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Walmart Academy to offer job training in Chatham starting this fall

The Academy, opening in a Walmart that was closed for months by last year’s looting, joins similar facilities offering jobs courses at Walmart locations in Orland Hills and Crystal Lake.

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Teen charged in Mount Greenwood carjacking

The teen also charged with robbing two men in the incident, police said.

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Shedd Aquarium’s new octopus needs a name — and it wants your help picking one

Voting on the Pacific octopus’ name ends Sunday, according to the Shedd.

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Woman seriously wounded in domestic shooting in West Chatham

She was taken to University of Chicago Hospital in serious condition, police said.

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Chicago ranked second among U.S. cities in dog attacks on postal workers

The Postal Service released the numbers as part of National Dog Bite Awareness Week, which kicked off Saturday. Chicago had 59 attacks, just ahead of Los Angeles, with 54. Statewide, Illinois ranked sixth, with 200 attacks.

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Chicago cracks top 15% of nation’s 200 best biking cities in new study

Naperville also made the top 200, coming in at spot 123, according to the study.

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In civil rights suits, two men say they were repeatedly beaten by Chicago police while protesting George Floyd’s death a year ago

The two say they were attacked by officers with batons in River North on May 31.

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17 people charged with drug trafficking in ‘Operation Tragic Blow’

14 kilograms of cocaine were seized in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood, and two kilograms of heroin at a high-rise apartment building in the Buena Park neighborhood.

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Two teens charged in armed carjacking in West Elsdon

The boys, 16 and 17, were arrested after crashing the car while fleeing the scene, Chicago police said.

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Chicago again ranks among worst U.S. cities for mosquitos

This is the second year in a row that Chicago has earned this spot, according to Orkin, the pest control company.