General Assignment for the Chicago Sun-Times. Former City Newser.
Members of the Chicago Humane League called on McDonald’s to create policies to better the living conditions of chickens that end up on their menu.
“I saw that he was getting convicted in the press and I sent a him a letter and asked if he’d be interested in me representing him pro bono.”
Chicago Police are looking into whether a gunfight outside an Avondale gas station is connected to a shooting in Irving Park.
The projects are part of a $492 million program called “Your New Blue,” which aims to rehabilitate 14 stations on the O’Hare Branch of the Blue Line.
Belmont Avenue was closed to traffic from North Albany Avenue to North Sacramento Avenue as police were investigating.
Police Supt. Eddie Johnson says he’s still working toward a police department that roughly mirrors the city’s racial demographics.
Four attackers stripped a woman of her pants during a beating Sunday that left her with cuts, bruises and broken teeth near the Boeing headquarters.
The Chicago Botanic Garden suggests covering or moving certain plants inside until Monday brings warmer temperatures.
Express Pool requires customers to walk up to two blocks to meet up with their ride, which will be shared with other customers headed the same way.
The new building, at 32,000 square feet, would be more than twice the size of the original. Construction could begin as soon as July.
“The bottom line is that Chicagoans with disabilities are left in terrible settings on account of the city’s failure to get it right.”
It was like something out of the movie “Ocean’s Eleven” — except neither the cops nor robbers won. And it’s all been kept a secret, until now.
“Cigarette breaks were completely legit, as long as you were on the other side of the sidewalk and not on school property,” one former student said.
U.S. District Judge Maria Valdez deemed Rodrigo Godinez a danger to the community and ordered him to remain locked up.