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Lori Lightfoot Wins Chicago Mayor Race, Will Be First Black Woman...

By Sanjana Karanth Black Voices Lori Lightfoot will be Chicago’s next mayor after Tuesday’s highly anticipated race. She’ll become the first black woman ever to lead...

R. Kelly arrested, charged in Chicago with sexual abuse

By Sara Burnett and Michael Tarm Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — R. Kelly, the R&B star who has been trailed for decades by allegations that he...

Rev. Jesse Jackson discloses Parkinson’s disease diagnosis

By Sophia Tareen Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) -- The Rev. Jesse Jackson says he's been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson's disease and plans...

Barack Obama shows up in Chicago for jury duty; not chosen

By Don Babwin The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Former President Barack Obama, free of a job that forced him to move to Washington for eight...

In Birmingham and elsewhere, possibly landing Amazon HQ ignites frenzy

By Karen Weise and Spencer Soper Bloomberg   Don Cunningham was in a meeting in his Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, office when a colleague texted: “Amazon is looking for...

Chance the Rapper gives $1 million to Chicago schools, blasts governor

By Sophia Tareen Associated Press  CHICAGO (AP) — Chance the Rapper's unusual intervention into Chicago Public Schools' funding crisis took an even more curious turn Monday...

Democrat to try solving Chicago gun violence with sentencing

By Ivan Moreno Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The refrain is heard almost as often as the fatal gunshots: The way to reduce Chicago's gun...

Chicago Releases Video from Police Shooting of Unarmed Teen

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times A body camera video from a police-involved shooting in Chicago has added yet another layer to the ongoing national conversation about...

Chicago Police Will Release Video In Teen’s Shooting Death

  CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago said Thursday it will comply with a judge’s order and soon release a video of a white...

Police hunt for suspects after officer shot dead north of Chicago

  CHICAGO, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Police with dogs and helicopters are searching woods and swampy areas north of Chicago for three armed suspects after...

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