Near Misses At Metra Crossing In Mokena To Take Spotlight At Citizen Advisory Board MeetingMetra’s citizen advisory board will discuss malfunctioning crossing gates in south suburban Mokena, after several near misses in November.
Arrest Warrant Issued For Jakharr Williams In Fatal Shooting Of Javon Britten At Orland Square MallPolice have issued an arrest warrant for a 19-year-old man wanted for a shooting at Orland Square Mall that left one man dead and another person wounded Monday night.
Bitter Blast Continues, With More Single-Digit Temperatures On MondayExtreme and dangerous cold has settled in for the Chicago area, with temperatures plunging into the single digits for the second day in a row.
Governor JB Pritzker Signs Gun Dealer Licensing LawJust days after being sworn in as governor, JB Pritzker is expected to sign a sweeping gun reform bill into law. The legislation would require firearms dealers in Illinois to obtain state licenses.
City Inspectors Visit R. Kelly's Recording Studio To Investigate Alleged Code ViolationsCity building inspectors will visit R. Kelly’s recording studio on the Near West Side on Wednesday, to investigate complaints someone has been living there in violation of zoning laws.
More Than 300 New Chicago Police Officers Graduate From Academy; CPD Expands High-Definition Camera NetworkChicago is getting new resources to help keep the city safe. More than 300 new officers are graduating from the academy on Tuesday, and the department is adding dozens of new high-definition cameras in some of the city’s busiest areas.
Police Called To South Side Nightclub As R. Kelly Celebrates BirthdayChicago police officers responded to a South Side nightclub where singer R. Kelly was celebrating his 52nd birthday Wednesday night, amid renewed focus on sexual abuse allegations against the R&B superstar.
Missing 9-Year-Old Boy Michael Campbell Found SafeA 9-year-old boy who was reported missing after he didn’t come home from school on Tuesday has been found safe.
Alderman Rejects Soccer Stadium, Entertainment District For Lincoln Yards ProjectA 20,000-seat soccer stadium and an entertainment district run by Live Nation will no longer be part of the $6 billion Lincoln Yards project proposed for a stretch of land along the Chicago River on the North Side.
'I Need Closure To This'; Hit-And-Run Victim's Widow Seeks JusticeMichael Potwora’s wife is looking for answers, and for justice, after the 72-year-old was killed in a hit-and-run Thursday night in north suburban Niles.
Man Injured Confronting Carjacker In Old Town
Man Linked To Deaths Of CPD Officers Heads Back To CourtThe man linked to the deaths of two Chicago police officers struck and killed by a train last week was scheduled to return to court on Thursday.
Stores Preparing For Wave Of Christmas Gift Returns, Gift Card PurchasesIf you think the Christmas shopping season is over, you’d only be half right. Not only are plenty of shoppers heading out with the gift cards they got for the holidays, many others are making returns of unwanted or ill-fitting presents.
Procession Escorts CPD Officers Struck, Killed By TrainThey worked under a commander who had a difficult job Tuesday morning of leading a procession and escorting the bodies of two of his officers past their workplace, and ultimately, to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.
Plan To Limit Chicago TIF Districts Likely To Be Voted Down By Emanuel AlliesAllies of Mayor Rahm Emanuel are expected to vote down a measure that could have blocked tax subsidies for several high-profile projects