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Madeline Kenney covers the Chicago Sky for the Chicago Sun-Times.

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Man charged in 7-year-old Serenity Broughton’s murder; case had split cops, prosecutors

Chicago police on Wednesday announced murder charges against Aireon Luster, who was allegedly involved in the August fatal shooting that led to an extraordinary battle between police and the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.

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Racketeering indictment charges five in Gold Coast murder of FBG Duck

The rapper was shot dead and two others were wounded in the targeted afternoon attack in the first block of East Oak Street. Shoppers were on the sidewalk when a pair of vehicles pulled up and two gunmen got out and opened fire.

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White Sox fans come out in force for playoffs, leave with mixed emotions: ‘Our future is really bright’

As the season ended after a brutal loss Tuesday, fans said it felt good to have something to root for during a difficult year.

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Auction of Al Capone’s heirlooms rakes in a ‘shocking’ $3.1 million

The starting bid was $50,000 for Capone’s .45-caliber Colt model 1911 semi-automatic pistol, his "favorite" weapon. It sold for $1 million, Brian Witherell said Monday.

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Meet ‘Cane Guy,’ the lifelong White Sox fan who worked his magic in Game 3 win

‘He’s Gandalf!’ his son declared, and, yes, he’ll be at Game 4 of the American League Division Series on Tuesday afternoon.

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Before White Sox win, fans hopeful: ‘Whatever happens, happens’

On an unseasonably warm fall night, thousands of amped-up White Sox fans converged Sunday to the parking lots outside Guaranteed Rate Field in anticipation of Game 3 of the American League Division Series.

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State gets 2 bids to buy the James R. Thompson Center; here’s what’s next

Two potential buyers have submitted plans to acquire the Helmut Jahn-designed building that preservationists have pushed to save from demolition.

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El domingo vence la prohibición de desalojos de Illinois durante la pandemia

Los inquilinos y propietarios del Condado de Cook todavía pueden solicitar ayuda.

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Former Northwestern professor’s boyfriend was stabbed nearly 80 times: Cook County medical examiner

Trenton Cornell-Duranleau had a pierced spleen, stomach and lungs, a punctured liver and a foot-long wound on his neck that spanned nearly ear-to-ear, Dr. Ponni Arunkumar testified at Wyndham Lathem’s murder trial.

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Illinois’ eviction moratorium ends Sunday

Gov. J.B. Pritzker extended the state’s eviction ban in August despite the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to end President Joe Biden’s federal eviction moratorium.