Two Teens Found Shot To Death In Car In GaryPolice in Gary, Indiana are searching for the gunman who shot and killed two teenagers and left them in a car.
CTU Closes $725,000 Account At Bank Of America To Protest CPS Debt SwapsThe battle between the Chicago Teachers Union and the Chicago Public Schools headed to a new front on Wednesday, as the union told a big bank it is taking its business elsewhere.
Hastert Sentencing Postponed; Attorney Says Former Speaker Nearly DiedA federal judge has agreed to delay sentencing for former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert in his hush-money case, after the Illinois Republican’s attorneys revealed he nearly died in November when he suffered a severe blood infection.
West Town Woman Stabbed During Carjacking Speaks OutIn a popular neighborhood on Chicago's North Side, a viscous assault and carjacking left a woman badly beaten and stabbed.
Former Kenwood Student Found Dead In Lansing ApartmentStudents at Kenwood Academy High School on Monday were mourning a former classmate who was found dead in south suburban Lansing, amid many unanswered questions.
Chicago Public Schools Laying Off Hundreds Of Administrative StaffHundreds of workers at the central offices of the Chicago Public Schools were getting layoff notices on Friday, as the district tries to plug a $480 million budget hole.
Saucedo Parents Stage Sit-In To Protest Co-Location With Spry High SchoolOutraged parents staged a sit-in overnight at a Little Village elementary school to protest a planned merger with a neighboring high school.
Navy Pier Begins Building New Ferris WheelLast fall, the iconic Ferris wheel at Navy Pier was dismantled, to make way for an even bigger one. At 196 feet tall, it will be nearly 50 feet taller than the previous one. It will have 42 climate-controlled gondolas, able to fit 10 people each, and featuring entertainment systems with interactive video screens.
Lockdown Lifted At Cook County JailAfter nearly 20 percent of the staff at Cook County Jail failed to show up for the morning shift on Tuesday, the facility was placed on lockdown Tuesday morning.
Police Board To Get Public Input In Search For Next SuperintendentAt a special public meeting of the Chicago Police Board on Tuesday, Chicago residents will get a chance to speak for up to two minutes each about the qualities they believe the new Chicago Police Superintendent should have.
Arctic Chill Has Chicago In Deep FreezeWinter’s first bitter blast sent temperatures down to 1 below zero around 6 a.m., with a wind chill as cold as 18 below overnight at O’Hare International Airport.
8 Firefighters Hurt Battling Extra-Alarm Blaze In Rogers ParkEight firefighters were taken to hospitals with minor injuries, after battling an extra-alarm blaze at an apartment building in the Rogers Park neighborhood Monday morning.