New Whole Foods, Starbucks Stores Opening In EnglewoodAiming to boost the economy and improve the quality of food available in Englewood, Whole Foods was opening its new store on the South Side on Wednesday.
Woman Struck, Killed While Riding Bike In Roscoe VillagePolice said the woman and the truck were both heading north on Damen Avenue around 7:50 a.m., when the truck made a right turn onto Addison Street, striking the woman.
Northwestern Student Killed By Truck While Riding Bike On CampusChuyuan “Chu” Qiu, 18, was riding her bike west on Northwestern Place when she crashed into a cement truck headed north on Sheridan Road.
Officer Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Charges In 2013 ShootingA Chicago police officer charged with violating the civil rights of two teenagers he shot in 2013 pleaded not guilty Thursday when he made his first appearance before a federal judge.
Program Teaches Boys How To Tie Ties, Prepares Them For Successful FutureEighth-grade boys were shown how to tie ties on Wednesday at Learn 8 Middle School, in East Garfield Park as a part of the ‘Tied to Greatness’ program.
Chicago Teachers Union Begins New Strike Authorization VoteAfter going more than a year without a contract, Chicago Public Schools teachers were set to vote again Wednesday on whether or not to go on strike.
Cook County Hosts Preparedness Fair In Wake Of Attacks In NY, NJ, MinnesotaCook County Department of Homeland Security officials were at Daley Plaza on Tuesday to teach people how to stay safe in an emergency, whether a natural disaster or an act of terrorism.
Extra Security For Bears Game After Attacks In New York, New Jersey, MinnesotaWhile there is no specific threat in Chicago, authorities said they aren’t taking anything for granted in a major city that was once home to President Barack Obama.
Man Charged With Murder; Denied Bail In South Chicago Fire That Killed FourA 51-year-old man has been charged with setting a fire that killed three children and a man last month, allegedly because a woman who lives in the building refused to have sex with him for $10.
4 South Loop Businesses Burglarized Monday NightFour stores--all within a mile of each other--were hit.
Police Investigate String Of Smash-And-Grab Burglaries In South LoopIt was not clear if the same thief or thieves hit all the stores, but the break-ins were very similar.
Aldermen To Debate Mayor's Plan To Replace IPRAThe mayor originally hoped to get a vote by the full City Council on Wednesday, but many aldermen have objected to rushing the ordinance.