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Amid turmoil across the Middle East, Chicago area Muslims jammed the field at Toyota Park in Bridgeview on Monday, to celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
Finance Committee Chairman Ed Burke (14th) and Ald. Anthony Beale (9th) have called for a requirement that all Chicago self-serve gas stations carry E15, which they said could reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and might be less expensive than regular gasoline.
Chicago architect Jeanne Gang and China’s Ma Yansong have been picked to design the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, which has been planned as an addition to the Museum Campus just south of Grant Park.
A police officer apparently was shot with his own weapon in the Bucktown neighborhood, before he turned the gun on a burglary suspect, killing the man during a struggle early Monday morning.
Politicians trying to raise the minimum wage say they’ve done their part, and now it’s your turn.
Police officers and supporters hit the road Sunday morning to honor fallen first responders in Chicago.
McCarthy talked about recent violence in the city saying it’s more painful than usual because children are falling victim to it.
An attempt to buy a cell phone might have led to the shootings of a woman and her two daughters in Hammond, Indiana.
If you want to get paid to watch baseball, you might be a good candidate to work as an usher at one of Chicago’s ballparks.
More than 1,000 people showed up to a rally downtown Saturday to show support for Palestine. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports it started at Michigan and Congress at round 3 p.m.
The old 14-story hotel next to Gary’s City Hall has become a very visible symbol of the blight in the city.
A ground-breaking ceremony was held Saturday in the Pullman neighborhood, on Chicago’s Far South Side for a $15 million, 140,000 square foot community center that will provide indoor practice facilities for multiple sports.
Hundreds attended funeral services at Living Word Christian Center for 11-year old Shamiya Adams, who was shot and killed during a sleepover with a friend in Garfield Park.
Activists on a campaign to get rid of red light and speed cameras in Chicago are out protesting today, buoyed by the Tribune’s analyses that found thousands of people may be due refunds for tickets they didn’t deserve.
Fast food workers are attending a first-ever convention in Villa Park today… as they discuss ways to escalate their growing campaign for better wages, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
At a campaign stop at Portillo’s restaurant, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ordered a jumbo chili cheese dog and a large vanilla shake.
The new flight path – used by 29 percent of Midway’s incoming flights – has prompted some 600 complaints from April through June, more than three times as many as the first three months of the year.
Cook County prosecutors said the 18-year-old man accused of killing 11-year-old Shamiya Adams was aiming for a group rival gang members who had attacked a friend in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, even though that friend told him the boys who had beaten him were not there.
The start of construction on a new office building along the west bank of the Chicago River could change the riverfront landscape in more ways than one.
Reports of red light camera “ticket spikes” for thousands of motorists have energized those who have long opposed traffic enforcement cameras.