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Three fire shots into Chicago store; 1 dead, 4 wounded

February 27, 2020 9:56 am

Two men and a woman walked into a convenience store on Chicago's South Side, looked inside and opened fire, Interim Police Superintendent Charlie Beck said.

Chicago flights halted; plane slides off Kansas City taxiway

January 18, 2020 12:17 pm

A winter weather advisory was issued for the Chicago area through early Saturday, with 2 to 5 inches of snow expected.

Indian-American teenager chokehold until she passed out, then sexually assaulted: prosecutors

November 27, 2019 10:43 am

The accused became angry after the girl did not respond to his catcalls when she was walking from the campus to the parking garage.

Indian-American student sexually assaulted, strangulated in Chicago

November 26, 2019 8:15 am

The medical examiner ruled her death a homicide by strangulation.

First black woman sworn in as Chicago mayor; vows big reforms

May 21, 2019 7:55 am

New Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot told aldermen and other powerbrokers assembled at her inauguration that she meant what she said on the campaign trail about top-to-bottom reforms.

Pregnant Chicago woman slain, baby cut from her womb

May 17, 2019 7:38 am

Police say a Chicago woman who sold baby clothes to a pregnant woman and lured her back to her house with an offer of more clothing has been charged with murder.

Lighting it up

April 05, 2019 12:11 am

As Lori Lightfoot becomes the first black, gay woman to be elected mayor in Chicago.

Lori Lightfoot makes history, elected Chicago's first black, gay woman mayor

April 03, 2019 9:26 am

When she takes office, Lori Lightfoot will become Chicago's first openly gay mayor and the first African American woman to hold the post.

Major airlines face technical glitch, flights delayed at airports in NYC, Chicago, Atlanta

April 01, 2019 5:42 pm

Earlier, carriers had reported problems through their social media accounts, with United Airlines saying it was unable to create paperwork as a result.

Five killed as gunman opens fire at Illinois warehouse

February 16, 2019 7:38 am

Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman said the shooter, identified as 45-year-old Gary Martin, worked at the sprawling industrial complex in Aurora, 40 miles (65 km) west of Chicago, but did not say what may have motivated the attack.


Lights for Liberty: Thousands protest Trump immigration policies in Chicago

July 15, 2019 11:23 am

The protesters at Saturday's march belted chants critical of President Donald Trump and the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. Many of them carried placards with messages including "No kids in cages" and "Abolish ICE."

Fresh snowstorm in USA

February 18, 2014 10:41 am

The National Weather Service says parts of Illinois could get up to half a foot of new snow.