Mother Of Ronald Johnson, Killed By Police In 2014, Wants Dashcam Video ReleasedThe family of a young black man shot and killed by Chicago police in October 2014 has repeated their demand that the city release dashboard camera video of the shooting, a week after authorities released video of the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
University Of Chicago Cancels Classes After Threat Of Gun ViolenceUniversity President Robert Zimmer said the FBI was investigating an online threat of gun violence against the university, specifically mentioning the “campus quad” at 10 a.m. on Monday.
Officer Charged In Laquan McDonald Shooting Scheduled To Make Court Appearance MondayThe Chicago Police Officer at the center of a controversial police shooting is expected to go before a judge on Monday.
Man Charged In Slaying Of 9-Year-Old Tyshawn Lee; McCarthy Vows To 'Destroy' Gangs InvolvedA 27-year-old man has been charged in the execution-style shooting of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee, and police said at least two others were involved in the "unfathomable crime," including one in custody on an unrelated charge and another who remains at large.
Ready Or Not, Season's First Snow Hitting Chicago TonightDepending on who you ask, Chicagoans are either ready and eager for the first significant snowfall of the season, or looking for a warm escape.
Interfaith Service Honors Victims Of Paris Terrorist AttacksThe interfaith prayer service was planned months ago, but the agenda was amended to include prayers for victims of terrorist attacks Paris, Beirut, Kenya, and Colombia.
Judge To Decide If Video Of Deadly Police Shooting To Be ReleasedA Cook County judge was set to rule Thursday whether the Chicago Police Department must release dashcam video of a white police officer fatally shooting a black teenage suspect last year.
Counterterrorism Experts Gather At McCormick Place To Discuss StrategyMayor Rahm Emanuel will kick off the 21st annual Joint Counterterrorism Awareness Workshop at McCormick Place. The conference was planned months ago, but in the wake of the deadly Paris terror attacks, the discussions will be especially timely and important.
French School In Chicago Paying Tribute To Victims Of Paris Terror AttacksLycée Français de Chicago will observe a moment of silence at 1 p.m. Monday. A memorial in front of the school has been placed outside the school, where kids have dropped off flowers in remembrance of the victims.
Mass Transit Agencies Step Up Security After Paris Terror AttacksPassengers might notice extra security when boarding the train during the morning commute on Monday.
Reward Increased For Arrest Of Aspiring Model's KillerThe father of a 20-year-old model who was shot and killed in Englewood earlier this month has announced an increased reward for information leading to his daughter’s killer.
UPDATE: Police Investigate Beating Death Of Baby In UptownThe baby girl was found in a grassy area next to the dumpsters just steps away from the front entrance of an apartment building in the 800 block of West Eastwood Avenue around 11:45 p.m., police said.