Prosecutors Will Seek To Indict Bernard Kersh, Man Body-Slammed By Officer After Police Say He Spit On CopPolice described the maneuver as an "emergency takedown," but Bernard Kersh's attorneys have called it "a brutal and vicious attack."
Second Woman Comes Forward With Sexual Assault Claim Against El Hefe Chicago NightclubA 22-year-old woman claims El Hefe security guards stood by and did nothing as a man sexually assaulted her in the alley behind the nightclub.
Armando Lopez In Court On Police Chase ChargesThe car he was driving is possibly connected to the one used in a nurse's shooting death last week.
Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church Destroyed In Fire In Washington ParkThe blaze caused the building’s roof to cave in, leaving the church little more than a pile of rubble.
Chicago Police Board Begins Hearings On Bid To Fire Officer Patrick Kelly For Shooting Friend And Lying About ItPolice Supt. Eddie Johnson filed disciplinary charges against Kelly, accusing him of shooting Michael LaPorta without justification in January 2010.
Chicago Public Schools Teachers On Strike; Mayor Says, 'I Hope This Work Stoppage Will End Soon'A teachers’ strike is going ahead in Chicago on Thursday, after Chicago Teachers Union delegates voted unanimously to go ahead with a walkout.
Thousands Of Runners Ready For Sunday's Chicago Marathon; 'You Gotta Respect The Distance'It’s ready, set, and almost go time. The 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon takes off on Sunday, and more than 40,000 runners will be joining the race.
Chicago Marathon Owners Use 'Crowd Science' To Keep Track Of Runners Along The Race CourseIn two days, more than 40,000 runners will descend on Grant Park for the 2019 Chicago Marathon, and more than 1 million people are expected to line the race route to watch.
Chicago Teachers Union, Chicago Public Schools Back At Negotiating Table After 94% Strike Authorization VoteUnion leaders and CPS officials were meeting at CTU headquarters in the West Town neighborhood, hoping to agree to a contract both sides can support.
Police Rescue Woman From Burning Stolen SUV After Crash; 5 Hurt, Driver Fled SceneChicago police officers ran to the rescue when a stolen SUV burst into flames after crashing early Thursday in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood.
Classes To Resume At East Leyden High School A Day After Student Stabbed In HallwayStudents at East Leyden High School are heading back to class on Wednesday, a day after one of their classmates was stabbed, prompting a lockdown and an early dismissal from school.
Gages Lake School Reopens After Emergency Closing On Friday Due To Teacher ShortageHundreds of students at Gages Lake School were told to stay home Friday, because there were not enough teachers for the day.
Nurses Strike At University Of Chicago Medical Center; 'It Is Not Something That Anyone Wants To Do'More than 2,200 nurses at the University of Chicago Medical Center are on strike this morning, after contract talks with the hospital broke down this week amid a dispute over staffing levels.
Mom Organizes Protest After Claiming School Put Her Daughter Back In Same Class As Her BulliesStephanie Pearson-Davis said, for months now, her now 10-year-old daughter has been forced to share a classroom at Chelsea Intermediate School with the same students who bullied her in 2017.
Jury Selection To Begin For Corey Morgan And Dwright-Boone Doty In 'Targeted Assassination' Of 9-Year-Old Tyshawn Lee“It was the worst form of evil I think I’ve ever seen,” said Rev. Michael Pfleger, who presided over Tyshawn’s funeral.