Smoke Along The Water; Fire Under Lake Shore Drive Shuts Down TrafficAt one point there was zero visibility. From all angles, you could see the heavy smoke at the Lakes Shore Drive Bridge over the Chicago River.
Portage Park Residents Upset About Persistent Flooding; 'The City Needs To Hear About It'"The water was bubbling up through this drain. It kept on coming."
Mexican Drug Lord 'El Mencho' Supplies Nearly 90% Of The Illegal Drugs In Chicago“He’s the number one priority for DEA, and frankly for federal law enforcement in the United States,” said Matthew Donahue, the DEA's top agent in Mexico.
Real Estate Email Scams Soaring, As Scammers Con Victims Into Wiring Money; 'It's Evil'The Better Business Bureau is warning about a dramatic rise in real estate email scams, with losses soaring from $360 million in 2016 to $1.3 billion last year.
Chicago Area Remembers 9/11: Firefighters Honor Fallen Comrades, Cantigny Park Displays World Trade Center BeamsEighteen years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, two of the beams from the World Trade Center have found a permanent home in west suburban Wheaton.
Parishioners See Miracle In Weeping Virgin Mary At Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church Facing ForeclosureThe church’s caretaker first saw what appears to be oil or some other type of liquid streaming from the Virgin Mary’s eyes on Sunday.
Aurora Tenants Could Be Homeless This Afternoon, After Landlord's Payment For Hotel Runs Out; 'What Do We Do?'Dozens of people in Aurora will be homeless Monday afternoon, once their hotel stay runs out, after their apartment complex manager forced them out with barely any notice.
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.