Gator Hunter Frank Robb Turns On Buckingham Fountain After Catching Humboldt Park AlligatorFrank Robb, the man who captured the Humboldt Park alligator, is getting the royal treatment in Chicago.
Immigrant Groups Preparing For Anticipated ICE Raids; 'You Have Rights'Fear among immigrant communities is mounting, as the Trump administration says deportation raids that were delayed nearly three weeks ago will go forward, and they could start this weekend.
Mysterious Safe Unearthed In Parking Lot Of Lakeview SynagogueA Lakeview synagogue has unearthed a 3,000-pound mystery, and professional locksmiths are welcome to come and take a crack at it.
Chicago Police Board Begins Hearing Evidence In Effort To Fire Officer Robert Rialmo In Fatal Shooting Of Bettie JonesThe Chicago Police Board began hearing evidence on Monday against Officer Robert Rialmo, to determine if he should be fired for violating department rules in the 2015 shooting that killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and 55-year-old Bettie Jones.
Immigrants In Chicago Fear ICE Deportation Raids After President Trump's Deadline PassesWe don’t know where or when, but President Donald Trump says he plans to move forward with mass deportation roundups “fairly soon,” more than two weeks after postponing a wave of roundups of undocumented families.
4 Killed, 29 Wounded Since Start Of July 4th Holiday WeekendEven with 1,500 additional police officers on duty, the holiday weekend has gotten off to a bloody start, with at least 33 people shot since July 4th, four of them fatally.
On July 4th, Parades, Picnics, And Fireworks Celebrate Independence Day, But Storms Could Dampen FestivitiesWith the threat of some decidedly un-holiday-like weather this evening, everyone is fitting in the fun while they still have the chance.
Chicago Police Arrest 170, Seize 38 Illegal Guns In Pre-Holiday CrackdownsChicago police are getting a head start on efforts to prevent violence over the 4th of July weekend, with dozens of people arrested, and nearly a dozen illegal weapons seized in a pre-holiday gun and drug crackdown.
Cab Driver Accused Of Sexual Assault Last Year Charged In Second Rape More Than A Decade EarlierA cab driver accused of sexually abusing a woman in his taxi last year has been charged with another rape 12 years ago, after DNA evidence linked him to the crime.
Chicago Police Say Shootings Reach 4-Year Low Through The End Of JuneSo far this year, 1,229 people have been shot in Chicago, about 100 fewer than the first six months of 2018, and the lowest total since 2015.
After 15 Years, Pritzker Pavilion Trellis In Need Of A Facelift; 'There Are Huge Rust Spots ... You Don't Want To Have It Look Ugly'From afar the iconic amphitheater and greenery of the Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park perfectly blend in with the neighboring high rises, but a closer look shows the beauty is beginning to show its age.
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.