Doctoral students contend they were steered to well-regarded institution's 'diploma mill'DigitalPLUS: Two dozen students sued the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, accusing administrators of steering applicants toward the school's Los Angeles campus while downplaying accreditation concerns.
Dueling protests between hundreds of supporters of Israel and the Palestinians briefly snarled downtown traffic Tuesday afternoon.
The legislation signed today allows the state to borrow $1.1 billion to extend a statewide construction program.
A Chicago area company is at the center of a food safety scandal in China that is spreading and has dragged in companies like Starbucks and McDonald's.
A train carrying the remains of victims of a Malaysian plane downed over rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine arrived in the government-controlled city of Kharkiv, a Reuters witness said on Tuesday.
Move comes in response to record-high noise complaints along O'Hare flight paths since October The Emanuel administration is willing to meet at least one demand of residents affected by changes in jet noise patterns at O'Hare International Airport, by installing eight more noise monitors in Chicago and several suburbs.
Three cars and two semis collided this afternoon on Interstate Highway -55, claiming four lives and leaving three others hospitalized near southwest suburban Elwood, according to Illinois State Police.
Mayor Emanuel and local and federal law enforcement officials met privately today to hear residents and community leaders air concerns about violence.
Hundreds gathered Sunday outside a West Side home where 11-year-old Shamiya Adams was fatally shot.
A group of statues known as ¿The Watch,¿ a pop sculpture meant to pay homage to the groundbreaking African-American military aviators, who fought in World War II, was vandalized overnight Saturday.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel won't say whether thousands of drivers who received red light camera citations during a series of suspicious ticket spikes should receive refunds for the $100 fines they have paid to the city.
Former Bears quarterback Bob Avellini's attorney said he may hire an investigator to look into his client's alcohol testing as Avellini awaits a felony DUI trial.
Second City, the famed Chicago comedy theater, is to announce Tuesday that it has acquired the former AMC Loews movie theater inside the Piper's Alley complex.
Skokie-based ambulance firm will test modified device to aid patientsGoogle Glass is to be tested by Skokie-based ambulance company MedEx.
Detectives have made "great leaps" in their investigation into the fatal shooting of an girl who was struck by a stray bullet, Superintendent Garry McCarthy said today.
A Tinley Park man was charged with disorderly conduct after cursing at his kids and threatening to lock them "in the hot truck" if they didn't "shut up," police said.
McDonald's and KFC-parent Yum Brands apologized to customers on Monday after Chinese regulators shut a local meat supplier following a TV report .
Israeli tanks shelled militant targets in the Gaza Strip Monday after a bloody weekend of a nearly two-week offensive that showed no signs of abating.
Reports from Sunday, day three at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park, from Greg Kot (GK) and Bob Gendron (BG):
As DC Comics celebrates the 75th anniversary of Batman this year, the Tribune looks at the Dark Knight's many connections to Chicago.
The driver of a semi-truck that hit three stopped vehicles on Interstate 55 Monday afternoon, killing four people and injuring four others, was ordered held in lieu of $1 million bail Tuesday.
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Chicago could be in for the hottest day of the summer Tuesday, with temperatures in the 90s to go with higher humidity.
A man was killed and seven people were wounded in shootings on the North, South and Southwest sides late Monday and early this morning, according to police.
The Republican governor candidate said the 3.75 percent personal rate he would inherit if he wins this fall would be subject to negotiations with a General Assembly that's expected to remain in Democratic hands.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan plans to ask Cook County Circuit Court judges to send cases involving concealed carry rejections back to the state review board for another look.
A group off Chicago aldermen is planning to call on City Hall's top watchdog to launch an audit of the city's red light camera system with an eye toward issuing refunds to anyone who has been wrongly ticketed.
Authorities evacuated residents after a train derailment in Slinger, Wis.
Protesters carried Palestinian flags and signs reading "Save Gaza's children" as Israeli forces continue a ground invasion in the Gaza Strip.