In the two-candidate contest to succeed Ald. Ed Burke in the 14th Ward, Jeylú Gutiérrez faces Raul Reyes. And in the nearby 13th and 23rd Wards, two incumbents — one who broke with former House Speaker Mike Madigan and the other a longtime ally — are seeking reelection.
The bottom line for some local street vendors is to keep money coming in. “This is my way of staying above water,” one seller said.
Chicago Area Runners Association received $25,000 to fund free 5Ks and neighborhood running clubs formed in honor of Ahmaud Arbery.
Tamiko Talbert-Fleming was shot Jan. 14 and died two days later.
Alejandro Pena, 23, is accused of sexually assaulting his ex-girlfriend in late 2020 despite her pleas for him to stop, prosecutors said.
Reginald McCune, 37, was charged first-degree murder for the Dec. 20 shooting of Devonta Anderson.
After weeks of problems at Eberhart Elementary on the Southwest Side, CPS finally sent a substitute custodian — after Sun-Times reporters asked about the filth.
Allison Zelaya suffered from “chronic and acute” child abuse, prosecutors said. Her mother Milixen Ardon, 24, and Ardon’s boyfriend, Wilfredo Cruz, 43, have been charged with the toddler’s murder.
South Side activists called Friday for solidarity between Black and Brown communities at the Martin Luther King Jr. Living Memorial in Marquette Park.
Deandre Rounds allegedly fired his weapon three times at a front window of the Marquette Park building where Deonte Brewer was standing inside. Brewer, 29, was struck in the forehead and died.
‘I feel like the city of Chicago has no love left.’ Friend, family remember women killed in mass shootings, as mayor decries ‘street justice’
This June alone, there have been at least 10 attacks where four or more people were shot in Chicago. About a third of the 78 people shot between Friday evening and early Monday were wounded in just four attacks.
Wisdom Parker was injured in a hit-and-run earlier this month, so community members stepped up to make his preschool graduation extra special.
Ah’Monie Scanlon, the single mother of a toddler, has been driving for Uber to try to make ends meet.
Two males chased the boy and fired shots as they ran, striking him several times throughout the body, police said.
The squad car was westbound on 71st Street about 8:05 p.m. when it struck a 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche headed south on Maplewood Avenue, Chicago police said.
The burglaries happened on Kedzie Avenue and Pulaski Road.
Sade Owens made a bad decision when she told police her 7-month-old was in the vehicle, hoping to get them to quickly find it. But that shouldn’t ruin her life.
Mother made up story about son being kidnapped to speed up police search for stolen car: prosecutors
Sade Owens, 30, is charged with filing a false police report