With Memorial Day celebrations underway, Chicago's violence has spiked as six people were killed and at least 17 others were injured in shootings across the city.
Chicago Public Schools officials removed from duty an employee who was captured on video throwing a female student down the stairs at Dunbar Vocational Career Academy.
A driver was hospitalized Thursday after a large sinkhole opened up in the middle of the street and swallowed three cars on Chicago's South Side.
Police say one person is dead after an accident involving a school bus carrying more than two dozen elementary school students and two other vehicles in northern Illinois.
Several teens were arrested after dozens of mob groups began attacking pedestrians on Chicago's downtown Magnificent Mile area on Saturday night.
A 6-month-old baby has died after she was shot Monday while her father was changing her diaper.
Chicago Public Schools is considering a new proposal that would begin teaching sexual education in kindergarten.
Two days after a teen who performed at President Obama's inauguration weekend was gunned down, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is set to yank 200 cops from desk jobs and make them fight crime on the streets.
A 15-year-old girl who performed at President Obama's inauguration last week was shot dead Tuesday while hanging out with friends in bullet-scarred Chicago.
A massive fire ripped through a warehouse in Chicago's South Side Tuesday night, as firefighters were hampered by bone-chilling temperatures so low that water froze on their uniforms.
The Cook County Medical Examiner's office confirmed Monday night that it had received 18 human specimens that were found at O'Hare International Airport on Monday.
Chicago residents have managed to avoid one winter chore almost altogether this year: shoveling.
A man gunned down Thursday on Chicago's west side marked what police say is the city's 500th homicide of the year.
Chicago has gone 281 days and counting with no snow accumulation.
A suburban Chicago restaurant has given away about 10,000 Twinkies.
A Chicago family claims a police officer used excessive force when he shot their seven month old Miniature Bull Terrier over the weekend.