| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:22 AM
At least 15 people were shot, one fatally, across the city between mid-day Friday and early Saturday morning, police said.
The most recent incident at about 2:55 a.m. Saturday left four people wounded in Humboldt Park. The four walked into Norwegian...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:58 PM
Columbia University in New York City will make a bid to build the Obama presidential library on its Manhattanville campus in West Harlem, where the structure would be a cornerstone of the university’s $6.3 billion expansion into the economically...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 11:12 AM
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi today defended President Barack Obama’s decision to swap five suspected Taliban members for U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl without notifying Congress and said she would have supported the move if it had been done...
| May 28, 2014
| 7:55 AM
Chicago police are seeking two men after three violent purse snatchings in the West Town community this month.
The first occurred around 9:40 p.m. on May 12 in the 1100 block of North Wood Street, the second around 12:25 a.m. on May 22 in the 1700 block...
| May 28, 2014
| 11:00 AM
West Town is facing an uptick in purse-snatchers this month, according to a Chicago Police Department alert.
The alert said one or two men have been approaching women in the Near West Side community area, attacking them and stealing their purses. The...
| May 19, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Attorney Ralph G. Scheu, longtime president of the 100 Club of Chicago, was passionate about the civilian organization's mission to provide for the families of fallen firefighters and police officers.
Mr. Scheu, 85, died Friday, May 16, at...
| May 10, 2014
| 2:52 PM
A Chicago native who said he was injured while protesting at the Maidan in Kiev in mid-February has returned to Chicago and will be speaking about the conflict at 6 p.m. Saturday night at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art.
George Sajewych, 68,...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:51 AM
The CTA will begin work next year to reconstruct the main station house at the Blue Line's Illinois Medical District station and add an elevator and rebuild ramps to the platforms.
The CTA board on Tuesday approved an agreement with the Emanuel...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 11:06 AM
State police briefly closed two downtown ramps of the Kennedy Expressway early Saturday morning after someone in a vehicle fired gunshots, authorities said.
About 3:40 a.m., police were alerted to shots fired in the area of the 700 block of West Adams...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Two West Side men including a parolee are facing charges after police said shots were fired in a car causing state police to close two West Loop ramps of the Kennedy Expressway early Saturday, police said.
Martez Staples, 25, of the 1200 block of...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 6:41 PM
The University of Illinois at Chicago announced Sunday that it wants to house President Barack Obama's future library and museum, joining a growing list of contenders.
UIC is exploring at least five sites on its Near West Side campus, said university...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:58 PM
A man discovered unresponsive under a bridge in the North Park neighborhood this week became the third person to die from causes related to cold exposure this season, authorities said.
David Kraft, 52, who was believed to be homeless and gave his home...