With Skyrocketing Unemployment, Center Helps Visually Impaired Find Work While the unemployment rate in Illinois hovers around 6.3 percent, that number takes a massive jump among the blind and visually impaired--to at least 60 percent.
Cook County State's Attorney Takes On Critics In McDonald Case Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez blasted her critics who are demanding that she resign over her handling of the Laquan McDonald shooting case.
Police Investigate Possibility Of Tainted Heroin After Spike In OverdosesThe Chicago Fire Department said paramedics saw heroin overdoses skyrocket this week. In a span of 24 hours, at least 23 people overdosed on heroin on the West Side. So far, one of those victims has died.
The Heat Hitting Hard Across ChicagoWhile no records are in jeopardy, the temperatures outside on Tuesday will feel a lot warmer than recent weeks.
Police Officer Who Reported Alleged Misconduct Claims Boss RetaliatedA Chicago police officer is suing the city, claiming he blew the whistle on his boss, leading to retaliation.
Produce, Egg Prices Soar At SupermarketShoppers are paying a lot more green to get those fruits and vegetables.
With School Out, Police Presence Boosted DowntownWith school out and in the wake of mob attacks along the lakefront, the Chicago Police Department is making a big show of force along the beaches and Michigan Avenue.
Oprah Winfrey Basks In Glow Of Epic TV RunOprah Winfrey says she is just living in the moment, trying to take in the meaning of her final days of her talk show reign.
Police Step Up Patrols After Lakefront, Downtown Mob Attacks Sources say in the past three weeks, there have been more than 35 arrests for wilding and flash mob incidents in downtown Chicago.
Priest: 'I Have My Reservations' About Moving To St. SabinaCaught in the middle of the feud between suspended St. Sabina Pastor Michael Pfleger and Cardinal George is one of the priests assigned to fill the gaps in Pfleger's absence.
Chicago Police Crack ID Fraud At Doctor's OfficeInvestigators have unraveled an elaborate identity theft ring that has cost dozens of people thousands of dollars.