At Lightfoot's Inauguration, Children And Adults Say She's An InspirationAn excused absence when Monday's classroom is Wintrust Arena where history was made. And one day, will be studied in schools all over Chicago.
'Again, They Were Disrespecting Us': Sisters Upset With Cemetery Over Mother's Flooded Grave"They buried my mother in a mud-ridden sink hole. And wanted us to stand there and witness that. And not complain."
Rat Holes In Edgewater Give Residents Sinking Feeling"There's children playing on this property. There's children that walk up and down the street and the alleys behind here."
Stanley's Fresh Fruits And Vegetables Closes; 'We Tried To Stay Open The Best We Could'Stanley’s Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, a popular produce shop in the Goose Island neighborhood, shut its doors on Monday, to the surprise of loyal customers and employees alike.
Warm Weather Welcomes Fans To The Friendly Confines For Cubs Home OpenerOne year after the Cubs home opener was snowed out, Monday's dress code  was shorts and short sleeves.
Students At Overcrowded Grissom Elementary School Forced To Study On Hallway Floors; Library Doubles As LunchroomAt Virgil Grissom Elementary School in the southeast corner of the city, teachers have to be creative to accommodate all the students.
Mother Mad At Cemetery After Son's Grave Is Flooded"When they lowered my son in the grave and hundreds of people were out here. We were all witnessing the water pouring in from around the front and the sides."
A Push To Get A New, Longer Sentence For Jason Van DykeLegal experts argue if the judge had sentenced Jason Van Dyke on the 16 counts of aggravated battery, Van Dyke's prison term would be much longer.
George Washington Elementary Parents: School Is Making Our Kids SickSimply put, the school, they insist, is falling apart. And pleas to the Chicago Board of Education, they said, are not adequately answered.
Residents Riled About Proposed CTA South Loop Station"We're worried about crime. The Red Line is kind of notorious for crime and we're worried about."
Hadiya Pendleton's Killer Sentenced To 84 Years In PrisonJudge Nicholas Ford, citing Ward's lengthy juvenile record, and chances he had been given to stay out of trouble, sent Ward to prison for 84 years.
Flu Season Arrives Later Than Usual, Hitting Children The HardestThe Centers of Disease Control reported 13 children have died nationwide, including one in Illinois.
Crossing Calamity: Pedestrians And Vehicles Fight For The Right Of Way"Everyday I come out this way, you have to hold your hand out and tell them to stop because otherwise they will not stop."
Family Demands Answers, Arrest After Cab Driver's Brutal Death"Here we are, three months later, still waiting for someone to acknowledge that it's a crime to kick someone to death in the city of Chicago."
A Closer Look At The Bar Where A Security Guard Was Killed By A Police OfficerIt's not the first shooting to take place at the bar. Two men were wounded there in March of 2005. An attorney for one of the victims sued the bar under the Dram Shop Act which holds an establishment or host liable if they over serve someone alcohol and that person causes an injury.