Sunday, April 22, 2018

Midway, O'Hare start offering free, unlimited Wi-Fi: city

Passengers killing time or trying to get some work done at Chicago’s O’Hare and Midway airports will now have unlimited free Wi-Fi, as long as they’re willing to watch an occasional ad, the city’s Aviation Department is announcing Sunday.

Previously, Chicago airports offered free Wi-Fi, but with...

Off-duty officer involved in shootout during pharmacy robbery in Edgewater

An off-duty Chicago police officer working security at a Far North Side pharmacy exchanged gunfire with someone who tried to rob the store on Friday, police said.

The attempted robbery happened around 1:20 p.m. at a pharmacy in the 6200 block of North Clark Street in the Edgewater neighborhood,...

Elderly woman found pushing dead man in shopping cart

An elderly woman was found pushing a shopping cart with a dead man in it Saturday night on the South Side, Chicago police said.

Officers were called to the 8600 block of South Calumet Avenue in the Chatham neighborhood for a well-being check around 7:55 p.m. and saw the woman pushing the cart,...

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Prosecutors: Man accused of repeatedly stealing O'Hare luggage denied bail

Chicago police nabbed a man that authorities say was a repeat luggage thief at O’Hare International Airport, grabbing and making off with numerous air travelers’ bags since early December.

Chicago police arrested Kenneth L. Williams, 38, at an O’Hare terminal early Thursday morning after he was...

No bail for man accused in gun sale robbery

A Cook County judge denied bail for a 19-year-old south suburban man charged with murder in the shooting death of a Chicago man during a private handgun purchase-gone-bad, authorities said.

Justin Thomas stood with his fingers clasped behind his back with several relatives looking on as prosecutors...

Boy, 17, wounded in South Shore shooting

A shooting in the South Shore neighborhood wounded a 17-year-old boy Saturday afternoon, according to Chicago police.

It happened about 2:40 p.m. in the 2300 block of East 70th Place on the South Side.

The 17-year-old was walking when the assailant walked up and fired shots, hitting him in the...

Trump considering pardon for boxer Jack Johnson for racially motivated 'immorality' conviction

President Donald Trump says he's considering "a Full Pardon!" for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of "immorality" for one of his relationships.

Trump tweets that the actor Sylvester Stallone called him to share Johnson's...