50th Anniv. Of Special Olympics Means Celebrating Differences, Not DisabilitiesThis weekend Chicago will mark the very special golden anniversary of the Special Olympics, starting with a lighting of an eternal flame and a ceremonial run and torch-lighting.
Lincoln Yards Redevelopment Could Bring New Life To Chicago RiverSkyscrapers towering 70 stories above the Chicago River's North Side are part of a developer's plans to bring new life to the area known as Lincoln Yards.
Judge Orders Brazilian Boys Reunited With FathersA federal judge will hold a hearing Wednesday regarding two Brazilian boys held in Chicago for more than six weeks, after ordering them reunited with their fathers by Thursday afternoon.
CPS Announces $1 Billion Capital Improvement ProgramChicago Public Schools officials on Friday announced a $1 billion capital investment in an effort to modernize schools and offer universal preschool.
Lawyers Seek To Reunite Brazilian Refugees With Separated ChildrenAttorneys for a Brazilian mother and two Brazilian fathers were in federal court on Thursday, trying to reunite three children with their families.
Second Brazilian Mom Heading To Court In Effort To Be Reunited With SonAn East Coast lawyer who helped reunite a Brazilian woman with her son last week was heading back to federal court on Thursday, trying to reunite another family separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Kids Of All Ages Celebrate Independence DayIt's the perfect weather for a parade and the Chicago area has plenty of them with bands, politicians, families and fun.
Chicago Has Three Police-Involved Shootings In Less Than 30 HoursThe holiday week violence comes as 1,000 extra officers are on duty saturating especially dangerous neighborhoods.
Boy Found Dead In Swimming Pool At Park Forest Aqua CenterA 10-year-old boy was found dead in a public swimming pool in south suburban Park Forest early Tuesday.
Record 47 Million People Expected To Travel For July 4thA record number of drivers is expected to take to the nation’s highways and byways on Tuesday, ahead of the Fourth of July holiday.
Family Caught In Gang CrossfireA family of seven had just jumped into a car in the East Garfield Park neighborhood Sunday night when a car pulled up and starting shooting.
3 Girls Caught In Gang-Related Shooting That Wounded 6It was at least the sixth mass shooting in Chicago in the past two weeks.