Car Found, Driver Arrested In Westmont More Than 3 Weeks After Gage Park CarjackingA suspect was arrested in west suburban Westmont on Monday – more than three weeks after police said he carjacked a driver on Western Avenue in the Gage Park neighborhood.
Weekend Guests At Six Flags Great America Say Crowds, Closed Rides, Huge Fight Involving 20 People Ruined Their ExperienceCrowds and chaos – that is how many people described their visit to Six Flags Great America as it reopened to full capacity this weekend.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Names José Torres As Interim Chicago Public Schools CEO“Serving the incredible students, staff, and families of Chicago Public Schools at this critical time is an immense privilege, and I am grateful to be returning to the CPS family,” Torres said.
Decision Delayed Again On Mental Health Treatment In Jail For Serial Stowaway Marilyn HartmanSerial stowaway Marilyn Hartman’s attempt to get access to mental health counseling in jail was again delayed on Monday.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Backs Declaring Juneteenth An Official City Holiday Starting Next YearAfter previously arguing it would be too costly to do so, Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Monday announced she now supports making Juneteenth an official city holiday, a move that requires City Council approval.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Asks Illinois House 'Why Not Wait?' To Vote On 'Deeply Flawed' Elected School Board Plan“Why not wait? If we know that the bill itself is deeply flawed, why are we rushing to ratify?” Lightfoot said.
DePaul University A. Gabriel Esteban Leaving Next June“It has been an honor to work with our outstanding faculty, dedicated staff, and our many alumni and friends to bring our Catholic, Vincentian and urban mission to life every day."
At Least 4 Killed, 43 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago, Including Mass Shooting In ChathamAt least 46 people have been shot in Chicago so far this weekend, three of them fatally.
Illinois Historic Preservation Group Awards $17K In GrantsThe New Philadelphia historic site, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, honors the first town platted and registered by a Black man before the Civil War.
COVID-19 In Illinois: Infection Rate Reaches New Low; Fewest New Cases In 15 MonthsMonday's caseload was the lowest for Illinois since March 20, 2020, less than two weeks after the coronavirus outbreak was declared a global pandemic.
Driver Charged With DUI In Crash Involving 2 CPD Officers, One Driver Injured In South Austin Two Chicago police officers were injured Sunday morning in a crash on the city's West Side.
City Of Chicago Commemorates JuneteenthJune 19 will be a paid holiday for Cook County and state of Illinois workers.
Armed Robbers In Stolen Cars Targeting South Side NeighborhoodsA warning for drivers as carjackers use stolen vehicles to commit other crimes.
Archdiocese Of Chicago Relaxes COVID-19 Protocols, Lifts Capacity LimitsThe Archdiocese of Chicago is lifting COVID-19 restrictions, including capacity limits, in accordance with the state's Restore Illinois Phase 5.
CPS High School Dean Under Investigation For Homophobic Jokes On FacebookLast month, the dean of discipline for Steinmetz College Prep High School posed a question on Facebook: "Would u rather yo son be in a gang or be gay? Well let me rephrase it...would u rather your son get killed in the streets or in the sheets?"