Students March To Honor Victims Of Gun Violence: 'We Refuse To Forget'Friday’s marches were timed for the 19th anniversary of the infamous Columbine High School massacre in Colorado.
Parkland Survivor Visits Thornwood High To Discuss Violence, Gun ControlOn the eve of a national walkout honoring those killed 20 years ago at Columbine High School, a girl who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School was visiting with students in South Holland.
Cupich Urges Lawmakers To Override Rauner Veto Of Gun Dealer Licensing LegislationThe cardinal reached out to lawmakers directly on Tuesday, saying now is the time to do what is right, not what is necessarily popular in their particular districts.
Teachers Union Says CPS Hiring 200 More Janitors Not Enough For 'Filthy' Schools“We have rodents, roaches, mold, mildew, asbestos; in other words, filthy unsanitary unhealthy schools,” said CTU recording secretary Michael Brunson.
Woman Grabbed From Behind, Stabbed In Lincoln Park AttackA man ambushed the victim from behind as she was walking to the Fullerton Red Line station, and put her in a chokehold. He then repeatedly stabbed her in her upper body.
1 Killed, 4 Injured When SUV Crashes Into CTA Bus ShelterWitnesses said a 67-year-old woman was thrown more than 50 feet by the force of the impact, landing behind a nearby building.
Billionaire Ken Griffin Donates $10M To Help Fight Chicago CrimeThe money will be used to beef up the Police Department’s use of technology to track and fight crime.
Harvey To Lay Off Workers After State Funds Withheld Over Pension DebtThe city won't confirm the exact number of safety personnel losing their jobs, but they say their hands were forced.
Gun Control Advocates Hope To Override Rauner Veto Of Dealer Licensing BillIn February, lawmakers passed a measure that would require all gun dealers in Illinois to obtain licenses from the state.
River North, Printers Row Robberies Might Be RelatedPolice are investigating two violent robberies early Friday morning, and investigators believe the attacks might be connected.
University Of Chicago Student Shot By Police Charged With Attacking OfficerA University of Chicago student shot by police in Hyde Park has been charged with three felonies, after allegedly smashing doors and cars with a pipe or crowbar, and then charging at an officer.
Woman Shot While Riding In Car On Lake Shore DriveThe 26-year-old woman was riding in a white Dodge Charger around 2 a.m., when someone in silver sedan fired shots near Lake Shore Drive and North Avenue, police said.