Cubs' Russell On Leave Amid Abuse Claims; Epstein Calls Allegations 'Very Disturbing'Domestic violence allegations against him first came to light a year ago, when a friend of his ex-wife, Melisa Reidy, accused him of abuse in an Instagram post.
Jason Van Dyke Murder Trial: Prosecution Rests Its CaseAfter four days of testimony, prosecutors rested their case Thursday against Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke, and his defense will begin presenting its first witnesses on Monday, seeking to convince jurors Van Dyke was justified when he shot and killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in 2014.
Man Who Held Civilian At Gunpoint In Bridgeport Identified As Chicago FirefighterMore details have been released about the man who held a Chicago Heights man at gunpoint in Bridgeport.
Northwestern Grad Student Caught In Crossfire, Fatally ShotA Northwestern graduate student was gunned down on a Chicago street over the weekend after getting caught in the middle of crossfire of another shooting, Chicago Police said.
Flooding May Ruin More Than The Floors For An Elgin Homeowner"The city should've done more investigations. To fix the problem or help to get us through this issue."
'Nightmare' Traffic On Lake Shore Drive During Road ResurfacingCommuters who rely on Lake Shore Drive are calling a 40-day construction project that started last week a "nightmare." 
A Circle Swap Gives Free School Supplies For Chicago Teachers"It's great to be able to come through and look at all this stuff and pick and choose."
Hospital Braces Itself For More Patients After A Spate Of Heroin OverdosesThe spike is likely due to an extra potent batch of heroin.
Father Faces Neglect Charges After Sons Die In Kankakee River"They're everything to me and I want them back."
Lawsuit Blames Child Welfare Agency For Death Of Semaj CrosbyA lawsuit is blaming a child welfare agency for the death of Semaj Crosby, the little girl found dead in her own home in Joliet last year.
230 Pit Bull Attacks Reported In Cook County During Past 8 MonthsA pit bull attacked two women Wednesday night in a neighborhood on Chicago's South Side. A neighbor who witnessed the attack struck the dog with a shovel, giving the women time to get to a safe place, police said.
Roscoe Village Eyes More Cameras Around The NeighborhoodResidents think the cameras can help Chicago police and hopefully serve as a deterrent to more crime.
Two Portage Toddlers Struck By Freight TrainA two-year-old girl is fighting for her life tonight after being struck by a freight train. 
Chicago Neighborhoods Under Siege: 12 Dead In Shocking Gun Violence; 'Our Souls Are Burdened,' Says Mayor EmanuelThe shootings that gripped Chicago over the weekend were shocking, even by Chicago’s standards.
Crumbling Apartment Resident: 'I Didn't Know If The Building Would Collapse'The property owner was in court for numerous violations.