The decision to move the popular Riot Fest from Humboldt Park to Douglas Park was cause for celebration, and a warning, from those who didn’t want the festival back in their neighborhood.
Jazmine Longoria was reunited with her older brother, Argenis, on Thursday outside the immigration court building in the South Loop just after his release.
Friday marks the official start of the beach season in Chicago. All Chicago Park District beaches will be staffed with lifeguards from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., every day through Labor Day.
Puerto Rican drug addicts who have been sent to Chicago with the promise of world-class drug treatment have been ending up homeless, and a state lawmaker thinks they might be victims of identity theft.
Facing backlash from the Humboldt Park community for damage caused by last year’s festival, organizers of Riot Fest have moved the annual punk rock bash to Douglas Park.
A 12-year-old girl, whose four-year struggle with cancer galvanized her neighborhood and inspired a wave of support over the last several weeks, has died.
A non-profit organization that helps military veterans deal with post traumatic stress disorder is hosting an event tomorrow on the Chain-O-Lakes called “Take a Vet Fishing.”
The parents of a 22-year-old man who was shot to death three years ago in the West Pullman neighborhood were back there today, asking neighbors to help find his killer, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
35 dogs were found living in what’s being described as a hoarder’s home in Glencoe, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Palatine fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of a fire Friday night that left a 63-year-old woman dead and her disabled daughter critically injured, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
The critics say they’ll take their fight over a 500-unit luxury condo development all the way to the Pope, if it comes to that. WBBM Newsradio’s Mike Krauser reports.
Parents in the Beverly, Morgan Park, and Mount Greenwood neighborhoods said they learned some eye-opening lessons Thursday night, when they attended a community meeting organized by police and the local alderman, in response to recent sexting incidents involving children.
Lake County prosecutors announced an investigation has determined a Zion police officer was justified when he shot and killed 17-year-old Justus Howell last month.
DeKalb County officials have said they’re committed to making sure everyone who wants to rebuild after last month’s tornado in the small town of Fairdale can clear any legal hurdles that might be in their way.
Naperville police have launched a formal investigation into the conduct of two officers at the scene of a traffic stop involving a local liquor store owner who says he’s been harassed by police for decades, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
A man dubbed the “Phantom Bandit” for his ability to rob banks and then disappear was very much there when police arrested him for the alleged theft of nearly $1,000 in liquor from a Barrington grocery store.
Fairdale residents whose homes were lost or severely damaged in last month’s tornado have been learning rebuilding is not going to be so easy.
More than a year into a program to train jail inmates a useful skill while providing a service to the community, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said the effort is “an outrageous success,” and is expanding.
Sports organizations across the nation have come under fire for not doing enough to safeguard against concussions, particularly in football, and the IHSA’s “Play Smart. Play Hard” campaign was designed to address that.
About three dozen people took part in a vigil today with an early Mother’s Day message for those behind the razor wire at the Cook County Jail.