Amid Bloody Holiday Weekend, Police Promise More PatrolsBarely halfway into the Memorial Day weekend, nearly as many people have been shot across Chicago as the entire holiday weekend last year, with police promising to step up patrols even further.
Mother Struck, Killed By Truck On Lake Shore DrivePolice were investigating some discrepancies in a story about a robbery attempt just before woman was killed and her boyfriend was injured when they were hit by a truck on Lake Shore Drive early Sunday in the Gold Coast neighborhood.
A Bit Late, But Spring Weather Finally Blooming In ChicagoWith Chicago enjoying its first long stretch of warm, sunny weather this year, the beaches and lakefront path proved to be popular destinations on Sunday.
Rauner Presses Lawmakers To Reach 'Grand Compromise' On BudgetAs state lawmakers head into the home stretch of the spring session, Gov. Bruce Rauner is urging them to approve a budget, along with pro-business reforms he has been seeking.
Spring Half Marathon Draws 6,000 Runners To LakefrontThe Chicago Spring Half Marathon lived up to its billing with warm and sunny weather for the run along the lakefront Sunday morning.
A Benefit To Cold Weather: Slower Mosquito GrowthThe cool, wet weather this spring has provided plenty of breeding grounds for mosquitoes, but it hasn’t been warm enough for them to really start biting.
Drake Hotel Party Celebrating Architect Benjamin MarshallTo celebrate a new book about Chicago architect Benjamin Marshall, fans and his descendants are throwing a party tonight that he might have approved of.
Teenage Girl Fatally Stabbed In Parkway GardensA 15-year-old girl was fatally stabbed Saturday evening in the South Side Parkway Gardens neighborhood.
Thousands Walk Downtown On Mother's Day In Annual Susan G. Komen Race For The CureGrant Park was a sea of pink as thousands came out for the 19th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure on Mother’s Day.
Police Officer Shoots Suspected Fugitive On South SideAround 9:30 a.m., members of a fugitive task force – including Chicago police officers and U.S. marshals – approached a home in the 11800 block of South Sangamon Street, where they were serving an arrest warrant.
Protests Target Racism, Debt At Southern Illinois University Several hundred Southern Illinois University protesters have rallied against student debt and racism following recent incidents including an anonymous video calling for violence against black students.
Boeing Rejects Peace Activists' Push To Detail Weapons Sales To IsraelBoeing shareholders overwhelmingly voted down a proposal to disclose more information about the company’s weapons sales to Israel on Monday, but anti-war activists behind the idea pledged to keep up the fight.