Chicago’s subway has also been plagued by crumbling tracks, antiquated signals and unreliable trains. Here is how it turned around.
No, starfish are not saved one by one.
Culture, comedy and culinary outings in the ever-evolving Loop district and beyond.
An independent civilian body found Officer Brandon R. Ternand “credible and persuasive” in saying that he feared for his life before shooting the teenager, Dakota Bright.
An officer’s shooting of a teenager shocked the city. His conviction should force the city to act.
Two big drug dealers. A corrupt official. The government has sought to protect the identities of witnesses against the drug lord, but some possibilities are known.
After Jason Van Dyke was convicted in Laquan McDonald’s death, three other police officers will stand trial on charges that they conspired to cover it up.
Can tiny companies thrive in the shadow of major institutions? In this theater-mad city, the question may actually run the other way.
Jurors who convicted Officer Jason Van Dyke of second-degree murder said they believed dashboard camera video footage over his tearful testimony.
A jury has found Jason Van Dyke, a Chicago police officer, guilty of second-degree murder for the shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in 2014.
For some residents, the trial of Officer Jason Van Dyke in the killing of Laquan McDonald became a proxy for years of anger over police mistreatment of black Chicagoans.
A Chicago jury must decide the fate of Jason Van Dyke in the killing of Laquan McDonald in a case has become a proxy for questions about police accountability.
Officer Jason Van Dyke, on trial for first-degree murder, took the stand and said the teenager waved a knife at him. A police video did not show that.
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum has long boasted of an iconic stovepipe hat, but undisclosed reports cast doubt that Lincoln ever owned it.
His reported torture of criminal suspects, by shocking them with cattle prods or pointing guns in their mouths, led to pardons, reparations and to the abolition of the death penalty in Illinois.
His child is the Laver Cup, and he’s giving it a lot of love to help it succeed, even though the odds are against him
With Mayor Rahm Emanuel not seeking re-election, the contest to run Chicago is growing by the day. Along with others, William M. Daley now wants the job.
Officer Jason Van Dyke, who fatally shot the 17-year-old in 2014, is on trial for murder. Jurors heard opening statements in the case Monday morning.