4 Hospitalized After Wrong-Way Driver Hits 6 Vehicles On Eisenhower ExpresswayIllinois State Police said troopers responded to a seven-vehicle crash around 11:50 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 290 near Mannheim Road.
Chicago Police Investigate 3 Carjackings From Wednesday MorningA car that matched one carjacked near Mayor Lori Lightfoot's home crashed Tuesday near Lawrence and Leclaire.
Man Wounded In Lawndale Shootout With Police Officers Charged With Attempted MurderTramin Harris has been charged with one count of attempted murder, two counts of aggravated assault to a police officer, and two counts of armed habitual criminal.
COVID-19 In Illinois: 4,822 New Cases, 107 More Deaths; Positivity Rate And Hospitalizations Keep FallingSince the start of the pandemic, Illinois has reported a total of 1,081,354 coronavirus cases, including 18,398 deaths.
Man Carjacked At Gunpoint DowntownPolice said a 31-year-old man was sitting in his car on the 200 block of South Wacker Drive around 6:35 a.m., when a black vehicle pulled out, and two men got out, approached the victim's car, forced his door open, and pointed a gun at his head.
Chicago Might Be Able To Make COVID Vaccine Available To All By May; Officials Hope To Reopen Indoor Dining SoonChicago Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said any schedule for the vaccine rollout beyond Phase 1B is "purely speculative" based on how much vaccine the city is getting from the federal government.
City Hall, County Building, State Office Buildings To Be Closed Tomorrow As Precaution For Biden InaugurationCity and county officials said they are not aware of any activity planned in Chicago and the Cook County suburbs during the inauguration.
Aldermen Back Plan To Eliminate Exemptions To Chicago’s Welcoming City OrdinanceAld. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35th) said the measure creates “a clear line separating local law enforcement from federal immigration enforcement.”
Illinois State Sen. Heather Steans, North Side Democrat, Resigning After 12 Years In OfficeState Sen. Heather Steans (D-Chicago), who was instrumental in the passage of legislation legalizing recreational marijuana and same-sex marriage in Illinois, is resigning from office at the end of the month.
COVID-19 In Illinois: 4,318 New Coronavirus Cases, 33 Additional Deaths; Infection Rate And Hospitalizations Continue To DropWhile Illinois saw a slight uptick in new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, the state's average infection rate continues to fall, and hospitalizations from the virus hit their lowest point in more than two months.
Mayor Lightfoot Glad 'There Will Be Accountability' For CPD Officers Suspended For Lounging In Congressman Rush's Office Amid Looting“These police officers essentially took the night off while all hell was breaking loose all around them, while their colleagues were literally getting beaten up and injured all across the city,” Lightfoot said.
CPS CEO Janice Jackson Holds Roundtable Discussion On School Reopening PlansCPS livestreamed their talk, and as expected, the parents she spoke with are glad to see students in kindergarten through 8th grade going back to classrooms on Feb. 1.
Chatham Education And Workforce Center Brings New Job Training And Career Advancement Programs To South SideA new community center designed to help people on the South Side get job training and classes to advance in their careers celebrated its grand opening on Tuesday.
After Firing Weapons, Some CPD Officers Allowed To Return To Duty Without Completing Required Training, Watchdog FindsThe city’s top watchdog has found that some Chicago police officers who fired their weapons were allowed to return to work without completing required training intended to help them process trauma.
8 Injured In Rollover Crash On Lake Shore Drive At North AvenueEight people were injured when a car overturned in a crash Monday on Lake Shore Drive near North Avenue.