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Cindy Hernandez is a former Chicago Sun-Times intern.

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Chicago rapper Vic Mensa charged with possession of drugs at Dulles Airport

Vic Mensa, 28, arrived about 7 a.m. Saturday on a flight that had departed from Ghana.

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El clima se mantendrá bajo cero el lunes, se esperan temperaturas más cálidas el miércoles

Se esperaba que las temperaturas siguieran bajando el lunes, lo que podría hacer que el área de Chicago tenga "la noche más fría de esta ola de frío más reciente".

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Wind chills to remain below zero Monday, but 40-degree temperatures expected by Wednesday

Temperatures were expected to continue dropping Monday, which could have "the coldest night of this most recent cold snap," said Brett Borchardt, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service.

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Man shot to death in East Garfield Park parking lot

Clifford Jeffrey was in a parking lot about 3:20 p.m. in the 3900 block of West Madison Avenue when a vehicle approached and someone inside opened fire.

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Police seek witnesses to gunfight at Oakbrook Center

Anyone who saw the shooting or attempted to alert officers or security guards about the suspects leaving the area is asked to contact police

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Solemn procession honors Chicago firefighter who died days after being critically burned

"I think this is our opportunity to come and show our respect for them and their families," said Maria Walker, who didn’t know Chicago firefighter Mashawn Plummer but felt it was important to attend the procession.

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More than 1,000 people have been murdered in Cook County this year, the most since 1994

As of Tuesday, the medical examiner’s office had recorded 1,009 murders this year — 100 more than this time last year. The youngest person killed was a 1-month-old boy, the oldest an 84-year-old man.

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Extra-alarm fire damages popular restaurant in Oak Park

There were no immediate reports of injuries from the fire at a building that houses Delia’s Kitchen at 1034 Lake St.

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Video shows off-duty police officer shooting a home intruder in Albany Park apartment

Video released Monday by the Civilian Office of Police Accountability allegedly show a man, later identified as Jose Mendoza, entering an apartment building before approaching the officer’s front door, where he was shot.

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Shooter at Villa Park amusement park opened fire with several children ‘just feet away,’ prosecutors say

Meco Norris, 25, pulled out a gun and shot a man three times Saturday evening at Safari Land indoor amusement park, prosecutors say.