Colleges, High Schools Use "Hamilton" To Enhance TeachingIt's one of the ways colleges and high schools are using the hugely popular musical to teach students about history, art, drama, culture, and even politics.
Obama Shows Up To Downtown Chicago Courthouse For Jury DutyFormer President Barack Obama, free of a job that forced him to move for eight years, showed up to a Chicago courthouse for jury duty on Wednesday morning.
Stormtroopers Take Soldier Field To Introduce 'Last Jedi' TrailerThe trailer for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" debuted in dramatic fashion during Monday Night Football halftime. Fireworks flashed and Stormtroopers marched onto Chicago's Soldier Field as the preview played onscreen.
Police: Vegas Shooter May Have Been Planning Additional AttacksInvestigators are looking into whether gunman Stephen Paddock scoped out bigger music festivals in Las Vegas and Chicago.
Technical Issues Plague Pokemon Go Festival In ChicagoA Pokemon Go festival at Chicago's Grant Part to celebrate the virtual game's one-year anniversary went awry.
Ken Foote's Summer Songs 2017: Saturday In The ParkI was a recent high school graduate headed to Baylor University in Waco when this song hit the American Top 40 charts.
Rallies Against Islamic Law Draw Counter-Protests Across USHundreds of counter-protesters marched through downtown Seattle, banging drums, cymbals and cowbells behind a large sign saying "Seattle stands with our Muslim neighbors."
United CEO Says Nobody Fired For Dragging IncidentUnited Airlines executives said that it is too soon to know if last week's dragging of a man off of a plane is hurting ticket sales. The CEO added that no one will be fired over the incident.
United Changes Policy, Crews Can't Displace Seated PassengersUnited Airlines is changing a company policy and will no longer allow crew members to displace customers already onboard an airplane.
Man Dragged Off Plane Has Concussion, Lost TeethA lawyer for a man dragged off a United Express flight says he suffered a concussion and broken nose and lost two front teeth.
United CEO Defends Employees In Passenger Dragging IncidentThe CEO of United Airlines' parent company is supporting the way his employees handled an incident with a passenger who did not want to go after being asked to leave a plane on Sunday night at Chicago's O'Hare Airport.
Trump Vows To 'Send In The Feds' To Help Chicago's Violence Problem President Donald Trump is offering to "send in the Feds" if Chicago can't reduce its homicide figures.
Obama Set To Deliver Final Speech Of His PresidencyNow an elder statesman, President Obama is returning to Chicago, where he launched his unlikely political career, to tell Americans not to lose faith in their future, no matter what they think about their next leader.
1 Of Chicago's Bloodiest Years Ends With 762 HomicidesOne of the most violent years in Chicago history ended Sunday with a sobering tally: 762 homicides, the most in two decades in the city and more than New York and Los Angeles combined.
Throngs Of Chicago Cubs Fans Expected For ParadeFriday's celebration starts about 10 a.m. when the team leaves Wrigley Field. The parade is scheduled to start at 11 a.m., traveling along Michigan Avenue and then along Columbus Drive.