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January 18, 2020, 9:25 PM

Man arrested in shooting of 13 people at Chicago house party

Chicago police say a man has been charged with attempted murder in a December shooting at a house party that left 13 people wounded
January 18, 2020, 9:25 PM
January 9, 2020, 9:20 PM

2 coyote attacks reported in Chicago; officials urge residents, 'Do not interact'

A 6-year-old was bitten by a coyote multiple times Wednesday. A man also said he was attacked.
January 9, 2020, 9:20 PM
Officials urging caution in wake of 2 reported coyote attacks
January 6, 2020, 2:53 PM

9-month-old infant beaten to death in Chicago

Emergency medical services were called to an apartment building on Saturday night on the south side of Chicago where they found an unresponsive infant, according ABC News’ Chicago station WLS-TV.
January 6, 2020, 2:53 PM
9-month-old infant beaten to death in Chicago
January 6, 2020, 12:09 PM

2 Chicago teens arrested for stomping, robbing pregnant woman on train

Officers said the 15- and 16-year-old girls turned themselves in on Saturday.
January 6, 2020, 12:09 PM
2 teens arrested for stomping, robbing pregnant woman on train
January 5, 2020, 10:53 PM

Boys killed in Chicago high-rise slaying identified

Investigators have identified two small boys allegedly killed by their mother, but a host of questions remain because Chicago police haven't yet been able to interview her
January 5, 2020, 10:53 PM
1 month ago

Chicago children fight off carjacker who tried to steal family car

Police recovered the abandoned SUV a few blocks away from where it was stolen.
1 month ago
Children fight off carjacker who tried to steal family car
1 month ago

13 wounded in shooting at Chicago memorial for slain person

Chicago police say a 37-year-old man has been charged in connection with a shooting at a house party that wounded 13 people, four of them critically
1 month ago
1 month ago

13 people shot at Chicago memorial party for man killed by gun violence, police say

The shooting came just three days before Christmas on what has been another violent weekend in Chicago in which a total of 35 people were shot in a multitude of incidents across the city.
1 month ago
13 people shot at Chicago memorial party for man killed by gun violence, police say
1 month ago

Officer tied to ousted Chicago police chief scandal probed for possible evidence tampering

She was allegedly seen drinking with then-police superintendent Eddie Johnson before he was found asleep in his vehicle.
1 month ago
Officer tied to ousted police chief scandal probed for possible evidence tampering
1 month ago

School crowns all-girls Chicago chess team at pep rally after big win at state championship

Shakira Luster, Trechelle Williams and Imani Hill and their chess coach were celebrated at St. Ethelreda School on the South Side of Chicago.
1 month ago
School crowns all-girls chess team at pep rally after big win at state championship
1 month ago

2nd Chicago police officer relieved of duties amid investigation into body-slamming incident

Two Chicago officers have been relieved of duty following a video that showed one of them body-slamming a man.
1 month ago
2nd officer relieved of duties amid investigation into body-slamming incident
2 months ago

Ex-chief says he didn’t intentionally ‘deceive’ anyone

The mayor fired Superintendent Eddie Johnson on Monday for “ethical lapses."
2 months ago
2 months ago

Chicago's top cop responds to his firing after he's found asleep in squad car

Superintendent Eddie Johnson was fired less than a month before he was scheduled to retire.
2 months ago
Chicago's top cop responds to his firing after he's found asleep in squad car
2 months ago

Chicago’s top cop fired weeks before retiring

Mayor Lori Lightfoot fired Eddie Johnson, Chicago police superintendent, for inappropriate behavior and ethical lapses.
2 months ago
Chicago’s top cop fired weeks before retiring
2 months ago

Chicago’s police superintendent fired just days before he was to retire

The city’s mayor accused Eddie Johnson, who was largely popular in the city, of lying about an incident in October in which officers found him unconscious in his SUV.
2 months ago
Chicago’s police superintendent fired just days before he was to retire
2 months ago

Chicago mayor fires city’s top cop over ‘ethical lapses’

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has fired the city’s retiring police superintendent
2 months ago
2 months ago

Police: 1 dead, 4 injured in suburban Chicago shooting

Aurora detectives believe the shooting is an isolated incident. not a random act
2 months ago
2 months ago

University of Illinois at Chicago student found strangled to death in parking garage, police say

Campus police at the University of Illinois at Chicago have taken a person of interest into custody after a 19-year-old student was found unresponsive inside a car.
2 months ago
College student found strangled to death in parking garage: Police
2 months ago

Gunman still at large after killing outside Chicago school

Authorities are still searching for a man who allegedly shot and killed his daughter’s mother’s new boyfriend of outside of a Chicago elementary school
2 months ago
2 months ago

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson announces retirement

Johnson announced Thursday that he's retiring after more than three years as the city's top cop.
2 months ago
Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson announces retirement
3 months ago

'I'm disgusted': 7-year-old trick-or-treater 'clings to life' after being shot by 'cowards,' says superintendent

A 7-year-old Chicago girl who was out trick-or-treating with her family on Halloween was critically injured after being struck by apparent stray gunfire, police said.
3 months ago
7-year-old trick-or-treater shot: 'I'm disgusted'
3 months ago

Chicago teachers strike

Teachers demand missed days be rescheduled.
3 months ago
Chicago teachers strike
3 months ago

7-year-old girl shot while trick-or-treating in Chicago

The child, who was rushed to a nearby hospital in critical condition on Thursday evening, "is believed to be an unintended victim after multiple offenders opened fire," according to Chicago Police.
3 months ago
7-year-old girl shot while trick-or-treating in Chicago
3 months ago

Chicago teacher strike is over

Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the teachers union reached a deal ending the two-week walkout, which includes pay raises over a five-year contract.
3 months ago
Chicago teacher strike is over
3 months ago

Negotiations resuming in Chicago teachers strike

The union has requested that the school system schedule make-up days for time lost to the strike, but Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has said the days won't be made up.
3 months ago
Negotiations resuming in Chicago teachers strike
3 months ago

Hackles rise as Chicago teachers strike drags into day 10

Chicago Public School students will miss another day of classes as contract talks between striking teachers and city officials fail again
3 months ago
Union rep hopeful as Chicago teachers' strike enters 9th day
3 months ago

Chicago teachers, district leaders meet for 16 hours but no resolution

Negotiations between the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools continued on Monday.
3 months ago
Chicago teachers, district leaders meet for 16 hours but no resolution
3 months ago

Chicago gets tentative staff deal as teachers stay on strike

Chicago schools have canceled classes for a ninth day as talks to end a teachers' strike appeared stalled Monday
3 months ago
Chicago gets tentative staff deal as teachers stay on strike
3 months ago

Chicago police superintendent fires back at Trump

President Trump slammed Eddie Johnson for boycotting his speech in front of police chiefs in Chicago.
3 months ago
Chicago police superintendent fires back at Trump
3 months ago

Chicago mayor to teachers union: ‘The ball's in their court’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the Chicago Teachers Union have been in negotiations to end a two-week long strike.
3 months ago
Chicago mayor to teachers union: ‘The ball's in their court’
3 months ago

Chicago teachers strike continues

Thousands hit the streets of Chicago as the teachers strike entered day seven.
3 months ago
Chicago teachers strike continues
3 months ago

Chicago mayor delivers budget speech amid teacher strike

Teachers are battling with Chicago leaders and mayor Lori Lightfoot primarily over pay and benefits, smaller class sizes and providing more support staff.
3 months ago
Chicago mayor delivers budget speech amid teacher strike
3 months ago

Talks stalled, striking Chicago teachers plan to up the ante

Striking Chicago teachers are preparing for an extended walkout and trying to increase public pressure on Mayor Lori Lightfoot, with a downtown march set for Wednesday around the time the first-term mayor is set to deliver a key speech to the City Council
3 months ago
3 months ago

Chicago mayor urges teachers to return to classrooms amid ongoing strike

Disagreements over pay, benefits and class size are among the top concerns that prompted the strike, which started on Thursday, Oct. 17.
3 months ago
Chicago mayor urges teachers to return to classrooms amid ongoing strike
3 months ago

On 2nd day of Chicago teachers strike, union says progress is being made but it's 'very inadequate'

The Chicago teachers strike entered its second day Friday.
3 months ago
On 2nd day of Chicago teachers strike, union says progress is 'very inadequate'
3 months ago

School's out: Chicago teachers strike, 1st day deal unlikely

Striking teachers went on strike after their union and city officials failed to reach a contract deal in the nation's third-largest school district
3 months ago
Chicago teachers strike in nation's 3rd largest district
3 months ago

Thousands of Chicago teachers go on strike after failing to reach contract deal

Chicago teachers went on strike Thursday after failing to reach an agreement with the public school system over contract terms.
3 months ago
Thousands of Chicago teachers go on strike after failing to reach contract deal
3 months ago

Gearing up for a teacher’s strike

Contract negotiations with the Chicago Teachers Union broke down and educators are preparing to hit the picket lines.
3 months ago
Gearing up for a teacher’s strike
3 months ago

Teachers go on strike in Chicago

Hundreds of thousands of Chicago students are home as their teachers walk the picket line, demanding better pay and smaller classes.
3 months ago
Teachers go on strike in Chicago
3 months ago

Chicago school teachers on strike

Public school teachers are demanding smaller classrooms and more support in negotiations with the city.
3 months ago
Chicago school teachers on strike
3 months ago

Chicago teachers say pay bump can't fix deeper problems

Chicago teachers preparing to strike Thursday have so far rejected offers that would increase their pay
3 months ago
Chicago teachers say pay bump can't fix deeper problems
3 months ago

Chicago teachers to strike in nation's 3rd largest district

Chicago parents and community groups are scrambling to prepare for a massive teachers' strike set to begin Thursday, prompting the city to preemptively cancel classes in the nation's third-largest school district
3 months ago
3 months ago

Kenyan breaks world record at Chicago marathon

Brigid Kosgei finished the marathon at 2 hours, 14 minutes, 4 seconds.
3 months ago
Kenyan breaks world record at Chicago marathon
4 months ago

9-year-old boy thrown out of Chicago school by staff: Lawsuit claims

The family is claiming their 9-year-old student was pushed, left out in the cold by school staff members and bullied by other students at Fiske Elementary School in Chicago.
4 months ago
9-year-old boy thrown out of Chicago school by staff:  Lawsuit claims
4 months ago

Police exhaust all leads, ask for new tips in unsolved Chicago neighborhood murders

The suspect was believed to be wearing a mask during the first shooting.
4 months ago
Police exhaust all leads, ask for new tips in unsolved neighborhood murders
4 months ago

Man who drove his SUV through a mall in Chicago was charged with terrorism

The state’s attorney’s office said there’s evidence the attack was planned on the suspect’s cell phone.
4 months ago
Man who drove his SUV through a mall in Chicago was charged with terrorism
4 months ago

Chicago public school teachers vote to strike if deal can't be reached

Public school teachers in Chicago have overwhelmingly voted to strike if their union can't agree on a contract with the city.
4 months ago
Chicago public school teachers vote to strike if deal can't be reached
4 months ago

Chicago teachers authorize their leaders to call a strike

Chicago teachers have voted to authorize their union leaders to call a strike as early as next month in the nation's third-largest school district
4 months ago
4 months ago

Car crashes into mall near Chicago, suspect in custody: Officials

The Woodfield Mall is being evacuated.
4 months ago
Car crashes into mall near Chicago, suspect in custody: Officials
4 months ago

Chicago nurses expected to strike Friday

The University of Chicago Medical Center strike comes after contract talks broke down despite the aid of a federal mediator.
4 months ago
Chicago nurses expected to strike Friday