Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States.
The remains of a teenage mother who was pregnant with another child on the way were discovered at a home in southwest Chicago, officials confirmed on Wednesday, and her unborn child was ripped from her..
According to Reuters, the phenomenon known as thundersnow announced the arrival of a storm expected to dump more than a half-foot of snow on the U.S. Midwest on Saturday, more than a month into spring...
A day after Boeing abandoned its 2019 financial outlook in the wake of two fatal plane crashes, Norwegian Air says the grounding of its fleet of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft may scupper plans to return to..
The singer John Legend co-wrote a Chicago Tribune op-ed published Thursday, denouncing the local police union as a "grave threat to this city's safety." Legend and Neill Franklin, a former officer and..
According to Newser, the city of Chicago filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court on Thursday, which sues Jussie Smollett. Smollett was cleared of charges that alleged that he staged a hate-crime..
Chicago's historic new mayor is taking on political corruption as her first official act. Lori Lightfoot signed an executive order Monday that curtails the power of Chicago's city council members... CBS News - Published
Here are the top stories for Monday, May 20th: Trump battles House judiciary panel over McGahn testimony; 500 white collars workers at Ford being laid off; New Chicago mayor vows to combat gun.. USATODAY.com - Published
Former prosecutor Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor. She spoke in her inaugural address about fighting gun violence and corruption and improving.. CBS News - Published
White Sox left-hander Manny Bañuelos has been placed on the injured list, another blow to a Chicago pitching staff that already lost Carlos Rodón and Nate Jones for the season this week
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The family of 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Uriostegui is calling for justice after the nine-months-pregnant teen was found slain behind a Chicago home Wednesday, her baby cut from her womb. The child is in.. CBS News - Published
What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Scott Gleeson is on hand in Chicago for the NBA Draft Combine and describes how the excitement in the atmosphere has dipped because Zion Williamson has chosen not to.. USATODAY.com - Published
Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo welcomed an endangered Western Lowland Gorilla born on Mother's Day to 22-year-old mom Rollie. The newest addition, a male, has yet to be weighed, measured or named. (May.. USATODAY.com - Published