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Silent march through downtown Chicago marks year of violence

Hundreds are marching silently along Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago and are carrying crosses for each person slain in the city this year.
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Chicago Police: Majority of holiday weekend violence is gang-related

Chicago police say more than 40 people were shot over the holiday weekend and more than three dozen guns were seized.

President Obama, White Sox fan, cheers on Cubs

Obama posted a message of "Holy Cow" and congratulations Sunday on Twitter, adding: "Even this White Sox fan was happy to see Wrigley rocking last night."

Chicago lawmaker proposes cracking down on Pokemon Go sites

A popular site for "Pokemon Go" characters in a conservation area on the north Chicago lakefront has attracted hundreds of players and inspired legislation to protect ecologically sensitive areas.
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Gun shop raffling AR-15 rifle to benefit Orlando victims

A suburban Chicago gun shop is raffling a semi-automatic weapon to benefit victims of the nightclub shooting in Orlando.
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Chicago mayor says he plans to poach NC businesses

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he will try to poach businesses and conventions from North Carolina.

Chicago officer sues estate of teen he shot, claiming trauma

A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed a neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the...

Chicago officer pleads not guilty to murder charges

A white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times has pleaded not guilty to murder charges.

Chicago mayor cuts vacation short after police shooting

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is cutting his holiday vacation short to deal with the fallout from two people being fatally shot by police the day after Christmas, just as the city is dealing with blowback from another deadly altercation.

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