According to the FBI, violent crime and property crime were down nationwide for the first half of 2014 — but did America’s big cities also see drops?
Thousands of flights across the country have been cancelled because of the storm, including hundreds of flights in Chicago, leaving many people spending the night at the airport.
Dive deep into the culture of China by visiting one of America’s finest Chinatowns. Many of these communities were established by early immigrants looking for a place to feel like they are back home.
An Amtrak train headed from Chicago to New York and Boston was delayed for more than 13 hours, and scores of passengers were left scratching their heads, due to several conflicting explanations for the holdup.
The Barack Obama Foundation voiced concerns about the University of Chicago’s bid for the presidential library and museum, because its proposals would rely on using property owned by the Chicago Park District, not the university.
In the wake of deadly confrontations involving police officers in Missouri, New York, and elsewhere, a group of current and former police chiefs in Illinois has pushed for changes in the way police agencies record interactions with the public.
The seven largest school districts in the U.S. are joining more than 50 others to start offering introductory computer science to all their students, the White House said Monday.
Anger continued to spill over Friday in Chicago and across the nation, over recent grand jury decisions not to indict two white police officers who were involved in the deaths of unarmed black men in Missouri and New York.
Hundreds of protesters marched in downtown Chicago Thursday, in the wake of the New York grand-jury decision not to indict a white police officer in the death of a black arrestee over the summer.
Since we are upon our great day of gratitude, let’s look to sports for reasons to give thanks.
With a significant decrease in homicides from 2012 to 2013, it’s hard to continue calling Chicago the Murder Capital of America.
Butler won’t practice the rest of this week, and his status for the season opener is unclear.
The IOC might make its strict requirements more lenient after no one seems to want to host the 2022 Winter Games.
When the final numbers come in, the Cubs will have sold close to 2.65 million tickets this season.
Archbishop Fulton Sheen died in 1979 and is entombed in New York, where he spent much of his career and gained national fame for his radio and television commentaries. He was born in 1895 in El Paso, a small Illinois town about 30 miles east of Peoria and grew up in a farm family.
It wasn’t easy, but one of the favorites is moving on.
Derrick Rose has rested the past three days as he gets back into shape.
The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office says 26-year-old Chanel Lakatosz of Norridge, Illinois, was found unresponsive Tuesday morning in her cell at the Justice Center in Syracuse.
Authorities in New York said the four also were suspects in other crimes in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, and New York City.
New York needs another arm after its rotation has been ravaged by injury.