Today in History: Rodney King beaten by Los Angeles police Today in History: Rodney King beaten by Los Angeles police

On March 3, 1991, motorist Rodney King was severely beaten by Los Angeles police officers in a scene captured on amateur video.

yesterday, 11:00
A woman clutching an infant is found in the rubble of Ukraine building after Russian drone strike A woman clutching an infant is found in the rubble of Ukraine building after Russian drone strike

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has urged Western allies to boost his country’s air defenses after a Russian drone strike destroyed an apartment block in the southern port city of Odesa and killed at least 11 people. Officials on Sunday said the bodies of a boy — and a young woman clutching an infant — were pulled from the rubble of the building destroyed Saturday. The Odesa branch...

yesterday, 11:54
With ShotSpotter staying in Chicago for the time being, dispute continues over the system’s usefulness With ShotSpotter staying in Chicago for the time being, dispute continues over the system’s usefulness

In recent weeks, longstanding criticisms of ShotSpotter have intensified. Among them that the system is inaccurate, expensive and disproportionately harms people of color.

yesterday, 12:00
Downstate congressional race highlights the GOP’s hard move to the right Downstate congressional race highlights the GOP’s hard move to the right

U.S. Rep. Mike Bost is facing Darren Bailey in the 12th congressional district Republican primary race.

yesterday, 12:00
Chicago’s society women threw a world’s fair of their own in the 1920s to showcase female talent Chicago’s society women threw a world’s fair of their own in the 1920s to showcase female talent

In the 1920s, the cream of Chicago's high society mounted a Women's World's Fair to showcase female talent.

yesterday, 12:00
‘They knew, and did nothing’ ‘They knew, and did nothing’

Endeavor Health, formerly NorthShore, allowed Dr. Fabio Ortega to keep working with female patients despite complaints of inappropriate behavior, a Chicago Tribune investigation has found.

yesterday, 12:00
Landmarks: Monee’s ‘Cut’ eased steam age rail travel to Chicago, but it came at a price Landmarks: Monee’s ‘Cut’ eased steam age rail travel to Chicago, but it came at a price

Landmarks: Monee's 'Cut' along the Illinois Central Railroad eased steam age travel to Chicago, but it came at a price.

yesterday, 15:31
17-year-old killed in South Loop shooting, police say 17-year-old killed in South Loop shooting, police say

A 17-year-old died after he and another teen were found shot in a parking lot Saturday night in South Loop, police said. Officers were near the 500 block of West Roosevelt Road around 8:06 p.m. when shots were fired. Police discovered the two teens in the parking lot of a bank with apparent gunshot wounds, authorities said. Officers performed lifesaving measures at the scene. The 17-year-old was...

yesterday, 15:59
Homer Glen asks voters whether it should try to dissolve township Homer Glen asks voters whether it should try to dissolve township

Homer Glen makes up nearly 62% of the township, with Lockport accounting for about 30%. About 6.8% of the township is unincorporated area and just over 1% is New Lenox and Lemont combined.

yesterday, 16:09
Mourners remember the musical legacy of the Kinsey brothers Mourners remember the musical legacy of the Kinsey brothers

After all the well-deserved accolades were given and the mourners retreated from the memorial service for two of the finest musicians to ever come out of Gary, Florence Kinsey wanted to talk about the love and funny frustrations that come with tight family bonds. The ex-wife and forever best friend of Ralph Kinsey, who was […]

yesterday, 22:43