Chicago Info

Chicago, Illinois is located in Cook County. Zip codes in Chicago, IL include 60668, 60607, and 60605. The median home price in Chicago is $268,000 which is roughly $148/per square foot. More Chicago information.

Local Charities in Chicago, IL


Add to MyYahoo RSS

Chicago News

Local news for Chicago, IL continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | | topmod12

Chicago police commander charged with aggravated battery, misconduct

A Chicago police commander frequently praised by Supt. Garry McCarthy for his no-nonsense approach to fighting crime in some of the city's toughest neighborhoods was charged Wednesday with placing the barrel of his gun into a suspect's mouth.


4 hrs ago | Marine News

Tugboat Capsizes Near 106th Bridge, Chicago

The Coast Guard informs it is responding to the capsize of a tug on the Calumet River near the 106th St. Bridge in Chicago, in which the two crew members were able to escape from the vessel and swim to shore.


Wed Aug 27, 2014


Feds track marijuana mailing operation to Humboldt

The Humboldt County Drug Task Force has been assisting the U.S. Postal Service in an investigation tying three very distinct areas of the country to a systematic marijuana trafficking operation sending hundreds of pounds of packaged cannabis in the mail.


Chicago Tribune

Protestors march on West Side after fatal police-involved shooting

Standing in the 2800 block of West Polk Street, Alexis Bowdry uses her smartphone to check for news about a Chicago police commander who was charged with aggravated battery.


My FOX Chicago

No jackpot: 7-Eleven employee charged with stealing lottery tickets

We don't know if she won the lottery, but an employee of a west suburban 7-Eleven will almost certainly lose her job after police said she was caught on tape stealing lottery tickets.


Chicago Tribune

Man dies months after attack at suburban barbecue

A Northwest Side man died late Tuesday, almost three months after he was injured in an attack during a barbecue in the south suburbs, authorities said.


Federal Bureau of Investigation

Chicago: Man charged in $160 million investment fraud scheme involving hotel.

A Chicago man who purported to be building a $912 million hotel and convention center complex near O'Hare International Airport was indicted today on federal charges for allegedly exploiting a U.S. visa program to fraudulently raise approximately $160 million from some 290 Chinese nationals who invested in the project while seeking U.S. residency.



Indie Boutiques For Days: Vintage Charm is Coming to Bucktown

Damen Avenue's cute-dress-and-vintage-purse game is already strong, but the street's only getting better with the upcoming addition of Vintage Charm , scheduled to open at 1735 N. Damen Ave. on September 2. The boutique is based in LaGrange , and will be bringing similar wares to its second location.


Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago man accused of defrauding Chinese families out of millions

A young Chicago conman defrauded wealthy Chinese families out of $11 million by offering them a path to U.S. citizenship, a indictment filed Wednesday alleges.


The Local Tourist

Get Your Sweat On in Millennium Park

Don't miss the last two weekends of FREE Millennium Park workouts. This Saturday and next, head to the Great Lawn with a cup of coffee and let the morning unfold peacefully under the city skyscrapers and curving stainless steel arches of the Pritzker Pavilion.


WBEZ-FM Chicago

Tiny religious sect thrives in Chicagoland despite cultural clash

When Hemali Shah was a girl, sometimes it was hard to be a Jain. She wanted to run in the grass with other kids, but had to worry about accidentally stepping on an insect, and killing it.


Chicago Reader

More behind-the-scenes images from the Great Chicago Fire Fest preview

In her column this week, arts writer Deanna Isaacs shared her impressions of the inaugural Great Chicago Fire Fest, a $2 million fire-on-water spectacle that Redmoon will stage on the main branch of the Chicago River in October .


Chicago Parent

Calling all Chicago girls! Why STEM matters to you

Although women now represent more than half of the labor force in the United States, they are still underrepresented in the science, technology, engineering and math fields.


Bleed Cubbie Blue

City Of Chicago Closing Sheffield For Wrigley Prep Work

Last week, the city of Chicago put up concrete barricades on Waveland and Sheffield Avenues adjacent to Wrigley Field in order to begin preparatory work that will be needed for the Wrigley expansion project, which is expected to begin when the 2014 baseball season ends.


Evanston Review

September comedy guide for Chicagoland

We're not fooling around with these comedy acts. Keep the laughs coming all month with these comedy shows in the Chicagoland area.


The Local Tourist

Bar Takito Opens in West Loop

Fans of Takito Kitchen, Carnivale and Spring have reason to celebrate! Chef/Partner David Dworshak introduces his Latin-inspired, shared-plate concept by GM/Partner Adam Weber urges patrons to spend a cozy evening making their way through the creative cocktail list inspired from Mexico, Central & South America .


Gapers Block

Jackie Robinson West Parading Through Chicago

After a kings welcome upon their arrival back at Midway Airport, the Jackie Robinson West little league team will get the full champions treatment with a Wednesday parade through Chicago.

Comment? | topmod12

PAWS Chicago Has A Live Kitten Cam Through The End Of August

As if you needed any more afternoon distractions to keep you from finishing your work today.



Chicago Jobs