Chicagoans can expect another scorcher, though a front is expected to bring cooler temperatures and thunderstorms to the region Wednesday evening.Rose Sengenberger, with the National Weather Service in Romeoville, said temperatures on Wednesday will climb into the mid-90s, with heat index readings a
At least a dozen people suffered injuries and have been taken to area hospitals after two commuter trains collided, with one derailing, at Chicago's Union Station, city emergency officials said Friday morning.A spokesman for the Chicago Fire Department says one of the trains derailed, but he didn't
Human Rights Watch experts track wars, poverty and abuses all over the globe. Their reports, however, don't always show the human face behind the analysis. That’s what Human Rights Watch exposes when it hosts its annual film festivals in major cities like New York and London.
Each Thursday on Global Activism, we hear about an individual who’s decided to work to make the world a better place.Katherine Darnstadt is the co-founder of the Chicago chapter of Architecture for Humanity.
The Pakistani government is questioning the credibility of a key witness in a terrorism trial in Chicago. David Coleman Headley is testifying that his friend Tahawwur Rana provided material support for the 2008 Mumbai, India attacks.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's name has started showing up on some prominent signs in Chicago. But Emanuel said city workers should hold off on replacing the remaining signs that say "Richard M. Daley."Emanuel said that on his first day, city workers only changed the signs they saw as "essential."