions between citizens and police.
More Calls For Alvarez, McCarthy To Resign Over Laquan McDonald CasePressure continued to mount Monday for Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez and Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy to step down over their handling of the Laquan McDonald case.
UIC Student Charged With Threatening To Kill University Of Chicago Students, StaffA University of Illinois Chicago student has been charged in connection with online threats made against students and staff at the University of Chicago, according to <a>the U.S. attorney's office.
Student Charged With Bringing Gun Into Barrington High SchoolA northwest suburban high school was locked down Monday morning, after a teacher reported seeing a student with a handgun in a restroom.
Cyber Monday Has Online Retailers In Overdrive To Fulfill OrdersAt the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Kenosha, the company's Tom Cook says they're processing orders at the rate of 500 items per second.
Group Collecting Toys For Children Of Imprisoned MothersHolly Krig, director of organizing for Moms United Against Violence and Incarceration, said the group regularly organizes trips for the kids to see their moms, and this is the second year they're collecting toys.
Officer Jason Van Dyke Out On Bond In Fatal Shooting Of Laquan McDonaldA Cook County judge has set bail at $1.5 million for the Chicago police officer charged with killing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, after reviewing the infamous video recording of the teen's death last October.
Made In Chicago: Book 'There Once Was A Camel'They've been friends for years. Now, two grandmothers from Skokie are partners on a new children's book, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
University Of Chicago Cancels Classes After Threat Of Gun ViolenceUniversity President Robert Zimmer said the FBI was investigating an online threat of gun violence against the university, specifically mentioning the “campus quad” at 10 a.m. on Monday.
Five Shot During Party At Kankakee Banquet HallFive people were shot at a party at a Kankakee banquet hall early Sunday morning, according to Kankakee Police.