The University of Chicago Medicine has agreed to pay $17 million to a 19-year-old man for failing to run lab tests on him when he was a boy, which ultimately resulted in damage to his heart and brain — and disabilities he is still overcoming, his lawyer said.
Chicagoans shouldn’t get too comfortable with Monday’s springlike weather. On Tuesday, more snow is on the way.
The Northbrook father accused of shoplifting millions of dollars in toys and other merchandise with his family and then selling the goods on eBay was ordered detained Monday after prosecutors said he is a serious flight risk.
A semi-trailer truck jackknifed on the Tri-State Tollway, snarling northbound traffic during Monday’s morning commute.
When groggy, disoriented teenagers are awoken in the predawn hours to find Don Haworth in their room, the 59-year-old with a gray goatee and handcuffs under his coat offers two choices: Come quietly or force will be used.
A 31-year-old man found dead on the CTA Green Line tracks had been hit and killed by a train, an autopsy found Sunday.
Electric bills could jump about 14 percent for most Chicagoans this May, but city officials say the increase would be even worse if ComEd were still the city’s electric supplier.
A South Side teenager has been charged in last month’s slaying of a livery driver blocks away from U.S. Cellular Field.
Jurors in a federal civil case have awarded nearly $500,000 to a former handyman serving a life prison term for killing seven people in the 1993 murders of employees at a Brown’s Chicken and Pasta restaurant.
A star basketball player at Orr Academy was among six people shot early Sunday after a fight at an Austin house party. Tyquone Greer, 19, a senior and All-City forward, was shot in the calf. Greer had led Orr to a fourth-place finish in last season’s Class 3A state tournament.
Despite a recurrence of cancer, Cardinal Francis George said Saturday he was feeling good after undergoing his first treatment in a new round of chemotherapy Wednesday.
A Naperville man has been charged with bilking an older man out of $224,000 in a fraudulent investment scheme.
Crews were demolishing an old Western Avenue railroad bridge on Saturday, part of the improvements for the Bloomingdale Trail construction.
A south suburban man is accused of repeatedly stabbing his mother with a steak knife, injuring her badly enough that she ended up needing surgery, and also stealing $101 in cash from her.
A forensics expert retained by defense lawyers in the Allan Kustok murder trial testified Friday that a rival forensics expert for the prosecution did not follow proper scientific protocol when he investigated the death of Anita “Jeanie” Kustok.
The testimony of Paul Kish, a New …
Chicago residents fed-up with new plane noise from O’Hare Airport said Friday they are appealing their property taxes based on it — and hope to encourage others to do the same.
Members of the Fair Allocation in Runways coalition revealed the latest anti-noise-pollution strategy during …