Derren Sorells, a member of the Gangster Disciples gang, has been charged with the murder of Nykea Aldridge, the cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade. The suspect's brother, Darwin Sorells Jr., is charged as a co-conspirator. (more)
Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert was sentenced on Wednesday to 15 months in federal prison, followed by two years of probation and sex-offender treatment for a financial crime related to his sexual abuse of high school wrestlers decades ago.
Boeing is expected to cut up to 8,000 jobs this year at its commercial airplane division in a move that could slash $1 billion in costs and help it compete against European rival Airbus., that according to two people familiar with the matter.
Three Chicago police officers have been injured in an apparent exchange of gunfire on the city's West Side, a police spokesman says. A fourth person - believed to be a suspect - was shot and killed. (more)
Hundreds are protesting against Donald Trump in Chicago where the Republican front-runner was due to speak at a rally. The rally was due to start at 6 p.m. CT but was called off after the venue was overwhelmed by protesters, leading to some fights.
A teen, who took off in a stolen black Chevrolet vehicle, led police on a high-speed chase through Chicago's South Suburbs on Friday. The dramatic pursuit began around 6:23 a.m. local time in Matteson, Illinois when a 17-year-old drove through residential side streets and, at one point, clocked speeds of up to 90 mph.
The United States government filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city of Chicago on Friday, claiming the city discriminated against foreign-born police officer candidates by enforcing a 10-year continuous residency requirement.