Chicago - Illinois

Anti-Trump protests continue in cities across United States

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Anti-Trump protests continued across the country on Thursday.Read more

Florida expert flies to Chicago to help catch alligator

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An expert from Florida has been summoned to Chicago to help authorities catch an elusive alligator in a public lagoon.Read more

Thousands protest Trump immigration policies in Chicago

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Several thousand protesters have marched through downtown Chicago to protest the Trump administration's immigration policies, including planned sweeps in several...Read more


R. Kelly arrested again in Chicago on federal sex charges

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Singer R. Kelly, already facing sexual abuse charges brought by Illinois prosecutors, was arrested in Chicago on Thursday after he was indicted by a grand jury on 13...Read more

Shedd Aquarium takes in two rescued sea otter pups

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Two southern sea otter pups were orphaned and are staying behind the scenes for now while they and the staff bond.Read more

Chicago police investigators confirm alligator in lagoon

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Chicago police investigators have cracked the case: A 4-5 foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city's most popular parks.Read more

Poll: 1 in 4 don't plan to retire despite realities of aging

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Nearly one-quarter of Americans say they never plan to retire, according to a poll that suggests a disconnection between individuals' retirement plans and the realities...Read more

Police: Security officer's gunshot warning caused stampede

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A stampede at a Fourth of July fireworks display that injured more than a dozen people at Chicago's Navy Pier started when a private security officer shouted for...Read more

US customs agents seize rat meat at Chicago's O'Hare Airport

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Officials say U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport thwarted a man’s attempt to import several pounds of African rat meat.Read more


7 arrested in vandalism of Chicago's 'Bean,' memorial garden

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Charges were pending Tuesday against seven people suspected of spray-painting graffiti on two downtown Chicago landmarks including the popular giant metallic sculpture...Read more

Man sentenced in 2017 murder of his uncle

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Witnesses say Spivey was arguing with his uncle before the shooting.Read more