Amid Violent Reputation, Emanuel Touts Chicago As Tourist DestinationChicago Gourmet, now in its ninth year, showcases the creations of gourmet chefs from Chicago, elsewhere in the United States, Mexico and Japan.
Demonstrators Skeptical Of Chicago Mayor's Public Safety PlanAbout 100 people staged a protest outside of Malcolm X College as Mayor Emanuel laid out his highly anticipated plan to curb gun violence in Chicago.
City Hiring Hundreds New Cops Signals Political ReversalHe insisted the cost of new cops will be covered in the 2017 budget, without new taxes.
Chicago Police Department To Add Nearly 1,000 Officers Over Next Two YearsThe move would allow the department to fill nearly 470 existing vacancies, and add approximately 500 new officers over current authorized strength.
Illinois State Treasurer Skeptical Of Kemper's 'Voluntary' PayoutKemper said Monday in a statement that it will "voluntarily" cross-reference its insurance policies with those on the federal government's Death Master File list.
CTA Updates Code Of Conduct For CommutersThe CTA has updated its list of things you can't do aboard an 'L' train or bus. The transit agency is responding to years of complaints in some instances.
Duckworth Speaks Out At Clinton RallyNearly 200 enthusiastic Hillary Clinton-backers filled a River North union hall for a pep rally and strategy session with some of the state's top women Democrats.
CTU Asks Teachers If They Want To Authorize A StrikeThe Chicago Teachers Union will ask rank-and-file teachers, for a second time, if they want to authorize a strike.
Family And Friends Say Goodbye At Nykea Aldridge's FuneralHundreds filled the Cosmopolitan Community Church, at 53rd and Wabash, Saturday to say goodbye to Nykea Aldridge, the first cousin of the Bulls’ Dwyane Wade who was shot to death Aug. 26.
Skyway Maintenance Workers Strike Against Agreement TermsSkyway maintenance workers are on strike, and no one appears to be speeding back to the bargaining table.
Family Marks Death Of 13-Year-Old With New State LawBackers of a new state law, permitting first responders to carry epipens to counter several allergic reactions, celebrated Saturday, marking the first anniversary of the death of the 13-year-old girl who inspired the change.
Slain Chicago Officer Honored During Annual Peace CampoutThomas Wortham IV was murdered in May 2010 in the driveway of his father’s home, across the street from the park during a robbery attempt.