Mayor Lori Lightfoot Hosts Summit, Kicking Off Bid To End Poverty In A Generation; 'We Must Start Now'Lightfoot said we can’t ignore the stark reality that too many Chicagoans worry about simply putting food on their table, keeping their homes warm in winter, or losing what little they have.
You Paid For It: Popular Deck At Palmisano Park Prone To FloodingA massive park in Bridgeport built about 10 years ago has been a neighborhood favorite. So why is a popular deck the park unusable for days at a time, multiple times a year?
Police Chase Of Shooting Suspects In Aurora Ends In Grisly CrashAt least four people went to the hospital Wednesday afternoon, after a car being chased by police in west suburban Aurora crashed into another vehicle, ripping one of the two cars in half.
Defiant Rod Blagojevich Sounds Familiar Note Upon Return Home From Prison: 'I Didn’t Let You Down'“From beginning to end, this was persecution masquerading as prosecution,” Blagojevich said a day after his early release from prison.
Aldermen Tighten Reins On Outside Jobs For City EmployeesThe City Council is placing new limits on side jobs for some city employees, closing a loophole that allowed them to work for private contractors who have government deals they oversee.
Woman Charged With Child Endangerment After Girl, 7, Accidentally Shoots Brother, 11Police said the girl found the gun Friday night at a home in the 3100 block of West Fillmore Street, and as she was handling it, it went off, and a bullet struck her brother in the neck.
Boeing Says It Found Debris In Fuel Tanks Of Parked 737 Max JetsIt's the latest problem Boeing faces as it tries to get the 737 Max back in the air.
Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich Home From Prison, But He's Not Entirely A Free ManFor the next two years, Blagojevich must regularly report to a probation officer, and can't leave Illinois without the permission of his probation officer or a judge.
Former Gov. Blagojevich Released From Prison After President Trump Commutes 'Tremendously Powerful, Ridiculous Sentence'Ex-Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has gone free, after President Donald Trump granted him clemency on Tuesday.
Other Than Going Free, What Does Clemency Mean For Rod Blagojevich? He Can Vote Again, But Can Never Own A GunCBS 2 Legal Analyst Irv Miller said, while Trump’s clemency order reduced Blagojevich’s 14-year prison sentence, it did not clear his criminal record, so he’ll still be a convicted felon.
Public Safety Committee Chairman To Call Hearings On Police Suicides, Minority Hiring At CPD And CFDCity Council Public Safety Committee Chairman Chris Taliaferro (29th) said the Chicago Police Department can learn some lessons from Los Angeles in addressing officer suicides.
Deb Mell Says Blagojevich Family 'Thrilled' He's Coming Home After President Trump Commutes His SentenceAlmost eight years after he left his home in Ravenswood Manor to begin serving a prison term in Colorado, former Gov. Rod Blagojevich soon will be winging his way back to Chicago, and his wife and daughters couldn't be more elated.
State Lawmakers Seek To Undo 555% Increase In License Plate Fee For Small TrailersTo help pay for road and bridge repairs across the state, the General Assembly last year raised the license plate fee for all sizes of trailers by $100.
Avondale Woman Furious After Being Left Without Heat For Days When Gas Was Cut OffIt was like camping out in the winter – that is how an Avondale neighborhood woman describes sleeping in her home without heat.
1 Wounded In Shooting On Chicago SkywayPolice said, around 11:35 a.m., the 32-year-old man was in the passenger seat of a car on the Skyway, when a gray van pulled up alongside the car and someone inside started shooting.