Plows, Salt Trucks Hit Roads As Snow Moves In During Winter StormThe worst of the snow associated with the weekend winter storm was coming Saturday night.
Lakeview Residents Sound Off About Crime On CTA, Say Police Seem ScarceEach weekday, 1.5 million people use the Chicago Transit Authority. But lately, a rash of violent crime on CTA trains has robbed some commuters of their sense of security.
A Man's Story Of A Terrifying Encounter With A CoyoteWith thousands of the animals living in the city, close encounters of the coyote kind are becoming all too common.
Another Coyote Spotted In Near North Area, This Time Howling In BackyardA howling coyote was caught on camera by a Near North Side resident – right in his backyard in broad daylight.
More Than $100,000 From Down Syndrome Organization Gone By 'Undocumented Spending'A long-time member of the Down Syndrome Association of northwest Indiana, or DSA, is getting her first look at property turned over to the group by its former president and executive director.
Curtain Falls For Last Time On Chicago Production Of 'Hamilton'One final curtain call on Sunday ended a remarkable run for “Hamilton” in Chicago.
Toy Poodle Hurt, But Recovering After Coyote Attacks Her, Drags Her Away In Old TownA toy poodle was treated like a chew toy by a wild coyote in Old Town last week – and it’s not the first time such a thing has happened in the area.
Family Mourns Michael Rolle, Student Who Was Abducted In Country Club Hills, Murdered, Had Body Dumped On South SideWhile many people spent the day Tuesday preparing for Christmas, a Lansing family spent Christmas Eve preparing for a funeral.
'I Was Just Scared For My Life'; Teen Fights Off Carjacker Who Stole Running SUV With Her And Siblings Still Inside“The dude just hopped in, and he looks back, and I realize it’s not my dad,” Imama Muratab said. “He’s like, ‘Get out, or I’m going to shoot you,’ and he starts speeding down the road. He’s going in, like, a zig-zag pattern.”
Boy, 8, Found Dead In Closet In Lawndale; Police Say Suicide Is LikelyIn a heart-wrenching experience for all involved, police were called out to a home in North Lawndale after a family discovered an 8-year-old boy hanging dead in the closet.
Former Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher Dies; One Of First African American Mayors Of Big U.S. CityFormer Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher, one of the first African American mayors of a large American city, died Friday. He was 86.
Autopsy Inconclusive After Rapper Juice WRLD's Death At Midway AirportAn autopsy was unable to determine a cause of death, pending further studies – including additional examinations of his cardiovascular and nervous systems, tissue studies, and toxicology tests.
Officer Followed From Police Station, Shot At While In CarA three-year veteran officer left the station Tuesday night and soon noticed he was being followed. A little more than a half mile away, police said someone tried to kill him.
Suspected Check Fraud Scheme Centers On Post Office In Chicago HeightsThe United States Post Office Inspector General is investigating a fraud scheme that victims believe revolves around a south suburban post office.
Friends Hold Benefit Concert For Rylan Wilder, Teen Musician Accidentally Shot By Police Chasing Bank RobberThe youngest frontman to ever play Riot Fest was supposed to headline a show Saturday in North Center.