Latasha Banks Hall sat near a Bronzeville playground on the morning of the Fourth of July, her back to the climbing bars. She buried her face in her hands, drowning out the squeals of a little girl who swooped down a large slide behind her.
At least four people, including a teenager, were killed and another 10 people were wounded across Chicago as the Fourth of July weekend got underway.
It's the end of the road for the Grateful Dead.
Most of the evidence against Chicago police Detective Dante Servin had been gathered in a matter of weeks, but nearly two years passed before Cook County prosecutors made the call to bring charges against the off-duty officer for shooting a woman in the back of the head.
A Chicago man has been arrested after Cook County sheriff’s police seized about 1,900 pounds of illegal fireworks, officials said.
The Rev. Patrick Henry Reardon is getting out of the civil marriage business.
Chicago’s new 9 percent tax on streaming and cloud services appears to have the local technology community agitated and, more than anything, confused.