Carlos Arthur Nuzman, Longtime Head Of Brazilian Olympic Committee, Sentenced To Over 30 Years For Corruption In Vote That Won Rio 2016 Olympics Over ChicagoCarlos Arthur Nuzman, the longtime head of the Brazilian Olympic Committee who helped Rio de Janeiro beat out Chicago for the 2016 Summer Olympics, has been sentenced to 30 years and 11 months in jail for corruption.
Police Board Orders 2 Officers Fired In 2016 Shooting That Killed Paul O'NealThe Chicago Police Board has ruled that two officers will be fired for the 2016 shooting that killed a teen named Paul O’Neal.
Police Supt. Eddie Johnson Sets Plans For A Safer 2017762 people were murdered last year, but on Sunday, Superintendent Eddie Johnson is aiming to bring that number down in 2017.
Another Music Loss, Remembering George Michael And A Look Back At 2016 Loses2016 comes to an end, with the passing of pop singer George Michael, one of many iconic musicians who died this year.
Man Found Shot In Rosemoor Apartment Is City’s 700th Homicide Of 2016Joseph Anderson, who was found dead with a gunshot wound to the face on the floor of his Rosemoor neighborhood apartment Thursday night, is at least the 700th homicide victim in the city this year.
Introducing ... Cook County's First Baby Of 2016Jaylanie Rodriguez was born at 12:01 a.m., weighing five pounds, 10 ounces.
Chicago's First Homicide Of 2016: Man Shot To Death In Grand BoulevardThe 24-year-old man was shot about 2:20 a.m. in the 4600 block of South St. Lawrence, police said. He was dead at the scene.
Rebuilding Public Trust The Top Priority For Chicago Police In 2016: Interim SuperintendentAsked if earning the trust of certain communities is his department’s No. 1 priority, John Escalante responded: “Without a doubt.”
Lollapalooza Can't Wait For The Weekend, Expands To Four DaysThe announcement for the 2016 dates of Lollapalooza included a surprise: a fourth day.
Rahm Laughs Off Latest Rumors About Going Back To White House“This is the best job I ever had,” he said. “I have no interest in another job. Zero, zilch, none, nothing, okay?”
Democratic-Controlled Legislature OKs Special Election To Fill Vacancy Left By TopinkaGOP lawmakers say the idea for the 2016 contest is a purely political move to help Democrats capture the seat. The late Judy Baar Topinka was a Republican.
Chicago Or Not? U.S. To Host Nuclear Summit In 2016Although President Barack Obama said Chicago would host the Nuclear Security Summit, the White House later said no city has been chosen. During his remarks, Obama also referenced the summit being in Washington.
USOC Encourages Chicago To Bid For 2024 Summer Olympics, But City Hall Says No, ThanksChicago is still smarting from a first-round elimination for the 2016 Games a few years ago. The defeat stunned organizers and city leaders.
Opinion: If Obama Is Impeached Over Benghazi ScandalMounting questions are being asked about Benghazi, which could lead to the Oval Office. If it is found that President Barack Obama lied about not knowing that the attack was a terrorist attack the nation could very likely repeat the events of Nixon's resignation.
Opinion: 'I'm Not A Scientist, Man' And The GOP's War On ReasonIf Republicans, as a political party, continue this hostility toward science then they do not understand the driving force that science and innovation play in our economy. It also is another proof point in the case that Democrats made about Republican math not adding up.