The church slaughter committed by a young man with a gun in Charleston is the reason behind a plan for a new type of gun legislation here in Illinois, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
It has been nearly 16 years since the two-state shooting spree by a neo-Nazi that left former Northwestern University men’s basketball coach Ricky Byrdsong dead. In fact, this is the weekend of the Race Against Hate in Byrdsong’s memory.
The archbishop urged Chicagoans to recycle and avoid the use of plastics and to refrain from wasting food.
Archbishop Blase Cupich is doing so in his Stanley Cup bet with Tampa’s Catholic Archbishop.
As things stand now, Metra riders are not allowed to take pets on board, but on Wednesday the commuter rail agency’s board will discuss whether to test allowing pets on one of its lines.
T-shirts celebrating the Blackhawks’ third Stanley Cup in six years are selling as fast as store shelves can be stocked.
Hundreds of people are at St. Sabina’s Block Party on the 7800 block of South Throop for a good time and the chance to get a photo taken with filmmaker Spike Lee, who’s underwriting the festivities.
Michael Smith says seeing his then-19-year-old son Michael Spann-Smith paraded as a hunting trophy is an outrage.
A massive Blackhawks banner is stopping traffic and attracting attention north of the Loop, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
Whether you’re redhead by birth or from a box, there’s a festival celebrating all things and people ginger this weekend in Highwood.
“The Food Scorecard, Local and Global” was the theme for World Environment Day at Chicago Botanic Garden, in Glencoe.
The investigation continues into Tuesday’s CTA bus crash on Michigan Avenue downtown.
For six weeks, CTA will test a mid-evening Purple Line Express train.
Priest sex abuse activists are speaking out on the Hastert case, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
Friends and family members of a murdered Bronzeville man handed out more than 1,200 flyers Saturday in the neighborhood in which he was murdered.
The virus was found in Southern Illinois, but it’s only a matter of time before it shows up in the Chicago area, health officials say.
Firefighters found 48-year-old Maria Concepcion Herrera and her 22-year-old son Carlos Herrera dead in their home in the 3600 block of West 55th Place around 2:50 p.m., after someone reported a couch on fire at the home.
Police seek a man who allegedly tried to abduct a girl early Wednesday in the West Side Austin neighborhood, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
ComEd rates are about to drop again, and the Citizens Utility Board is warning you to think twice and do your homework before going with an alternative supplier.
An off-duty Evanston police officer found himself in the right place at the right time to save a life, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.