Activists: Trump Rollback Of Transgender Policy "Cruel To Children"Civil rights advocates and LGBTQ activists denounced President Donald Trump’s decision to roll back an Obama administration policy regarding transgender restroom access at public schools, accusing the president of being “cruel to children.”
Woman In Custody After Fatal Crash Under CTA Green Line TracksA 25-year-old woman was in custody Thursday afternoon, after a crash left a man dead under the CTA Green Line tracks in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
Attorney: Drew Peterson 'Probably Better Off' In Federal PrisonThe reason for convicted wife killer Drew Peterson's transfer from an Illinois prison to a federal facility in Indiana remained a mystery on Wednesday, but his attorney said whatever the basis might be, the former Bolingbrook police officer is "probably better off."
Boy, 14, Faces Judge On Felony Charge In Beating Of ClassmateThe 14-year-old boy allegedly body slammed 12-year-old Henry Sembdner on Feb. 3, after Henry bumped into him between classes at Kenyon Woods Middle School.
Fire In Westmont Leaves 20 Apartments UninhabitableThe fire started around 9 p.m. at an apartment building near 60th Street and Cass Avenue. A resident called 911, saying an apartment was filling with smoke.
Explosion Destroys Home, Sets 2 Others On Fire In DoltonInvestigators in the south suburbs were trying to determine what caused an explosion and fire that left one home destroyed and two others damaged Sunday afternoon in Dolton.
Man Wounded In Late Night Shooting On Dan RyanA man who was a passenger in a vehicle driving on the Dan Ryan Expressway was shot Saturday night on the South Side.
3 Members Of Arlington Heights Family, Des Plaines Man Killed In CrashAround 9 p.m., a Mercedes Benz was traveling at a very high rate of speed on Northwest Highway, when it crashed head-on into a Chevy Impala that was attempting to turn into a parking lot near Mount Prospect Road.
Girl, 13, Dies In Collision During Police Chase In Northwest IndianaA 13-year-old girl was killed and her grandmother was fighting for her life, after an SUV being chased by police in northwest Indiana slammed into their car on Wednesday.
UPDATE: Gary Teen Subject Of AMBER Alert Has Been FoundChastinea Reeves, 15, had been missing for more than 24 hours.
Chance The Rapper Wins 3 Grammy AwardsThe Chicago rapper and anti-gun violence activist won Grammys for best new artist, best rap performance, and best rap album.
Boy, 17, Killed In Jefferson Park ShootingPolice said the teen was with someone else in an alley in the 5300 block of West Foster Avenue around 9 p.m., when a dark-colored sedan drove up, and someone inside fired shots.

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