New Englewood STEM High School Opens, Replacing Four Older Neighborhood SchoolsHundreds of families in Englewood are celebrating the opening of a new $85 million high school, but to make way for that school, the neighborhood had to lose four others.
Woman Shot Multiple Times Found In Back Yard Of Lockport Township HomeA 52-year-old woman was found covered in blood in the back yard of a residence in unincorporated Lockport Township overnight.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Faces Tough Choices In Tackling Budget Deficit Up To $1 Billion; 'It’s A Doable Lift, It’s Just Not Going To Be Politically Easy'Facing a budget deficit of up to $1 billion, Mayor Lori Lightfoot is set to begin outlining her plan to dig out of the massive hole at her “state of the city” address Thursday night.
Tina Jones Could Enter Plea Deal In Bitcoin Murder-For-Hire PlotTina Jones, a nurse from Des Plaines, is expected to enter a plea Tuesday in a murder-for-hire plot. She is accused of paying someone on the dark web to kill the wife of her lover.
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.