THE WATCHDOGS: CTA, Metra and Union Pacific, which operates several routes for Metra, disciplined more than two dozen workers over train-speeding.
Islam has more than a billion followers, includings hundreds of thousands in the Chicago area,
Mary Melchor, running for judge, is inspector general for Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown and has taken a $500 contribution from her campaign fund.
About a third of the non-graduating students at schools the Archdiocese of Chicago is closing likely will transfer outside the Catholic school system.
THE WATCHDOGS: Cook County medical examiner routinely fails to send investigators to the scene of suspicious deaths despite being law requiring that.
A newly filed court record provides evidence that it not only was true, a number of people were involved in the illegal scheme or knew about it.
About 300 people showed up for a “mochi-tsuki” rice-pounding at the Midwest Buddhist Temple on the Near North Side.
THE WATCHDOGS: State’s attorney’s office closes investigation without charging anyone in the mysterious death of Chicago police Sgt. Donald Markham.
Testing by Oxford scientists found relics at Morton Grove shrine could belong to St. Nicholas and possibly St. Mildred but not St. Thomas Becket.
THE WATCHDOGS: Before announcing murder charge against white cop in black teen’s death, ex-prosecutor, top aides conferred with campaign consultants.
More than 3 percent of Protestants responding tooOnline survey by Addictions.com said they’ve bought “illicit substances at their place of worship.”
THE WATCHDOGS: An FBI expert found the circumstances of Sgt. Donald Markham’s mysterious death “are inconsistent with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.”
The Bears didn’t have much of a prayer this season on the field. But a member of the family who own the NFL team maintains a big interest in prayer.
Some local institutions hold numerous religious writings dating back to ancient times.
Even in a digital age, some churches and other religious institutions go old school to convey their messages.