Former Country Club Hills police Chief Regina Evans was charged Friday with misappropriating part of a $1.25 million state grant. more
From partly undoing cuts for branch library hours to extending the school day seven – not seven and a half – hours, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has scaled back major policy changes in response to public criticism. Thus far, this is not the case with the city’s plan to... more
From Christmas Carols calling Rahm Emanuel a Grinch to a proposal that the city pay for mental health care through raising the yacht mooring tax, the Mental Health Movement coalition has spent months energetically fighting the city’s... more
Police arrested about two dozen people who barricaded themselves inside the Woodlawn Mental Health Clinic on the city's South Side to protest its planned closing. more
Gas prices have been a really hot topic, from the race for the White House to the everyday lives of millions of Americans – and the prices in Chicago remain the highest. more
It may not sound like much, but even a few pennies makes a huge difference with gas prices this high. more
A nephew of NBA superstar Dwyane Wade was one of five people wounded in a gang-related shooting at a South Side convenience store Thursday night that also left one man dead. more
The school is the first beneficiary of a program at Seton Academy, which provides new laptops to its high school students, and donates older ones to elementary schools.
Barack Obama's candidacy captured their enthusiasm, and their votes, in a way few local campaigns could. About 100 people were at one polling spot when it opened this morning.
Alderman Latasha Thomas says the South Side neighborhood she represents takes an undeserved beating in the press as a place where only crime and poverty make the headlines.
Police say he tried to lure girl into his car
Father finds son unresponsive
Also charged with gun offenses
Suspect was shot in 'lateral back' by officer