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.
'Next Year' Finally Arrives For Overjoyed Chicago Cubs FansAt exactly 11:47 p.m. local time Wednesday, the Cubs won the World Series title that had eluded them for 108 years.
Pieces From Chicago Plane On Fire Flew Thousands Of FeetEngine pieces from an American Airlines plane that caught fire Friday on a runway at Chicago's O'Hare airport were found thousands of feet away, a federal investigator said.
After 71 Years, World Series Returns To Wrigley FieldCubs slugger Kyle Schwarber was followed by fans with cameras and cell phones. A couple of pitchers from the Indians played hacky sack in the outfield. So, no, nothing like the last World Series at Wrigley Field.
Those Tiny T. Rex Arms Appear Little Used, Researchers SayIt turns out The Field Museum's Tyrannosaurus, Sue, didn't use those tiny arms very much. At least that's the initial conclusion from a detailed look at the fossil's right forelimb.
Warning: Chicago Felony Lane Gang Members Possibly In TownThe Allen Police Department issued a warning on Friday night after investigators received intelligence that a group of men from Illinois could be traveling to DFW over the next few days to commit financial crimes.
Pride Parades Remember Orlando Shooting VictimsRainbow flags were held high along with portraits of the dead as thousands of people marched Sunday in gay pride parades tempered by this month's massacre at a Florida gay nightclub.
American Airlines Apologizes For Barring Musician's ViolinA concert musician who was not allowed to board a flight with her violin hopes that the incident will raise awareness of regulations that permit violins and other small instruments as carry-on luggage.
Rockwall Teacher's Use Of N-Word In Class Rocks DistrictA seventh grade teacher from the Rockwall Independent School District was placed on "administrative leave" Thursday after conducting a lesson to provoke discussion about society's use of the N-word.
Arrieta Throws 2nd Career No-Hitter As Cubs Beat Reds 16-0Plano's own Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs pitched his second no-hitter in a span of 11 regular-season starts, shutting down the Cincinnati Reds in a 16-0 rout Thursday night
25 Prospects Scheduled To Attend NFL DraftThe NFL said Tuesday that 25 prospects are scheduled to attend the draft in Chicago at the end of the month.
Peace, Love & Understanding? Not Always At The Rock HallLove is often in short supply at the annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction. For all the good vibes of a career's crowning achievement, the event can be a display case for long-running feuds, petty jealousies and business disputes.
5 Must-See Cities On Your Midwest Road TripA profile of the five must-see cities on a road trip through the Midwest