Top Cop Eddie Johnson Told Mayor He Was Drinking Before He Was Found Slumped Over In His CarPolice Supt. Eddie Johnson told Mayor Lori Lightfoot he had been drinking at dinner before driving early Thursday morning, and pulling over near his home and falling asleep behind the wheel, sources told CBS 2's Brad Edwards.
Stolen Car Crashes Into Harvey Home; 'The House Was Broken In Half'A stolen car crashed into a house in south suburban Harvey, while fleeing from Metra police officers who spotted the vehicle on Dixie Highway.
Postal Worker Shot With Paintball Gun In AshburnA U.S. postal worker was shot with a paint gun Friday morning, while delivering mail in the Ashburn neighborhood on the South Side.
FAA Wants Answers From Boeing About Withheld Internal Communications On 737 MaxFederal regulators demanded an explanation from Boeing Friday for why the company did not disclose for months "concerning" internal communications relating to the 737 Max certification.
Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg Returning Donations From Former Chicago Corporation Counsel Who Sought To Block Release Of Laquan McDonald VideoSteve Patton, who led Chicago's law department under former Mayor Rahm Emanuel, is listed as a sponsor of the Friday event, according to an invitation obtained by The Associated Press.
Police Officer Adam Wazny, Shot While Serving Arrest Warrant, Released From HospitalPolice said officer Adam Wazny helped save his own life by applying a tourniquet to his wound after he was shot,
After Being Found Slumped Over In Car, Police Supt. Eddie Johnson Says He Stopped To Rest After Feeling FaintCPD spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Johnson had pulled over and parked near his home near 34th and Aberdeen around 12:30 a.m., after feeling lightheaded.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Proposes $40 Million Increase In Taxes For Ride-Share TripsThe increased ride-haling taxes are aimed at relieving congestion downtown, where nearly all ride-hailing trips begin or end, according to Lightfoot’s office.
Final Simulator Tests For Boeing 737 Max Expected To Begin In Early November, Sources SayThis timeline, which has not been previously reported, is a sign Boeing engineers' months-long work to fix the plane's flight control software is nearing completion.
School Canceled For Friday; No Deal As Teachers' Strike ContinuesAs 25,000 teachers walked off the job and hit the picket Thursday, union and CPS negotiators met to resume efforts to hammer out an agreement.
Travel Nightmare: Unaccompanied Northwest Indiana Teen Stuck At Newark Airport For 24 HoursMiles McCready is only 16, but he already has a travel horror story he might be telling for the rest of his life.
What Would The Proposed Teachers' Contracts Cost?Even if you don't have children, all Chicago homeowners can expect to pay up for a new teachers' contract.
Why Did Chicago Teachers Go On Strike? Five Things You Should Know About The Work StoppageTeachers and other staff are on strike at Chicago Public Schools, after contract talks between CPS and the Chicago Teachers Union stalled.
Aldermen Pushing To Rename Lake Shore Drive After 'Founder Of Chicago' Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable“I think this is a historical opportunity, and it’s a great opportunity for the city of Chicago,” Ald. David Moore (17th) said.
City Council Approves Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Proposed Zoning Rules For Recreational Marijuana In ChicagoThe ordinance setting limits on where recreational marijuana businesses can operate in the city passed by a 40-10 vote.