And, across Illinois, the COVID-19 death rate is 22 times higher for the unvaccinated than for fully inoculated residents as breakthrough cases appear to be far less lethal.
The gunman who held four people hostage at a synagogue in Colleyville, Texas, is now dead, authorities said. The four hostages were physically unharmed.
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City investigation finds Lightfoot administration misled about the wrongful raid on Anjanette Young’s home
In 2019, CPD officers burst into the social worker’s home and fruitlessly searched it while Young stood naked and handcuffed.
Winter can be stressful. Beyond dreaming of a beach in Florida, there are things you can do to get through.
Property owners can now request that their local county recorder remove illegal restrictive covenants from their home records.
Grieving parents have complained for years about a lack of communication from CPD detectives. A new police unit aims to fix that.
The safety agreement passed by a slim majority, with nearly 56% of Chicago Teachers Union members voting yes.
A new Chicago law says employers must provide house cleaners, nannies and caregivers written contracts stipulating wage and work schedules.
Top House Democrat aims to target rising carjackings, organized retail theft with one message: ‘If you do the crime, you should do the time.’