Retired CPD officer, gunman shot during attempted robbery on the West Side, police say Retired CPD officer, gunman shot during attempted robbery on the West Side, police say

A retired Chicago police officer was wounded during an exchange of gunfire that erupted during an attempted robbery in the city’s Lawndale neighborhood on the city’s West Side.

August 15, 2022, 4:53
3 people shot in Six Flags Great America parking lot in Gurnee, authorities say 3 people shot in Six Flags Great America parking lot in Gurnee, authorities say

The park closed early with guests and team members departing under direction of the Gurnee Police Department.

August 15, 2022, 4:52
Rideshare and delivery drivers demand better wages and working conditions, join national movement Rideshare and delivery drivers demand better wages and working conditions, join national movement

At a news conference Sunday afternoon, Illinois rideshare drivers and delivery workers announced that local groups are joining a national movement to fight for better working conditions.

August 15, 2022, 1:45
Tensions grow over lack of a water deal for the shrinking Colorado River Tensions grow over lack of a water deal for the shrinking Colorado River

Two months ago, federal officials told states that depend on the Colorado River to make plans for major cuts. Negotiations have yet to produce a deal.

August 15, 2022, 14:00
An Irvine doctor feared his dermatologist wife was poisoning him. So he set up hidden cameras An Irvine doctor feared his dermatologist wife was poisoning him. So he set up hidden cameras

Jack Chen alleges that video shows his wife, Yue 'Emily' Yu, spiking his drink with Drano. Yu denies the allegations, calling them defamatory.

August 15, 2022, 14:00
Funding problems threaten L.A. Cityride program that helps pay seniors' cab fare Funding problems threaten L.A. Cityride program that helps pay seniors' cab fare

Unfunded for five months over a bureaucratic snafu, the contractors that run Cityride warn that they can't go on without payments.

August 15, 2022, 14:00
In the ashes of a devastating Sierra fire, a flower farm blooms In the ashes of a devastating Sierra fire, a flower farm blooms

Kjessie Essue wanted to bring beauty to her piece of Northern California in the wake of last year's blazes. But would people care about blossoms?

August 15, 2022, 14:00
Newsom's Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta plan makes more sense. But it's still a 'water grab' Newsom's Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta plan makes more sense. But it's still a 'water grab'

Gov. Gavin Newsom's single-tunnel proposal is more respectful of the estuary's farms, habitat, boating and communities, columnist George Skelton writes.

August 15, 2022, 14:00
A big studio complex is planned for downtown L.A.'s Arts District A big studio complex is planned for downtown L.A.'s Arts District

Irvine developer East End Capital's studio could inject some street life into a part of the Arts District that retains much of its historic use an industrial center.

August 15, 2022, 14:00
His website skewers Stockton politicians and agencies. Then one gave him a cushy job His website skewers Stockton politicians and agencies. Then one gave him a cushy job

Stockton's 209 Times portrays itself as an independent news site. Critics call it a blunt tool for the political ambitions of its owner.

August 15, 2022, 14:00