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.
Cook County officials are expected to take a major step toward repealing a Chicago-area tax on sweetened beverages. The county board's finance committee is meeting Tuesday to vote on a measure to repeal the unpopular penny-per-ounce tax. Commissioner Sean Morrison said last week he has enough "yes" votes to eliminate the tax effective Dec. 1 and withstand any potential veto.