Ministers Call On Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx To Beef Up Witness Protection ProgramRev. Ira Acree, a longtime pastor in the Austin neighborhood, said many people have told him and other faith leaders they are afraid to come forward with what they know when someone is killed in their neighborhoods.
Bottled Blonde Gives Up City Licenses, Permanently Closes River North Restaurant And BarAfter years of complaints from neighbors, and battles with City Hall over repeated code violations, Bottled Blonde restaurant and bar in River North has surrendered its business licenses and permanently closed.
Infant Critically Wounded In Shooting On Bishop Ford Freeway In PullmanIllinois State Police said a car was headed north on I-94 near 115th Street around 11:15 a.m., when the driver heard a gunshot. The driver checked on the infant in the back seat, and saw the baby had been injured.
Feds Begin Planning Process For ICE Detention Center In Dwight, IllinoisThe Department of Homeland Security is in the very early stages of plans to build an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center in Dwight, Illinois, about 80 miles southwest of Chicago.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Said Lake Michigan Playpen Wouldn't Open This Summer, But City Can't Close It, And Coast Guard Won'tDozens of boats lined up in the Playpen on Saturday, with enforcement of social distancing rules nowhere to be found.
Aspiring Rapper Eric 'Chicago Blaxican' Jaglicic Charged With Threatening Illinois AG Kwame Raoul, Top Deputy, Former AG Lisa MadiganJaglicic, 40, has been charged with one count each of intimidation, threatening a public official, and electronic harassment.
Police Recovered His Stolen Car, But Never Told Him, Leaving Him With $685 In FeesOpen records show 12,281 vehicles recovered by CPD in the past 2 ½ years. Only 1,516 owners were contacted, or about 12%.
City Council Overhauls Vehicle Impoundment Rules, Settles Class Action Lawsuit Over Failure To Return Seized Cars To Innocent OwnersThe ordinance rolls back impoundment fines and fees that were doubled by Mayor Rahm Emanuel in 2011, and caps the storage fees charged to motorists whose cars have been seized at $1,000,
Kansas Added To Chicago's Travel Quarantine List; Wisconsin Could Be Added Next WeekStarting Friday, travelers coming in from Kansas will be included in the order, which already covered travel from Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah.
Chicago Restaurateur Manish Mallick Joins Mission To Feed America's HungryManish Mallick's restaurant, ROOH, is one of more than 2,400 eateries, from New York City to Oakland, California, working with the non-profit World Central Kitchen to provide meals to the hungry.
Chicago Police Say Peaceful Grant Park Protest Was 'Hijacked By Organized Mobs'; Mayor Lori Lightfoot Denounces 'People Who Came For A Fight, Not A Peaceful Protest'The mayor and police said organized mobs of vigilantes hijacked an otherwise peaceful protest, and pelted officers with frozen water bottles, rocks, and fireworks.
Man Dies After Going Missing In Lake Michigan While Swimming Near Promontory PointA CFD diver who went into the water to search for the man said it was like a "washing machine" after he got out of the water.
Aldermen To Weigh $4.95M Settlement Of Lawsuit Over Failure To Return Impounded Vehicles To Innocent OwnersA class action lawsuit against the city claims police have routinely refused to release cars seized in drug cases, even after charges were dropped, and owners were entitled to get their vehicles back.
Museum Of Science And Industry To Reopen To The Public On Aug. 1Face coverings will be required for all guests ages 2 and older, and the museum will be using physical distancing measures inside.
Corrupt Chicago Police Officer David Salgado Sentenced To Nearly 6 Years For Scheme To Get Bogus Warrants To Steal Cash, DrugsLast October, Salgado and his partner, Sgt. Xavier Elizondo, were found guilty on all counts following a trial on conspiracy and obstruction of justice charges.