Women In Chicago Comedy Scene Holding Blackout To Draw Attention To Sexual HarassmentFor the last week, women have become more vocal about the things they say they've faced as they navigated the Chicago comedy scene.
Chicago Police Hold Outdoor Roll Call On South SideCPD held an outdoor roll call on the city's South Side in support of the officers and community Sunday afternoon, reports WBBM'S Mariam Sobh.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart Blasts Gov. Rauner For "Deplorable" Inaction Leading To Social Service CutsCook County Sheriff Tom Dart says Governor Rauner’s inaction has led to the shutdown of dozens of social service programs.
Emanuel: Rauner "His Own Worst Enemy" In Tackling State's ProblemsWith their longtime friendship having grown increasingly fractured, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday said Gov. Bruce Rauner should put as much effort into solving problems as he does attacking his political rivals.
Chicago Teachers Union President Backs Off Strike RhetoricChicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis said contract negotiations with the Chicago Public Schools have been going well, and she thinks a strike can be avoided.
Lawmakers Propose Using TIF Cash For Chicago Schools In Wake Of Takeover PlanChicago stockpiles "tax increment financing" dollars in special redevelopment zones. Could some of the cash bail out CPS?
Anti-Abortion Protesters March Through LoopAt least 1,000 people braved the cold weather to march against abortion, reports WBBM's Mariam Sobh.
Handful Of Protesters Demonstrate Outside Bears GameA handful of protesters planned to disrupt the Bears game Sunday at Soldier Field. But there were so few that it didn't go as planned.
Secret Santa Surprises White Castle Workers With $500 EnvelopesEmployees at a White Castle near Midway Airport got a holiday surprise that made them $500 dollars Tuesday. That's when a Secret Santa paid a visit to the location at 63rd and Cicero, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.
Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Says He Doesn't Want Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Support Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was in Chicago Wednesday meeting with supporters.
Mt. Greenwood Post Office Renamed To Honor Fallen Firefighter Herbie JohnsonFallen Chicago firefighter Herbie Johnson was remembered Sunday as the Mount Greenwood office was renamed after him.
Cop Charged With Murder Of Laquan McDonald Plans To Seek Change Of VenueThe lawyer for the Chicago police officer charged with the murder of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald said he plans to ask for a change of venue before trial, claiming Mayor Rahm Emanuel's criticism of his client has tainted the potential jury pool.
Albany Park Students Plan Boycott Of School LunchesFed up with meals they found disgusting, students at an Albany Park neighborhood high school have organized a boycott of school lunches on Monday.
Hundreds March Down State Street In Protest Of Laquan McDonald ShootingRev. Jesse Jackson and the Rainbow PUSH Coalition marched down State Street Sunday afternoon to protest what they say was a cover up of the Laquan McDonald shooting.
Northwest Suburban Doctors' Network No Longer Treating Unvaccinated ChildrenDoctors with a northwest suburban health service have barred children who don’t have up-do-date vaccinations from coming into their offices, except on an emergency basis.