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 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States, and portions of the city extend westward into neighboring DuPage County. It is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland. At nearly 10 million people, the metropolitan area is the third-largest in the United States.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot told reporters on Tuesday that Ivanka Trump's inaccurate tweet about weekend violence in the city was "not helpful". Trump's tweet said, "With 7 dead and 52 wounded near a..
U.S. department store operator and fashionista favorite Barneys New York Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday and put itself up for sale, underscoring how even luxury retailers are struggling..
Singer R. Kelly was charged in Minnesota with soliciting sex from a minor at a Minneapolis hotel room. Last month Kelly was jailed in New York after being charged in Brooklyn and Chicago with numerous..
R. Kelly faces a bail hearing on Tuesday over federal charges that he ran a racketeering scheme trafficking women and girls for sex. Reuters reports the indictments unsealed in Brooklyn, New York, and..
Democrats voice fierce criticism of President Donald Trump's Twitter remarks where he told group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen to "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime..
Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents are set to begin raids on homes in several cities across America on Sunday. According to Business Insider, ICE officials say the homes belong to undocumented..
R. Kelly has been arrested on sex charges in Chicago for the second time this year. Newser reports that Kelly was arrested by Federal Authorities on Thursday. The R&B singer was walking his dog around..
Singer R Kelly has been arrested on charges including child pornography and enticement of a minor. He was taken into custody in Chicago on a 13-count indictment that also included alleged obstruction..
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According to a report by Reuters, Boeing said that it will take until at least September to fix a newly identified problem on its grounded 737 MAX, delaying the jet's return to service until October at..
According to a report by Reuters, on Thursday, a Boeing official said that the company hopes to win regulatory approval for its revamped 737 MAX by October at the earliest, meaning that airlines will..
CNN reports R. Kelly appeared in a Chicago court on Wednesday, where prosecutors turned over a DVD as evidence that allegedly shows pornographic images involving a minor. A judge said he plans to set a..
A high tax and fee structure mandated by an Illinois law for Chicago's first casino would make the project "generally not financially feasible" regardless of where it was located, according to an.. Reuters - Published
This year has been particularly remarkable for the 47-year-old rapper and actor known as Common, with a recent bestselling book, an upcoming album, a new film, and an arts-based charter school opening.. CBS News - Published
With a bestselling book, a new album, and an arts-based charter school opening in Chicago, the 47-year-old rapper/actor talks about self-improvement and trying to make a difference CBS News - Published