“I know and believe in my heart that you are proud of me,” Linda Haywood said looking at Jack Johnson’s grave marker at Graceland Cemetery.
The opioid epidemic in Chicago hits black men on the West Side hard. What the data show. And victims and families give their take on the epidemic.
Some wonder why Emanuel is running and whether he’ll even make the run-off. But one friend says Emanuel can’t think of anything else he’d rather do.
The president of the Cook County Bar Association, the country’s oldest association of African-American lawyers, called the result “shattering.”
Two men were wounded in a shooting Friday morning in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
In Chicago, the worst time to drive will be between 4 and 6 p.m. Friday, AAA says.
The new online curriculum, called MarketWorks, follows a more basic financial literacy course already being embedded into core classes at CPS schools.
A SWAT team was called after a person barricaded himself inside a store with a bag of knives Friday morning in the South Shore neighborhood.
Welcome to our morning article rounding up crime (and more) happenings from around the Chicago area overnight.
This database lists names of every victim who was killed by another person within city limits in 2018.
Chicago Police and federal authorities arrested 71 people in a series of raids overnight targeting organized crime ahead of the Memorial Day weekend.
THE WATCHDOGS: The medical examiner’s office is reviewing each of the 218 cases that fired pathologist Dr. John E. Cavanaugh handled.
A man was grazed by a bullet in a shooting Friday morning in the Southwest Side Archer Heights neighborhood.
THE WATCHDOGS: Weeks after a report he took campaign cash from landlord of “troubled” Humboldt Park store, Ald. Roberto Maldonado got another $1,000.
Rolando Estrada, 42, of west suburban Elmwood Park, fled to Mexico in 2016 shortly after law enforcement officers intercepted a shipment of drugs.