Navy Pier's New Year's Eve Preparations After Three Stabbings On Fourth Of JulyNavy Pier said it has not hired a new security firm since the debacle on the Fourth of July, but the facility added additional private security companies to the mix and learned some lessons from this summer.
Boyfriend Accused Of Killing 19-Year-Old Lyniah Bell While Playing With Gun He Thought Was UnloadedLafayette Hodges is charged with one count of involuntary manslaughter. Prosecutors say he was playing with a revolver he thought was unloaded when he shot his girlfriend in the head.
Water Main Break Causes Severe Flooding, Shuts Down 2 Blocks Of Halsted Street In Lincoln ParkCleanup continued late Thursday afternoon, more than 12 hours after a water main break sent gallons gushing into some businesses in the southwestern part of the Lincoln Park community.
State's Attorney's Lag In Filing Charges Allowed Cab Driver Anis Tungekar's Accused Killer To Leave CountryIt was a roundhouse kick to the head captured on surveillance video that took the life of a taxi driver last year.
Demond Weston Released From Prison, Returns Home After 29 Years As Prosecutors Drop Murder ChargeWeston has long claimed Chicago police detectives tortured him into a false confession in the killing of 19-year-old Joseph Watson in 1990.
No Bond For Teen In Fatal Drive-By Shooting Of Nurse Identified As Driver, Police Still Searching For ShooterBond was denied Thursday for the 19-year-old man charged with first-degree murder, one month after the shooting death of a nurse in Little Village.
Blood Tests Show Higher Levels Of Potentially Cancer-Causing Gas In Those Who Live Near Waukegan Medline PlantSome Waukegan residents have been fearing the worst living near a plant that emits a potentially cancer-causing gas.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Fires CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson For Lying About Incident When He Fell Asleep At The Wheel Of His Car“It has become clear that Mr. Johnson engaged in a series of actions that are intolerable for any leader in a position of trust,” she said Monday morning at City Hall.
A Look At Interim CPD Superintendent Charlie BeckWith Eddie Johnson now fired instead of retired, it's unclear how much Beck will rely on him for guidance.
Family Of Rylan Wilder, Teen Shot In Music School During Melee, Questions Story Police Have Told ThemThe family of a 15-year-old boy accidentally shot by Des Plaines police last week is speaking out for the first time – and they're questioning the story they've been told by police.
Witnesses Describe Horror At Old Irving Park Music School After ShootoutMore details emerged Thursday about the traumatic moments inside an Old Irving Park music school, where a police officer and a teenage boy were wounded in a gun battle.