Teen Shot While Allegedly Trying To Steal Sheriff's Deputy's Car Was UnarmedA Cook County Sheriff’s deputy shot an unarmed 16-year-old Monday night, when the teen allegedly tried to steal his car at a car wash in the Little Village neighborhood.
Chicago Police Department Kicks Off Two-Day Mental Health Summit; 'We Are Here To End Officer Suicides'
Mayor Lightfoot To Introduce New Ethics Changes For City HallMayor Lori Lightfoot says more reform is coming to City Hall, and she’s trying to tighten the reins on aldermen with new changes for the City Council.
Mayor, Top Cop Announce New Initiative To Team Up With Businesses To Fight CrimeCity Hall and the Chicago Police Department are launching a new crime-fighting initiative that will have police partnering with local businesses.
R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty To New Sexual Assault ChargesR. Kelly pleaded not guilty Thursday to new sexual assault charges filed by Cook County prosecutors last week, the most serious criminal charges filed against the embattled R&B singer to date.
Alderman Burke Pleads Not Guilty Federal Corruption ChargesAld. Edward Burke (14th) pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a new round of federal corruption charges, as Mayor Lori Lightfoot is calling for his resignation.
Honoring The Fallen On Memorial Day"This was overwhelming. I could not believe the amount of support in the community."
Dozens Shot, Five Killed During Memorial Day Weekend In Chicago"From 11:00 to 3:00, our brave men and women in the police department are going to be out in the streets. We're also going to be asking community leaders to be out and be diligent to encourage our young people to go home."
Family, Friends Pay Last Respects To Marlen Ochoa"She didn't deserve this, her family didn't deserve this. She's an angel and she's in heaven. I know that."
Pregnant Mom And Family Take Asylum In Chicago Lawn Church To Avoid Deportation To MexicoFacing a deportation order, Adilene Marquina and her family are taking asylum in a Chicago Lawn church for the foreseeable future, because she fears threats from Mexican drug cartels.
Lightfoot To Discuss Memorial Day Crime Plan After 11 Shot Across Chicago OvernightOn the heels of a night that saw at least 11 people shot across Chicago, two of them fatally, Mayor Lori Lightfoot was expected to reveal how the city is preparing for the Memorial Day weekend, which has often been one of the deadliest of the year.
Activists Urge Approval Of Proposal To Require Fingerprints For Illinois Gun Licenses, More Background Checks For Firearm PurchasesGun control advocates plan a rally in Springfield on Wednesday, to urge state lawmakers to approve legislation aimed at closing perceived loopholes in the state’s gun licensing system.
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.
Lightfoot Vows 'No More Water Shutoffs,' Plans To Cut City Council Committee Budgets When She's MayorLori Lightfoot won’t be sworn in as mayor until Monday, but after receiving a report from her transition advisory team on Friday, she pledged to make one drastic change: eliminating water shutoffs for struggling homeowners.
Three People Have Been Charged In The Death Of Marlen OchoaThree people were charged Thursday afternoon in the death of pregnant teenager Marlen Ochoa, whose body was discovered in a garbage can and her baby cut out of her womb.