Against the backdrop of a presidential election year, Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. holiday found leaders still wrestling over how to best embody the slain civil rights leader.
Lorenzo Matthews, 11, and his brother, 12-year-old Michael Smith, were released Saturday from Stroger Hospital, according to family spokeswoman Dawn Valenti.
The fire broke out about 12:40 p.m. on the second floor of Beacon Light Ministries located at 11034 S. Michigan Ave., according to Chicago Fire Department officials.
The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago is marking the 50th anniversary of a program honoring the achievements of African Americans in science, technology, engineering, art and medicine and encouraging young people to consider those fields.
Authorities are looking for a driver who injured an 86-year-old man in a hit-and-run last month in Albany Park on the Northwest Side.
The family was arguing about 8:50 p.m. at a home in the 2100 block of West Randolph Street when a man, 38, allegedly pulled out a knife and stabbed James Tate in the chest and arms inside a bedroom.
Sixteen people were shot across Chicago this weekend, three of them fatally, including a 17-year-old girl killed Friday in Englewood on the South Side.
A 17-year-old girl reported missing from South Shore has been located safely.
Blackhawks star Patrick Kane reached 1,000 career points on Sunday as the Blackhawks beat the Jets 5-2.
Some people in the Chicago area were struggling to stay warm Sunday as they worked outside.
A young man was wounded in a shooting on the South Side Sunday.
A man has died nearly ten years after being shot multiple times in West Humboldt Park, and his death has been ruled a homicide.
Police say that two armed carjackings have occurred on the Northwest Side in the past month.
Tests have confirmed that a coyote captured last week in Chicago is the same animal that attacked a six-year-old boy earlier this month.
The Chicago Teachers Union spent almost $1.5 million on political activity including lobbying, in the months leading up to a two-week strike in the fall, according to a published report.
A 50-year-old Chicago man released from prison in 2018 has been accused of stalking his probation officer, authorities said.
Chicago will test updated buses routes on the city's West Side under a pilot program recently approved by the Chicago Transit Board.
Detectives are questioning a person of interest after a man was shot while walking his dog Saturday in Buena Park on the North Side.
Overnight wind chills plummeted to dangerous lows in what meteorologists are calling the Chicago area’s coldest night so far this winter.
Twenty-one people have died from cold so far this season in Cook County.