A man drove an SUV into a suburban Chicago mall on Friday, sending frightened shoppers scurrying and plowing over a kiosk before he crashed into a clothing store and was arrested.
A teachers’ strike in Chicago moved into the 10th school day on Wednesday, as the teachers’ union and district worked to resolve a contract deadlock over class sizes, support staff levels and pay at the bargaining table.
Union leaders representing Chicago's striking teachers said on Wednesday that they approved a tentative contract deal with the school district but that they would not to return to work until the mayor agrees to make up for instructional days lost during the 10-day walkout.
A jury convicted a man of first-degree murder on Thursday night in the shooting death of a 9-year-old Chicago boy who was lured into an alley with the promise of a juice box.
The National Weather Service said on Tuesday and on Wednesday may see record cold from the southern Plains to the Mississippi Valley to the Great Lakes and beyond.