Newly released report says COPA recommended firing of cop who worked under disgraced Sgt. Ronald Watts
Alvin Jones retired from the police department in May. A police oversight agency recommended last year that he be fired for lying and falsifying reports.
CPS enrollment could drop by 15,000 students — but that could benefit the district overall, researchers say
A new analysis predicts K-12 enrollment in Chicago could be as low as 262,000 by 2025 — down from 378,000 a decade ago.
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Cook County back down to medium COVID-19 risk level, but hospitalizations and deaths high across Illinois
The risk level was downgraded because Cook County’s case rate has fallen below the threshold of 200 cases per 100,000 residents for the last week — but just barely so.
While we wonder whether the Chiefs’ new quarterbacks coach will ask mentor Andy Reid to dial up something special against his former team Saturday, we present questions the Bears must answer in their preseason opener.
Under current California law, death can be determined by the loss of all brain function and in accordance with accepted medical standards.
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Much of the Illinois Department of Transportation’s funding for this program is coming from the state’s $45 billion Rebuild Illinois Capital Plan but almost $16 billion more is expected to come in from the federal government.
Manager Tony La Russa admitted he pondered keeping Kopech in the game but thought the long-term considerations weighed more heavily.
They entered their game Friday against the Tigers swinging at 36.4% of pitches outside of the strike zone, the highest percentage in the American League, according to Fangraphs.
Some records were marked “sensitive compartmented information,” a category meant to protect the nation’s most important secrets — secrets that, if revealed publicly, could cause “exceptionally grave” damage to U.S. interests.
This year’s Field of Dreams game serves as a reminder that the large-market Cubs, with an international following, have every advantage in courting top free agents
State Sen. Darren Bailey kept the story alive, and Pritzker took full advantage, pounding away at his opponent every chance he got.
Angela Zamarron, 46, was found about 10:45 p.m. Thursday in the 2700 block of West St. Georges Court.
The male was standing on the platform about 4:35 p.m. near the 2900 block of West Leland Avenue when he fell into the tracks and was hit by a train, Chicago police said.
Inside a tense meeting with Supt. Brown and court-appointed monitor, Chef Dominique Tougne remembered and more in your Chicago news roundup
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The abortion decision represents a huge victory for these forces and against the will of the American people.
By the time all the summer evaluation periods concluded in July, the 6-8 Drew Scharnowski had 20-plus offers.
A spokesperson for Meals on Wheels Chicago says the organization wants to expand its service by launching the Nourish Chicago Food Pantry.
Chef Dominique Tougne of Chez Moi restaurant dead at 56; classically trained French chef combined high kitchen standards with kindness
Pro basketball players came to dine at his restaurant, including Joakim Noah, whose father is French tennis legend Yannick Noah, plus Tony Parker Sr., who played professionally in Europe, and his son Tony Parker Jr., who grew up in France.
Two-part ‘Untold’ film reveals pain still felt by the former Notre Dame linebacker as well as the remorse of the catfisher who duped him.
What the Kansas vote against abortion restrictions mainly signified to me was bedrock Americanism: essentially, “You’re not the boss of me, and it’s none of your damn business.”
The Chicago publisher became one of the most prominent voices in the city as his magazines celebrating the Black community, Ebony and Jet, reached untold heights. Here’s how he did it.
Louis Cato, who has served as interim bandleader this summer, will take over on a permanent basis when the show returns for its eighth season in September.
‘Where is Taha?’ 5-year-old boy dies when he is hit by two cars after wandering from Northwest Side home
The bicyclist was struck by a black SUV in the 9900 block of South Avenue L, Chicago police said.
‘I see every day my son dying.’ Mother pleads for help finding driver of Jeep who struck her 5-year-old son
Taha Khan was weeks from turning 6 and was looking forward to a party with a Pokémon theme.
Caray, who died in 1998, was brought back in the form of a hologram during the seventh-inning stretch in Thursday’s game.
Cody Bertrand’s sighting while practicing for an Angler’s Choice tournament on Lake Calumet led to the finding and removal of a 22-pound silver carp; plus a primer on what to do in such cases.
The person was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition.
The Sky will enter the 2022 WNBA playoffs an even better team than last year. Here’s a look at some notable numbers from a record-breaking year.
Defense attorney Beau Brindley faced perjury and obstruction of justice charges seven years ago in a bench trial before U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber, who cleared the rising-star lawyer.