Girls traveled from across the Midwest to a South Side school to get everything they need for prom — for free.
Another sure sign that spring is here to stay: It was spring cleaning day Saturday at Chicago’s Oak Street Beach.
Away from the microphone, it was vintage Daley — laughing heartily and often shaking hands, posing for photos and moving with ease through the room.
The U.S. Marshal’s Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force spearheaded the local operation and was responsible for 477 felony fugitive arrests in three states: Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.
An Islamic extremist appears to have hacked the Web site of Pilsen’s National Museum of Mexican Art.
The Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Tuesday night presented an award for courage to two women who survived being beaten with a baseball bat and left for dead by a thief in Bucktown five years ago.
More than 200 people protesting the recent deaths of unarmed black and Hispanic teenagers and men at the hands of police — both locally and nationally — staged a Daley Plaza rally and march through downtown and West Loop streets on Tuesday.
One group is calling for a march, another for a town hall meeting in the wake of the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old Waukegan resident by police in Zion, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
Severe storms are in the forecast in the next 24 hours, and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District is asking people to prepare by using less.
The counting is complete in two more Chicago aldermanic races, and in both cases, the incumbent is behind.
Forty-seven years have passed since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as he counseled striking sanitation workers in Memphis, Tenn.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus ‘Chuy Garcia were out campaigning hard on the final day of early voting.
Chicagoan Shadi Ramini says he and a friend ordered the Blue Ribbon taxi through Uber.
Jameel Syed says his goal is to show everyone that Muslim Americans are like everyone else in the U.S.
Chicago’s new Catholic archbishop focused on the city’s undocumented workers as he marched in a solemn Good Friday procession through the Pilsen neighborhood.
Robert A. Bonzani allegedly began stalking the attorney who was representing his wife in divorce proceedings. Then he spray-painted and damaged the tombstone of the attorney’s daughter, prosecutors claim.
A kinder, gentler Suburban O’Hare Commission Wednesday unveiled the team of experts it has hired to find ways to reduce airport jet noise — a group that makes it clear they want to work with the city, not against it.
The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing fines and demanding changes at the Postal Service’s Lincoln Park office.
The controversy over Indiana’s so-called religious freedom law was not the only problem the Hoosier state faced Tuesday. It also fended off an apparent attack on its official website.
On the campaign trail Saturday in the South Shore neighborhood, challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia called Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s approach to the city’s finances “irresponsible.”