The Bears’ bid to rebuild their defense on the fly to complement one of the NFL’s highest-scoring offenses is starting at the top of the free-agent class.
A gunman opened fire on a home in the South Austin neighborhood this morning after an argument at a party, wounding six people, none of them older then 22.
A recent theft of a rare Indian guitar highlights the vulnerabilities of airport baggage claims.
Experts not optimistic about Emanuel's plan to add 5,000 seats Experts are not optimistic about Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to add 5,000 seats to Soldier Field to increase the city's chances of hosting the Super Bowl.
Miley Cyrus tests her boundaries in 2014; what would it be like looking back from 2020?The following imagined conversation takes place in 2020, as two people emerge from a Miley Cyrus concert at the Chicago Theatre.
A 29-year-old man was critically injured in one of three Chicago shootings that have left four people hurt in recent hours, police said.
Monthly high number follows changes in flight patterns from additional runwayMore than half of the 3,405 noise complaints filed in January by Chicago residents near O'Hare International Airport came from just five households.
A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew lost contact with air traffic controllers early on Saturday en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, the airline said in a statement.
Wealthy first-time candidate Bruce Rauner remains in the lead heading into the final days of the Illinois Republican governor race, but state Sen.
Cardinal Francis George says his cancer, in remission for more than a year, "is beginning to show signs of new activity" and he will undergo a "more aggressive" round of chemotherapy.
The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane appeared to be focusing on an area where a Singaporean vessel reported finding possible aircraft debris.
A bill by a Santa Monica assemblyman that would ban orca shows at SeaWorld is being blasted in San Diego, home of the marine theme park.
An upbeat Cardinal Francis George said Saturday that receiving chemotherapy may at times interrupt his public schedule but that he expects to continue making appearances and leading services during his cancer treatment.
Emergency responders answer more calls than average this winter on lakefront, riverDigitalPLUS: Viet Hoang and his friends, Lauren Li and Ken Hoang, huddled near each other, clinging to life in the frigid Chicago River on that January night.
Ships and planes close to the path of a missing Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 227 passengers, including Americans, and 12 crew are scouring for wreckage.
A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew lost contact with air traffic controllers early on Saturday en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
Some of the odd behavior that likely made Allan Kustok a suspect in his wife's death has made it hard to prove whether or not he killed her, defense forensics experts testified today.
The body of a woman found in a drain pipe on the Far South Side has been identified as a woman who disappeared more than two years ago, authorities said.
A 17-year-old boy apparently headed to Taft High School was struck and killed by a Metra train near the Norwood Park station this morning, officials said.
Like her son, Shoneice Reynolds has opinions about many things that are happening in Chicago, including CNN's 'Chicagoland' series.
Figure not as bad as health professionals fearedChicago's third-coldest winter has contributed to the deaths of 26 people so far, nearly 50 percent more fatalities than the entire season's average in recent years, according to numbers provided by the Cook County medical examiner's office.
As you set your clock forward this weekend for daylight saving time, take comfort in knowing that you're hard-wired to struggle a little when making even a one-hour adjustment to your cycle of waking and sleeping.
A federal jury awarded a man serving a life-sentence for the 1993 massacre of seven workers at a Brown's Chicken in suburban Palatine nearly a half-million dollars in his civil rights lawsuit against a former Cook County Jail guard accused of beating him in 2002.
Some teens defiantly sport summer attire.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's trip to Austin, Texas, on Monday to woo tech-savvy entrepreneurs at the South By Southwest festival isn't all city business.
Rauner's support drops to 36%; Dillard's doubles to 23%Bruce Rauner is leading the Republican governor's race and Kirk Dillard is surging as the candidates head into the final days of the campaign trying to peel away support from rivals and recruit undecided voters into their camp.
We move the clocks ahead this weekend and it has really warmed up, but we’re barely above normal for this time of year, according to the National Weather Service.
A woman was fatally shot in the chest when a gun accidentally discharged while she and another worker sorted through donated clothing in a thrift store on the Far South Side, authorities said.
More than 80 years after John Dillinger and his crew stole a Tommy gun from police, a purchase slip and serial number brought the gun back to Indiana.
A woman was stabbed multiple times during a fight that broke out after she left a nightclub in the Wicker Park neighborhood early this morning, police said.