Public Life Of Maryville's Father John Smyth Belies Horrifying Allegations Of Sex CrimesAs the sun sat on Father John Smyth’s life, allegations of sexual misconduct arose.
11 Injured In CTA Bus Crash In Back Of The YardsEleven people were injured, two of them seriously, when a CTA bus collided with an SUV in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Tuesday morning.
Man Injured In Scaffolding Collapse In The LoopA 40-year-old man was seriously injured when scaffolding collapsed on top of him in the Loop, after he tried to remove a brace from the structure.
Mayor Lightfoot Lays Out Grand Plan To Fight Gun Violence; 'You Have To Bring People Together'On Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s first full day in office, we’re hearing more details on the ways she plans to tackle gun violence, which she said will be her biggest challenge as mayor.
Traffic Alert: Fatal Crash Closes Inbound Bishop Ford FreewayOne person was killed Tuesday morning in a crash on the Bishop Ford Freeway near Sibley Boulevard, in Thornton Township.
Caffe Oliva Flooding Points To Bigger Problem Of Shrinking BeachesFlooding issues at Ohio Street Beach are making it almost impossible for a Caffe Oliva, seasonal local business, to make it. The owners are calling it their worst May on record. But that's not the only issue. The rising water is causing beaches to shrink.
One Dead, One Injured In Chatham Gas Station ShootingTwo people were shot during a parking lot shooting in Chatham just before 4:30 p.m. on Monday.
Family Of Marlen Ochoa Wants To Know Why Alleged Killer Was Allowed To Stay With Baby At HospitalThe family of Marlen Ochoa and activists are now demanding answers from hospital officials at Advocate Christ Medical Center, where Ochoa's baby is, after his mother was murdered and he was cut from her womb.
Tow Truck Hits Man, Driver Takes Off: 'He Was Gone, Just Gone'Anthony Drobick was just walking to the bus stop. He wound up with seven broken bones and an overnight stay at a hospital.
'A Frightening And Confusing 24 Hours': Rabbi Speaks Out After Synagogue Targeted In LakeviewIllinois has seen an increase in incidents targeting Jewish communities. The Rabbi at a targeted synagogue speaks out.
Well Wishers Greet Mayor Lightfoot At City Hall"The fact that we now have a black, lesbian lawyer, wonderful person in this job is spectacular. It's more than a symbol. I think it's going to create a whole different environment in the city of Chicago."
'Reform Is Here': Lori Lightfoot Sworn In, Making History As First Black Woman And Gay Mayor; Takes Aim At 'Shady Backroom Deals'Lori Lightfoot was sworn in as Chicago’s 56th mayor on Monday, becoming the first black woman and first openly gay person to hold that office, and vowing to deliver the change she promised during her campaign by bringing a new level of integrity to City Hall.
Elgin Man Charged With Drug-Induced Homicide In St. Charles OverdoseA man is facing drug-induced homicide charges in a fatal drug overdose in suburban St. Charles last month.
Chicago-Based Vienna Beef Recalls Hot Dogs; Could Contain MetalMore than 2,000 pounds of Chicago-based Vienna Beef hot dogs are being recalled because they might contain metal fragments, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.
Baby Rhino Born At Lincoln Park ZooAccording to the zoo, veterinary staff are monitoring her progress from "remote cameras" to give Kapuki and the calf privacy. For now, the animals will not be on public display.