“That is reparations,” a Black Lives Matter Chicago organizer said. “Anything they wanted to take, they can take it because these businesses have insurance"
CPD Supt. David Brown says two people were shot, police made more than 100 arrests and 13 officers were injured during looting and civil unrest early Monday in downtown Chicago.
Two statues of Christopher Columbus that stood in Chicago parks were taken down early Friday at the direction of Mayor Lori Lightfoot, a week after protesters trying to topple one of the monuments to the Italian explorer clashed with police.
Several big-city mayors that have seen upticks in violent crime and escalating clashes between police and protesters are demanding federal agents be withdrawn from their cities -- and any plans for more federal deployments be halted.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot called White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany a "Karen" on Twitter Thursday, after reportedly being mentioned as a "derelict mayor" during a press briefing.
Chicago saw its highest number of gun violence victims in a single weekend this year with 104 people shot across the city from Friday evening to Monday morning, 15 of them fatally. Five of those killed were minors.
A Chicago man has been charged with lighting a police vehicle on fire during a protest downtown, all while allegedly wearing a Joker mask which partially hid his face.
Who are they? Who are the people who riot, burn, and loot?
A 28-year-old Illinois man is facing federal charges for rioting and possessing explosive devices after he traveled to Minneapolis last week amidst the unrest caused by the death of George Floyd.
A husband set up a "date" night with his expectant wife through a hospital window as she isolates during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Unique Clay, 31, gave birth on April 30, tested positive for coronavirus, and was sent home with her baby -- only to die days later.
A little more than a month after the state of Minnesota received an “A” grade in social distancing, the state has now been given a “D”.
Five months after the murder of real estate agent Monique Baugh in Minneapolis, 40-year-old Berry Davis has been arrested in Chicago.
There is a medical breakthrough in the fight against the coronavirus at an Uptown hospital.
The owner of a home that was the site of a large house party which violated social distancing guideline over the weekend on the Northwest Side has been cited by police.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has joined a pact with six other Midwestern governors, pledging to work in "close coordination" on how to reopen the regional economy.
Penguins at Shedd Aquarium went on a “field trip” around the aquarium after it closed its doors for two weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the city is working with organizers from Chicago’s downtown, South Side and Northwest Side parades, as well as the annual Dyeing of the Chicago River, to reschedule those events for a later date.
A former hockey player at the University of Minnesota said he was disappointed to find out that one of his old coaches was still coaching, despite allegations of sexual abuse.
Former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty Monday to restored charges that accuse him of staging a racist, homophobic attack against himself last year in Chicago and falsely reporting to police that the phony attack was real.