Mayor Rahm Emanuel was courting votes in the Black community Saturday, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
The thermometer may disagree, but a lot of people are gearing up for the coming boating season.
One man was killed and another wounded at a south side nightclub early Saturday morning, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
In the wake of a new Indiana law many critics see as legalized discrimination against homosexuals, many Indiana businesses have made it known they serve everyone, with the help of an entrepreneur from Valparaiso.
A south suburban farm that is a major supplier of spinach to Jewel grocery stores has told employees it is shutting down after more than 90 years in business.
Jail inmates on a roadside cleanup crew filled the bed of a pickup truck at just one of the five locations where dirty diapers – a mixture of infant and adult diapers – have been dumped in rural LaPorte County, Indiana.
An Indianapolis power company says it is installing more locking manhole covers ahead of next week’s men’s Final Four, following recent underground explosions.
Officers Michael Lawrence and Sergio Valdez, with the Central District bicycle unit, were flagged down around 2:20 p.m. Tuesday, by witnesses who led them to a man lying in the middle of Michigan Avenue. “He was not breathing. He was pale. He had no pulse. He looked like he might have been gone,” Lawrence said.
Several dozen activists, including clergy, staged a noisy protest outside the mayor’s office at City Hall on Tuesday, denouncing alleged police brutality, and the group managed to get an invitation for a conversation with a staff member.
A Posen man has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after he crashed a car into a home early Saturday in southwest suburban Chicago Ridge.
The Rainbow PUSH Coalition is calling for a civil rights investigation into the videotaped run-in that a 20-year-old Chicago man had Alcoholic Beverage Control Agents at the University of Virginia, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
With just a little over two weeks before the runoff election, the candidates for mayor have been criss-crossing the city looking for votes, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia both pulled in more endorsements Friday, as the mayor tried to solidify his lead in the polls, and Garcia sought to build a Harold Washington-like coalition.
On any given day, Mounted Unit officers can be seen stopping in Jackson Park, and shoveling horse manure from their trailers onto Park District property along the golf course – on the street, curb, grass, and around trees.
Three employees of a South Holland assisted living facility have been removed from their jobs, after an elderly woman died from an overdose of pain medication. Two other residents who were hospitalized the same day also have died, and understaffing might have been an issue.
Activists in the Austin neighborhood have demanded a meeting with Police Supt. Garry McCarthy, to come up with solutions to violent crime in a community that has more murders than any other.
The hotly contested race for alderman of the 16th Ward saw a little political theater on Tuesday, outside one candidate’s Englewood campaign office.
The school board has approved layoffs of 263 teachers, although most of them likely will be recalled next school year. More than 200 non-union support personnel also were receiving layoff notices.
We have an update on a story we reported two weeks ago about a Chicago veterinarian who had claimed a puppy she adopted from a rescue organization in Minnesota was stolen from her car, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Purple and black bunting hung from the façade of Rainbow PUSH Coalition headquarters on Friday, in memory of the woman known as “The Little Warrior.”