Durbin, Krishnamoorthi call on federal board to delay merger between Canadian Pacific Railway and Kansas City Southern
Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said the merger would mean more freight trains moving through the Chicago area that could be harmful to the environment, trigger traffic jams on streets and make it more difficult for first responders to get to places in times of emergencies.
PAWS Chicago staffers drove to Florida to rescue 53 animals after the devastation of Hurricane Ian. Another team will make the trip next week.
Leftover food from set of HBO’s ‘South Side’ goes to needy; city hopes it catches on with other productions
The show’s creator, Diallo Riddle, was on board from the start. “The second I heard about it I was like ‘Hell yes! Let’s not waste anything. This is a no-brainer.”
Police search for truck in Albany Park hit-and-run that killed 15-month-old boy. ‘There was never a sad day for him. ... He enjoyed being alive.’
Hermes Rios-Cardona climbed out of his car seat Monday and wandered into traffic on Pulaski Road near Wilson Avenue when a pickup truck struck him and kept going, police said.
Volunteers archive key burial records — preserving the histories of tens of thousands of Black Chicagoans
Members of the Afro-American Genealogical and Historical Society of Chicago spent nearly a decade cataloging the burial records of Black Chicagoans. A digital archive is now at the Carter G. Woodson Regional Chicago Public Library, 9525 S. Halsted St.
Caretaker for Heather Mack’s daughter says she signed deal for her life story, tried to take it back
Mack’s daughter is at the center of an ongoing bench trial. A bitter custody dispute has swirled around the girl ever since she arrived here with her mother last fall.
The move to include a nonbinary race division in the Chicago marathon has been hailed as major progress, but some worry the changes, made without public announcements, are only superficial.
New duties at high court for U.S. District Judge Robert Dow Jr. could further delay racketeering case of Ald. Edward M. Burke, which Dow has presided over since 2019.
Diego Uribe, 28, is accused of shooting, bludgeoning or stabbing the family members to death in 2016 in a robbery.
Reputed gang member arrested after triple shooting in Humboldt Park is also charged with gunning down rival in hair salon last year
Prosecutors said a key piece of evidence allegedly linking Ishmael Simpson to the slaying were his “Yeezy-style shoes” — an apparent reference to rapper and designer Kanye West’s footwear brand.
Victoria Moreno, 34, initially was charged with attempted first-degree murder and aggravated battery to a child. She was ordered held without bail in a bond court hearing.
Kentrell Gayden, 22, faces attempted murder and aggravated battery charges in shooting near 108th and State streets.
Veteran Roasters’ proposed $7.4 million venture is a continuation of private development that has taken over the area’s old industrial land.
State laws created the police, fire, laborers and municipal employees pension funds, and state lawmakers have a responsibility to consolidate, reform and fund local pension plans, says Civic Federation President Laurence Msall.
Fifteen oak, bald cypress and catalpa trees will create a wall to protect from noise and air pollution, as well as offer green views that promote healing.
Fuller’s plays were filled with complex characters and an undercutting of conventions. “The best way to dispel stereotypes and massive lies is telling something as close to the truth as you can,” Fuller once told Newsday.
Jackson, who was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015, died Monday. She was hired as head coach at Wiley College in April.
Adel Daoud was arrested at the end of a monthslong FBI investigation in which an agent gave him an inert bomb installed in a Jeep. He was taken into custody after he allegedly tried to set the bomb off outside a downtown Chicago bar.
Mateo Zastro’s mother calls on assailants to surrender. ‘Turn yourselves in because my pain is starting to turn to anger.’
“It hurts me so much not waking up to my baby,” says Veronica Zastro, whose 3-year-old was shot dead in an apparent road-range incident in West Lawn.
‘Punch 9 for Harold Washington’: Powerful doc recalls the surprising rise of Chicago’s first Black mayor
Film works as an invaluable reminder of that pivotal time for those who were there — and a history lesson for those who weren’t.
Haberman is the New York Times reporter who, as she writes, spent her career at “news outlets Trump cares most about.”
Police say the resident, who has a concealed-carry permit, came home, found a man in his home and shot him.
The prosecution of three men charged in the 2011 murder of Chicago Police Officer Clifton Lewis has been plagued by misconduct allegations.