Illinois Schools Struggle To Fill Teaching Vacancies; One District Hires International Teachers To Meet The Needs"We currently have a chemistry physics teaching position that we have zero applicants for right now. I am really concerned about how we're going to be able to fill that position," said Steven Wrobleski superintendent at LaSalle Peru Township High School.
Officers Shoot, Wound Armed Suspect In Bronzeville, Police SayOfficers shot and wounded an armed suspect Sunday night in Bronzeville, police said.
Great Colombian Fest Returns To Humboldt Park, Amid Concerns About COVID And Gun ViolenceChicago's surge in violence is causing safety concerns at the city's well-known neighborhood festivals.
Mount Sinai Hospital Windows Damaged By GunfirePolice said someone standing outside the hospital around 3 p.m. on Saturday pulled out a gun and started shooting.
Police Join West Side Residents For 'Keep Peace In The Streets Prayer March' In Face Of Summer Gun ViolenceIt’s no secret that everyone has different ideas for how to stop the complex issue that is gun violence; on a federal, local and street level. But the message today was clear: breaking the cycle of violence will take a village.
'We're Out Here Having An Activity': Community Groups Said Their Voices, Projects Not Included In Crime Prevention Plans"We're not against any of the help that's coming. We just believe that there's more to it. And this is a piece that's being overlooked."
Woman Found Dead In Car In Lincoln Park Died From Accidental Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, Autopsy FindsPayton Mickey, 25, was found dead in the driver's seat of a car around 8:20 p.m. Thursday near Clark Street and Fullerton Parkway, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.
Search Continues For Stacia Landon, Missing-Endangered Woman From SchaumburgAuthorities said Stacia Landon, 32, was last seen in the 1400 block of South Plum Grove Road around 6:00 p.m. on July 18.
Bill Cameron, Dean Of Chicago Political Reporters, Retiring In August“The time has come for me to plan my retirement. I’ve enjoyed covering Chicago politics very much, but half-a-century on the day-to-day beat is probably enough. Time to go visit many more national parks!“ Cameron said in a statement.
'They Are Scared': Relatives Of Mass Shooting Victims Said There's No Protection For Witnesses Who Speak Up"When I got there, they're picking them all up off the ground."
Firefighters Extinguish Extra-Alarm Fire At South Shore High-Rise; Mother, Two Children Taken To Hospital For Smoke InhalationChicago firefighters are responding to an extra-alarm fire in a high-rise building in the South Shore neighborhood.
2 Wounded In Shooting In Woodlawn Alley, A Block From Fatal Shooting Three Hours EarlierPolice said two males were in a parked car in an alley on the 6300 block of South Maryland Avenue around 3:45 p.m., when someone walked up and started shooting.
COVID-19 Cases Rising Again In Illinois; Most New Cases Since Early MayThe Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,993 new cases of the virus on Thursday, the highest one-day total since May 7.
Man Shot And Killed At Family Dollar Store In WoodlawnPolice said the man was inside the Family Dollar store on the 6300 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue around 12:45 p.m., when a gunman walked up and shot him multiple times in the head, face, and body.
Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Law Allowing Over-The-Counter Hormonal Birth ControlGovernor JB Pritzker signed legislation allowing pharmacists to give out hormonal birth control to a patient who has not seen a doctor.