'Epic' Waves Hammer Chicago Lakefront; 'The Lake Is Really Dangerous'Strong winds are creating big waves on Lake Michigan this morning, prompting a lakeshore flood advisory and gale warning through early this afternoon.
Chicago Police Celebrate Star Wars Fan Convention With Tribute VideoMore than 35,000 people expected to descend on McCormick Place for Star Wars Celebration, and Chicago police not only are preparing extra security for the five-day event, they're getting into the fun with a Star Wars tribute video.
State Lawmakers Push Measure To Upgrade Expressway Cameras So They Can Record FootageWith 14 shootings on Chicago are expressways already this year, some state lawmakers have proposed legislation to give Illinois State Police a crucial tool in solving violent crime.
Ethiopian Plane Crash Report Finds Pilots Followed Boeing Guidance, But Couldn't Control Doomed 737 MaxEthiopian Transport Minister Dagmawit Moges said the 737 Max anti-stall system needs to be reviewed by Boeing and aviation authorities before the plane is back in the air.
2 Residents, 2 Police Officers Injured In Palos Hills House FireFour people, including two police officers, were injured when a fast-moving fire raced through a Palos Hills home early Tuesday.
Man Accused Of Killing CPD Officer John Rivera Shot 'The First Hispanic He Saw' After Unrelated Fight At McDonald's, Police SayMenelik Jackson 24, and Jovan Battle 32, both were charged with one count of first-degree murder and three counts of attempted murder. Jackson also was charged with one count of resisting/obstructing a police officer.
Jessica Flores Still Missing; Drew Carter III Charged With Kidnapping And MurderA man charged in the disappearance of a South Chicago Heights mother of six is due in court today. Family reported Jessica Flores missing last month.
Teenage Boy Shot In The Head, Critically Wounded In EnglewoodA teenage boy is in critical condition Thursday afternoon, after he was shot in the head in the Englewood neighborhood.
Two Relatives Of Harvey Mayor Eric Kellogg, Two Police Officers, Two Others Charged In Federal ProbeTwo relatives of high-ranking city of Harvey officials, two Harvey police officers, and two others have been charged in a federal corruption probe, hours after FBI agents raided the Harvey Police Department, and a Planning and Development office at the south suburban city hall.
Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer Injured In Eisenhower Expressway CrashAn off-duty Chicago police officer was critically injured in a crash on the Eisenhower Expressway late Sunday night.
Police Release Picture Of Suspect In Slaying Of Northside College Prep Student Emanuel GallegosChicago police have released images of the alleged gunman in the shooting death of a Northside College Prep student in the Old Irving Park neighborhood.
Church Bus Driver Charged With Driving Under The Influence After Toll Road Crash Injures 5A ride home from the Bulls game ended with several children injured, after their bus went off the Indiana Toll Road. Police said the 82-year-old driver was arrested for driving under the influence.
R. Kelly Posts Bond, Released From Cook County JailR. Kelly posted $100,000 bond Monday afternoon and is expected to be released from the Cook County Jail within the hour.
R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty To Sexual Abuse; Accuser's Attorney Claims To Have Another Video Of Sexual AssaultR. Kelly will be back in court on Monday, where a judge will be assigned to oversee his trial on charges of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.
Detectives Seek To Schedule New Interview With Jussie Smollett After Releasing Two Former Suspects In Alleged AttackChicago police are hoping to speak with Jussie Smollett again, after the investigation into the alleged attack against the Empire actor shifted over the weekend.