A Chicago Police Department lieutenant filed a lawsuit Wednesday claiming he was passed over for promotions because of his race and because of comments he made about the investigation into former CPD Officer Jason Van Dyke’s fatal 2016 shooting of Laquan McDonald.
A petition for Apple to make Baby Yoda an emoji has garnered more than 12,000 signatures as of Wednesday.
Chicago’s interim police superintendent is discontinuing a so-called merit promotion system that rank-and-file cops have long complained rewards officers for who they know and not what skills they have to do the job.
The teens are all participating in the "Expressions Challenge,” which is sponsored by Walgreens. In its tenth year, the program asks teens to depict their concerns using art, music and spoken word.
Yellow, Red and Purple Line trains were halted Tuesday on the North Side during evening rush hour because of track switching problems.
Disney issued a warning for viewers with photosensitive epilepsy that certain fight scenes in "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" might cause seizures.
A man was struck and killed by a Metra train Tuesday morning, halting trains on the Union Pacific Northwest line for over an hour in suburban Arlington Heights.
In each incident, the robbers approached Red Line passengers and demanded their property or took it by force, according to a community alert from Chicago police.
On Monday night, south side residents were given 90 seconds to speak to the police board. The crowd was divided, as some believe the next superintendent should come from the outside of CPD and others from within the department.
The mother of an autistic child says her son opens up when he visits Walt Disney World, especially when he interacts with the characters.
Anthony Guglielmi said officials noticed that the phone was damaged when the woman left then-Superintendent Eddie Johnson's security detail to join the evidence and recovered property unit, three days after the incident.
Both settlements are expected to be approved Monday by the Chicago City Council’s Finance Committee, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.
Howard-bound trains were halted because of “police activity” shortly after 6 a.m. at the station, 943 W. Fullerton Ave., according to service alerts from the CTA.
A Delaware homeowner captured on video an Amazon delivery driver’s priceless reaction after she left treats at the front door.
The trio approached the 37-year-old about 10:50 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Jackson station and attacked him, according to Chicago police. They ran off with the man’s suitcase and leather bag.
Uber acknowledged more than 3,000 sexual assaults occurred during U.S. Uber rides in 2018, the company said in a long-awaited safety report.
A female officer who was reportedly caught on video kissing then-Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson at a popular restaurant in October was transferred weeks later from his personal security detail to another role on the police force, a department spokesman said.
The airline’s president, J. Scott Kirby, will succeed Munoz as chief executive in May 2020.
A second officer has been stripped of police powers in connection with an incident that was captured on cellphone video last week in which a man was body-slammed by police after allegedly spitting on an officer in Chatham.
When fellow officers discovered Chicago’s police chief asleep behind the wheel of his running SUV, they did not conduct any sobriety tests and let their boss drive home - a decision that has thrown a spotlight on what happens when one officer confronts another on patrol.