Chicago Weather: Excessive Heat Warning Delayed, But Heat Wave Still Coming; Mayor Says City 'Completely Unified' In ResponseThunderstorms that moved through the Chicago area have delayed the arrival of a heat wave, with highs now expected to reach only the upper 80s to low 90s on Thursday, but extreme temperatures are still expected to arrive on Friday.
Benny The Bull Joins Crowds Watching For Humboldt Park Gator; Mayor Lightfoot Glad 'Alligator Bob' Is On The CaseFor a shy reptile that has only been spotted in a few snapshots and brief snippets of video, the four-foot alligator recently spotted in the lagoon at Humboldt Park lagoon is quickly becoming a star.
Immigrants In Chicago Fear ICE Deportation Raids After President Trump's Deadline PassesWe don’t know where or when, but President Donald Trump says he plans to move forward with mass deportation roundups “fairly soon,” more than two weeks after postponing a wave of roundups of undocumented families.
Holiday Weekend Gun Violence Has Already Claimed 5 LivesAs the long holiday weekend continues, we're getting an idea of the impact of gun violence in the city as well as the efforts to keep it in check.
Chicago Police Arrest 170, Seize 38 Illegal Guns In Pre-Holiday CrackdownsChicago police are getting a head start on efforts to prevent violence over the 4th of July weekend, with dozens of people arrested, and nearly a dozen illegal weapons seized in a pre-holiday gun and drug crackdown.
Possible Storms Sunday Won't Rain On Pride Parade Celebrations"We'll just have to hope for the best and if it does rain, we'll get a rainbow out of it," Ricky Skaritka, of Roscoe's Tavern, said.
Chicago Pride Parade Commemorates 50th Anniversary Of Stonewall RiotsThis year's Pride Parade is tinged with reflection of the 1969 police raids at New York's Stonewall Inn and how many believe it sparked the nationwide fight for gay rights.
Mayor Lightfoot Plans Bigger Police And Fire Academy; 'I Want To Get It Right'The mayor said she’s not sure the existing plan for the new academy will be big enough to meet the current and future needs of both the Police Department and Fire Department.
'I'm Afraid': Officials, Residents React To Possible ICE Raids In Chicago"I'm afraid thinking of Sunday...." is the thought one woman had after hearing about potential ICE raids in her neighborhood.
Agents Raid Alderman Carrie Austin's Ward Office; Third High-Profile City Pol Under Federal MicroscopeFBI agents executed a search warrant at Ald. Carrie Austin's 34th Ward office near 111th and Normal on Wednesday morning.
Mayor Lightfoot Surprises Graduating Class Of Whitney Young High SchoolMayor Lori Lightfoot appeared to not only hand out the final diploma, but give a speech to the graduating class.
CPD's Riccio Has Lightfoot's Ire For Going On Summer VacationPolice confirmed that Anthony Riccio, CPD's First Deputy Superintendent, took a family holiday earlier this month, just after the Memorial Day weekend that resulted in 43 shootings and seven murders.
Mayor Lightfoot To Appear On 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert,' Meet With Mayor De Blasio, Former Mayor Bloomberg In New York CityChicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will travel to New York City for several days to appear on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" and meet with current Mayor Bill de Blasio and former Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Mayor Lighfoot Introduces Ethics Reforms, Spars With Police Union Executive At City Council MeetingIn her first city council meeting, Mayor Lori Lightfoot took on indicted Ald. Ed Burke. Wednesday she tangled with an executive of the Fraternal Order of Police.
Chicago Police Department Kicks Off Two-Day Mental Health Summit; 'We Are Here To End Officer Suicides'