- Chicago mayor fires police chief in wake of video release Updated: Dec-01-15 6:21 pm
CHICAGO - Rahm Emanuel sought for months to keep the public from seeing a video that shows a white police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times.
- The Latest: Illinois attorney general asks for federal probe Updated: Dec-01-15 6:15 pm
CHICAGO - The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer and an online threat against the University of Chicago (all times local):
- Ex-Gov. Patrick to serve on Chicago police review panel Updated: Dec-01-15 3:29 pm
BOSTON - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has asked former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick to join a police accountability task force after the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
- Chicago announces expansion of police body-camera program Updated: Nov-29-15 7:08 pm
CHICAGO - Chicago says it's expanding a program to provide police officers with body cameras.
- Local free community college plans may be template for US Updated: Nov-27-15 12:35 pm
CHICAGO - An economic engine. A jumpstart for lower-income students. A partnership with businesses to groom a workforce. The idea of free community college has been touted as all these, by President Barack Obama, Democratic presidential candidates, and some Republicans.
- 4 Illinois mayors sign letter supporting Syrian refugees Updated: Nov-20-15 10:14 pm
CHICAGO - Four Illinois mayors are among 62 U.S. mayors who've signed an open letter supporting the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the United States.
- Memorials, housing programs mark Veterans Day in Illinois Updated: Nov-11-15 9:42 pm
CHICAGO - Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel plan to attend this year's Veterans Day ceremony at Soldier Field.
- Chicago judge sets February hearing in Lucas Museum lawsuit Updated: Nov-10-15 12:12 pm
CHICAGO - A federal judge has set a February hearing for next moves in a lawsuit seeking to stop "Star Wars'" filmmaker George Lucas from building a $400 million museum in Chicago.
- Big-city mayors want US crackdown on 'bad apple' gun dealers Updated: Nov-09-15 4:00 pm
NEW YORK - The mayors of the nation's three largest cities are calling on U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch to crack down on some "bad apple" gun dealers.