The foundation announced Monday that the former president will receive the 2019 Lincoln Leadership Prize during a ceremony on April 1 in Chicago.
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Speaking to more than 1,000 people in the Chapel of St. Joseph at Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Des Plaines, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said that it came as no surprise that “Sammy Jimenez became Officer Jimenez.”
The Chicago area was slammed with up to a foot of wet snow, and whiteout conditions stalled commuter traffic on the roads.
The city of Chicago responded last week to a lawsuit seeking to stop construction of the Obama Presidential Center, saying the buildings would sit on land that wasn't subject to restrictive public-trust laws.
Former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos was scheduled to report to prison on Monday after a federal judge rejected his last-minute bid to delay his two-week sentence.
The Chicago Police Department released funeral arrangements for Officer Samuel Jimenez, who was shot and killed by a gunman Monday at the South Side hospital.
The debate gained new urgency this week with the shooting death of Dr. Tamara O’Neal outside Mercy Hospital, as physicians argue shootings are a public health crisis that they must play a key role in trying to stem.
Health officials in the U.S. and Canada told people Tuesday to stop eating romaine lettuce because of a new E. coli outbreak. Two people in Illinois have tested positive for this same outbreak strain.
A boost in construction equipment sales drove profit higher for Deere & Co. in the fourth quarter, but the results fell short of Wall Street expectations.
The gunman who fatally shot his ex-fiancee outside a Chicago hospital before killing two people inside the building was once kicked out of the city’s firefighting academy after threatening a female cadet, officials said Tuesday.
The death of an inmate following an “altercation with correctional staff” at Western Illinois Correctional Center in May has been ruled a homicide, according to an autopsy report.
Oprah Winfrey joined Michelle Obama on Tuesday night at the United Center, home of the Chicago Bulls and Blackhawks, as she begins the tour touting the already best-selling “Becoming.” Here’s what to know about the tome and the tour.
New federal guidelines stress that any amount and any type of exercise helps health. “Doing something is better than doing nothing,” said Dr. Donald Lloyd-Jones of Northwestern University.
Chicago was one of 20 finalists vying for Amazon’s second headquarters. The company announced Tuesday it will be splitting its second headquarters between New York City and Arlington, Virginia.
Cardi B, Chance the Rapper and T.I. will work as judges in a new Netflix competition series looking for the next big hip-hop star.
A police officer fatally shot an armed security guard who was wearing a hat with “security” emblazoned across the front, says an attorney for the guard's family who filed a federal lawsuit.
Pabst Brewing Company and MillerCoors are going to trial, with hipster favorite Pabst contending that MillerCoors wants to put it out of business by ending a longstanding partnership through which it brews Pabst's beers.
Michelle Obama's "Becoming," already expected to sell millions of copies, now has the official backing of Oprah Winfrey. Obama’s book tour begins Tuesday at the United Center, with Winfrey serving as moderator.
In her memoir, “Becoming,” Michelle Obama says she felt “lost and alone” after suffering a miscarriage and underwent in vitro fertilization to conceive her daughters. Her tour begins Nov. 13 at the United Center.
Democrats did what was once unthinkable when they flipped two suburban Chicago congressional districts that had been held by Republicans pretty much since World War II.
The updated results means 14th Congressional candidate Lauren Underwood carried McHenry County over incumbent U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren.
The ground transportation complex, called the Multi Modal Facility, took three years to build and was opened at a ceremony on Wednesday.
Superintendent Eddie Johnson files charges with the city's Police Board, recommending that Chicago police Officer Robert Rialmo be fired for shooting 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and 55-year-old Bettie Jones.
On Tuesday, Circuit judge Matthew Coghlan didn't receive the 60 percent of the votes that county judges need to keep their seats.
Democrats seized the House majority from President Donald Trump’s Republican Party on Tuesday in a suburban revolt that threatened what’s left of the president’s governing agenda.