The University of Chicago Medicine has agreed to pay $17 million to a 19-year-old man for failing to run lab tests on him when he was a boy, which ultimately resulted in damage to his heart and brain — and disabilities he is still overcoming, his lawyer said.
A 22-year-old has been charged with shooting six people — including a star basketball player at Orr Academy — early Sunday morning at an Austin house party .
A man died after he was shot in the leg in the South Shore neighborhood Monday night. 36-year-old Chad Collins, of the 14000 block of Maplewood in Harvey, was shot just before 7 p.m. in the 2300 block of East 75th Street, authorities said. He …
A retired Chicago police sergeant was critically wounded in a shooting late Monday during a robbery at his home.
The University of Chicago and Northwestern University’s business schools switched places from the previous year — with U. of C. moving ahead — in the latest U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings being published Tuesday.
A man was killed and at least nine other people — including a retired Chicago police sergeant — were shot across Chicago since Monday night.
A group of about 100 people rallied Monday in the Bridgeport neighborhood to call on Chicago Public Schools officials not to retaliate against a group of teachers who refused to administer a state mandated test to students. CPS had threatened the boycotting teachers with disciplinary measures including decertification if they did not administer the multi-day Illinois Standards Achievement Test, which began last week. CPS issued a statement Monday afternoon saying school officials were “engaged in discussion with the Illinois State Board of Education about appropriate disciplinary action against teachers who chose not to administer the test.” Parents and teachers gathered
The 8-inch water main broke in the 400 block of North Halsted Street, and crews were working to shut off the water late into the evening, city Water Department spokesman Tom LaPorte said.
Chicagoans enjoyed springlike weather Monday by hitting the jogging trails, playing soccer or even sitting on the beach. But by midday Wednesday, up to eight inches of snow could blanket the area with “near blizzard” conditions overnight, the National Weather Service said.
The Northbrook father accused of shoplifting millions of dollars in toys and other merchandise with his family and then selling the goods on eBay was ordered detained Monday after prosecutors said he is a serious flight risk.
A semi-trailer truck jackknifed on the Tri-State Tollway, snarling northbound traffic during Monday’s morning commute.
When groggy, disoriented teenagers are awoken in the predawn hours to find Don Haworth in their room, the 59-year-old with a gray goatee and handcuffs under his coat offers two choices: Come quietly or force will be used.
A 31-year-old man found dead on the CTA Green Line tracks had been hit and killed by a train, an autopsy found Sunday.
Electric bills could jump about 14 percent for most Chicagoans this May, but city officials say the increase would be even worse if ComEd were still the city’s electric supplier.
A South Side teenager has been charged in last month’s slaying of a livery driver blocks away from U.S. Cellular Field.
Jurors in a federal civil case have awarded nearly $500,000 to a former handyman serving a life prison term for killing seven people in the 1993 murders of employees at a Brown’s Chicken and Pasta restaurant.