Two people have been charged with assault, for allegedly threatening and punching an 11-year-old girl who would not give them her souvenir beach ball Sunday night downtown near the Lollapalooza music festival.
It could be commuter chaos downtown Wednesday morning, following a water main break near Union Station.
One man was killed and two others critically injured in a shooting Monday afternoon in the West Side West Garfield Park neighborhood.
The final leg of the Wacker Drive reconstruction project begins this week, and the intersection with Jackson Boulevard alongside the Willis Tower has closed.
Felony Franks – the hot dog stand with the Misdemeanor Wieners and a staff of ex-felons – shut down Monday afternoon.
Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Sunday that a group of out-of-town protesters attacked a police van while hundreds of protesters were wandering around downtown Chicago for about 10 hours.
An 11-year-old boy was wounded early Thursday when gunshots shattered the window of his home on the city’s Near West Side.
Community groups are rallying for answers after a transgender woman was found shot and killed on the city’s West Side earlier this week.
Police say a male-to-female transgender person was found shot and killed on the city’s West Side Monday morning.
Waving purple sheets of paper in the air and chanting “Yes, we can!” about 2,000 janitors rallied at Teamster City at Ashland Avenue and Jackson Boulevard on Saturday.
Two downtown office buildings that aren’t getting much use may soon have a new life, and young people will be the beneficiaries.
You’ve seen the lines around the block and you’ve smelled the caramel, and now, WBBM Newsradio’s John Cody has the story of the new Garrett Popcorn shop.
You would think the donation of a million dollar home is a good thing, right? But a donation to the University of Illinois at Chicago is raising questions about why the school has spent more than $600,000 to fix up the house.
The Chicago Police Department says it is investigating reports of a mold problem at the Police Academy, at 1300 W. Jackson Blvd.
The Blue line subway stop at Jackson Boulevard, and the pedestrian tunnel that connects to the Red Line, have reopened Wednesday afternoon, more than two hours after they were closed due to a suspicious package.
A West Side woman charged in a fatal hit-and-run crash over the weekend said she got “scared” when she hit a man as he crossed the street, so she hid out at her grandmother’s house before turning herself in, authorities said Tuesday.
The motorist who fatally struck a man waiting for a bus early Sunday in the Garfield Park neighborhood has turned himself in to police.
Police are still looking for a hit-and-run driver who slammed into a mother and her three children on the city’s Near West Side.
A CTA bus slammed into a light pole on the city’s West Side this morning, sending the light pole crashing down to the street below.
There were anxious moments in the Loop this morning, when glass fell from a high-rise building on State Street.