CPD Supt. David Brown says two people were shot, police made more than 100 arrests and 13 officers were injured during looting and civil unrest early Monday in downtown Chicago.
The school district in Illinois’ capital city has updated its school dress code policy for remote learning, saying students can't wear pajama pants, slippers or hats while on camera when classes start this month.
Chicago is doubling down on efforts to enforce its emergency coronavirus travel order, as officials will now be reviewing the social media posts of possible violators as the pandemic continues.
A 48-year-old Naperville woman charged in a 2012 double homicide Elzbieta Plackowska, 48, had her conviction affirmed Monday in Illinois Appellate Courts in Du Page County.
One of the patients, a healthy 28-year-old woman, said she had not even left home amid the pandemic prior to contracting the virus.
Vincent Sessler, 25, is charged with disorderly conduct and battery to a peace officer after he allegedly spit in an officer's coffee at the Dunkin Donuts where he was working. The director of the Illinois State Police says that troopers "deserve better than this insulting and dangerous treatment."
A 9-year-old boy was shot and killed Friday evening near the former Cabrini Green housing projects on the Near North Side.
Two statues of Christopher Columbus that stood in Chicago parks were taken down early Friday at the direction of Mayor Lori Lightfoot, a week after protesters trying to topple one of the monuments to the Italian explorer clashed with police.
President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr say federal agents will surge into Chicago and Albuquerque to help combat rising crime.
Fifteen people were shot Tuesday evening outside a funeral home in Gresham on the South Side — the largest number of victims in a single Chicago shooting in recent memory.
President Donald Trump is using the Department of Homeland Security in unprecedented ways as he tries to bolster his law and order credentials by making a heavy-handed show of force in cities around the nation in the lead-up to the November elections.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot called White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany a "Karen" on Twitter Thursday, after reportedly being mentioned as a "derelict mayor" during a press briefing.
A 23-year-old man charged with beating his son to death in Bronzeville was denied bail Friday.
Police are investigating after someone defaced the mural, altering it to say, “All Lives Matter” instead of “Black Lives Matter.”
Video captured an Illinois woman allegedly attacking another Home Depot customer during an argument over wearing a face mask.
Fifteen people were killed and 64 others wounded in shootings across Chicago over the Fourth of July weekend.
A northern Illinois auto museum has no plan to stop displaying a Dodge Charger from the “Dukes of Hazzard” television show with the Confederate battle flag painted atop the vehicle.
Six Chicago children have been shot dead in the past week, including Mekhi James, 3; Sincere Gaston, 1; and Lena Nunez, 10.
A toddler boy was shot and killed in Englewood on Saturday afternoon. The car carrying the child had visible bullet holes along one side and police said given the number of bullets, the shooting did not seem to be random.
Chicago saw its highest number of gun violence victims in a single weekend this year with 104 people shot across the city from Friday evening to Monday morning, 15 of them fatally. Five of those killed were minors.