Advocates for assisted suicide from around the world are meeting in Streeterville, while opponents are protesting outside. WBBM’s Bob Roberts reports.
The one-mile link through the Chicago Botanic Garden and the Cook County Forest Preserve District’s Turnbull Woods saw immediate and heavy use.
Seventy-five sculptures of horses — each dedicated to a different slain Chicago police officer — are beginning to appear along the Magnificent Mile.
Serving a double life sentence for killing the pregnant girlfriend of ex-Chicago Bear Shaun Gayle, Marni Yang is hoping new DNA tests will pave the way for her exoneration, the News-Sun is reporting.
It was not immediately clear how many of the city’s 7,000 taxicabs would be idled by any slowdown. Attempts in the past by taxi drivers to stage work slowdowns have generally been unsuccessful because the drivers have not been well-organized.
Pace is the first Chicago-area transit agency to unveil its 2015 budget — and it’s good news for riders.
One of the oldest ‘L’ stations in the city has been shut down for six weeks, to undergo a major renovation.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Wednesday he remains hopeful that the Hoosier State’s ban on same-sex marriages will remain intact, despite blistering questions by the three-judge panel from the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.
The day after 9-year-old Antonio Smith was shot to death in the back yard of an apartment building in the south side Grand Crossing neighborhood, several hundred people filled the yard Thursday night to offer prayers and demand action.
In March 2010, Thomas Wortham IV had recently returned from combat duty in Iraq when he was fatally shot in the driveway of his parents’ home by thieves who sought to steal his new motorcycle.
The shooting of Michael Brown has touched off days of unrest.
Bears fans say it would be a sacrilege to put a museum between Soldier Field and McCormick Place, where they currently set up their grills.
Thursday evening, Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Ryan Pitts was among those who welcomed the traveling display to the park, at 30th Street and Wisconsin Avenue in the western suburb.
It’s dibs, suburban style — and just as serious as dibs in certain Chicago neighborhoods after a big snowstorm.
The Chicago Department of Transportation’s goal is to improve traffic flow and reduce accidents, a priority on a two-mile stretch that saw 910 reported vehicle crashes between 2008 and 2012, in which one person died and 129 were hurt.
Steven Zelich, a 52-year-old security officer, has been charged with two counts of hiding a corpse. A prosecutor convinced a judge to set bond at $1 million, saying he expected homicide charges to be filed in the counties where the women were killed, but Zelich’s attorney said it’s unclear how the women died.
The nuns, several local residents and the village of Melrose Park filed suit Friday seeking to shut Club Allure, which is on the Stone Park-Melrose Park border.
Their lawyer, Tom Brejcha of the Thomas More Society, said state law is clear that adult clubs cannot operate within 1,000 feet of a school or house of worship. The nuns have both, and the club is just over their back fence.
CTA is restoring service after a train derailment halted trains in the Loop.
Until the 5000 series began delivery, CTA had the oldest rapid transit fleet in the nation. It hopes to reduce the average age to less than 10 years by 2022.