Bocanegra ran for 12th Ward alderman in 2007 and 2011, and in the 15th Ward in 2015, and he briefly served as chair of the Cook County Green Party.
A Jeep Grand Cherokee ran a red light and struck a taxi, which hit two pedestrians on the sidewalk.
Record breaking rainfall brought 2.6 inches of rain to O’Hare International Airport by Tuesday evening that is expected to freeze Wednesday morning.
On Dec. 26, Edward Prado ordered the officer to hand over his gun before threatening him with what turned out to be a BB gun, police said.
Six men were convicted just two days after the judge overseeing the case had replaced five of the jurors. They face sentences of up to life in prison.
Fans of the “Rick and Morty” show crowded Chicago McDonald’s restaurants for a taste of the spicy sauce made famous on the cult-favorite TV show.
A two-alarm fire damaged two buildings and displaced multiple residents Saturday morning in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood.
“Chicago will never relinquish our status as a welcoming city,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel said in praising the ruling. “It’s part of our history.”