2 Arrested After Shootout With Chicago Cops Leads To Chase Into AlsipWhat began with a gunshot turned into a chase, a car crash, and a very tense morning for police in Chicago and Alsip, where schools were closed amid a search for one of the suspects.
Final Leg Of New Expanded Chicago Riverwalk To Open This WeekendA new leg of the Chicago Riverwalk will open this weekend, marking a significant new step for what the Emanuel administration hopes will become a major tourist attraction.
UNO Network Avoids First-Ever Charter School Teachers' StrikeA week after the Chicago Public Schools dodged its second major teachers strike in four years, one of the city’s largest charter school networks averted its own strike with a tentative contract agreement.
Chicago Doctors Studying Human Body By Giving Mummy Digital AutopsyDoctors in Chicago are turning to a female mummy to answer some questions, but they're doing so digitally.
University Of Chicago Uses CT Scans To Digitally Unwrap MummiesResearchers from the University of Chicago performed CT scans on Tuesday to learn the secrets of two mummies that have been in the possession of the Oriental Institute for more than 100 years.
1 Killed, 4 Wounded In West Englewood ShootingA man in his 20s was killed, a 13-year-old boy was critically wounded, and three other people were injured in a shooting in the West Englewood neighborhood Monday night.
Police Shoot Man During Robbery Attempt At West Side Gas StationPolice received a 911 call about an armed robbery at a Citgo gas station at Cicero Avenue and Augusta Boulevard shortly before 9 p.m.
Gary Cop Shoots Suspect Who Allegedly Tried To Run Him OverThe man was taken to the hospital in critical condition, police said.
Preckwinkle Proposes New Cook County Soft Drink TaxThe price of a pop could go up next summer in Cook County. Board President Toni Preckwinkle has proposed a new tax on sweetened drinks in her budget address on Thursday.
CPS Parents, Students Pleased As Tentative Deal Averts StrikeChicago Public Schools parents breathed a sigh of relief – and perhaps let out a few sleep-deprived yawns – after the district reached a tentative contract agreement with the Chicago Teachers Union at the 11th hour before a threatened strike Monday night.
Chicago Teachers Reach Tentative Contract Deal With CPSKaren Lewis said she was optimistic, during a media briefing at 10 p.m. Monday, two hours away from a deadline to declare a strike if no deal is reached.
Wrigley Field, Neighborhood Stepping Up Security For Cubs' Playoff RunAs the Cubs get ready to start the postseason, preparations are underway in and around Wrigley Field to make sure fans are safe.