Bullying, Excessive Internet Use Behind Spike In Teen SuicidesA study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics found pathological internet use and bullying are behind suicide’s rise as a cause of death in 15- to 19-year olds.
CPS Counseling Program Helped Cut Violent Crime Arrests In HalfAn anti-violence program at the Chicago Public Schools received a lot of attention Monday at the National Summit on Preventing Youth Violence in Baltimore.
Woman Grazed By Bullet During Shootout In MunsterSeveral cars and a store window also were struck by bullets. Police said there were at least 20 shell casings in the parking lot of the Jewel at Ridge Road and Calumet Avenue.
Study Finds Uber Usually Faster Than CTA, But Not At Rush HourThe Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development at DePaul University found UberPool, the most inexpensive offering from Uber, generally was faster than riding the CTA, after examining 50 rides over a three-month period.
Sheriff's Office Releases Videos Of Inmates Attacking Jail GuardsThe Cook County Sheriff’s Office has released several videos showing inmates attacking guards at Cook County Jail
Chicago Police Families Celebrate Father's Day At Lakefront MemorialDozens of Chicago police officers, their families, and supporters came out to the lakefront on a warm and sunny Sunday for a special mass to celebrate Father’s Day.
Police Officers Get High Schooler To Graduation After Logan Square CrashChicago police came to the rescue of a high school senior who almost missed her graduation ceremony Friday afternoon.
McDonald's Moving Corporate Headquarters From Oak Brook To ChicagoMcDonald's is leaving its west suburban headquarters for a new location in Oprah Winfrey's old studio complex in the West Loop, the fast food giant confirmed Monday.
Chicago Students Take Healthy Meal Recipe To National CompetitionNo greasy pizza and tater tots there. High school students from the Southeast Side were in Washington, D.C., on Monday, are whipping up a healthy meal for a national culinary competition.
Bronzeville Nuns Retire After Nearly A Century Of ServiceTwo Franciscan nuns retired Sunday, after nearly 100 combined years serving at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in the Bronzeville neighborhood.
Park District Wins Gold Medal For Garden Shipped To IrelandThe Chicago Park District has won an international gardening competition, for its work on a project that has been shipped to Ireland.
Compassionate Attendant Steers Deer To Streeterville Parking GarageSamuel Semere says he didn't want the animal to be struck by a car. Animal control officials took the animal, which hopefully will be released into the wild.