Lori Lightfoot has promised to overhaul the police department in the nation's third-largest city.
For three nights in February, the Art Institute of Chicago in partnership with Pitchfork opened its doors for “Midwinter." The event is billed as an “unprecedented art and music experience," with more than 30 eclectic acts performing inside the museum.
By Christopher Booker, Connie Kargbo, Sam Weber
Newly released texts and emails show Chicago's top prosecutor injected herself into the criminal case accusing Jussie Smollett of staging a racist, anti-gay attack in January. That's despite having recused herself from the case in February.
By Michael Tarm, Associated Press
An attorney for Jussie Smollett has written a letter warning that he'll demand sworn testimony from top Chicago officials if the city follows through on its vow to sue the "Empire" actor.
By Don Babwin, Associated Press
In our news wrap Wednesday, congressional Democrats are turning up the heat over special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report. The House Judiciary Committee authorized subpoenas for the report and any related materials, while Republicans called the move reckless. Meanwhile, the…
Democrat Lori Lightfoot was elected mayor of Chicago Tuesday, in a landslide victory that represented several historic milestones. Lightfoot, who is openly gay, will be the first black woman to lead the city. A relative outsider to Chicago’s political scene,…
By Sara Burnett, Herbert G. McCann, Associated Press
Lori Lightfoot, a former federal prosecutor who'd never been elected to public office, defeated Cook County Board President and longtime City Council member Toni Preckwinkle.
By Herbert G. McCann, Associated Press
Voters will choose between Lori Lightfoot, who had served as an assistant U.S. attorney, and former schoolteacher Toni Preckwinkle.
By Associated Press
The "Empire" actor spoke to reporters Tuesday after his attorneys said prosecutors dropped felony charges against him during a Chicago court hearing.
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