Chicago Lakefront Trail Upgrades Being Phased InThe city and the Park District seek to bring peace between walkers, runners and cyclists. WBBM's Mike Krauser reports.
Mayor Emanuel On Lucas Museum: 'It's Over'Mayor Emanuel says the people of Chicago are the ones who came out on the losing end of the fight over the Lucas Museum, now that exasperated filmmaker George Lucas is taking the project to California.
County Hospital Boss Says Gun Violence A 'Major Public Health Disaster'Cook County government and healthcare officials on Tuesday applauded the American Medical Association’s decision to declare gun violence is a public health crisis that requires federally funded research.
'Hamilton' Fans Endure Day Of Sweltering Heat To Get TicketsHundreds of people lined up downtown Tuesday morning to get their hands on tickets to the hit musical “Hamilton,” with many of them camped out overnight, eager to see the hottest show on Broadway.
Orlando Massacre Not Dampening Spirits At Chicago Pride FestSaturday marked the start of two weekends of gay pride in Chicago, with Pride Fest kicking off this weekend, and the Pride Parade set for next weekend; and the nightclub massacre in Orlando very much on people’s minds.
New Corpse Flower In Bloom At Garfield Park ConservatoryPeople have been flocking to the Garfield Park Conservatory this weekend for the rare opportunity to see and smell a blooming corpse flower.
Painted Horse Defaced Outside Bridgeport RestaurantA painted horse that’s part of a public art campaign intended to honor fallen police officers has been defaced in front of a Bridgeport restaurant.
Man Streaming Video Live On Facebook Fatally ShotA man standing on the sidewalk, apparently posting a live video on Facebook, was fatally shot in North Lawndale.
WATCH: Eighth Grader Delivers Hilarious 'Presidential' Graduation SpeechA 14-year-old boy from Arlington Heights has the Internet giggling with his graduation speech.
City Collecting Donated Household Goods For Formerly Homeless VetsA program to help formerly homeless veterans with household supplies was nearing its halfway point Tuesday, and the alderman behind the effort said Chicagoans have been coming through.
Elgin Arts Commission Recommends Removing Mural Of LynchingThe mural is a replica of a picture taken in 1930 in which a white crowd watches a lynching of two black men in Indiana.
Rev. Jackson Endorses Hillary ClintonThe Chicago civil-rights leader threw his support Saturday behind the presumptive Democratic nominee.