The takeout craving at lunch is strong.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Jesus "Chuy" Garcia face off April 7 in the most competitive Chicago mayoral race in decades. Here are 10 facts about mayoral politics, to be read early and often:
North winds from an approaching Canadian high pressure system will not only trigger lake-effect snow showers around the south end of Lake Michigan on Friday, it will also usher unusually cold air into the Chicago area.
Saudi Arabia bombed the northern stronghold of Yemen's Shiite rebels and key military installations on Friday as a coalition led by the Gulf kingdom carried out airstrikes for a second day.
German prosecutors say they have found evidence that the co-pilot of the Germanwings plan which crashed in the French Alps appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers.
Republicans muscled a balanced-budget plan through the Senate early Friday, positioning Congress for months of battling President Barack Obama over the GOP's goals of slicing spending and dismantling his health care law.
— Released from a federal prison in Alabama on Thursday, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. drove with family members to a halfway house where one expert said he will experience new freedoms but remain on a tight rein.
The monetary value of a college athlete's name, image and likeness is being hashed out in court, but many universities have already arrived at a figure: zero.
A Detroit teenager says her mother killed two of her siblings and forced her to put one of their bodies in the freezer where they were found.
As if a new video board and ongoing bleacher construction weren't enough to make for a memorable opening night, award-winning rock band Fall Out Boy will perform as part of the festivities before the Cubs' season opener April 5 against the Cardinals at Wrigley Field, Major League...
A Grammy-winning polka is closer to becoming the official Illinois polka.
The owner of a rooftop club across the street from Wrigley Field has been indicted on federal fraud charges for not paying about $600,000 owed to the Cubs as well as state and local taxing bodies, the U.S.
At the Corner Wine Bar and Wellington Pub in Broad Ripple, the menu board outside proclaimed “service for everyone.”
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has announced he will not seek re-election in 2016, according to a video posted on Youtube Friday morning.
Without receiving a single competitive bid, the College of DuPage has paid a member of its foundation board more than $630,000 to design and install signs for the school over the past four years — with much of the work made possible through a contract that references her experience as...
Rahm Emanuel and Jesus "Chuy" Garcia clashed in an argumentative second debate Thursday night, a face-to-face meeting in which the challenger tried to put the mayor on the defensive by mocking his leadership of Chicago.
Enhanced DUI patrols conducted around the St. Patrick's Day holiday last week resulted in over a dozen arrests for drunken driving, including a man who allegedly registered a blood-alcohol content of four times the legal limit with children in the vehicle.
A breathless man interrupted Chicago Police Department radio traffic to call out a foot chase Wednesday afternoon near Kennedy-King College.
A pickup truck crashed into the front wall of a restaurant Thursday afternoon in the small village of Big Rock in Kane County, injuring the driver and two workers in the kitchen, police said.
An article in the current issue of Fortune profiling what the magazine considers “the world’s 50 greatest leaders” includes former Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Daniel Barenboim. The Argentinian-born Israeli conductor and pianist was the only classical...
An Aurora man convicted of making several heroin sales has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison, according to Kane County prosecutors.
Margarito Flores was cruising through Humboldt Park in a brand new Cadillac on a fall evening when Chicago police stopped him.
Police arrested two people following a car chase after officers spotted armed robbers inside a West Town 7-11 store early Friday.
Police say a man tried to sexually assault a boy after exposing himself at Rainbow Beach in the South Shore neighborhood.
One man was killed, and at least two others were wounded in shootings across the city's South Side early Friday morning.
Federal officials released more than 1,600 pages of documents Thursday in their investigation of last year's CTA Blue Line crash at O'Hare International Airport, including comments from the train's driver, who hasn't spoken publicly but told investigators she dozed off before the crash.
Open letter to my neighborhood Walgreens:
San Francisco's public defender released findings Thursday of an investigation that indicates four sheriff's deputies are staging brutal inmate fights at the county jail and betting on them.
Mason Foster emerged from free agency upbeat. Sure, the one-year contract he signed with the Chicago Bears on Wednesday was not nearly as lucrative as one he might have earned if injuries didn’t hamper his 2014 season.
New York City firefighters are at the scene of a large fire and a partial building collapse in Manhattan.