Special Olympics Challenges Michael Phelps To Take Polar PlungeOlympic champion swimmer Michael Phelps has been invited to take the Polar Plunge in Chicago next year.
Muslim Women Call For Hate Crime Probe After Attack In Rogers ParkAbout two dozen people gathered in Rogers Park on Sunday to support two Muslim women who have said they were harassed and assaulted last week.
Walgreens Launches Program For Safe Disposal Of MedicationThere are now 45 sites across Illinois where people can discard of unwanted, unused, or expired prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs, and other controlled substances.
Mayor Calls Fatal Police Shooting Of Paul O'Neal 'A Horrible Thing'Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Paul O’Neal was a tragic loss of life, but he had little to say about the circumstances of the shooting, or the investigations into the incident.
Family Marks 5th Anniversary Of Arianna Gibson's MurderThe family of a slain 6-year-old girl remembered their daughter Sunday, on the 5th anniversary of her death.
Man Reviving ALS Bucket Challenge -- With A TwistA Philadelphia man has been putting a new spin on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and he visited Chicago on Sunday as part of a month-long fundraiser.
South Side Lakefront To Get Separate Paths For Bikes, PedestriansConstruction has begun on an project to create separate lakefront paths for bicyclists and pedestrians on the South Side.
No Pattern Of Thwarting Evidence By Chicago Lawyers: ReportCritics have alleged for years that taxpayer-funded city attorneys frequently seek to subvert the evidence-gathering process in civil cases in bids to keep damage payouts down or to deflect bad publicity from the mayor.
College Students Get Care Packages At Trunk PartyA few hundred Chicago and Gary Indiana high school graduates received care packages aimed at helping them focus and continue with their education when they start college in the fall.
Off-Duty Chicago Cop Helps Badly Injured Cyclist In Roscoe VillageDressed in shorts and a Hawaiian shirt as he was driving through Roscoe Village with his son, Officer Sean Hayes said he was “in the right place at the right time” when a cyclist was doored by a female motorist, causing a serious injury to his neck.
Bittersweet Celebration For LGBT Community At Pride ParadeHundreds of thousands of spectators lined streets on the North Side on a hot and sticky Sunday, for an emotional celebration of Chicago’s 47th annual Pride Parade.
Food Depository Launches Annual Summer Meals Program For KidsKids will be out for the summer on Tuesday if they're in the Chicago Public Schools system, but it's not always a great thing to be on break. because some kids have trouble getting healthy meals outside of school.
Two Men Critically Injured When Car Slips Into Pond In AuroraShortly after 8 a.m., a 33-year-old man and his 47-year-old relative were driving in a parking lot in an industrial area in the 300 block of Marshall Avenue, when the 2010 Nissan Maxima went into a nearby pond and flipped over, trapping the men inside.
At Least 1 Dead In Indiana Toll Road CrashA fiery accident that snarled traffic for hours also claimed a life, Indiana state police said.
Cancer Walk Brings 4,000 People To Grant ParkThe Cancer Survivors’ Celebration Walk & 5K is considered one of the largest in the U.S.