The CTA says operations are largely back to normal tonight after switching problems caused significant delays on nearly all of its lines this morning and made thousands of people late for work, school or other appointments.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
More than 2,500 people have been climbing the 1,643 steps to the top of the Aon Center Sunday to benefit Lurie Children’s Hospital. Some did it more than once.
Four Chicago police officers were sent to the hospital after their squad cars collided while pursing suspects in the Little Village neighborhood early Sunday morning.
Investigators tell WBBM they are leaning away from murder charges — at least at this point — against the unnamed youth, whom police say used a large kitchen knife to stab his brother, Larry Miles.
A teenager is being held – accused of stabbing his older brother to death Wednesday morning in South Chicago Heights.
A Chicago lawyer, Jordan Lee Margolis, was accused of forging clients’ names and misappropriating more than $1 million.
Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey wants the inspector general to look into practices of the county Animal and Rabies Control Department, which he calls “fractured and unregulated.”
Police are investigating the vandalism of a bust of Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable, the Haitian-born man who’s credited as the founder of Chicago, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.
A 21-year-old north suburban man who is bipolar and disappeared more than a week ago has been found safe.
Senator Kirk is in Pennsylvania at a retreat for the House and Senate and tells WBBM the alleged plot to attack the U.S. Capitol is on people’s minds there.
We are learning a little more about former Mayor Richard Daley – and his cancellation of a speech at a Grand Rapids, Michigan, college.
Officer Craig Taylor shot 95-year-old John Wrana with multiple bean bag rounds inside an assisted living facility in the summer of 2013, while police were trying to subdue Wrana.
A Naperville man most likely faces at least two years in prison for stealing more than $300,000 in computers from the U-S military, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.
Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner says what the legislature did last week – when it approved a special election for Illinois comptroller in 2016 was a “partisan power play.”
Chicago’s very cold weather brings problems, like frozen pipes, but higher temperatures forecast for next week could bring even worse problems: messy leaks.
The heartiest workers still find the time to take smoke breaks outside.
Cold weather is forcing an Aurora homeless shelter to stay open around the clock, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.
Police in Mundelein say a house explosion last Friday which killed a man and critically injured another – may have been no accident.
A Chicago man might think twice the next time he goes into a police station to report something as stolen.