The sheriff at that Texas jail now says Sandra Bland told authorities as she was being booked into jail that she had previously tried to kill herself.
Days after a man crashed his car and died during a drag race on Lower Wacker Drive, changes are being made to try to make it impossible.
Northwestern University is parking its Ryan Field shuttle buses and will let CTA do the job, beginning this fall.
Nearly 200 West Side dogs received free health care and more during a three-hour clinic in the parking lot of the Austin district police station on West Madison Street.
Many of those who marched are state employees, including DCFS worker Stephen Mittons, who said the neediest and most vulnerable are being put in the middle.
Board President Toni Preckwinkle is seeking to reinstate the tax — first enacted during the administration of predecessor Todd Stroger — primarily to cover the county’s pension shortfall.
Time is running out on the experimental CTA mid-evening Purple Express train, which faces an uncertain future.
Most of the work will be done overnights and on weekends, which should minimize the inconvenience to the 13,000 riders who use the Evanston Express each weekday.
A day after Gov. Bruce Rauner told Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan to either fall in line with his agenda or pass a tax hike on his own, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is warning Rauner that doing so was a bad move.
Warrenville Fire Protection District firefighters were called to a home at 29W571 Albright late Wednesday afternoon by the wife of a 78-year-old man who slid head first into his septic tank while working on the tank’s pump.
The governor issued a challenge to Democrats: support reforms or raise taxes.
The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District’s David Zazra says it’s not your imagination: the influx is worse than usual.
Police Tuesday staged a show of force and cooperation on the city’s northern border.
More than four month after fire ravaged the historic Woman’s Club of Wilmette, work began Tuesday to repair it.
As the nation celebrates its independence, the Chosen Few DJs are again hosting the Chosen Few Picnic Weekend, a house music festival celebrating Chicago’s homegrown dance genre, through Sunday.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson is asking Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic leaders to sit down and negotiate an end to the state’s budget impasse.
Tie dye everywhere. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
Two hundred people rallied near Chicago police headquarters, demanding an end to the violence on East 35th Street.
A convicted felon has been charged in a 2013 cold-case murder.
The North Evanston 4th of July parade is Saturday but if you want a good seat to see it, you may already be too late.