15-Year-Old Killed, Five Other Juveniles Wounded In Trio Of Shootings In Chicago On TuesdayShootings like these are part of the reason Mayor Lori Lightfoot is expected to ask for federal help while she’s in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to meet with members of the Biden administration and attend the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
Donation Drives, Community Gatherings Held Across Chicago In Honor Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Chicago Teachers Union Accuses CPS Of Coming Up Short On COVID Testing During Winter BreakChicago Public Schools officials are urging parents to get their children tested for COVID-19 before they return from winter break next week, but the Chicago Teachers Union is accusing the district of dropping the ball.
COVID Testing Site Appointments Filling Up In ChicagoAs COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Illinois, finding a testing site with available appointments is proving to be difficult.
Jussie Smollett Trial: Abel Osundairo, One Of Two Brothers Who Said He Was Paid To Help Stage Attack, Says Smollett 'Wanted Me To Fake Beat Him Up'Smollett faces six counts of disorderly conduct, accused of lying to Chicago police when he claimed he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack in January 2019.
City Hall, Police Union Return To Court As Fight Over Vaccine Mandate Drags OnThe Chicago Fraternal Order of Police is asking a judge assigned to the case to recuse herself over a past professional relationship with the mayor.
Chicago Police Union President Estimates More Than 3,000 Officers Defying City's Vaccine Reporting MandateThe Chicago Fraternal Order of Police has said the city's vaccine mandate is a change to employment policies that must be negotiated with the union.
White Sox Players And Fans Ready For Do Or Die Game 4 Vs. Astros; 'It’s Going To Be Electric'The pressure is still on the White Sox to avoid playoff elimination.
Fire Spreads To At Least 7 Houses In Fuller Park; 8 People, 8 Dogs DisplacedFirefighters are battling a fire that spread to at least seven buildings in in Fuller Park.
CTU Says CPS Not Listening To Their COVID Concerns, Lightfoot Accuses Union Of 'Lobbing Bombs From The Cheap Seats'The fight over COVID safety measures in Chicago Public Schools rages on, as members of the Chicago Teachers Union held a rally to demand better protections for students and staff.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot 'Disappointed' In CPS Struggles With COVID Testing, Contact Tracing"This is not a mystery anymore. We know how to do contact tracing, we know how to do case investigations, and we’ve got to make sure that CPS is using the tools at its disposal to do just that,” Lightfoot said.
Officer Struck By Car While Directing Traffic In South Loop, 2 In CustodyTwo people were arrested early Thursday morning, after a driver struck a Chicago Police officer with his car while the officer was directing traffic in the South Loop.
Brothers In Custody For Questioning After They Reveal Mother, Sister Are Buried In Lyons Backyard; 2 Bodies RecoveredPolice in west suburban Lyons are conducting a homicide investigation, after two brothers revealed they buried their mother and sister in their backyard.
Chicago Teachers Union Accuses CPS Of Stalling On Deal For COVID Safety StandardsCTU leaders said there are still lots of issues that need to be resolved with the the Chicago Public Schools as students prepare to return to classrooms full-time on Aug. 30.
Chicago Pediatricians Urge Parents To Get Kids 12 And Up Vaccinated, Recommend Masks"We’ve had an 84 percent increase across the country in COVID infections in children and teens in the last week. So we think it’s safest to start off the school year with the mask, and then we’ll reassess in the next few months,” said Dr. Frank Belmonte, chief medical officer at Advocate Children’s Hospital.