Unarmed 13-year-old boy shot and seriously wounded by Chicago police after officers stop car wanted for carjacking in Oak Park
The boy was shot Wednesday night after he jumped from the car and began running in the 800 block of North Cicero Avenue in Austin, according to a preliminary statement from police.
Following an investigation into allegations of rampant sexual abuse and harassment among its lifeguards, and a national lifeguard shortage, the Chicago Park District is trying to attract summer workers with a monetary bonus.
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Employees for the Hispanic Housing Development Corporation referenced the ordinance in explaining to the local alderperson why they kept the heat on at the James Sneider Apartments in Rogers Park despite stifling temperatures last week.
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For the past 13 years, Urban Prep Academies, with campuses downtown, in Bronzeville and in Englewood — has boasted that 100% of its graduating seniors are accepted to four-year colleges.
Critical local and state contests this November will determine who counts the votes in 2024. Those unsexy races could make the difference in 2024 between an election and a coup.
Isaac Corona, who was on parole, was charged with the murder of Justin Gamino in a drive-by shooting, while Antonio Gonzalez, who was out on bond, was charged with attempted murder of a police officer following the incident Monday in Englewood.
If written today, the work couldn’t be produced. It’s actually only because of its deep-rooted place in American culture that it’s worth doing, as Aaron Sorkin’s new adaptation attempts to articulate.
Spending on outreach to Chicago’s most-dangerous and most-endangered residents will hit an all-time high.
What’s a bear market? And other things you should know about where the economy might be heading.
16-year-old girl dies days after shooting in West Garfield Park, man charged with hiding gun from police
Antonique Alexander was pronounced dead Wednesday evening at Mount Sinai Medical Center, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
While speaking at an event in Birmingham, Alabama, Crimson Tide coach Saban said some schools, including Texas A&M, were spending “tons of money to get players.”
“Some guys are chasing,” Sox outfielder Andrew Vaughn said. “It gets to the point where there is a little press.”
Fischer Paper Products will be at National Restaurant Association show this weekend.
On May 18, 1978, a group of about 100 Chicago Latinos protested in the post office’s unfair hiring practices. Here’s how it turned out.
A veteran living with a mental illness, he lays out hundreds each month on coffee, fast food and marijuana while his four children go without.
Xherdan Shaqiri gave the Fire a 3-2 lead in the 89th minute, but it lasted only two minutes as Patryk Klimala scored to keep the Fire in search of their first victory since March 19.
‘Supremely negligent’: Judge scolds mom after gun in her child’s backpack goes off, wounds student at Disney Magnet School
Heading to ‘high’ risk? City, county public health chiefs split in predictions for Chicago area’s COVID-19 future
Cook County launches guaranteed income pilot program; thousands of residents to get $500 a month for 2 years
Suspect in Lincoln Park shooting was involved in at least 4 other armed robberies before he was shot near ‘The Bean’: police
Already this year there have been 203 mass shootings in America. History shows registration of powerful weapons can be an effective way to save lives.
Vandersloot, who’s from Kent, Washington, entered the Sky’s game Wednesday in Seattle in fourth place on the league’s career assist list, 870 behind Bird. Vandersloot had 12 assists (and Bird seven) in the Sky’s 74-71 loss.
Forty-six states, including Illinois, reported declines in marriage rates in 2020, according to the CDC. Only Montana, Texas, Alabama and Utah saw increases.
The Cubs also activated reliever David Robertson from the COVID-19-related injured list Wednesday.
Hundreds automatically enrolled in military-type education classes at CPS that were supposed to be voluntary, watchdog finds
The enrollment reached 100% of freshmen at four Chicago Public Schools during the last two years, according to the report from the CPS inspector general.
A ruling could be months away in the case involving Happy, an Asian elephant at the Bronx Zoo, that an animal rights group wants moved to a more spacious sanctuary.
Available only twice a week at a cafe in Logan Square, the vibrant purple pastries are a gateway to Filipino food culture.