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.
Illinois' first month of legal recreational marijuana generated nearly $40 million in sales, state officials announced Monday.
After Scout was given a month to live due to an aggressive form of cancer, his owner purchased a Super Bowl ad to thank the veterinarians who saved the dog.
The latest case - the sixth in the country - is the husband of a Chicago woman who got sick from the virus after she returned from the epicenter of an outbreak in China.
Authorities have identified a retired Illinois State trooper who was killed when a Hyde Park woman opened fire in a cigar lounge in west suburban Lisle Friday, wounding two other troopers before fatally shooting herself.
Officials said a 60-year-old woman from Chicago who came in through O'Hare International Airport on Jan. 13 was diagnosed with the coronavirus.
The station posted on Facebook that all gates are closed and personnel are ordered to take cover.
The family of a late firefighter in Illinois is honoring his memory with a new photoshoot featuring his newborn baby girl.
An Illinois judge granted two sweeping search warrants ordering Google to turn over a year's worth of data from Jussie Smollett and his manager as a special prosecutor probes whether or not the "Empire" actor staged a racist and homophobic attack against himself.
Dispensaries across the state have rendered 271,169 transactions since cannabis was legalized on January 1, 2020 – totaling exactly $10,830,667.91 in sales.
Two toddlers died early Thursday after a woman allegedly stabbed her grandfather, tossed one child out a window and then jumped from an 11th-floor South Shore apartment — leaving the other child scalded in a bathtub, Chicago police said.
One Golden Valley woman watched as her package bounced between Minneapolis and Chicago even though it was supposed to be heading to the United Kingdom.
Boeing Chief Financial Officer Greg Smith will serve as interim CEO during the transition period.
Suspect wanted in double homicide in Buffalo Grove, Illinois dies.