The judge presiding over the landmark trial of ex-Ald. Ed Burke rejected the defense’s request for a mistrial, saying she trusts jurors to follow her instructions to ignore a witness’s off-the-cuff remark that Burke’s actions seemed “corrupt.”
The Evanston City Council's action will lead to traffic congestion, parking problems, litter, public safety issues, a decrease in property values and noise pollution, the lawsuit says.
The CTA has been running shuttle buses to replace Yellow Line service.
The 37-year-old officer was put on desk duty the same day she went before a judge for a felony charge.
After the $2 million settlement, SNAP activists filed a complaint alleging Chicagoland Catholic leaders impeded the investigation into Fr. Richard McGrath.
A New York appeals court has reinstated a gag order that barred Donald Trump from commenting about court personnel after he disparaged a law clerk in his New York civil fraud trial.
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Who introduced pizza to our masses? It's unclear, but Pizzeria Uno could be one of the oldest ones still in operation. December 3 marks 80 years since the restaurant opened.
The Harvey teen facing murder charges for the May 2020 shooting of Charles Baird outside a New Lenox gas station claimed in court Thursday to have an alibi witness.
Officials said that following a partly sunny Thursday, there's a 100% chance of rain after midnight.
Mourners called on Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart to increase access to medical care and overdose reversing supplies as they honored 16 people who died in custody in 2023.
A look at the notable celebrities and newsmakers who died in 2023.
Pierre Thorne, 30, of the Austin neighborhood was arrested Wednesday after he was identified as the person who struck a man in the head with a metal object in the 100 block of West Madison Street on Dec. 8, 2022
Shortly after 8:30 p.m., several people were involved in an argument outside in the 3900 block of West Flournoy Street when someone pulled out a gun and opened fire, police said.
A vehicle wanted in connection with a homicide in Chicago crashed into a school bus during a police chase in Milwaukee on Wednesday, sending multiple people to area hospitals.
Shane Macgowan, the singer-songwriter and frontman of “Celtic Punk” band The Pogues, best known for the Christmas ballad “Fairytale of New York,” died Thursday, his family said. He was 65.
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Chicago has 400,000 of the toxic pipes, more than any other city. Illinois has more than any other state.
The state Department of Agriculture worries about how spotted lanternflies will affect the agritourism industry, including vineyards.
Henry Kissinger, former secretary of state under President Gerald Ford, died Wednesday. He was 100. Kissinger had uncommon influence on foreign policy as the United States exited Vietnam and broke down barriers with China.
Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has died, his consulting firm says.
Jurors in the corruption trial of former Ald. Ed Burke heard more evidence Wednesday about the formidable alderman’s alleged attempts to extort the developers of the huge Old Post Office project
Meta flipped the switch Wednesday on its massive DeKalb data center to power everything from Facebook posts to the uncharted realm of the metaverse.
Mount Carmel High School leaders spoke about the sacrifices made by the football players and their families during a rally celebrating the school's 15th state football title.
Winterized tent structures began to take shape Wednesday at Chicago’s first government-run tent encampment for migrants despite continued protests from neighbors.
Federal labor inspectors have levied fines against two construction companies in connection with a worker’s death at Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers, earlier this year.
The proposal is a sign that, despite some economic headwinds and relatively high interest rates, major developers are confident that renters will continue flocking to new apartments.
The National Christmas Tree in front of the White House fell down during high winds but later was hoisted back upright, and its lighting ceremony will go ahead as scheduled.