The video, which depicts a likeness of Trump shooting and stabbing opponents and members of the news media, was played during a conference held by conservative supporters of the president at his Miami golf resort last week.
In the wake of criticism directed at Columbus and his treatment of indigenous people, a movement to supplant Columbus Day with another holiday – Indigenous Peoples’ Day – has emerged.
President Donald Trump’s decision to immediately withdraw all U.S. troops from northern Syria has prompted criticism from politicians, military leaders and others.
Former speechwriters for Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush discuss the current state of presidential messaging.
In “Jane Eyre,” Cathy Marston said she creates movement based on quotes taken directly from Charlotte Bronte’s 19th century novel.
A report from the Active Transportation Alliance says Chicago should develop a long-term e-scooter program across the entire city.
Boeing announced that it has stripped CEO Dennis Muilenburg of his title as chairman of the board, a move the company says will allow him to focus more on fixing its troubled 737 Max jets.
The station will be off the air for two to three hours starting at 12 a.m. Tuesday as the station puts in a new transmitter and changes frequencies. If you watch WTTW stations over the air, you’ll need to rescan your TV.
The man who allegedly gunned down five neighbors in a rampage inside a Dunning condo building Saturday had planned out his attack, according to letters found inside his home in which he said he would have “no mercy” for the victims.
The image and story of Christopher Columbus, the 15th century navigator who began European incursions into the Americas, have changed in the U.S. over the decades.
Fiona Hill, a former top National Security Council expert on Russia, was testifying to Congress behind closed doors Monday, the latest former Trump administration official to be subpoenaed as part of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
Brigid Kosgei of Kenya won the Chicago Marathon on Sunday in 2 hours, 14 minutes, 4 seconds to break the world record in the event.
How will a possible walkout affect classrooms, building access and after-school activities across the city?
A teachers strike could be just days away. Illinois Republicans break from President Trump over Syria. New details on federal raids of the suburbs. And the Bears lick their wounds after a loss in London.
After another day of bargaining, negotiators for Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union appear no closer to averting a planned Oct. 17 teachers strike.
As vaping-related illnesses continue to rise, Illinois health officials are urging people to stop vaping, pointing out the potentially dangerous consequences in a new social media campaign.
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra was at its rip-roaring best Friday as award-winning pianist Sunwook Kim made a simply smashing debut with the orchestra.
Besieged Illinois Sen. Martin Sandoval resigned his post chairing the chamber’s transportation committee Friday, the same day the Senate released an uncensored version of a search warrant for Sandoval’s office in Springfield.
A group of 30 states and cities are taking legal action to defend the federal government’s authority to regulate emissions from coal-fired power plants.
The mother of a 9-year-old Illinois boy who is charged with murder in connection with a mobile home fire that killed five people says the child is “not a monster.” The 28-year-old mother says her son suffers from schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and ADHD, and takes medication daily.
Republican U.S. Rep. John Shimkus of Illinois says he no longer supports President Donald Trump after his “terrible and despicable” decision to pull American troops from Syria.
Two years after Cook County implemented and hastily repealed a notorious tax on sugary drinks, Board President Toni Preckwinkle proposed a $6.18 billion budget that’s balanced.
Consolidating scores of local firefighter and police pension funds could save Illinois taxpayers between $820 million and $2.5 billion in the next five years, according to a report published Thursday by a state task force.
George Klauba is back on the scene, but he no longer inks people. These days, he’s an acclaimed painter sought after by collectors locally and abroad. And his new series of paintings features tattoo art.
This week, a number of dead monarch butterflies were found along the lakefront. The sight alarmed some members of the public who spotted the insects. But one local expert says it’s par for the course as the butterflies retreat south for the winter.
In college, Stephanie Baliga was the sixth-fastest freshman in the nation. Now 31, the local nun is still running, but her goal isn’t the Olympics. It’s raising money for the religious community she serves.
On Sunday, the Chicago Marathon will host around 45,000 participants and an estimated 1.7 million spectators across the city. For 30 years, Carey Pinkowski has been at the helm of the massive event.
Commonwealth Edison and its parent Exelon have received a grand jury subpoena requiring records of communications with state Sen. Martin Sandoval, among others.
For years, the U.S. saw a steep decline in the number of deaths from heart disease, stroke, diabetes and hypertension – known collectively as cardiometabolic disease. But that downturn has mostly leveled off since 2011, according to researchers.
Two Florida businessmen tied to President Donald Trump’s lawyer and the Ukraine investigation were charged Thursday with federal campaign finance violations.
Hundreds of bird species in North America are at risk of extinction from climate change, according to an alarming new report from the National Audubon Society.