The questionable return of Riot Fest to Humboldt Park has polarized the community with the local alderman unwaivering in his opposition and the festival organizers launching a full-court press to bring the three-day music festival back.
In a dramatic moment Wednesday, the Chicago City Council rose to acknowledge victims of torture at the hands of former police Cmdr. Jon Burge before approving a $5.5 million reparations package that Mayor Rahm Emanuel said shows Chicago is willing to deal with the dark chapter in its history.
A knife-wielding man stabbed and robbed a store clerk Wednesday afternoon inside a Bucktown store.
Gov. Bruce Rauner used a curious expression when delivering an ominous message about Chicago's financial state Tuesday.
The Chicago City Council on Wednesday approved $5.5 million in reparations for victims of infamous former Chicago police commander Jon Burge and his “midnight crew” who used electric shock, suffocation and even Russian roulette to coerce confessions from dozens of black suspects, special Cook County...