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CHICAGO -- Odds may still favor the eventual construction of former President Barack Obama's $500 million museum and library in a public park along Chicago's lakeshore, but it's no longer a sure thing in the face of a formidable legal challenge by a parks-advocacy group. U.S. District Judge John Robert...
The 2019 NFL season may be six months away, but fans already have something new to look forward to. According to the Sports...
An 85-year-old man who was reported missing since Tuesday from the South Chicago neighborhood on the South Side has been found. Marvin Lynch was last seen in the 7900 block of South Clyde, according to a missing person alert from Chicago police. Police canceled the alert Wednesday morning, stating that Lynch had been...
Chicago, I’m told, has a traffic problem.I haven’t noticed it because I choose not to believe in traffic. If I have to stop...
Jussie Smollett's crisis manager defended the "Empire" actor on Tuesday, saying police have found his account of an alleged attack and possible hate crime to be “consistent and credible” -- after detectives said redacted phone records meant to corroborate his story were “insufficient.”Smollett, who is black and openly gay, told police that...
A Chicago mom wasn’t happy when she saw a porch pirate stealing her 2-year-old daughter’s toy unicorn off of her front steps. The incident was caught on her security camera, which sent a notification to her phone as soon as the thief stepped on her Wicker Park property at 12:45...
A Chicago Public Schools teacher has been charged with multiple felonies accusing him of sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl, according to Skokie Police...
SPRINGFIELD -- A group of Downstate business owners on Monday warned of dire consequences should a $15 per-hour minimum wage hike which passed the Senate last week become law without changes. Several members of the he Illinois Retail Merchants Association and Illinois Hotel and Lodging Association spoke of layoffs, businesses...

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