Northbound Lake Shore Drive Bridge Closed For 'Structural Emergency'City officials have shut down the northbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive at the bridge over the Chicago River, due to a "structural emergency."
As Ice Melts Along The Kankakee River, Officials Urge CautionEmergency officials warned that melting ice can be unpredictable. With more headed down river, they are urging caution.
Station Repairs Forces Riders To Re-Check Their RoutesOwners Ivanhoe Cambridge said they're removing the concrete underbelly of their building as "safely and quickly as possible."
CPD Officers Found Not Guilty Of Alleged Cover-Up In Laquan McDonald Shooting DeathOfficer Thomas Gaffney, former officer Joe Walsh and former detective David March all appeared stoic early on. But the judge gradually picked apart the state's case.
Evanston Township High School Employee Under Investigation For Alleged Inappropriate ContactOfficials at Evanston Township High School didn't return calls for comment on Friday but said in a statement that "an employee is under investigation for inappropriate contact with students" adding that it does not involve "a teacher, coach or counselor."
Opioid Crisis Puts County Coroner Over BudgetHis office has performed a record number of autopsies this year. Some days he's had so many bodies he had to send some to DuPage County for storage.
Police Adding 200 License Plate Readers To Squad Cars To Go After CarjackersChicago police are equipping 200 more squad cars with license plate readers, to help officers spot stolen cars, and crack down on carjackings.
Ald. Edward Burke, Facing Corruption Charge, Resigns As Finance Committee ChairmanWhile insisting he's "done nothing wrong" Ald. Edward Burke (14th) is stepping down as chairman of the City Council Finance Committee, after he was charged with attempted extortion, the mayor's office announced Friday morning.
Santa Answers Kids' Questions About How He Pulls Off His JobIt's the time of year for wish lists and letters to Santa.
A Final Farewell To Fallen Officer GaryAs the coffin carrying officer Conrad Gary arrived at St. Rita Chapel in a sea of blue, a grieving wife, baby and family wait to say goodbye.
Judge Denies Jason Van Dyke's Bid To Overturn Murder Conviction, Get New Trial; Sentencing Set For JanuaryAttorneys for former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke will try to convince a judge on Friday to reverse his murder conviction, or at least grant him a new trial.
Tests To Check For Drinking Water Pollution Near Sterigenics SiteNew tests will be conducted near the embattled Sterigenics facility in Willowbrook on Thursday, amid an investigation of emissions of harmful cancer-causing ethylene oxide.