A man captured following a standoff in the East Side neighborhood Wednesday faces murder and other charges connected with a crime spree that started with a South Side carjacking and ended with the killing of a gas station clerk in Summit, police said.Manuel Gama, 19, was arrested following a standoff...Donald Trump faulted President Barack Obama for failing the nation's inner cities and cited Chicago's history of gun violence as an example of that as he accepted the Republican nomination Thursday night.

Severe thunderstorm warnings for the northwest suburbs, including communities in northeast Du Page and northwest Cook...

Chicago's police oversight agency on Thursday ruled two shootings unjustified amid the ongoing controversy over how officers use force against residents and how those incidents are investigated.

In both cases, the Independent Police Review Authority ruled police fired into vehicles though the officers...

Spending plans are due Friday from Chicago Public Schools principals who have had to confront budget adjustments based on student enrollment and changes to how the district is distributing one category of federal funds.

The $2.8 billion available to schools — about $140 million less than schools...

Arlington Heights resident Diane Moran recalled how unusually quiet her neighborhood was Wednesday afternoon, with her two young granddaughters playing indoors to escape the hot and humid weather.

But the sleepy summer day abruptly ended by mid-afternoon, when Moran, 67, observed a flurry of Arlington...

A man has been charged with first-degree murder after he fired shots into a car in West Rogers Park, fatally wounding a 26-year-old man in the passenger seat early Wednesday, police said.

James Bryant, 40, of the 6500 block of North Claremont Avenue, fired shots from the sidewalk about a.m....