Wyndham Lathem, 42, who is accused in the murder of a 26-year-old Chicago man, made his first court appearance on Monday.
Stories by Eddie Arruza
The nine-day event has something for everyone, including an attraction that’s been found to lure folks to the fair who might not otherwise go: an auction of unclaimed property.
The Illinois Department of Labor has joined other states in shutting down carnival rides similar to the one that malfunctioned at the Ohio State Fair Wednesday.
A relatively small but significant trove of photographs by Vivian Maier has a new home at the University of Chicago Library.
Ald. Anthony Beale, 9th Ward, says motorists are likely to receive only half of what they might have if they’d been allowed to contest their fines.
Words of culinary wisdom from master pastry chef Jacquy Pfeiffer, co-founder of The French Pastry School.
It is one of the city’s crown jewels, but parts of Lake Shore Drive have not been upgraded since before World War II. A new plan gives parts of the drive a real “wow” factor.
A new rebranding campaign aims to change the perception of one of Chicago’s most beleaguered communities.
Illinois Senators discuss the newly passed budget and explain why they voted the way they did.
A new book and a Chicago-area survivor recall the infamous internment of Japanese-Americans that took place 75 years ago.
When fine art and advertising joined forces: We check out an exhibition of posters from late 19th century France.
Republican state lawmakers say they have crafted a balanced budget bill that is both a compromise with Democratic proposals and one Gov. Bruce Rauner has promised to sign if it’s passed.
An Illinois man from Belleville is identified as the lone gunman who opened fire Wednesday morning at a park in Alexandria, Virginia.
Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios is pushing back on a series of reports by the Chicago Tribune questioning the accuracy and fairness of his office.
George Sheldon’s departure comes as he faces an ongoing ethics probe involving contracts and DCFS is under fire for its handling of the Semaj Crosby case.
An aviation security officer is put on leave after a passenger is dragged from an overbooked United Airlines flight at O’Hare.
They’re fast, they’re precise and in some cases they’re even ... cute. We visit the trade show Automate to get a look at the latest in robotics.
The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago has a new name, a new location and a much larger, state-of-the-art facility that its executives say rivals any other physical rehabilitation center in the world.
When Plácido Domingo takes the stage at Lyric Opera of Chicago this week, he will be reaching new pinnacles in a career that is already astonishing for its accomplishments and longevity.
An exhibit of artifacts from the capture and trial of infamous Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann.
Performances from two of the international stars from Lyric Opera of Chicago’s season finale.
The former Johnson Publishing building is up for landmark status, but what does that mean for the future of the only black-designed high-rise in downtown Chicago?
In Chicago, hundreds of protesters held a rally on the Near West Side Thursday morning before heading to the Federal Plaza in the Loop.
When fine art and advertising joined forces: We check out a new exhibition of posters from late 19th century France.
A major, Chicago-centric concert this weekend showcases the city’s many voices.