Apparent Hostage Situation In Rogers Park Ends Peacefully After About 6 HoursAround 9:45 p.m. Monday, police responded to a call of a woman being held at gunpoint in the 6800 block of North Sheridan Road.
At Least 10 Armed Robberies Reported On NW Side Early MondayA manhunt continued late Monday morning for three or four suspects last seen driving in their getaway car, a black Nissan believed to have been stolen.
7 Killed, 12 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across ChicagoAt least seven people were killed and 12 were wounded in shootings across Chicago from Friday afternoon through Monday morning.
Democratic Candidates For Governor Focus On Undecided VotersOn the final weekend before the primary election, the Democratic frontrunners in the race for governor were fine-tuning where they campaign and how.
Pizza Delivery Worker Shot During Washington Park RobberyA man helping his brother deliver pizzas was robbed and shot late Thursday night in the Washington Park neighborhood.
The Future Of School? Glenbrook Schools Testing New Classroom ConceptsThe focus of school administrators has long been on things like textbooks and teachers. Now one north suburban high school district thinks the answer to better learning might involve different furniture and paint.
K-9 Statue At Police Academy Pays Tribute To Fallen Officer Thor SoderbergSoderberg’s friends and family unveiled the statue that will serve as a reminder for recruits about his impact as an officer and teacher.
1,100 Downers Grove Students Given Detention For School WalkoutDowners Grove Community High School District 99 Supt. Hank Thiele said the students consider the detention a "badge of honor."
Firm That Designed Collapsed FIU Bridge Also Building East Chicago SpanThe FIGG Bridge Group designed the Florida pedestrian bridge that collapsed, and is building the upcoming Cline Avenue bridge replacement in East Chicago, Indiana.
Chicago Pulls Out Of Joint U.S. Bid To Host 2026 World CupChicago is dropping out of a bid to bring the World Cup to North America in 2026, accusing soccer's international governing body of being unwilling to negotiate or provide necessary details to the city.
Lockdowns Lifted At Richton Park Schools After Nearby Shooting, StabbingSchools in south suburban Richton Park were locked down for about an hour on Thursday, after a shooting and stabbing about a half mile from Rich South High School.
City Hall Reaches Deal With American Airlines To Jump On Board O'Hare Expansion PlanTwo weeks after American Airlines announced their opposition to an $8.5 billion plan to expand the terminals at O’Hare International Airport, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office said it has reached an agreement to bring American on board.