Chicago Police and first responders on the scene of a shooting at 231 S. LaSalle on Thursday morning. | Brian Jackson/Sun-Times Shooting in Loop high-rise office A recently demoted executive entered a Loop office building in Chicago on Thursday morning and shot the company’s CEO before turning the gun on himself and committing suicide, authorities
Mayor Jane Byrne and Ald. Ed Burke at an event in 1984. | Sun-Times file photo. City Council approves Mayor Jane M. Byrne Plaza It’s a go! The Chicago City Council passed an ordinance Wednesday memorializing the legacy of our forgotten mayor– the city’s only woman mayor — Jane M. Byrne. In a unanimous vote
What do you get when you combine a GoPro camera, a professional stunt man and Chicago rooftops?
Bruce Rauner is getting a boost from his economic plan, new polls show. | AP Photo Rauner up 14 points in new poll Gov. Pat Quinn is facing an increasingly uphill battle against Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner, a new We Ask America poll shows. Rauner is now sitting on a 14-point lead in the
Brandon Wall/Sun-Times Good luck getting out of the Loop today Protesters and underwear-clad cyclists in the Loop will make for some traffic headaches for workers trying to leave the Loop this afternoon. Beginning at 4 p.m., activists will be protesting the Israeli occupation of Palestine at the Daley Center at 50 W. Washington St. Also
Shaneetha Goodloe, right, mother of 11-year-old Shamiya Adams, attends a vigil Saturday for her daughter. | Alex Wroblewski/Sun-Times Media Charges filed in death of 11-year-old girl A teenage gang member fired into a crowd of rivals “without care” in retaliation for a fistfight he wasn’t even involved in — but wound up killing an 11-year-old
Former Mayor Richard M. Daley leaves Northwestern Memorial Hospital in February. File Photo. | Ashlee Rezin/for Sun-Times Daley won’t testify Richard M. Daley will not take the witness stand. After reviewing the former mayor’s medical records, lawyers for the Park Grill restaurant withdrew their subpoena calling him to testify in City Hall’s lawsuit to break
Demonstrators are kept back by Chicago police at the Coalition for Justice in Palestine counter protest Tuesday afternoon outside the pro-Israel rally. | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times Hundreds from both sides rally outside Israeli consulate On one side of the street, hundreds of Israeli supporters holding blue and white flags gathered. On the other, pro-Palestinian activists stared
A video popped up on Reddit Thursday afternoon showing a very young Kanye West rapping at Fat Beats, a now-closed New York City record store.
People lay flowers and light candles outside the Embassy of the Netherlands in Kiev, Ukraine. | Sergei Supinsky/Getty Images LIVE UPDATES: Plane crashes in Ukraine A Malaysia Airlines jet originating from Amsterdam has been destroyed while flying over Ukraine. Fingers were quickly pointed between pro-Russia separatist rebels and the Ukrainian government as the world tried