The man in charge of promoting Chicago conventions and tourism is backpedaling on reports quoting him as saying that the recent crime wave in the city is going to damage his best efforts, unless it is quickly quelled.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel deflected criticism on Monday that his cabinet lacks racial diversity.
A Chicago Police officer is being sued for alleged brutality and is under investigation by the Independent Police Review Authority, two years after an incident on the Northwest Side.
A report out Friday morning indicates extra pay perks in the Chicago firefighters’ contract cost taxpayers more than $80 million last year.
It took until Veintinueve de Mayo, but we finally heard from the Blackhawks.
The parent company of the Chicago Sun-Times has purchased the Chicago Reader, reportedly for slightly under $3 million.
I’m sure he’s saying some of his best friends are black.
Two hotels in Streeterville have new names and owners, and will soon be undergoing major renovations.
Media mogul Conrad Black has been released from prison, having completed about three of his 6 1/2–year sentence for defrauding investors.
A Facebook and Twitter rivalry between high school girls has resulted in suspensions and a referral for expulsion, after a girl was attacked in the school hallway.
Sun-Times sports columnist Joe Cowley has been put on final notice, meaning he is one step away from being fired, after a series of sexist tweets sent from his Twitter account, according to a report.
Plans to keep residents and dignitaries safe during the NATO Summit include a no-fly zone, with a shoot-to-kill warning for those who break the ban.
Arguably the city’s most controversial columnist came under fire Sunday afternoon for sexist tweets sent from his Twitter account.
A Will County judge may have explaining to do regarding the use of county computers.
Some parents from west suburban Berkeley are angry, after their kindergarteners were taken on a field trip to a local jail.
Rose and his girlfriend of nearly four years, stylist Meika Blackman Reese, are expecting their first child.
The Chicago Sun-Times is mourning the loss of a renowned sports writer Lacy J. Banks.
There is word that U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) could soon begin casting votes again as he battles back from his stroke.
A published report Monday said the Chicago Reader was up for sale and the Chicago Sun-Times had been approached as a potential buyer, but a popular Reader columnist cast doubt on the report soon afterward.
The move to hold the G8 summit at Camp David instead of Chicago in May might have come as a surprise to many, including Mayor Rahm Emanuel and members of the host committee in Chicago, but it was a move that has been in the works for weeks.