Smoke From Backpack On Southwest Plane At Midway, Bound For AustinA backpack with electronics inside began smoking on a Southwest Airlines plane as passengers were boarding for a flight from Chicago Midway to Austin, Texas.
Bullet Pierces South Loop Couple's Seventh-Floor Window While They're Fast AsleepThe serenity of the weekend was shattered for a young couple in the South Loop this weekend – and it was utterly random.
Historic Tiffany Stained-Glass Windows From Church That Burned Have Been Restored, Will Go Up For AuctionThe stained glass windows from St. James Church on Wabash Avenue are a rare part of Chicago history, and many thought they were lost forever.
Family Of 7-Year-Old Girl Shot While Trick-Or-Treating Prays For Her Recovery, Calls For JusticeThe family of a little girl who was shot while trick-or-treating spoke out Sunday night, while the suspected juvenile shooter stood charged with attempted murder.
Chicago Priests Tour McAllen, Texas Respite Center, Find Migrants Are Scarce After U.S. Policy ChangesA group of Chicago priests recently traveled more than 1,500 miles to check on conditions along the southern border with Mexico.
School Out For 11th Day Thursday; Tentative Agreement Reached, But Teachers Refuse To Return To Work Without Makeup DaysThe Chicago Teachers Union on Wednesday night said it had a tentative agreement, but will not be returning to work until Mayor Lori Lightfoot agrees to make up the 10 days they missed.
Classes Canceled Wednesday With No Deal After CTU Delegates Meet; Lightfoot And CPS Accuse Union Of Stalling Over 'Political Agenda'The Chicago Teachers Union has called a meeting of its 800-member house of delegates for Wednesday evening, as negotiations continue on a deal to end the ongoing teachers' strike at Chicago Public Schools.
Police Prepare, Protesters Turn Out Ahead Of Trump's First Visit To Chicago As PresidentPresident Donald Trump will be in Chicago on Monday for the first time in three years.
CPS Classes Canceled For Eighth Day On Monday, Which Will Make 2019 Teachers' Strike Longest Since 1987Classes are canceled for again for Chicago Public Schools students on Monday, CPS announced.
Chicago Teachers Union: 'The Mayor Today Has Dashed Our Hopes For A Quick Settlement'The mayor says Chicago Public Schools students “cannot afford to be out of school for any longer.”
Chicago Priests Pay Visit, Pledge Support To Migrant-Welcoming Texas Chapel That Could Be Lost To Planned Border WallA group of Chicago priests recently traveled to the southern border to check on conditions in one of the poorest regions of the country – and a region that could be a battleground in the fight over the border wall and immigration.
Chicago Teachers' Strike: Teachers Report Some 'Wins' But Work To Be Done, School On Monday CanceledThe Chicago teachers’ strike stretched into its fourth day on Sunday, and it is set to stretch into its third school day on Monday.
Aurora Shooting Leaves Neighbors Stunned; 'This Is An Absolutely Insane Thing To Experience'Police said 10 to 15 shots were fired. A pick-up truck was struck but no people were hurt. The shooters then ran back into the car before speeding away in the valley. They are still on the loose at this hour.
Road Home Program Offered At Rush Provides Pioneering Treatment For Vets With PTSDThere is now a treatment for PTSD that is being pioneered in Chicago, and a handful of sites around the country.
Video Shows Moments Before SUV Plowed Into Family In Waukegan, Leaving Man DeadVideo shows the horrific scene when a driver plowed into a family in a Waukegan parking lot last week – claiming the life of a man in his 40s and putting several other people in the hospital.