Nine community activists who tried to save La Casita at Whittier Elementary School from the wrecking ball in August were found not guilty Friday on misdemeanor charges of criminal trespass to state-supported land.
The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 7 percent in November – the lowest unemployment rate in five years.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn on Thursday announced plans for a $492 million revamp of the CTA's Blue Line O’Hare Branch.
Juan Rangel is out as the CEO of the United Neighborhood Organization (UNO), reports the Chicago Sun-Times.
Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa, has died.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has created a task force to address the Dominick's stores set to be vacant after the grocer's planned December 28 closure.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle says she will not put her support behind either of the two felons running for a vacant commissioner seat.
Former Republic Windows & Doors CEO Richard Gillman was sentenced to four years in prison Thursday for stealing some $500,000 from the company.
As Gov. Pat Quinn signed the pension reform bill Thursday, a coalition of labor unions told their lawyers to prepare to file a lawsuit against the new law.