In addition to an emergency rule that allows public health officials to issue fines to businesses where employees or patrons aren’t wearing face coverings, Gov. Pritzker also signed Senate Bill 471 which, in part, is designed to protect retail workers/merchants who are attacked or assaulted for relaying health or safety guidelines.
The 14-year-old walked into Roseland Community Hospital at 4:28 a.m. with a gunshot wound to his shoulder, according to Chicago police. He was transferred to Comer Children’s Hospital in fair condition.
Four Magellanic penguin chicks went on a "field trip" at the Shedd Aquarium Friday, and explored the Abbott Oceanarium, which is home to animals like beluga whales, sea otters, sea lions and more!
Four people, including two Chicago police officers, were injured in a crash Saturday in Lawndale on the West Side.
Authorities are looking for three men who robbed an employee servicing an ATM Wednesday in south suburban Calumet City.
Tiffany Lyander was last seen about 11:30 p.m. Thursday in the 1200 block of West George Street, Chicago police said. She was wearing a red bandana, a pink hooded shirt and black pants.
A man has been charged with impaling a driver with a metal crowbar in west suburban Cicero in early June during protests over the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd.
Chicago is doubling down on efforts to enforce its emergency coronavirus travel order, as officials will now be reviewing the social media posts of possible violators as the pandemic continues.
A 25-year-old man was charged with firing shots at police as they tried to stop him early Friday in Chatham on the South Side.
Rapper FBG Duck’s mother breaks her silence on losing her son.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Friday that public health officials may issue fines to Illinois businesses where employees or patrons aren’t wearing face coverings to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Rosa Ambriz was last seen July 19 in the 1900 block of South Spaulding Avenue, Chicago police said.
A 72-year-old man was fatally shot Wednesday in Grand Crossing on the South Side.
A 23-year-old man allegedly broke into a Riverside home and severely beat a man over owed drug money before dumping him on the Southwest Side of Chicago, according to police.
The mayor of southwest suburban Crestwood faces a federal bribery charge that centers on the red-light camera company SafeSpeed, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.
A West Garfield Park man on parole for a gun offense is accused of shooting three people, one of them 73, after being told to leave a Humboldt Park home.
A 41-year-old insurance company employee from Chicago was arrested Tuesday on charges of stealing $5 million in company funds to buy luxury items for himself.
A West Side church is offering $100 — no questions asked — to anyone who turns in a gun this Saturday.
Health officials on Friday said another 2,084 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Illinois, marking the largest daily caseload in over a month.
A suburban Chicago school district has said students of color will get the first chance to return for in-person learning when schools reopen, citing "a pandemic" of "inequity and racism, and classism" that preceded COVID-19.