The shooting happened about 4:20 a.m. in the westbound lanes of Interstate 290 when someone fired shots from a dark-colored vehicle.
The last time the Chicago Transit Authority raised fares was in 2009, when a quarter was tacked on to base fares.
Why would the city let Uber, Lyft and Via escape fingerprinting and let the ride-hailing and taxicab industries off the hook on background checks?
This is the 11th year Secretary of State Jesse White has spearheaded an effort to stop drivers without permits from taking handicapped spots.
The only votes against the spending plan were cast by aldermen Scott Waguespack (32nd), John Arena (45th) and Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35th).
La Salle Street Bridge testing over the Chicago River will require intermittent street closures Tuesday morning throughout the early afternoon.
The police Bomb and Arson Unit is investigating. No evacuations or injuries have been reported.
The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival will light up downtown Chicago Saturday night but will bring street closings, parking restrictions, bus reroutes.
WATCHDOGS: Despite CTA’s efforts, vandalism on the rise on CTA property in Chicago. More graffiti at its Wilmette rail yard, too — even with cameras.
Chicago Police are responding to a person in need of medical attention at the Halsted station at 6321 S. Halsted St.
The bridge closed about 9 a.m. and is scheduled to reopen about 2:30 p.m., according to the Chicago Department of Transportation.
Witnesses said the woman, who appeared to be in her 30s, was attempting to cross the tracks when she slipped and fell and the train struck her.
Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd) and Scott Waguespack (32nd) introduced a pair of budget amendments aimed at stripping support from the mayor’s 2018 budget.
No injuries were reported when a semi truck crashed into a business Wednesday morning in west suburban Cicero.
Motorists on the Kennedy Expressway can expect delays from overnight lane closures this week on southbound I-90/94 between Division and Ohio.