The Chicago City Council is creating a Vehicular Terrorism Task Force that will look for ways to reduce the chances of an attack like the one in New York where a man drove a truck onto a bike path and struck and killed several people near the World Trade Center in October.
A Chicago police spokesman say there is "no credible threat" of any attack to the city's public transportation but after a pipe bomb exploded in New York, the department deployed more officers to train stations and other transportation centers as a precaution.
Former President Barack Obama is expected to attend a gathering of mayors from around the globe convening in Chicago to discuss climate change after President Donald Trump said the U.S. will pull out of the Paris climate accord.
Court records show that two Chicago police officers have changed their accounts of a 2014 fatal shooting after viewing a police surveillance video that showed they weren't as close to the shooting as they had said.
Hundreds of thousands of women marched in January after the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump. Three of them from Chicago were inspired to work toward a bigger voice for women in politics. But once the march was over, they all asked themselves the same question: Now what?
University of Illinois officials say that a proposed $1.2 billion master plan that provides a flexible blueprint for future campus growth and development isn't unrealistic given the university's donor base and track record.