The U.S. Justice Department told relatives of Emmett Till on Monday that it is ending its investigation into the 1955 lynching of the Black teenager from Chicago who was abducted, tortured and killed after witnesses said he whistled at a white woman in Mississippi.
Las Vegas was, maybe unsurprisingly, at the top of the list. However, WalletHub found that other cities — including Chicago — also had their own vices.
Some legal experts say the only chance Smollett has of beating charges that he lied to the police is by telling jurors his version of what happened on Jan. 29, 2019.
"We've had gang conflict in the Back of the Yards community going on since Nov. 29," said Ald. Lopez. "My district, the 9th district, has been one of those police districts where the beat officers have been pulled out, reassigned, to go to downtown and other high priority areas as deemed by the mayor."
A weekend event that was meant to spread hope was dimmed when four volunteers were robbed Saturday night while putting up Christmas decorations in Bronzeville on the South Side.
The suspects threatened the victims with a gun and drove off with their cars.
A 32-year-old woman was with a group of individuals when someone brought out a gun, police said. The weapon then accidentally discharged, striking the woman in the right side of the chest.
The event will take place on Dec. 9 at 6:30 p.m.
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Ald. Lopez says gang conflict in Back of the Yards has been running rampant since Nov. 29.
Coldest air of the season so far in Chicago is settling in but it won't be sticking around for long.
Two people were transported to the hospital for smoke inhalation following a house fire in Englewood Monday morning.
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Pastor Corey Brooks is committed to sleeping outside for 100 days in order to raise money for a community center in Woodlawn.
Six people were killed and 24 others were wounded by gunfire in Chicago this weekend.
The 19-year-old was walking about 9:30 p.m. when he was struck in his knee by gunfire, Chicago police said.
The trial is now in its fifth day.
A suspect is in custody after stabbing a man during an argument on a CTA Blue Line train Monday morning.
Three people are in custody after shots were fired at Chicago police officers in Chatham Sunday night.
Strong westerly winds will sweep in the coldest air of the season Monday.